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Topic # 175317 24-Jun-2015 22:29
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Got the Garmin Vivosmart band a couple of weeks ago. Used it for a week, but not really that useful for me.

 

Garmin Vivosmart fitness bands feature an invisible display that lights up when you receive a notification or tap the band to reveal a wealth of fitness information that syncs to Garmin Connect.

 

Key Features

 

  • Vivosmart automatically syncs your data with Garmin Connect, the online fitness community when you pair your Vivosmart with a Bluetooth device.
  • Receive smart notifications whenever you receive a text, call or email on a compatible Bluetooth device that is synced to your Vivosmart band, so you’re never out of the loop.
  • Wear your vivosmart around the clock for up to 7 days before a recharge is required. You can even wear it in the water, as it carries a 5 ATM water rating.
  • Set increasing daily personal goals with the Vivosmart fitness band, based on your current level of activity and fitness.
  • A built in inactivity timer gently vibrates the Vivosmart when you’ve been still for one hour. A couple of minutes of walking will reset the times and ensure you’re staying active.

Got it from JB Hifi in aus so it has aus/nz warranty.. It is black in colour. 
$140 including delivery

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  Reply # 1331035 24-Jun-2015 22:29
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  Reply # 1331080 25-Jun-2015 00:10
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Does it work with every notification? Whatsapp etc





 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1331202 25-Jun-2015 10:25
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I think it does. Text messages and calls for sure. I will go home tonight and confirm what's app. Any other apps you would like me to test out?

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  Reply # 1331445 25-Jun-2015 15:29
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Interested to know if it will show any notification on Android







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  Reply # 1331461 25-Jun-2015 16:21
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Do you mean notifications from android? I use a Note 4 and it was showing me notifications from there (I think whatsapp was showing up as well but my memory is failing me)

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  Reply # 1331555 25-Jun-2015 17:07
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Yeah. Any notification? Is that possible?

I tried googling and watching YouTube. There is no clear mention of this. They only mention that it works with message and call.







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  Reply # 1331773 25-Jun-2015 22:02
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I can confirm whatsapp notification comes through along with the persons name and a bit of the message. The band vibrates as well.

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  Reply # 1331795 25-Jun-2015 22:45
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I use Viber and it works with that so I assume Whatsapp will work

I use it more for the smart notifications that the steps thing.





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