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Garmin Connect Mobile review

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Garmin Connect is an app that helps you to connect your smartphone with any of Garmin devices, such as GPS running watch or fitness tracker. You can use the device for fitness and then all the notifications about your activity will be sent to your smartphone, where you will be able to see them. It also provides you with various training analysis. Garmin Connect monitors how many steps you have walked and helps you to understand your physical abilities. The application was released a few years ago, but many people have already downloaded it due to its efficiency.

Interface 5/5

The interface is pretty common for sports apps. And still, Garmin Connect may compete with other similar programs. The main screen shows the most important things, such as how many steps you have walked during the day, how many calories you have burned, and how much time your sleep lasts. It is pretty easy to use this app because all the buttons are highlighted. The background of the app is white, and the bar on the top is painted grey. Garmin Connect has a minimalistic design.

Features 5/5

Developers added many features to this app, so now it can surely compete with other sports applications. First of all, after the device connecting you will have access to all the functions. You will be able to compete with your friends with the help of the app. Moreover, there is a possibility for you to make your training system and measure different distances.

Garmin Connect allows you to see your health status in the app options. You can create your training system, customize it, and check the statistics, which the app does. You are also able to see the record number of your steps, pace, and distance. After beating your record, you will get special rewards. The app allows you to sync your data with other applications, such as Strava and MyFitnessPal. You can also compete with other users, look through their statistics and achievements. 

Usability 5/5

The application works well, and it fully provides the user with all the promised content. Garmin Connect is full of different sections. The biggest section calls FITNESS. There you are able to see all your records, statistics, etc. The app surely helps you in your trainings. It monitors your actions and analysis them, so you could correct your lifestyle.

Compatibility 5/5

Garmin Connect is available for download on Android and iOS devices. However, you can also run the app, called Garmin Express on PC, which is available for a download from the official website. As a bonus, you can connect your Garmin device with two smartphones.


We can surely say that Garmin Connect is a great sports app, that can definitely compete with other similar sports applications. But to use this app, you have to be an owner of any of Garmin devices. We recommend you to download the app because it offers you too many features, which are compatible with your Garmin device.

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