TomTom Spark 3 Cardio

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One of the most popular tech items on the market today are fitness watches. More and more people are turning towards fitness tracking watches as a convenient tool to help them reach their health and wellness goals. Whether you’re just trying to meet your fitness goals and become more active in general, or you’re training for a specific event like a race, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio can help you reach your own specific goals.  The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio can help you monitor your heart rate, map your runs, track your daily steps, and record your fitness habits. This particular fitness watch is certainly one of the most helpful tools for weight loss and fitness in general.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Tracks steps, calories burned, distance, and active minutes
  • All day, 24/7 tracking
  • Heart rate monitor built in- no need for a chest strap
  • Extra-slim design
  • Changeable bands to match any outfit
  • Two sizes of straps for the best fit possible
  • Waterproof up to 40 meters
  • GPS tracking with QuickGPS
  • Multisport mode
  • High-quality display screen
  • Wireless syncing to your workout apps
  • Long battery life of up to 11 hours of GPS use
  • Automatic sleep tracking feature
  • 5 heart rate training zones
  • Route exploration lets you discover new paths
  • Race mode to beat previous workouts
  • Interval training for the best workout possible
  • Share your workouts on social media
  • One button controls for optimum ease of use
Cons
  • Not able to receive text and call notifications from your cell phone
  • Design hasn’t changed much from previous versions
  • No altimeter, so you can’t track how many flights of stairs you’ve climbed
Activities
Activities

Activities

The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is perfect for day-to-day activities, as it is one of the most comfortable and versatile watches on the market today. This watch is great for both beginners and athletes alike as it it accurately monitors a variety of activities as well as daily activity. The waterproof feature means that the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio fitness watch can be used for swimming in the ocean, doing laps in a pool, or even just being worn while showering for the extra convenience of not having to take it off. The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is ideal for running, walking, and just about any type of workout. The Multisport mode allows users to record their stats for a variety of different types of physical activity.
Basic Features
Basic Features

Basic Features

All of the data that is collected from wearing the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio can be wirelessly synced to your favorite fitness app. Users like that this watch can be paired with MyFitnessPal, the TomTom MySport app, MapMyRun, Strava, and Endomondo. In addition to the heart rate function and GPS that the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio has, there is also a step counting function which is designed to help you reach your daily goals.
Advanced Features
Advanced Features

Advanced Features

In addition to tracking your activity, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio also has an auto sleep tracking feature. It monitors not only how long you sleep, but the quality of sleep you are getting. This is a great feature to have in a watch, as it’s completely effortless to track your sleep habits over time. There’s also an option to set a “sleep goal” – the number of hours of sleep that you’re reaching for each night
Also, the route exploration feature of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is one of the most advanced features of any fitness tracker on the market today. This feature shows you possible routes back to your starting point, while allowing you to also create your own. TomTom designed this watch to be waterproof, so it’s perfect for swimmers or just anyone who might occasionally take a dip in the pool, even though the heart rate monitor does not work for these activities.
Accuracy
Accuracy

Accuracy

The fact that the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio uses both heart rate and GPS lends tons of credibility to the accuracy of this fitness watch. Many of the users of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio have reported that their readings have been very accurate when compared with other fitness tracking devices and apps.
Connectivity
Connectivity

Connectivity

One of the best features of this watch is its ability to wirelessly sync the data it collects with connected apps. The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio provides users with the option to share their workouts on social media, and challenge their friends and family.
Apps
Apps

Apps

TomTom Spark 3 Cardio can be paired with lots of apps. The recommended app is the TomTom MySport app. However, many users are not impressed with the MySports app and say that it leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio can be paired with MyFitnessPal, which is one of the top fitness apps of all time. The MySports app lets users see their stats at-a-glance and see all of their data records in a clean, simple interface. Most users of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio opt to use MyFitnessPal, because the app allows you to track several important factors. The app gives you the ability to record your water intake throughout the day.

The MyFitnessPal app gives you the ability to track and record changes in body weight, which is always an essential feature for a fitness app. Within the app, users can track their caloric intake and food consumption. The app also allows you to connect with friends and family and set challenges in order to motivate one another. Users can access their stats and records from their laptop or desktop computer as well, which serves as an added convenience. This allows for TomTom Spark 3 Cardio owners to always have access to their stats, which certainly helps to keep motivation strong.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

Unlike some of the bulky, hot, and cumbersome fitness watches on the market, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is a pleasure to wear. Because of its very light construction, this fitness watch is extremely comfortable. Made of high-quality elastomer material that won’t irritate your skin, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is one of the most user friendly and practical fitness watches out today.
Style
Style

Style

With a sleek, attractive style, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio appeals to almost everyone. TomTom has never been known for their flashy designs, and this fitness watch reflects that pattern. This watch has a very basic design.
Durability
Durability

Durability

One of the key points about this watch is that it’s great for swimmers due to being waterproof. It is constructed of very high quality material. TomTom offers a 30 day money-back guarantee when you purchase through the company, as well as a one-year limited warranty. Users report great customer service experiences with the company when dealing with warranty claims.
Face
Face

Face

The face of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is relatively basic compared to some other fitness watches currently on the market. The screen size is 0.87 by 0.98 inches. The screen resolution is 5.67 x 6.61 in.
Band
Band

Band

The band of this fitness watch is thin, at only 0.54 inches thick, which makes it very comfortable to wear. It’s lightweight and doesn’t feel bulky at all, as it weighs only 50 grams. The weight of your fitness watch can be a pretty important factor to take into consideration – chances are that you don’t want you wrist to feel weighed down throughout the day! The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is available in many different colors, and the bands are relatively easy to change compared to the difficulty of changing the bands on some other fitness watches.
Sizes Avaliable
Sizes Avaliable

Sizes Avaliable

This watch is available in two sizes – small and large. The small size fits people with wrists that are 4.7” to 6.8” in circumference. The large size fits people with wrists that are 5.6” to 8.1” in circumference. With these two sizes, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio extends its reach to appeal to even more potential users by offering individuals with all wrist sizes the most comfortable wearing experience possible.
Ease of Use
Ease of Use

Ease of Use

With so many various functions and features, chances are that it will take a bit to become completely comfortable with using the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio. A slight learning curve is to be expected for any fitness watch, however, so this is not unique to the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio. Users of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio report that it is very easy to operate after a day or two of practice. It utilizes only one button to control all of its features, which makes it even easier to master than fitness watches with complicated button combinations to learn.
Power Source
Power Source

Power Source

The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio was designed by its engineers to last for up to eleven hours of GPS use before needing to be charged. A charging cable is required for the watch, which is included with the purchase. When used for solely activity tracking without the GPS feature enables, the battery can last for up to three weeks. With both GPS and heart rate monitoring, the battery will last for approximately nine hours. The long battery life of the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is certainly a plus for users with a busy lifestyle who can’t always plan time into their day to charge their fitness watch.
Price
Price

Price

Compared to other more advanced fitness watches on the market, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is relatively affordable. This watch is a great choice for those who are new to fitness watches. TomTom offers a 30-day money back guarantee as well as a one-year limited warranty on this watch. Consumers are typically able to purchase this watch for less than $200, which is considerably less than many other fitness watches for sale today.
Accessories
Accessories

Accessories

The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio gives users the option to change the band of their fitness watch between many different colors. The wide array of color options available means that this watch will be sure to please almost everyone. Not only are the bands colorful and aesthetically pleasing, but they are also easy to change so users can swap back and forth between colors with no hassle.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

• Tracks steps, calories burned, distance, and active minutes
• 24/7 tracking
• Heart rate monitor built in (no chest strap required)
• Extra-slim design for increased comfort
• Waterproof up to 40 meters deep
• GPS tracking with QuickGPS
• Wireless syncing to your favorite workout apps
• Automatic sleep tracking feature
• Route exploration lets you discover new paths
• Race mode to beat previous workouts
• Interval training for the best workout possible
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

Fitness watches are a great choice for individuals who want to either keep meeting their fitness goals, and for those who want to get more active as well. Overall, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is one of the best fitness tracking watches on the market, especially for those who are new to fitness watches. The TomTom Spark 3 Cardio is a great value and definitely covers all of the basics and then some. It has many advanced features that would not usually be expected at this price point. We recommend this watch to anyone who’s in the market for a fitness watch and doesn’t know where to begin. TomTom is one of the most recognizable names in fitness watches, and this product is certainly no exception to the high standards of quality they uphold for their products.