Bangalore, October 31st, 2017 – Garmin India has launched a range of wearable devices which includes multiple smart sports watches and activity trackers.
The devices are Forerunner 935, Fenix 5 series of smart-watches and two brand new Vivo activity trackers – Vivofit Jr and VivoSmart 3. These multisport GPS smartwatches and fitness trackers are equipped with Garmin’s latest software to enhance user experiences. The company has also appointed NexG Devices Pvt. Ltd. as company’s national distributor for the fitness and wellness products.
Garmin Fenix 5 Smartwatches
Fenix series of smartwatches comes in 3 distinct models that vary in size to fit every wrist and every workout. The user can choose from the sleek, smaller-sized Fenix 5s, the compact Fenix 5, or the full-featured Fenix 5X. All 3 of these Fenix watch designs offer a variety of stainless steel finishes, QuickFit™ watch band combinations, and premium feature sets to give you the look, performance and lightweight comfort to match both your aesthetic and athletic interests.
Fēnix 5 smartwatches are Wi-Fi enabled and compatible with Connect IQ, which means users can customize their watch face, add data fields and widgets that provide information at a glance. The three models boast common connected features like GPS with GLONASS support, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, a 3-axis digital compass, barometric altimeter and a host of multisport activity modes.
When paired with a smartphone, the watches display call, text and email notifications. Other features include automatic uploads to the Garmin Connect online fitness community, live tracking, and social media sharing.
The devices come with an excellent battery backup. The fēnix 5S has a battery life of up to 12 hrs GPS &up to 28 hrs UltraTrac, Fēnix 5 up to 21 hrs GPS &up to 44 hrs UltraTrac and Fēnix 5X has battery life up to 20 hrs GPS &up to 30 hrs UltraTrac.
Garmin Forerunner 935 Smartwatch
Forerunner 935, a lightweight GPS running and triathlon watch with new performance monitoring tools and Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology boasts new training features, allowing users to fine-tune exercise and recovery. Easily paired with the new Running Dynamics Pod2, Forerunner 935 users can see all six running dynamics without the need for a chest strap. With technology provided by Firstbeat, users can monitor performance and better prepare for a race or training cycle.
The watch is also equipped with advanced dynamics to help with cycling and swim training, GLONASS coverage, ABC (altimeter, barometer, and compass) sensor capabilities and Strava Live Segments to view real-time results. Forerunner 935 come with a battery life of up to 2 weeks in watch mode, up to 24 hours in GPS mode, up to 50 hours in UltraTrac™ mode (with wrist-based heart rate), or up to 60 hours in UltraTrac™ mode (without wrist-based heart rate).
Garmin Vivofit Jr Fitness Activity Tracker
Vivofit Jr is the first fitness activity band for kids. The band’s stylish, kid-friendly design is comfortable, durable, swim friendly and features one+ year battery life for 24/7 wearability. In addition to tracking steps, sleep and kids’ activity on the way to their recommended 60-minute daily play goal, the Vivofir Jr comes with an innovative, free, parent-controlled mobile app.
The app features a mobile adventure trail to unlock for kids and task management for parents. From the app, parents can add multiple children and see their daily activity, responsibilities, sleep and more when the Vivofit Jr automatically syncs to their smartphone.
Garmin VivoSmart 3 Activity Tracker
SmartVivo 3 introduces exciting fitness monitoring tools designed to provide customers with a better understanding of their current fitness level. It’s Garmin’s first dedicated activity tracker to offer VO2 max estimate with fitness age that was previously only available on higher-end devices.
It comes with a “hidden display”, which is only visible when activated via gestures, alerts, or notifications. Besides VO2 max, the device brings high-end fitness monitoring tools like wellness monitoring with all-day stress tracking and includes a new Strength Training activity.
Users will also benefit from the ability to control music on their smartphone from the VivoSmart 3, send an alert to locate a misplaced smartphone, and remote control a Garmin VIRB camera (sold separately). The VivoSmart 3 boasts a battery life of up to five days and can be worn while swimming or showering.
Commenting on the launch of the newest additions, Mr. Ali Rizvi, National Sales Manager Garmin India said: “The health-conscious consumers in India demand fitness devices with greater capabilities and enhanced features. Garmin’s smart, multifunctional wearables are equipped with advanced fitness and wellness monitoring tools that not only help you stay active throughout the day but also keeps a record of your overall health & wellbeing. From rugged and sporty to sophisticated and well-tooled, these new-age multisport watches and activity trackers ensure a healthy lifestyle.”
The devices are available exclusively in Croma retail stores and on the e-commerce platform-Flipkart.