Leading wearable brand Garmin India on Thursday launched a new fitness band in India — Vivosmart 5. Priced at Rs 14,990, the fitness band include features like body battery energy monitoring, all-day stress tracking, respiration, hydration logging, and 24/7 Heart Rate, fitness age and brighter display.
The Garmin fitness band comes in Mint, White and Black colour variants. It will be available for purchase on Garmin Brand Store, Amazon, Flipkart and Synergizer starting June 10.
“We are happy to introduce the vívosmart 5 to our users in India. It is easy to use and offers important health essentials information with a beautiful design. Its sleek minimalistic design makes the device light which is an important factor especially when you use it for tracking your sleep,” Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India, said in a statement.
The fitness tracker comes with a 0.41 x 0.73-inch OLED touchscreen that offers 88 x 154 pixels resolution. As per the company, it offers “66 per ceny more screen space with larger text and an easy-to-use touchscreen and button interface compared to its predecessor”. It comes with a polycarbonate frame and silicone straps.
The Vivosmart 5 fitness tracker is compatible with Android as well iOS. In terms of health features, it comes with Pulse Ox1, Advanced sleep (with sleep stages), Body Battery energy monitoring, All-day stress tracking, Respiration, Hydration logging, and 24/7 Heart Rate (with abnormal high and low heart rate alerts, as selected by the user) matrix.
The fitness tracker also comes with new feature called “Fitness Age” that shows the current fitness age of the user, which is based on the user’s VO2 max, resting heart rate, and body mass index (BMI). As for sports modes, it comes with walking, pool swimming, cycling, yoga, cardio and more.
Vivosmart 5 can offer up to 7-days battery life and is “Swim- and shower-proof”. The Garmin vivosmart 5 fitness band also offers Safety and tracking features where you just have to press the button for a few seconds to trigger an assistance alert that sends a text message with the user’s location to their set emergency contacts.