Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the commercial launch of the vívofit 3, a daily activity tracker with one-year battery life and features the Garmin Move IQ. The vívofit 3 adds new features to the vívo line-up such as, Move IQ auto activity detection and intensity minutes. The device captures activities such as walking, running, biking, swimming and elliptical training automatically; the vívofit 3 tracks the activity range of users throughout the day.
The vívofit 3 is designed for all day wearability, it is water resistant up to 50 meters, has one-year battery life.
Mr. Ali Rizvi, National Sales Manager Garmin India said “vívofit 3 is an affordable offering from Garmin India, enabling people to achieve their fitness goals. The product would help people to turn their day to day routine into a fitness regime”. “The product has been built to last a year without battery replacement and the design promises all-day wearability and comfort. The vívofit 3 is water resistance and incorporates a move bar, it also features exciting new development like Move IQ to offer a full package to people wanting to take a step toward a healthier lifestyle,”added Mr. Rizvi.
Move IQ continuously monitors for periods of sustained activity, the device automatically recognizes walking, running, biking, swimming and elliptical training. vívofit 3 automatically syncs to Garmin Connect™, a free online fitness community, enabling users to analyse their daily activities in a convenient timeline view. Users can also track sleep patterns and trends, join online challenges to compete against friends and earn virtual badges.
Garmin Connect helps users by delivering insights based on their data to help them reach certain health and wellness goals. Smart wellness insights provide cues to help users reach personalized daily goals set by vívofit 3 based on their current activity level, alerts when milestones have been met and relevant healthy tips from experts are displayed. Insights also show users how they are doing in comparison to people like them for extra motivation.
The vívofit 3 features a backlit display that shows steps, calories, distance, intensity minutes and time of day. Its move bar with audible alert reminds users when they have been inactive for long durations; A couple of minutes of activity will reset the move bar, keeping users motivated to stay continuously active during their day, this can help counter the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle. vívofit 3 is water resistant to up to 50 meters and uses a user replaceable battery that lasts up to one year.
vívofit 3 has been launched in India in two colour variants via Garmin India’s online partners Amazon.in and would be priced at INR 6990/-.
Garmin Ltd. was founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao. The US based company is the leading worldwide provider of portable navigation devices for automobiles, motorcycles and trucks. Garmin’s user-friendly navigation and action camera solutions have innovative features that provide time- and fuel-saving benefits to meet the demands of everyday driving and outdoor living. For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation, advancements with camera solutions, wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether users are runners, cyclists, swimmers, multi-sport athletes, or simply looking to stay active throughout the day, there is a product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals. The company began public trading on NASDAQ from 8th December 2000.