Garmin Vivomove is classic analog watch with smart health and fitness tracking
Garmin has been making headway into the fashion forward wearable market, and proof of it came with their announcement of Vivofit fitness tracker and Vivoactive HR activity tracker cum heart rate monitor. Now yet another announcement confirms Garmin’s stance on accessories that have form-factor and function aptly designed keeping in mind the requirement of urban users. They have revealed the Vivomove analog watch that comes with activity tracking functions. Preserving the essence of a classic analog watch, the wearable does things like analyzing your sleep, counting the steps, counting calories and keeping you motivated towards achieving prime health.
Garmin Vivomove watch is waterproof to a depth of 50 meters and it comes with a battery life of one year. The smart watch is going to be available in three models: Vivomove Sport, Vivomove Classic and Vivomove Premium. According to Engadget who got their hands on the watch, it felt lightweight and impressive. Although, it might not appeal to people who are looking out for basic features like notifications from smartwatch, but still Garmin believes it will have quite a big chunk of takers.
That said, the watch will pair with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, which is great news for blokes having more than one smartphone. Two separate semi-circular bars on the watch dial indicate the lack of activity or sleep, thereby keeping you motivated for the same. In-app features like tips from experts, cues to reach goals and wellness insights.
As mentioned the watch will come in three different variants – the Sports version (black or white) in polymer comes at $150, Classic (black with leather band or rose gold with leather band) one for $200 and the premium version for $300 which will come in stainless steel with leather band or gold-tone steel with leather band. Apart from this, the sport bands will come for $29.99, leather accessory in black/rose gold/white/dark brown/ light brown for $59.99.