Garmin Vivofit Jr. fitness tracker for kids

Garmin Vivofit Fitness Tracker

Problem with majority of kids out there is that they can’t get enough of their smartphones. It is their Holy Grail gadget which satisfies most of their needs right from gaming to watching videos. But it is also making them more lazy and non-interested in actual pay activities which are good for body and brain. Garmin wants to change that with a fitness tracker for kids that turns daily activities into fun, making them more active and intelligent.

Garmin Vivofit Jr. is a fitness tracker tailor-made for kids aged 4-9 years old as it has a companion app which keeps them well on track without any compromise in fun. The idea is to keep them motivated by rewarding points for every task they complete and also compare their scores with other kids having the fitness tracker. One example is its “Mobile Adventure Trail” which unlocks facts depending on the steps walked throughout the day.

This wearable for kids needs to be appealing to the junior lot, so Garmin has made sure the design is attractive (with vibrant patterns) and companion app also has attractive interface which presents all the activities in an inviting manner.

Vivofit Jr. adopts its majoring of design and function from the wide range of Vivofit fitness trackers for adults with sleep tracking, heartrate monitor, Step tracking and much more. To top it off, the fitness tracker is waterproof to a depth of 50 meters which means that you kid can track swimming regimes too.

Garmin Vivofit Jr. is strategically priced at $79.99 USD and available for pre-order right now. Is it worth the price? Well there are other fitness tracker for kids that range a bit lower, but then Garmin has loads of features that makes it a wearable worth gifting your kids this Christmas season.

Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales said;

The vívofit jr. was designed with kids and parents in mind, from its durable and comfortable band to its engaging app that motivates kids to get moving, while keeping parents involved.

Source: Garmin Via: ArsTechnica



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