SINGAPORE, October 10, 2018, — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the vívosmart 4, a smart activity tracker that introduces a Body BatteryTM energy monitor that estimates the body’s energy reserves on a scale of 1 to 100, letting users know the optimal time for activity and rest. Body Battery at 90? Go crush that cycling class! Clocking in at 20? Better take it easy. For customers looking to understand the quality of their sleep, the vívosmart 4 also includes advanced sleep monitoring with REM sleep tracking, and can gauge blood oxygen saturation levels during the night with the wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor.
“The vívosmart 4 was designed for women who want a stylish, slim and easy-to-use activity tracker,” said Mr. Engelhard (Al) Sundoro, Managing Director, Garmin South Asia. “In addition to its sleek design, it also has new functions like the Body Battery energy monitor, which lets you to gauge whether you have sufficient energy for workouts or need more rest, and Pulse Ox blood oxygen level monitoring, to check how well your body is absorbing oxygen during the day, or while you are sleeping at night.”
Optimise Your Body’s Energy
The innovative Body Battery energy monitoring feature lets users see their body’s energy levels at any given moment, which can help with scheduling workouts, rest times and sleep. Using a combination of data gathered from stress, heart rate variability (HRV), sleep and activity, a higher Body Battery indicates the time is optimal to be active whereas a lower number suggests rest is in order. Body Battery assists users in making sense of patterns, demonstrating how behaviors and activities of the past few days influence how one feels at a given moment.
Pulse Ox at Your Wrist
The Pulse Ox sensor on vívosmart 4 estimates your body’s blood oxygen saturation level. Your Pulse Ox measurements are dependent upon a number of factors, including your overall health and fitness. Checking your Pulse Ox can help gauge how your body is absorbing oxygen. Turn on the feature to gauge your SpO2 overnight, or use it to take a spot measurement anytime to learn more about your body.
Advanced Sleep Monitoring
Sleep is important to your overall health, well-being and physical performance. To give you an idea of how you’re sleeping, vívosmart 4’s new advanced sleep monitoring feature tracks your light, deep and REM stages of sleep, along with movement throughout the night. For added insight, turn on the Pulse Ox feature to view your blood oxygen levels during your sleep. When you wake up, you can easily review and compare your sleep stats in the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
Stylish, Smart Design
Garmin’s most fashionable activity wristband tracker to date, the ultra-slim vívosmart 4 blends smarts with style, and is available in multiple colors with metal trim accents in silver, gold and rose gold. The vívosmart 4 is safe for the pool and shower and boasts up to 7 days of battery life between charges.
Daily Fitness and Wellness Monitoring
The vívosmart 4 comes fully-loaded with a newly redesigned Elevate wrist-based heart rate sensor, new abnormal heart rate alerts, VO2 max, and activities for walks, runs, strength training, pool swims, yoga and more. The vívosmart 4 includes all-day stress tracking and a new relax reminder feature that suggests users take a moment to do a breathing routine when it detects elevated stress levels. It’s easy to stay connected with the ability to check the weather, control music, receive smart notifications with vibration alerts, “find your phone,” access social media notifications, and even reply to texts with preset messages (Android only).
Keep Track of Your Active Life
The redesigned Garmin Connect app makes it easier than ever to beat yesterday with colorful activity cards that give users an at-a-glance to the most important stats. Simply scroll down to compare today’s totals to past results or tap in for more detailed information. Activities and other stats captured by the device are presented in vivid detail with data customized and filtered so that the user is only seeing what is most relevant to his or her goals. Users can connect with friends and family to motivate one another, join challenges, engage in friendly competitions and score colorful new Garmin Connect badges when goals are crushed.
Pricing and Availability
The vívosmart 4 has a suggested retail price of S$199, and is available at major retailers: for a complete list, please visit https://www.garmin.com.sg/buy/sg/retailer/. It comes in several stylish color and bezel/buckle options including: berry with gold bezel, powder grey with rose gold bezel, azure blue with silver bezel, and black with slate bezel. To see more of what the vívosmart 4 has to offer, check out this feature benefit video or visit its product page.
The vívosmart 4 is the latest innovation from the ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment that 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 Garmin product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals.
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