Vivomove is Garmin's tackle a trendy health watch

After introducing the Strategy X40 final month, Garmin’s again with one other new wearable. This day trip it is the Vivomove, a trendy health tracker that appears like a standard watch. The system tracks energy, steps and screens your sleep patterns, though it lacks function that could be essential to some individuals: a coronary heart-fee sensor. Garmin did add its Transfer Bar to the watch face, although, which can remind you to remain lively all through the day. Vivomove additionally comes with a powerful one-yr battery life, in addition to water resistance as much as 50 meters.

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We had the prospect to attempt a prototype of it just lately and got here away impressed. The Vivomove is mild (does not really feel heavier than an Apple Watch, for instance) and sits comfortably in your wrist. Not being obtrusive is necessary, as it’s designed to be a health wearable firstly. Whereas it will be good to have entry to textual content or e mail notifications, Garmin cannot be blamed for protecting issues easy with the Vivomove. The aesthetics and performance are definitely there, however it’ll be fascinating to see wether individuals discover it interesting sufficient to buy.

Talking of which, Garmin’s Vivomove is out there in three totally different fashions: sport ($one hundred fifty), basic ($200) and premium ($300). The distinction between them is the colour and leather-based bands, with the upper-finish model that includes a stainless-steel plate in a gold-toned hue. Because the 20mm bands are interchangeable, extras shall be bought individually beginning at $30 for the game ones (white or black plastic) or $60 for customers preferring leather-based.

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