Garmin has finally returned to the fitness tracker market with a new fitness band, Vívosmart® 5. The new tracker comes with a 66 percent larger touchscreen than its predecessor and a proper physical button.
The wearable works hard to track your steps, heart rate, and energy levels. It also receives messages, calls, and notifications from your smartphone—pretty much standard for this type of device. It seems just about perfect for any sports and outdoor activity.
Garmin Vívosmart® 5 Features
- Materials: acrylic lens, polycarbonate case, silicone strap
- Size: small/medium: 19.5 x 10.7 x 217 mm, Large: 19.5 x 10.7 x 255 mm
- Screen size: 0.41″ x 0.73″ (10.5 mm x 18.5 mm)
- OLED display
- Resolution: 88 x 154 pixels
- Water-rated to 5 ATM
- Up to 7 days battery life
- The Garmin Connect app
A Friendly Spy On Your Wrist
This fitness tracker is an upgraded version of the Vivosmart 4 tracker. It’s user-friendly and features a practical and sporty design with a swappable rounded-edge band. It is also swim- and shower-proof and comes with sensors like Garmin Elevate™ Wrist Heart Rate Monitor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, and Pulse Ox Sensor.
So what is new about the device? The Vivosmart 5 introduces abnormal heart rate alerts to the tracker line and emergency alerts to your assigned contacts.
There are different activity profiles for walking, running, yoga, cardio, strength training, and more. The device monitors your body’s energy levels, heart rate, stress, Pulse Ox3, respiration, calories burned, sleep stages, and more. Basically, this little spy on your wrist gives you data that you can use to improve your overall fitness and wellbeing: e.g. you can log your daily fluid intake as a reminder to stay hydrated, get relax reminders when you’re feeling stressed, and more.
You can connect it to your smartphone’s GPS and activate incident detection to send messages and live location information to emergency contacts: perfect for your peace of mind during any outdoor activity.
The brand new Vívosmart® 5 comes in Black, White, and Cool Mint at a price of $149.99USD.
Learn more at Garmin.com.