Garmin has three new wearable devices it’s debuting at IFA 2017, includes the vivosport GPS-enabled task tracker, the vivomove HR hybrid touchscreen smartwatch and the vivoactive 3, a smartwatch with Garmin Pay, which supports Visa and MasterCard credit and debit card to enable mobile payments on the go.
The Garmin vivoactive 3 includes GPS, a heart rate monitor, and battery life of 7 days in smartwatch mode, and 13 hours if you’re expending constant GPS tracking. It comes in three different colours, and corroborates both built-in athletics apps for up to 15 different activities, as well as additional user-customizable activity apps. The vivoactive can keep track of stress heights over hour thanks to heart rate variability monitoring, and additional watch faces, apps and more can deliver the Garmin Connect IQ store, which can be accessed via the companion smartphone app.
Garmin’s vivoactive 3 likewise features the Garmin Chroma display, which pairs sunlight comprehensible transflective screen tech with backlighting for visibility at night, extremely. The standout peculiarity, nonetheless, is the new Garmin Pay assist, which allows for contactless remittances via Visa and MasterCard posters from a variety of major U.S. banks. Garmin Pay is powered by FitPay, which is a pulpit designed specifically to help raise mobile pays to mobile and IoT inventions, without involving direct, separate negotiations with the banks and issuers.
The vivomove HR is Garmin’s first hybrid touchscreen smartwatch, which signifies it coalesces a traditional analog watchface with a built-in digital sub-display. The watch offers much more subtle styling vs full-digital screen machines, but still can display notifications from your smartphone, as well as work data and heart rate. It comes with both skin and silicone belt options, and different instance fabrics including a higher demise stainless steel finish.
Vivomove HR can also monitor stress throughout the day, and works with the Garmin Connect Mobile app. It retails for $199.99, and $299.99 for the upgraded version.
Finally, the vivosport is a smart pleasure tracker, focused more on fitness parts, but offering up to 7 days in smartwatch mode and up to eight hours in GPS mode. It’s got a slim deign focused on lightweight wearability, and uses that always-on influence efficient Garmin Chroma color touchscreen tech for its display.
Built-in apps will track stroll, flowing, biking, cardio and forte discipline, and the Garmin Move IQ feature will automatically categorize and register lots of activity in case “youre forgetting”. There are also notifications via vibration included from your smartphone, as well as remote control for a Garmin VIRB action camera if you happen to have one of those.
The vivosport retails for $199.99, with three different banding shade options.