The global leader in satellite navigation Garmin, has just unveiled a stylish, lightweight fitness band designed to turn good intentions into lifelong habits called Vivofit.
The Vivofit features a unique curved display which shows steps, goal countdown, calories, distance, and time of day. It’s a gadget to remind its users with their personalized goals and tracks their progress.
Furthermore, Vivofit’s replaceable batteries can last over one year and water-resistant up to 50-meter deep. You don’t need to take it off for shower after workout or even if you’re swimming for several laps.
It’s also compatible with ANT+™ heart rate monitors1 for fitness activities.
Vivofit as a fitness companion will monitor your progress 24/7 even when you’re asleep, when you turn on its sleep mode to monitor the quality of rest.
You can also sync your progress through Garmin Connect which is an online fitness community which you can easily evaluate your progress through reports and graphical charts. As a community, you can also challenge other users to win competitions for virtual badges –literally a healthy competition.
You can easily access the free online community via your computer or through your mobile from Garmin Connect Mobile App.
Available in black, purple, teal, blue and slate in small and large sizes, Vivofit will be available this first quarter for $129.99 and $169.99 for the model bundled with a heart rate monitor. You can check out Amazon.com‘s current listing.
There’s no doubt that 2014 will be the year of smart wearable devices which has been pioneered by the Google Glass and Galaxy Gear as few of the most popular examples.