OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced vívomove, a fashionable analog watch with activity tracking1
features and one year battery life. Adding style to activity tracking
the vívomove combines classic design with function, monitoring steps and
sleep and reminding users when they’ve been inactive too long with its
move bar. With one-year battery life, a water rating of 5ATM (50 meters)
and a variety of interchangeable bands2 vívomove is wearable
24/7, no matter the occasion.
“The style-focused vívomove is an exciting addition to Garmin’s
wide-ranging line of activity trackers, making it easier than ever to
stay fashionable and active,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of
worldwide sales. “Whether you’re heading into the boardroom or walking
into a ballpark, vívomove has you and your steps covered.”
Designed to be worn all day vívomove features a timeless analog style
face and is available in several models: the sleek vívomove sport,
vívomove classic with leather straps, and the more upscale vívomove
premium with leather straps and full steel body. With interchangeable
leather and silicone strap options and a variety of fashionable case
finishes including black, white, rose gold-tone, stainless steel, and
gold-tone, the vívomove can be customized to a user’s personal style.
It’s swim and shower safe3 with a water rating of 5 ATM, and
has up to one year of battery life, no recharging needed.
The watch face features two bars that allow users to view step progress
and inactivity at a glance. The bar on the left side of the face shows
the progress toward a user’s personalized daily step goal. The red bar
on the right side of the watch face reminds users when they’ve been
inactive too long, filling half way after one hour of inactivity and
building with every 15 minutes after that until its reset by walking for
a couple of minutes. The vívomove also tracks how well users slept by
monitoring movement and restlessness.
Throughout the day, the vívomove automatically syncs with the Garmin
Connect Mobile app, a free online fitness community where users can
track workouts, sleep patterns and trends, join online challenges to
compete against friends and earn virtual badges. They can also receive
Garmin Connect Insights, smart wellness insights personalized to each
user that provide cues to help them reach goals, shout-outs when
milestones have been met and relevant healthy tips from experts.
Insights also show users how they are doing in comparison to people like
them for extra motivation.
The vívomove is available in sport (black or white) for $149.99, classic
(black with leather band or rose gold-tone with leather band) for
$199.99, and premium (stainless steel with leather band or gold-tone
steel with leather band) for $299.99.
The vívomove accessory sport bands will be available in white and black
for $29.99. Leather accessory bands will be available in black, rose
gold/white, dark brown, and light brown for $59.99. The vívomove is also
compatible with other 20mm bands on the market for complete user
The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment 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 product that can help them
reach their health and fitness goals.
For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom,
contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin,
1 See Garmin.com/ataccuracy
2 Accessory bands sold separately
3 Leather bands may be damaged by use while swimming or
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin is a registered trademark. Vívomove and Garmin Connect
are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.
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Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 26, 2015, filed
by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file
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Garmin International Inc.
Amy Nouri, 913-397-8200