Garmin continues to focus on IT equipment for fitness gear. Recently, the company launched 3 new models of its SmartBand, cheaper to expensive, such as vivofit 2, vivoactive and Fenix 3.
vivofit 2 has a screen almost like the previous version, but adds many essential features. Add the backlight for viewing in the dark. Add automatic data sync. Add Activity Timer for timing exercises and it can vibrate to alert. 1 year battery life. Water resistant up to 50 meters.
vivoactive is Smart Watch for healthy people. comes with a touch screen, GPS, including apps for specific applications, such as running, swimming, cycling or even golf. Body is waterproof up to 50 meters. vivoactive has a feature for connecting smart phone to receive notifications like other Smart Watch, and better with 3 weeks lifetime on a single charge.
Fenix 3 super cool circular screen and also the most expensive. Designed for Travel. Supports both GPS and GLONASS, which is the first Smart Watch device in the world. Fenix 3 also comes with ABC sensors, includingalimeter, barometer, and compass. Fenix 3 also comes with ABC sensors, includingalimeter, barometer, and compass. Furthermore it has 10 different types of exercise programs, such as indoor exercises, pushups to climbing. The body is waterproof up to 100 meters, and can be connected to accessories via ANT+. The battery life is 50 hours.