Garmin has launched the Garmin Forerunner 55 smartwatch in India. The smartwatch which was first introduced a few weeks ago along with the Forerunner 945 LTE in the US features built-in GPS and offers health and wellness tracking sensors that provides detailed information on heart rate, speed, pace, etc.
The Forerunner 55 smartwatch features a 1.4-inch round display with 208 × 208 pixel resolution, and a 5ATM water resistance rating.
The Forerunner 55 is targeted at fitness enthusiasts, especially runners as it features comprehensive running modes and Garmin's PacePro that helps runners tailor their efforts to a selected course and distance. It tracks your distance covered, speed, pace, heart rate, and it also offers stats like finish time estimate, cadence alerts, and many more.
According to Ali Rizvi, the Director of Garmin India,
Running has always been an integral part of fitness and a healthy lifestyle and to boost this activity further, we are excited to bring ‘Forerunner 55’ for the runners of all levels. Forerunner series has always been the star series for us at Garmin. The introduction of the new Forerunner 55 adds another feather to it. The smartwatch is well equipped with features like built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring, race predictor, women’s health tracking, and a lot more to help the users in improving their lifestyle and overall wellbeing. An easy to use smartwatch engineered with Garmin’s latest technology is a perfect partner to support the users in achieving their set goals with maximum satisfaction.
The smartwatch packs health and wellness monitors that track heart rate, body stress levels, body battery energy, menstrual cycle and pregnancy.
Garmin Forerunner 55 offers up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours when GPS is activated. The smartwatch has Bluetooth support and is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.