Garmin Malaysia Introduces New Forerunner 55 Smartwatch
The folks at Garmin Malaysia has recently announced the new Forerunner 55, their latest GPS smartwatch that’s designed for fitness enthusiasts to help track their stats and achieve personal fitness goals.
Garmin Forerunner 55 launched
The company has said the watch is designed for people of all skill levels where it offers built-in GPS tracker, wrist-based heart rate sensor, activity tracking, There’s also the Garmin Coach training plans that offers on-screen guidance to you that adapt based on your goals.
Aside from that, it features health and wellness features from Garmin Firstbeat Analytics. You can track your stress and set relaxation reminders to do short breathing exercises, use the Body Battery energy monitor to track energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest, and gain insight into when and how intensity minutes are earned throughout the day. Women can also track their menstrual cycle or pregnancy and log symptoms, receive exercise and nutrition education plus more from the Garmin Connect app.
Not to forget, the watch allows users to receive text messages and view social media updates, emails, and more. Built-in assistance and incident detection lets you manually or automatically send a message with your real time location to emergency contacts.
As for specifications, the watch sports a 1.04-inch display and weighs 37g. They claim that the watch is able to last up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.
If you are interested in getting the smartwatch, it is available in black, grey, white, or aqua for the price of RM960 at Lazada, Shopee, AECO e-store as well as all Garmin authorized retailers. You can check out more details on the watch right here.
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Pokdepinion: If I had to choose, I would go for either the black or grey variant, they look nice. Too bad that I personally don’t really wear watches of any kind (or maybe I’m just too lazy to go out for a run).