Garmin has announced a new addition to their range of GPS running watch range with the launch of the new Garmin Forerunner 25 that is expected to launch in the coming months with a suggested retail price of $170 or $200 if bundled with a heart rate monitor.
The Garmin Forerunner 25 activity Tracker is capable of recording steps and calories burned as well as reminding the user when they have been inactive for too long a period.
Garmin has designed the Forerunner 25 two be used with a companion smartphone application that once connected automatically uploads data to the Garmin Connect service. As well as provide notifications for incoming calls calendar reminders and notifications. Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales for Garmin explains :
Whether you’re preparing for your first 5k or gearing up for a marathon, the Forerunner 25 is a great tool to keep runners motivated and on track with training. The Forerunner 25 keeps runners connected to family and friends while keeping them active by tracking data during runs and the rest of their day.
With the Forerunner 25 runners can take their training to the next level and stay on top of fitness goals between workouts. Users can track distance, pace, heart rate and personal records during workouts, and count steps, calories and distance throughout the day. The Forerunner 25 even reminds users when they’ve been inactive too long. Water resistant to 50 meters4 its compact design features a 32 percent larger active display area in a thinner watch than its predecessor the Forerunner 15.
For more information on the new the Garmin Forerunner 25 ahead of its availablity jump over to the Garmin press release website for details.