Garmin has today announced the launch of an updated Vivosmart fitness tracker in the for od the Vivosmart HR, which as the name suggests comes with a built-in heart rate monitor and will be available both online and in retail stores in the US from November 1st 2015 priced at $150.
Garmin has also introduced the new Index Smart ScaleThat will also be available in November in either black or white finishes and will also be priced at $150.
Garmin explains more about the new vívosmart HR fitness tracker :
Wear today’s fitness goal on your wrist with vívosmart HR, the activity tracker1 with Elevate™ heart rate technology. This activity tracker1 measures heart rate at the wrist, giving you the option to track your heart rate data without wearing a chest strap. In addition to counting steps and monitoring sleep, vívosmart HR uses heart rate to provide accurate calories burned information and quantify the intensity of your fitness activities.
Not all steps are the same and vívosmart HR recognizes this. For a more expansive read on your daily fitness, vívosmart HR measures floors climbed and levels of activity intensity, giving you a little nudge to step up your daily fitness activities. Whether it’s taking the office stairs or trying out a new zumba class at the gym, make your steps matter and surpass your personalized daily fitness goals.
Unfortunately no details about worldwide availability of been announced as yet as soon as anything is announced by Garmin we will keep you updated as always. But jump over to the official Garmin website for full details.