Garmin steady announced a riff on its Vivoactive three wearable that adds a music participant and native storage to the combo fitness tracker and GPS smartwatch. It’s known as the Vivoactive three Track and will list for $299.ninety 9, about $50 more than the starting ticket of the non-music edition.
The Vivoactive three used to be first announced in August as an instantaneous competitor to the fitness tracking smartwatches bought by Apple, Fitbit, and Samsung. The Vivoactive three Track has all of the aspects chanced on on the distinctive, alongside side Garmin Pay contactless funds, a touchscreen with swipeable bezel, coronary heart-fee sensors, stress and VO2 max fitness stage calculations, a bevy of constructed-in exercise trackers, mobile telephone notifications, and back for third-occasion gape faces and apps handle SmartThings and Uber. Most productive now it would possibly per chance store up to 500 songs that it is most likely you’ll per chance well perchance hearken to on headphones paired over Bluetooth — no mobile telephone required.
At originate, Garmin helps you to discover offline music playlists from iHeartRadio, with Deezer acknowledged to be coming soon. Sadly, more standard streaming music companies from Spotify, Amazon, Google, and Apple aren’t supported. But if it’s any consolation, it is most likely you’ll per chance well perchance at all times switch music on to the smartwatch out of your pc.
Unlike Gamin’s more hardcore Forerunner sequence, the Vivoactive three Track targets urbanites shopping for a produce-it-all instrument they’ll wear all day: at house, the advise of job, the gym, and all capabilities in between. Even at night thanks to the inclusion of glossy Evolved Sleep Monitoring in Garmin Connect. It’s additionally swim and shower appropriate with a battery lifetime of seven days in smartwatch mode, or 5 hours in GPS and Track mode.
The Vivoactive three Track is on hand now for $299.ninety 9, with accessory bands on hand for $29.ninety 9.