The fitness-oriented Garmin Forerunner 55 smartwatch launched in India on Friday after debuting in the US earlier this month. The smartwatch comes with a round dial and is offered in three colors. Garmin Forerunner 55 has a water resistance of 5 ATMs and a long battery life. It uses a standard 20mm strap, so it’s easy to find alternative straps from watch accessory vendors. There are also quite a few health monitoring functions built into the SpO2 monitor of the smartwatch. Garmin Forerunner 55 also comes with GPS connectivity.
Garmin Forerunner 55 Price in India
Garmin Forerunner 55 is priced at Rs. 20,990 and is offered in Aqua, Black, and Monterra Gray colors. The smartwatch will be available as Amazon, Flipkart, Tata CLiQ, Synergizer, and Garmin Brand Stores.
Garmin Forerunner 55 Functions and Features
Garmin Forerunner 55 features a 1.04-inch round color screen with a resolution of 208×208 pixels. It uses a sunlight-visible transflective pixel memory panel (MIP) that is protected by chemically strengthened glass. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity and works with both iOS and Android platforms. It gets 5 ATM water resistance, GPS connectivity and can log 200 hours of activity data.
Garmin says the battery can last up to two weeks in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours of continuous use in GPS mode. The Garmin Forerunner 55 can perform typical tasks such as setting alarms, timers, stopwatches, and sunrise/sunset times. It can also locate your smartphone, and it supports the Find My Watch feature. Onboard sensors include GLONASS, Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor, and accelerometer, in addition to GPS.
In terms of health monitoring, it comes with monitoring wrist heart rate, respiratory rate, physical age, stress monitoring, relaxation reminders, sleep monitoring, hydration, and women’s health. Garmin Forerunner 55 features a step counter, automatic goal function, calories burned, distance traveled, and more. The gym and activity profiles include cardio and elliptical training, stair climbing, HIIT, Pilates, and yoga. It also tracks running, treadmill running, track running, indoor track running, virtual running, biking, swimming, and more.
The smartwatch measures 42x42x11.6 mm and weighs 37 grams. It comes with a 20mm silicone strap.
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Garmin Forerunner 55 Specifications
|Price in India||₹20,990|
|Release date||2nd June 2021|
|Strap Color||Aqua, Black, White|
|Water Resistance Depth||50|
Camera and display features
|Other Display Features||Chemically Strengthened Glass|
Fitness and watch functions
|Heart Rate Monitor||Yes|
|Date & Time Display||Yes|
|Number of Buttons||2|