Garmin Vivomove HR
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
It tracks how far you travel.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.