Garmin has announced the new Forerunner 30, a running watch that goes to the budget segment and features a GPS, a heart rate monitor and some smart features integrated at a very attractive price.
The Garmin Forerunner 30 is a very easy-to-wear, with built-in Garmin Elevate wrist-based heart rate technology used to offer full and constant 24/7 monitoring of your physical activity. It is automatically detected and categorized through the Garmin Move IQ functionality and then synchronized with Garmin Connect app.
Among the main features of the running watch is also integrated VO2 max, a measurable indication of aerobic performance or fitness level, while training tools like Auto Pause, Auto Lap, and pace/speed selection help provide athletes with an essential running experience. There is Smart Notification with Vibration feedback, which notifies the arrival of a text messages or calls on your connected smartphone.
Garmin Forerunner 30 also works as a classic activity tracker, keeping count of steps, calories and intensity minutes so users can record progress and activities even when they’re not running. The company guarantees up to 5 days battery life or 8 hours of usage time in GPS mode. The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether users are runners, cyclists, swimmers, multi-sport athletes, or simply looking to stay active throughout the day, there is a product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals.
With regard to aesthetics, we have a very contained weight of 37.3 grams, a highly waterproof resistant body up to 5 ATMs, an anti-reflex square display equipped with MIP (Pixel Memory) technology and four side physical buttons used to move conveniently between the software menus.
The Garmin Forerunner 30 price is £129.99 and it is already available to pre-orders in UK via Amazon store in Turquoise and Amethyst variants. The running watch will be released tomorrow on September 28, 2017.