Garmin has recently introduced the vívoactive 5, a new health and fitness smartwatch that features a vibrant AMOLED touchscreen display and is designed to be an essential part of everyday life at an affordable price. The smartwatch offers a wide range of health monitoring features to help users understand their bodies, live an active lifestyle, and achieve their fitness goals. With up to 11 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, users can receive valuable health metrics like stress, Body Battery, and sleep data, including personalized sleep coaching and nap detection. The vívoactive 5 is described as a stylish and affordable tool that provides on-wrist fitness coaching, personalized health insights, detailed sleep stats, and more, catering to the user’s overall health and wellness goals.

The vívoactive 5 introduces several new features, including a vibrant AMOLED display for easier reading of health and fitness data and smart notifications. It also offers extended battery life of up to 11 days in smartwatch mode, allowing users to spend more time doing what they love. Furthermore, the watch acts as a sleep coach, providing users with a sleep score, personalized coaching, and tracking of various sleep stages, naps, Pulse Ox, and heart rate variability status. In addition, users can receive a morning report that gives an overview of last night’s sleep, recovery, HRV status, and weather data when paired with a compatible smartphone. The vívoactive 5 can automatically track or log naps, monitor Body Battery energy levels, and offers a wheelchair mode with specific sports apps and workouts. It also includes guided meditation practices to help reduce stress and anxiety, and users can choose between two font sizes for easier viewing of smart notifications and workout data.

The vívoactive 5 is equipped with more than 30 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, allowing users to stay active and pursue their passions, whether it’s walking, running, rowing, or activities for wheelchair users, among others. It also enables users to create customized step-by-step workouts using exercises from the Garmin Connect app and provides free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans for those aiming to train for a 5K or longer distances. Additionally, the smartwatch tracks daily steps, calories burned, moderate and vigorous intensity minutes, and VO2 max.

With its comprehensive health and wellness features, the vívoactive 5 supports users throughout the day, offering up to 11 days of battery life and continuous tracking of heart rate, respiration, Pulse Ox, stress, and more. It can even monitor heart rate variability during sleep to provide insights into overall health. Women can also track their menstrual cycle and pregnancy, while receiving exercise and nutrition guidance.

The vívoactive 5 keeps users connected by allowing them to receive text messages, emails, and alerts directly on the wrist when paired with a compatible smartphone. Android smartphone users can even respond to texts using the on-watch keyboard and view photos on the watch screen. The smartwatch also features safety and tracking features that send a message with the user’s live location to emergency contacts if they feel unsafe or if an incident is detected.

Featuring a lightweight aluminum bezel and silicone band, the vívoactive 5 is available in different colorways, including black/slate, ivory/cream gold, navy/metallic navy, and orchid/metallic orchid. It can be purchased for a retail price of P18,830 at Garmin Brand Stores, Lazada, Shopee, and Kinetic.


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