Introducing the Garmin® vívoactive® 3 Music: Take songs and payments on-the-go

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced the vívoactive
3 Music
, a GPS smartwatch with integrated music that lets users
bring along their favorite tunes to every workout or activity. Featuring
Garmin PayTM contactless payments and thousands of ways to
customize with free watch faces, widgets, data fields and apps through
the Garmin Connect IQTM store, the vívoactive 3 Music is the
perfect accessory for running errands, running a 10K, and everything in

“Music can be a huge motivating component of any workout or activity,
and we’re excited to give our customers the ability to ditch their
phones and listen to their favorite songs right from their wrist,” said
Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “And with
Garmin Pay, you can leave your wallet back at home, too, making it
easier than ever to just get up and go.”

Featuring the same fitness, wellness and smart connectivity features
first introduced on the vívoactive
, the vívoactive 3 Music gives users an extra pep in their step
with on-device music storage of up to 500 songs. Download offline music
playlists1 from select music streaming services like Deezer
(coming soon), iHeartRadio, or transfer music from a computer directly
to the watch. Once the music is loaded, pair the vívoactive 3 Music with
a set of compatible Bluetooth® headphones (sold separately)
and go.

a contactless payment solution2, means vívoactive 3
Music wearers can leave their cash and credit cards at home and still
stop for a coffee, pop in a store, or grab a bite to eat throughout
their day. Utilizing their Garmin Pay wallet, users have the same
rewards and benefits of the physical cards, with the convenience of
having them right on the wrist for contactless payment.

With ElevateTM wrist-based heart rate3 and over 15
preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps including yoga, running, strength
training and more, the vívoactive 3 Music is packed with features to
keep up with a varied active lifestyle. The always-on Garmin Chroma
Display™ is easy to read — even in direct sunlight. Like all of Garmin’s
wearables, it is safe for swimming and showering4 and has a
battery life of up to 7 days in smartwatch mode and 5 hours in GPS with
music mode5.

Customization has never been easier with thousands of watch faces,
widgets, data fields and apps available to download from the Garmin
Connect IQ store. Keep tabs on when your ride is arriving with both Lyft
and Uber
, turn on the lights at home with the SmartThings app,
or check the AccuWeather
app to find out when the rain is going to start.

The redesigned Garmin Connect makes it easier than ever to beat
yesterday with colorful activity cards that give users an at-a-glance to
the most important stats. Simply scroll down to compare today’s totals
to past results or tap in for more detailed information. Activities and
other stats captured by the device are presented in vivid detail with
data customized and filtered so that the user is only seeing what is
most relevant to his or her goals. Users can connect with friends and
family to motivate one another, join challenges, engage in friendly
competitions and score colorful new Garmin Connect badges when goals are

The vívoactive 3 Music comes with a black silicone 20mm quick release
industry standard band and has a suggested retail price of $299.99 and
is available now. Accessory
in different sizes are available for purchase separately for
$29.99. To see more of what the vívoactive 3 Music has to offer, check
out this feature
benefit video
or visit

The vívoactive 3 Music is the latest innovation from the ever-expanding
Garmin fitness segment that 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 Garmin product that can help them reach
their health and fitness goals.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at,
contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at,,

1 May require premium subscription by a third-party music provider

Available for supported cards from participating banks; Only
available at contactless payment-enabled terminals. View
current supported country payment network and issuing bank

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5 Under typical use; battery life may vary depending on selected
performance mode and usage

About Garmin

Garmin International, Inc., is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq:
GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin and vívoactive are registered trademarks and Garmin Pay,
Elevate, Garmin Chroma Display and Connect IQ are trademarks of Garmin
Ltd. or its subsidiaries. All other brands, product names, company
names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their
respective owners. All rights reserved.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by
the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under

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This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd.
and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current
expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in
this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as
a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting
Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 30, 2017, filed
by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file
number 0-31983). A copy of such Form 10-K is available at
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future events, or otherwise.



Garmin International Inc. Mary Thompson Woodbury, 913-397-8200 [email protected]