Introducing the Garmin® vívosmart 4: A sleek activity tracker with Pulse Ox and energy monitoring

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced the vívosmart
, a slim, smart activity tracker1 that introduces a
wrist-based pulse ox2 sensor. This allows customers to gauge
their blood oxygen saturation levels at night to better understand their
sleep quality. The vívosmart 4 also introduces a Body BatteryTM
energy monitor that estimates the body’s energy reserves, letting users
know the optimal time for activity and rest. Body Battery at 90? Go
crush that cycling class! Clocking in at 20? Better take it easy.

“Sleep quality plays a critical role in your overall physical health,”
said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “Poor
sleep quality may contribute to the development of significant chronic
conditions. With its slim design, the vívosmart 4 is comfortable to wear
at night and pulse ox provides customers with information they can use
to improve their health.”

In addition to pulse ox, the vívosmart 4 features Garmin’s new advanced
sleep monitoring which estimates light, deep and REM stages of sleep,
along with movement throughout the night. Upon awakening, users can
review their sleep stats in the Garmin ConnectTM Mobile app.

Garmin’s most fashionable activity wristband tracker to date, the
ultra-slim vívosmart 4 blends smarts with style, and is available in
multiple colors with metal trim accents in silver, gold and rose gold.
The vívosmart 4 is safe for the pool3 and shower and boasts
up to 7 days of battery life4 between charges.

The innovative Body Battery energy monitoring feature lets users see
their body’s energy levels at any given moment, which can help with
scheduling workouts, rest times and sleep. Using a combination of data
gathered from stress, heart rate variability (HRV), sleep and activity,
a higher Body Battery indicates the time is optimal to be active whereas
a lower number suggests rest is in order. Body Battery assists users in
making sense of patterns, demonstrating how behaviors and activities of
the past few days influence how one feels at a given moment.

The vívosmart 4 comes fully-loaded with a newly redesigned ElevateTM
wrist-based heart rate sensor5, new abnormal heart rate
alerts, VO2 max, and activities for walks, runs, strength training, pool
swims, yoga and more. The vívosmart 4 includes all-day stress tracking
and a new relax reminder feature that suggests users take a moment to do
a breathing routine when it detects elevated stress levels. It’s easy to
stay connected with the ability to check the weather, control music,
receive smart notifications with vibration alerts, “find your phone,”
access social media notifications, and even reply to texts with preset
messages (Android only).

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 vívosmart 4 has a suggested retail price of $129.99 and comes in
several stylish color and bezel/buckle options including: berry with
gold bezel, powder grey with rose gold bezel, azure blue with silver
bezel, and black with slate bezel. To see more of what the vívosmart 4
has to offer, check out this feature
benefit video
or visit

The vívosmart 4 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,
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1 Requires initial setup through Garmin Connect or Garmin

2 This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in
the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see
Pulse Ox is not available in all countries.

3 See

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

5 See

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 is a registered trademark and Body Battery, Garmin
Connect, Elevate and Garmin Express 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
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Garmin International Inc. Mary Thompson Woodbury, 913-397-8200E-Mail | [email protected]