In the last couple of years, there was a serious fight on the dedicated fitness gadgets market. Many companies released some interesting, like fitness trackers that include heart-rate sensors or GPS. Some of the most used and appreciated fitness bands at the moment are Fitbit Surge and the Microsoft Band.
Until this point, Garman managed to stay out of the wrist-worn heart rate section, but it looks like the company had decided to enter this fight. To be mentioned that until now, Garmin’s devices needed to pair on a separated chest strap to track heart rate.
These days, Garmin released the new Garmin Forerunner 225 that will change the entire line of the company’s fitness trackers. Garmin Forerunner 225 is available at the price of 300 dollars and among other interesting features, it includes a heart-rate sensor. This wrist-worn device is especially dedicated to runners.
Moreover, Garmin Forerunner 225 comes with both built-in distance tracking and GPS, but also with an all-day activity tracker. Probably, when Garmin announced the new Garmin Forerunner 225, many people thought that the watch will lack accuracy, but this is not true. The new Garmin Forerunner 225 has managed to impress a lot of users and will definitely become one of the most appreciated fitness trackers on the market.
Garmin Forerunner 225 packs a large variety of new features, making it special and appreciated by runners. But, what makes this activity tracker so special? Well, as it was mentioned before, this device comes packed with both GPS and heart-rate monitor, all packet in a single watch. To be mentioned that the GPS is used to accurately measure distance and pace while users are running outdoors. Due to the optical heart-rate sensor placed on the back of the device, owners can also track beats per minute both during running, during workouts or whenever they want to start measuring it.
To be mentioned that the new Garmin Forerunner 225 also features an accelerometer for tracking all-day activities, meaning that this device can measure distance, steps or calories burned. Moreover, this device can also automatically measure user’s sleep at night.