Garmin Forerunner 55 smartwatch launches in the Philippines, priced
Garmin has unveiled its latest smartwatch, the Garmin Forerunner 55.
The Garmin Forerunner 55 sports a 1.04-inch display with 208 x 208 pixels and features a wide array of health and wellness features from Garmin Firstbeat Analytics. The Body Battery energy monitor lets users track energy levels. Additionally, women can track their menstrual cycle or pregnancy and log symptoms, and receive exercise and nutrition education through the Garmin Connect app.
It also comes equipped with several built-in activity profiles, including track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, and HIIT. The smartwatch also has Garmin Coach training plans that offer on-screen guidance from expert coaches and free 5K, 10K, or half marathon training plans based on a runner’s goals.
The Forerunner 55 also includes popular connected features. Users can receive text messages and view social media updates, emails, and more directly on their Forerunner smartwatch.
However, built-in assistance and incident detection let users manually or automatically send a message
with their real-time location to emergency contacts. The Forerunner 55 will also automatically upload activities to Garmin Connect and allow users to download custom watch faces, data fields, and apps from the Connect IQ Store. Other features include a 5ATM rating, Bluetooth, ANT+, and more.
This smartwatch comes in three color options: Black, Aqua, and Monterra Grey. It has dimensions of 42 x 42 x 11.6mm and weighs 37g.
The Forerunner 55 features up to two weeks of battery life on smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours on GPS mode, Garmin claims.
The Garmin Forerunner 55 is priced at PHP 11,395 and can be purchased in all Garmin Brand Stores, official online Garmin stores (Kinetic.com.ph, Lazada, Shopee), and the Garmin PH Viber Community. In addition, the first 30 customers to purchase the Forerunner 55 will receive a free Garmin Thermos Flask Bottle in Blue, Pink, or Silver.