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Malaysia, 23 June 2021 – Garmin today announced the Forerunner 55, an easy-to-use GPS smartwatch designed for people of all skill levels – especially those new to running – to track their stats and achieve their fitness goals. With the simple press of a button, users can start their run or walk and track their time, distance, speed, pace and heart rate data right from their wrist. The Forerunner 55 also offers detailed running data, daily suggested workouts, additional built-in sports apps and more. Garmin unveiled the Forerunner 55 in conjunction with Global Running Day, an annual celebration of the sport of running that encourages beginners to make a life-changing commitment to running.
“We know there are runners of all skill levels who prefer a simplified running watch,” said Mr. Scoppen Lin, Director, Garmin Asia. “With that in mind, the Forerunner 55 presents informative and digestible data in a way that can help people reach their running goals, while also encouraging them to live a healthy lifestyle.”
The Forerunner 55 helps runners of all skill levels achieve their fitness goals:
The Forerunner 55 offers runners the following tools to take their training to the next level:
Featuring a wide array of health and wellness features from Garmin Firstbeat Analytics, the Forerunner 55 is intended to be worn 24/7. Athletes can track their stress and set relaxation reminders to do short breathing exercises, use the Body Battery™ energy monitor to track energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest, and gain insights into when and how intensity minutes are earned throughout the day. Additionally, women can track their menstrual cycle or pregnancy and log symptoms, receive exercise and nutrition education and more through the Garmin Connect app.
The Forerunner 55 includes popular connected features2 to help athletes stay in touch. Directly from the wrist, users can receive text messages and view social media updates, emails and more. Built-in assistance and incident detection3 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 athletes to download custom watch faces, data fields and apps from the Connect IQ Store.
Get more runs and workouts in between charges with the Forerunner 55. It features up to two weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode. The Forerunner 55 is available now in black, white or aqua and has a suggested retail price of RM 960 at Lazada, Shopee, AECO e-store all Garmin authorized retailers. For more information on the entire Forerunner lineup, visit garmin.com.my/minisite/forerunner.
Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized life for runners, cyclists, swimmers and athletes of all levels and abilities. Committed to developing technology that helps people stay active and elevate performance, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday. Other Garmin fitness brands include Tacx and Firstbeat Analytics. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at garmin.com.my/news/pressroom/, or follow us at facebook.com/GarminMalaysia, instagram.com/GarminMalaysia or youtube.com/GarminMalaysiaAsia.