Garmin’s long been a sort of confidential success narrative in the world of wearables. The company rarely comes mentioned in the same breath as Apple and Fitbit — or even Android Wear and Samsung — but it’s learnt a nice life beyond GPS systems.
One thing the company’s commodities produces have shortfall until now is LTE functionality. The option has become a linchpin for Apple and Samsung concoctions, and surely sees ability for what is ostensibly a fitness.
The option will be arriving first on the vivoactive 3 Music, the streaming-focused wearable it feed during the summer. One of the product’s selling parts was the capacity required to download offline playlists from the likes of iHeartRadio and Deezer. Of track, having a machine that’s ever connected with Verizon does interpret that functionality somewhat moot. Though Garmin will be adding some more notable services soon, including Spotify.
The main case use now — as with other LTE-enabled wearables — is the ability to make the watch out and leave your telephone behind. Garmin’s surely built up the aspect adjusted over the contemporaries, including the additive of Garmin Pay, so you can buy stuff on the go.
The wearable hopes up to five days of artillery with light-footed utilization. That contracts dramatically down to four hours, nonetheless, when you fire up LTE and start stream or exerting GPS moving.
Pricing is still TBD on the watch, which droops eventually this one-quarter.
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