Garmin presents its new runner’s touch-screen watch named the Forerunner 610 with GPS and loads of useful functions. This incredible product tracks your pace, distance, heart rate and calorie consumption. The Forerunner 610 also enables wireless transfer of data. The announced release date is in May.
Garmin has announced a release of its new sport watch the Forerunner 610 with easy touch-screen, which is perfect for runners who are trying to improve their result. The new flagship model of the Forerunner series is a GPS device that includes sensitive touch screen that enables the wearer to navigate menus with simple taps and slides of a finger. The touch screen of this cutting-edge runner’s watch is water resistant and can be operated even with gloves and features three buttons on its edge.
The incredible Garmin Forerunner 610 Sport Watch is packed with useful and advanced features that make it a perfect accessory for every dedicated runner. It tracks your pace, distance, time and your heart rate (there is also a version without a heart rate monitor). The wearer of this amazing watch doesn’t even have to check the face to know the data about his pace, distance and heart rate, because the Forerunner 610 also possesses audio function and vibrations that act as highlighters of such information.
This impressive sports watch that can withstand sweat and even rain, can also guide accurately guide you to your starting point because of its GPS feature, so you have the choice of exploring new routes while you run.
Virtual Matchup and Smart Training
But the list of advanced functions is not yet concluded. Useful training tool named the Virtual Racer that enables its wearer to take part in a virtual matchup against your previous result or against the challenge uploaded on Garmin Connect web site. The Forerunner 610 also enables you to train smarter because of its Training Effect feature that measures the effects of your workouts on your aerobic fitness. This function is based on your user profile, which includes the information about your heart rate and the difficulty of the activity. It even allows calorie computations.
When you finish your work-out, the new Garmin Forerunner 610 Sport Watch offers you the option to wirelessly transfer the results to your computer and review your run. At Garmin Connect site you can check your route on a map, and also review lap splits or results from different users. It is compatible with both PC and Mac, as well as with the indoor training equipment (because it has ANT+ technology). This amazing new wrist-worn miracle is also suitable for bikers, because it involves bike mode function.
The Forerunner is powered with lithium-ion battery that functions eight hours in training mode or four weeks in power save mode. It was display at London Marathon Expo (that started in 13th of April and finished in 16th of April) and Australian Fitness & Health Expo in Sydney (this weekend). The Garmin Forerunner 610 will hit the stores in May, with an expected price of $585 for the version that includes heart rate monitor, and a price of $535 for the version without this feature.