Garmin companions with Verizon for its first LTE health watch at CES 2020

There are a great handful of cellular-equipped smartwatches, however no actually nice LTE fitness trackers. Garmin has joined the mobile fold with a Verizon LTE-ready model of its Vivoactive three Music health watch, introduced at CES 2019.

Garmin’s ‘Vivoactive three Music – related by Verizon’ (because it’s referred to as) will use its LTE options largely for good: There are added security options, together with influence detection that may ship an SOS very like the Apple Watch Series 4’s fall detection. The LTE will also be used for downloading and enjoying music on Deezer and finally Spotify. For these extras alone, supplied the LTE extras aren’t too costly, it could possibly be attention-grabbing. Fitbit would not make an LTE-equipped health watch but.

 

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The remainder of the watch’s options look to be just like the Vivoactive 3 Music watch Garmin launched final 12 months. The LTE-connected mannequin guarantees 5 days of battery life, or 4 hours when utilizing the watch with GPS, music playback and LTE all turned on.

Value hasn’t been introduced but, however the watch needs to be accessible in Q1 of this 12 months. Anticipate a worth north of the non-cellular Vivoactive three Music, which prices $300.

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