A few months ago, Garmin exclaimed for advanced sleep monitoring that includes awake time, easy sleep, deep sleep and REM stage. While my new Garmin Fenix 5 Plus supports this functionality, it's great to see Garmin launch the affordable Vivosmart 4 for the masses.
The only other Garmin device currently with the Pulse Ox sensor to measure the oxygen saturation is the highest End Fenix 5X Plus. The new Vivosmart 4 has this sensor, but instead of focusing on high-level monitoring, the sensor is used to help Garmin to better define sleep quality.
Vivosmart 4 is available in several colors with metal trim accents in silver, gold and rose gold. It is safe for the pool and the shower with battery life of up to seven days.
It has a newly developed high-speed sensor, abnormal heart rate alarms, VO2 max support, all-day excitement with relaxing reminders, and more. Basic smartwatch notifications are provided, and you can even reply with preset messages if you are connected to an Android phone.
Dan Bartel, Garmin VP for Global Consumer Sales, stated:
Sleep quality plays a critical role in your overall physical health. Poor sleep quality can contribute to the development of significant chronic conditions. With its sleek design, vívosmart 4 is comfortable to wear at night, and pulse shake gives customers information that they can use to improve health.
A new feature called Body Battery is introduced on Vivosmart 4. Vivosmart 4 uses a combination of stress, HRV, sleep and activity to assign a body battery number all day. A higher number means that it is a good time to work out while a lower number may mean you have to rest. It's an interesting metric and I'm now curious if this comes to other Garmin wearables.
Garmin Vivosmart 4 will start for $ 129.99. Colors include bears with a gold ring, powder gray with pink gold frame, black with skiferkant and azure blue with silver attachment.
Garmin also announced five new colors of Vivomove HR and a Vivoactive 3 Music wearable in granite blue and pink gold.