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Massive and good: Garmin Vivosmart 5 health tracker leaked in full

The wait might lastly be over for Garmin’s subsequent health band as official photos of the upcoming Vivosmart 5 appeared on-line. The photographs present an essential improve over its maturing Vivosmart 4 health tracker.

TL;DR

  • The Garmin Vivosmart 5 will doubtless characteristic a 66 % bigger show.
  • More than likely helps Stress Measurement, Sleep Rating, Emergency Calls and extra
  • Worth and availability are but to be confirmed.

The purported photos of the Vivosmart 5 undoubtedly appear like they got here out from Garmin’s studio and we are able to assume these are legit advertising and marketing supplies slightly than fan-made renders. There might be some recognizable modifications from the Vivosmart 4 wearable based mostly on the pictures.

It means that the Garmin Vivosmart 5 could have an even bigger grayscale OLED display screen which is measured to be 66% bigger than its predecessor. It’s also noticeable that the metallic accents from the present Vivosmart 4 are gone, presumably to make means for its enlarged show. The precise thickness of the Vivosmart 5 can also enhance as there’s now a visual bulging from the sensor housing beneath the health band.

Garmin Vivosmart 5 fitness band tracker black sensors
The Vivosmart 5 apparently has the horizontal 4-pin connector appropriate to the charger Garmin makes use of in its smartwatches. / © Garmin

As we are able to see from the images, Garmin has changed the L-shaped connector beneath the sensor array with the acquainted 4-pin connector present in most Garmin smartwatches at this time. This tells us that Vivosmart 5 will assist Garmin’s 4-pin connector when charging.

PulseOX, coronary heart fee monitor, and different well being monitoring capabilities are additionally reported – collectively with the addition of Sleep Rating perform and a stress monitoring characteristic like we discovered within the Garmin Epix 2 and Venu 2 Plus that we have reviewed. The Vivosmart 5 might additionally assist sending emergency notifications and dwell GPS location when linked through Garmin’s smartphone app. 

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The Vivosmart 5 helps smartphone notifications and – on Android machine – even replies. / © Garmin

There may be nonetheless no actual launch date and pricing for the Garmin Vivosmart 5 apart from the black, white, and mint inexperienced colour silicone bracelet variants confirmed. For reference: The Vivosmart 4 retails for $129.99.

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