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Garmin Launches World’s First Solar Charging Smartwatch in India

Garmin has launched the new Forerunner 955 Solar and GPS powered smartwatch Forerunner 255 series in India. The new smartwatch is claimed to be the world’s first Solar Charging Smartwatch with Solar Charging and GPS Running feature.

Garmin claims that the watch’s Power Glass gives athletes up to 20 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 49 hours in GPS mode.

Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar

The Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar has an always-on full-color display that’s designed to be easy to read even in direct sunlight. It has a 5-button design with a circular touch screen. Some of these new features include Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Status, Training Readiness Score and Race Widget to help athletes prepare for the upcoming race.

The Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar comes with built-in music capabilities that will allow users to download up to 2,000 songs from Spotify and Amazon Music. It also offers security and tracking features such as the user’s live location to select an emergency contact, and features such as Automatically Sending a Message.
Garmin Launches World’s First Solar Charging Smartwatch in India

The Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar has been launched at Rs 63,990, while the Forerunner 955 smartwatch is priced at Rs 53,490. Both the smartwatches are available in Black and White color options.

Garmin’s Forerunner 255

Garmin’s Forerunner 255 comes in two size variants: 41mm and 46mm. The smartwatch company claims that it can deliver up to 14 days of battery life on a single charge and up to 30 hours of battery life in GPS mode.

The smartwatch comes with multi-band GPS support, HDV tracking and running power metrics etc. The 255 Music and 255S Music smartwatches come in 41mm size variants. This smartwatch can store up to 500 songs and supports Spotify and Amazon Music.

Garmin Launches World’s First Solar Charging Smartwatch in India

For the Garmin Forerunner 255 series, the Forerunner 255 Basic variant and Forerunner 255S Basic variant costs Rs 37,490. The Forerunner 255 basic variant will be available in Slate Gray and Tidal Blue color options. The Forerunner 255 Music and 255S Music variants cost Rs 42,990. It will be available in Black color option.

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