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Secondhand Garmin Forerunner 220 for sale

Forerunner 220Good deal for a GPS watch: Garmin Forerunner 220. Like new! Used couple of times.

Price: 6,300 THB

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Here is a short description from Garmin (for more details click here) :

Colorful Running Companion with Connected Features

  • GPS running watch with high-resolution color display
  • Tracks distance, pace and heart rate¹
  • Identifies personal records
  • Connected features²: automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking, social media sharing
  • Compatible with free training plans from Garmin Connect

Just like a coach, Forerunner 220 provides the motivating feedback you need to guide your training. You can even get post-run encouragement from friends and fans, thanks to the 220’s connected features like real-time live tracking and social media sharing via the Garmin Connect Mobile app.

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Upcoming price reduction for activity tracker Vivofit 2

Starting from 1st May, 2015, Garmin in Thailand is planning to reduce price for vivofit 24,750 THB, 3,990 THB.

Considering that vivofit 2 on Garmin’s website is listed for USD 129.99, which is approximately 4,300 THB, the promotion price 3,990 THB sounds very attractive.

Vivofit 2 key features:

  • vivofit 2very unique for available in the market activity trackers, vivofit offers 1+ year battery life
  • thanks to easily noticeable red bar on the top display, reminds you to stay active
  • it also learns your activity level and suggest personalized daily goal
  • shows steps, calories, distance and time of day on backlit display; monitors sleep
  • automatically syncs to Garmin Connect™ to save, plan and share progress
  • supports heart rate monitor data (HRM included in the bundle version)
  • consists of backlight, beeper and activity timer.

Some more information about vivofit 2 on official Garmin’s blog (2-4):

  1. Garmin vivofit 2 minisite
  2. Garmin vivofit 2: Getting started
  3. Garmin vívofit 2: Moving Beyond the Basics
  4. Feature Focus: Backlight and Audible Alert on vívofit 2

Is it worth buying?

If you are not too active and commit yourself for a change, you should definitely consider buying one of those: vivofit 2 (from 1st May – 3,990 THB) , vivosmart (5,990 THB) and the latest GPS Smartwatch Vivoactive (9,700 THB) . I had started with the very first vivofit, and after months of using, I have to admit that it did help me to get into the right habit of exercising and being more physically active on daily bases. Some of us may think, that these devices are just gadgets. I thought similarly, but I did change my mind after using them to improve my life and the most valuable gem – health!

Did you know? Garmin China Map

Among every time larger choice of apps form Garmin, there is also Garmin China App. At the moment you can buy it in promotion (50% off) for USD 5.99 – valid until 15 October, 2012.

Map included in this app, covers China, Hong Kong and Macau and supports PhotoReal Junction View and 3D buildings, lane assist, location sharing to SMS, traffic conditions, turn-by-turn directions and more.

Language – Chinese, but also includes: English, Indonesian, Malay, and Thai. Size: 521 MB. I thought that just the map for China will be over 1 GB.

Compatible devices: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (4th and 5th), iPad (iOS 4.0 or later).

To purchase the app, go to iTunes in your browser: or start iTunes on your computer and search for “Garmin China”.