April Accessories of the Month: Garmin vivosmart® HR and UE BOOM 2 - Verizon Wireless
Spotlight on Garmin vivosmart® HR and UE BOOM 2


Spotlight on Garmin vivosmart® HR and UE BOOM 2

Are you a weekday warrior who makes it a point to get in a few daily miles during the week, but also insists on rewarding your hard work with lively fun on the weekend? If so, we’ve got a duo that’s just right for you. The Garmin vivosmart® HR activity wrist band helps keep you on track all week. Then, when it’s time to hang out with friends on the weekend, you can depend on the UE BOOM 2 wireless speaker to bring heart-thumping audio to your large and small gatherings.

Monitor fitness from your wrist

You value your weekday workouts. Maybe you wake up early to go for a run. Or perhaps you choose to hit the gym for a couple of hours after work or after classes. If so, the Garmin vivosmart HR activity wristband is just the accessory to help you make the most of your time and effort.

The “HR” stands for “Heart Rate,” one of the most-important measurements of any aerobic workout. Monitoring your heart rate before, during and after a workout helps you properly pace yourself and set your goals. And thanks to vivosmart’s Garmin Elevate feature, tracking your continuous heart rate is now easy and comfortable. Garmin Elevate monitors your heart rate at the wrist 24/7, which means you no longer need a cumbersome chest strap to achieve the same non-stop monitoring. In addition to providing information on calories burned, vivosmart HR also measures the intensity of your activity so you can make sure you’re working out at the optimum level for maximum benefit.

How about taking the stairs instead of the elevator when you get to work? Vivosmart HR’s innovative, integrated barometric altimeter measures the floors you climb* and automatically syncs that data to your compatible device.** Review the data at night, and you’ll likely impress yourself enough to want to climb even more the next day.

Vivosmart HR also learns your activity level and proposes a personalized step goal. Goals are adjusted daily, progressively moving you along toward where you want to be. And vivosmart HR doesn’t let you just sit around, either. If you’ve been inactive for an hour, it displays a move bar and emits a gentle vibration. 

And there’s no need to worry about missing important messages during your workout, because vivosmart HR displays notifications from your compatible mobile device.**

Do you sometimes fret a bit about skipping time with friends in order to exercise? Why not invite them to join in using Garmin Connect™, an online community where you can engage in fitness challenges with buddies. It’s not only fun, but it also creates additional incentive to beat your previous day’s stats. And it gives you something else to talk about when you get together with those friends for your weekend activities.

Get the party started with UE BOOM 2

And when the weekend finally arrives, you can get the party started and keep it going with the UE BOOM 2 Wireless Speaker. It's a 360° Bluetooth® wireless speaker that delivers terrific audio clarity with deep, full bass in every direction.

The next generation in the UE BOOM series, the UE BOOM 2 is IPX7-rated waterproof*** and has improved Bluetooth range of 100 feet (up from the UE BOOM’s 50).+ It's also up to 25 percent louder than its predecessor and adds gesture control to manage your music.

Sleek, sophisticated and durable, the UE BOOM 2 is made for life on the go. Stand it up, lay it down, stash it in a cup holder, or even clip it to your backpack. Then control your music like never before with exclusive controls that let you play, pause and skip tracks with a tap or two.

No need to confine the festivities to the limits of your living room. Take the party to the great outdoors. Volume is adjustable from up to 100 feet away+, and you can wirelessly take phone calls from the same distance+, all without even touching your phone or tablet.

You can even connect to two devices at once, so you and a friend can take turns sharing music. 

And if you want stereo sound or bigger volume, “Double Up” your audio by wirelessly connecting two UE BOOM 2s together -- or a UE BOOM 2 to a UE BOOM, ROLL or MEGABOOM (all sold separately). Then set them to play as a stereo pair…or set them to double the sound, playing the same music from both speakers.

And don’t worry about the music fading before the party does. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides up to 15 hours of playback time before requiring a charge.++

The Garmin vivosmart® HR activity wrist band and the UE BOOM 2 wireless speaker…keeping you wirelessly on track during the week, and wirelessly entertained on weekends.

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*The data and information provided by these devices is intended to be a close estimation of your activity but may not be completely accurate.

**The following phones have been tested by Garmin and deemed compatible to work with their Bluetooth® smart devices: Android, Apple, Windows 10 Phone.

***Can be submerged for up to 30 minutes and a depth of up to 1 meter.

+Wireless performance may be affected by nearby objects including walls, metal items, and other wireless devices.

++ Actual battery life will vary with use, settings and environmental conditions.