Garmin works with Verizon to bring 4G connectivity to its smartwatch


Garmin has not forgotten its core audience of the most active sports enthusiasts, and has included an emergency call feature for the first time. It works by calling pre-set emergency contacts and sharing an exact location if the watch’s crown is held in for five seconds.

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It also offers impact detection which can identify when there is an impact from a hard fall during activities. Again, the emergency call and location sharing is triggered.


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