Garmin is a tech company that specializes in GPS navigation, wearable technology, and outdoor recreation products.
Founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao.
Named after their first names 'Gar' from Gary and 'Min' from Min.
Initially focused on GPS technology for marine and aviation industries.
Expanded into fitness and outdoor recreation with the Forerunner and Fenix series.
In 2003, became the first company to launch a portable GPS navigation device for cars.
Listed on NASDAQ in 2000.
A company that produces wearable fitness tracking devices and smartwatches.
A tech giant that produces iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches that also have fitness tracking capabilities.
A tech company that produces smartwatches and fitness trackers.
Series of GPS running watches with advanced running metrics and smart features.
Series of GPS outdoor watches with topographic mapping and multisport features.
Series of GPS cycling computers with advanced performance monitoring and navigation features.
Rugged GPS watch designed for outdoor activities with a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, and multiple global navigation satellite systems.
Series of GPS smartwatches with built-in sports apps and health monitoring features.
Yes, Garmin has a variety of products that are designed specifically for swimming, including the Swim 2 and the Forerunner 945. These products are waterproof and can track metrics such as distance, stroke type, and SWOLF score.
Yes, Garmin offers several products that have music storage and playback capabilities, such as the Forerunner 945 and the Vivoactive 4. These watches can store music from streaming services like Spotify or you can transfer music from your computer.
Yes, Garmin has a variety of products designed specifically for hunting, such as the GPSMAP 66i and the Alpha 200i. These products offer detailed mapping, dog tracking, and communication capabilities.
Yes, Garmin devices can sync with the popular fitness app Strava. This allows you to easily upload and analyze your workout data and share it with others.
Battery life varies by product, but most Garmin watches have a battery life of at least 7 days with normal usage. Some products, such as the Forerunner 945 and the Fenix 6, have extended battery life modes that can last up to several weeks.