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TomTom GPS sport watch now in India

Eyeing the growing number of fitness enthusiasts in the country, tech company TomTom on Wednesday introduced a range of GPS-enabled sport watches in India with price starting from Rs 12,999.

The range, which includes four smart watches priced between Rs 12,999 and Rs 23,499, delivers real-time information like time, distance, heart rate, pace, speed and calories burnt to runners, cyclists and swimmers. The devices will be sold exclusively through eCommerce firm Flipkart.

"In India, there has been a strong growth in people participating in marathons. People are actively engaging in activities like running and cycling. Though there are no numbers available but we see a huge potential in India," TomTom Senior Vice President Sales (Asia Pacific) Andrew Cooper told reporters here.

The TomTom Runner Cardio has a built-in heart rate monitor to help runners measure heart rate without the need for a separate, bulky and uncomfortable chest strap, he added.

With an extra-large display, full-screen graphical training tools and one-button control, the wearable makes it easy for fitness enthusiasts to access real-time information to help them achieve their goals.

"Our research shows that 95 per cent of runners consider their GPS watch to be their perfect training partner," Cooper said.

TomTom India Country Manager Kavita Nath said that by launching fitness products with industry leading innovations, the company expects this segment to grow at a rapid pace in the country.

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