Magellan, the GPS navigation specialist which has announced its plans to release two new fitness products (the Switch and Switch Up) earlier this year. Now already available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Both products are the company’s first fitness oriented products that utilize GPS technology to meet the needs of cyclists, runners, and Multisport’s athletes.
Both Switch and Switch Up are also known as “crossover GPS watches.” They come with an easy to read high-resolution display, nine customizeable activity profiles to any sport, up to 50 meters water-resistance for swimming and water sports, and it capable of stores up to 60 hours of activity history with one-second recording.
The Switch comes with an eight hours of battery life in activity mode or around three weeks in watch mode, a high-sensitivity GPS for distance, speed/pace, and more.
While the Switch Up offers stores up to 60 hours of activity history with one-second recording, Barometric altimeter for precise elevation data, quick-release wrist and bike mounts for seamless transitions between sports, thermometer to monitor and record outside temperature, and vibration alerts for silent notifications in any situation.