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New Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch for Smart Runners

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Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch

Nike, the leading manufacturer of sports equipment has designed a new sport watch for runners. The new Nike+ Sport Watch provides features like GPS tracking, stores run data and encourages you to run.

Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch paceThe unique watch sports a backlit LCD display which can be customized. The sport watch is also capable of both outdoor and indoor tracking. 

So wherever you run, it tracks you on all type of terrains. The Nike+ Sport Watch is powered by TomTom, a Dutch manufacturer of automotive navigation systems. 
Global Positioning System along with Nike+ sensor accurately locates and tracks your distance, pace, time and calories burned. The Nike plus sensor fits only to Nike+ ready shoes. The sensor incorporates an accelerometer to provide the statistics.

Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch historyRun Reminders reminds you to run by storing your stats up to 50 runs. It keeps tabs on your personal records and gives encouragement along the way. You heart rate during the run can also be monitored by adding a Polar Wearlink+ Transmitter. 

Once Nike+ Connect Software is installed on your computer, Plug the USB contacts on the watch strap into computer’s USB port to upload the run data and charge the watch battery.
By uploading the data to Nikeplus.com, you can see your running routes, elevations and assign goals. Also view the routes your friends have shared. It lets you to find the best areas to run and share your activity on social media like Facebook and Twitter.
Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch maps


The watch is water and sweat resistant but it supports only English. The watch has a one year limited warranty. (Price – 169$)

Nike Plus GPS Sport Watch Specifications
Specifications
Size and Dimensions One size wrist-based band
1.5″ x 10.1″ x 0.6″
Weight 2.3 oz / 66 g
Memory Stores 8+ hours of runs
Display Backlit LCD with the ability to invert.
Battery Life 8 hours (with average use)
Sensors 3-axis accelerometer
Display Metrics and Animations Calories, Time (12 or 24 hour), Battery Status, Charging, Time Elapsed, Average Pace, Instant Pace, Stopwatch, Alarm, Distance, History, Records, Tap Functionality, Backlight, Laps, Intervals, End of Run Messages, Run Reminders and Attaboys.
Works with heart rate monitor.
Wireless 2.4 GHz receiver (proprietary)
Connectivity Built-in USB or the included USB
Nike+ connect software to sync with computer.
Mac and Windows supported
Water and Sweat Resistance Water resistant up to 5 ATM

Source: Nike

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