Published on August 25th, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Casio New PRO TREK Smart Supports Personalized Pacing
Heart Rate Monitor Enables Users to PaceThemselves when Road or Trail Running
Casio has just announced that it will release a new addition to the PRO TREK Smart series for outdoor enthusiasts. The new WSD-F21HR, to be released September 13, 2019, is an outstanding smartwatch for efficient, effective fitness training, as well as mountain climbing and trekking. The heart rate monitor is great for pace management during activities such as road running, trail running and cycling.
Casio entered the smartwatch market in 2016 and released the WSD-F20 in 2017. Featuring GPS technology and offline maps, this and subsequent models allowed users to easily check their current location from their wrist, even in locations without cell phone service, and they have been especially popular.
The new WSD-F21HR offers a new heart ratemonitor together with the wearable map technology, enabling wearers tocontinually check their physical condition, or navigate unfamiliar routes.Running and Trail Running menus have been added to the Activity app, whichdisplays measurement data in real time.
The user can optimize the data displayed bychoosing three types of information such as heart rate, pace, and distance*1 todisplay on the watch. Furthermore, because up to four screens can be set, theuser can easily switch between them and check the desired information duringthe activity.
*1 The information that can be displayedincludes Heart rate and zone / Heart rate / Heart rate graph/ Total time /Running time /Expected time / Goal ETA / Lap / Average lap / Pace / Averagepace / Maximum pace / Total distance / Distance remaining to goal / Speed /Average speed / Maximum speed / Speed graph / Calories consumed /Barometer /Barometer graph / Altitude / Altitude change graph / Target altitude / Altituderemaining to goal / Elevation gain / Elevation loss / Current time / Batterylevel
Certain types of information can only beshown in the upper, middle, or lower parts of the display.
In addition, it comes with a new Heart Ratewatch face. Using an accelerometer, the WSD-F21HR automatically switches to theheart rate monitor screen when motion is detected. The heart rate informationis expressed as five heart rate zones,*2 allowing the user to see this data ata glance.
*2 By setting the maximum and resting heartrates, current fitness and training results can be shown as five levels. Thetarget exercise intensity can be checked with the heart rate zone screen,allowing the user to determine the ideal heart rate for the target training, orthe user’s current fitness level.
As with other PRO TREK Smart models, the new WSD-F21HR can use Google App services, the trekking app ViewRanger, the cycling app BIKEMAP, the running app STRAVA, and other outdoor sports apps compatible with Wear OS by Google. The WSD-F21HR is a wrist device for all kinds of activities.