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About Garmin

Garmin is a world leader in satellite navigation and GPS technology. Since it was established in 1989 Garmin has been creating pioneering products to appeal to a wide range of customers. These include motorists, motorcyclists, outdoors and fitness enthusiasts as well as leisure users in the aviation and marine markets. Today Garmin has a diverse line of stylish, modern products channelled through distributors around the world. Further details on Garmin can be found in the About Garmin section.

Most Recent Press Releases

Calling all Super Kids! Garmin hosts their first Super Kids Fun Day with all proceeds going to a great cause!
2 Nov 2018

Garmin hosts their first Super Kids Fun Day with all proceeds goingto a great cause! Calling all Super Kids! Join Garmin for a SUPER family fun day out. Garmin aims to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle for the entire family. To celebrate all our superhero customers, Garmin will be hosting a Super Kids Fun Day on the 8th December 2018, at JoziX, Fourways. Enter your family team, complete the inflatable obstacle course and WIN! There will be lots of prizes up for grabs, activities for the kids, give-aways, food stalls and all-round fun...


Deezer announces availability on Garmin’s latest wearables
25 Oct 2018

Take your music on the go with Deezer on the vívoactive® 3 Music, Forerunner® 645 Music andfēnix® 5 Plus series October 1st, Schaffhausen, Switzerland: Deezer, the world’s most personal music streaming service announced that users can now bring along their favourite tunes to every workout or activity with five new wearables¹ from Garmin®. Made by people who love music, Deezer brings unlimited songs to millions of fans around the world. Plus, it’s the only music streaming service with Flow—an intuitive, proprietary technolo...


Garmin® growth continues to accelerate as the company celebrates 200 million products sold and opens its Olathe campus expansion
24 Oct 2018

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland/Oct. 24, 2018/Business Wire – Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that it has sold more than 200 million of its GPS navigation and wearable technology products to customers around the world pursuing their passions throughout the automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation markets Garmin serves. This milestone is concurrent with the opening of the first phase of the company’s facility expansion at its North American headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. Built to enable growth in many areas of...


Garmin® announces integration with Spotify allowing customers to listen to offline playlists from their wrist
4 Oct 2018

Schaffhausen, Switzerland/October 3, 2018/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announces integration with Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, on compatible Garmin music watches. Garmin customers and Spotify Premium users with a fēnix 5 Plus series watch can now store audio, enabling users to download and listen to music offline without having to take a phone along. This announcement is being made in conjunction with an exclusive media event in New York City on Oct. 3. ...


2 Sep 2018

Garmin Southern Africa are excited to announce — Garmin Pay™ contactless payment feature that is now live on a range of Pay-Enabled Garmin watches in South Africa. The feature is currently available to VISA-enabled cardholders of First National Bank (FNB) and RMB Private Bank. This new feature from Garmin enables consumers to make highly secure contactless payments at near-field communication-enabled (NFC) point-of-sale (POS) retail locations, adding a powerful new capability to a range of compatible watches on the market for the acti...


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