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Introducing Face-It™ – a custom watch face app for Connect IQ™ devices from Garmin®

SYDNEY, Australia – 19 August 2016 — Garmin Australia, today announced Face-It, a watch face app that lets Connect IQ compatible wearable users customise their watch face with any photo from their mobile device1. Users simply download the free app from either the App Store℠ or on Google Play™, then select an image from their photo library, choose their clock style and send it wirelessly to their device for a completely customised watch face.

“We’re excited to announce the Face-It app which brings watch face customisation to the fingertips of the user,” said Adam Howarth, General Manager Garmin Australasia. “With Face-It your watch face options are no longer limited to those available to everyone – you can completely personalise your device to reflect you.”

The first-ever open platform for third-party developers to create apps for Garmin products, Connect IQ allows users to customise their Garmin device by downloading free apps, watch faces and data fields. Since its announcement in 2014, Connect IQ has grown to offer over 2000 apps, and has delivered over 13 million downloads and updates to customers.

The Face-It app can create custom watch faces for the following Connect IQ compatible wearables: fēnix® 3, fēnix 3 HR, vívoactive®, vívoactive HR, Forerunner® 230, Forerunner 235, Forerunner 630, Forerunner 735XT, Forerunner 920XT, D2™ Bravo, D2 Bravo Titanium, epix™, quatix® 3 and tactix® Bravo.

The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether users are runners, cyclists, swimmers, multi-sport athletes, or simply looking to stay active throughout the day, there is a product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit www.garmin.com.au or Garmin Facebook at facebook/garminau

1 When paired with a compatible smartphone. See Garmin.com/ble for more information

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About Garmin

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin, Edge and ANT+ are registered trademarks. Varia, Vector, Connect IQ and Garmin Connect are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.

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Notice on Forward-Looking Statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations.  The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 26, 2015, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983).  A copy of such Form 10-K is available at http://www.garmin.com/aboutGarmin/invRelations/finReports.html.  No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed.  Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

 

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