Garmin Announces Its Latest Premium Smartwatch Series for Outdoor Enthusiasts
In its bid to celebrate the fearless spirit of adventure seekers and explorers who take on challenges across various fields and to set the essence of their voyage into a new urban rhythm, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today launched the renowned Fēnix® 7 Series and the epix™ in India.
The newly launched Garmin Fēnix 7 series showcases an array of features like enhanced solar cell efficiency and longer battery life that will provide the customers peace of mind while they engage in various activities. This series also features the first smartwatch in the industry that comes with a built-in flashlight. Additionally, the Garmin epix comes with high-definition vibrant AMOLED touch screen with exceptional battery life along with multi-sport functions.
Speaking on the launch of the new Garmin Outdoor Series, Mr. Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India, said, “At Garmin, we have always been committed to technological innovations and come up with exceptional products for our outdoor adventurers. The Fēnix 7 Series and epix are an amalgamation of premium and style, specially designed for those who love to venture into the unexplored. The smartwatches are also equipped with multiple outdoor and fitness features that will provide the users valuable insights. We thrive to engineer products that will prove beneficial to our customers and have every minute details at the ease of their wrist. Also, the Fenix 7 Solar charging lens provides hassle free use of the watch for the longer time of period.”
Unleashing Sense of Adventure with Garmin Fēnix 7 series
The Garmin Fēnix 7 series comes with a robust suite of rugged features. Highlighting the ultra-tough athletic design and an inbuilt flashlight, the smartwatch supports four levels of brightness along with a red strobe light that displays an SOS signal when activated in critical situations.
Turning exertion into exhilaration, the outdoor series feature wear-resistant, scratch-resistant and anti-reflective high standard power sapphire as well as highly permeable patented solar panel. Due to the increased surface of the solar panels and the optimization of solar cells’ configurations and conductive materials, solar efficiency has been 200% higher than in the previous generation. The Power Manager function has been upgraded, allowing the overall battery life of fēnix 7X to increase by nearly 300% , achieving up to 24 days of battery life under UltraTrac Mode, up to 122 hours in GPS mode with solar charged and up to 37 days in smartwatch mode.
The devise features more than 40 advanced built-in outdoor and indoor sport modes suitable for mountaineering, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing, surfing, indoor climbing and more. It also comes with pre-loaded high-intensity interval training workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata, etc.
The Real-Time Stamina feature allows users to adjust their speed and intensity in real time based on their current physical strength. During long-distance races, athletes can activate the Up Ahead feature to set their strategy before the race. By using Garmin Connect, users can also create a route and mark waypoints. Once synced with the smart watch, pre-set checkpoints, water stations, medical stations and other route data will be displayed to the athlete.
Furthermore, the smart device dives into other additional features like XC Ski Dynamics, Surfing features, MTB dynamics, Pace pro technology, Climb-pro feature, performance metric, recovery time advisor and many more.
Navigating Adventure with Garmin EPIX- Built to be EPIC
The Garmin epix™ smartwatch blends outdoor challenges with premium style. It features an AMOLED screen with a high-resolution touch screen and buttons. Besides the scratch-resistant sapphire crystal lens, the watch has more than 40 built-in outdoor and indoor sports modes, supporting over 42,000 golf course maps and 2,200 ski resorts around the world.
Additionally, the smartwatch offers a wide range of health metrics and smart features that help users gauge their performance, such as Real Time Stamina that indicates how much exertion has been applied, Advanced Training metrics, Daily Workout suggestions, and so forth.
It also maintains an exceptional battery life. In smartwatch mode, the battery life remains up-to 16 days and 42 hours in GPS mode and up to 21 days when the Power Manager function is activated. Additionally, the devise offers both touchscreen and physical button usage flexibility so its users have complete control in tough outdoor ventures.
The newly launched Fēnix 7 Series and epix are built to US Military MIL-STD-810 specifications, at the same time, supports Multi-GNSS positioning (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo). The new Multi-Band frequency setting greatly increases positioning speed and accuracy in challenging conditions from downtown to the mountaintop.
Both the outdoor smartwatches boast about the inbuilt broadest range of 24/7 health monitoring factors like the Body Battery Energy Monitor, which measures the body’s energy throughout the day. The Pulse Ox3 monitors the blood’s oxygen saturation in the body, stress tracking, advanced sleep with sleep score, respiration tracking as well as other health monitoring metrics to track users’ fitness goals and progress. Additionally, both watches offer Visual Race Predictor feature that helps an athlete to visualize race prediction estimates in the watch itself with help of graphs for quick understanding of how his/her training is progressing.