Garmin has unveiled its newest fēnix 7 Pro and Epix Pro series GPS smartwatches, adding updated software and a range of new features.
With pro-grade performance insights, additional mapping capabilities and around-the-clock health and wellness tracking, fēnix 7 Pro Series is built to conquer all day, every day. Plus, with a built-in LED flashlight and solar charging lens on every model that offers up to 37 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 139 days in expedition mode, it’s easy to enjoy more time outdoors day or night.
“For more than a decade, many have relied on Garmin’s premium fēnix line for all their adventures, and we are thrilled to bring training and mapping advancements to the new fēnix 7 Pro Series. Whether hitting dusty trails or scaling snowy summits, the fēnix 7 Pro Series is the ultimate companion—no matter where the path leads.” –Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of Global Consumer Sales.
What’s new to fēnix 7 Pro Series
Meet any challenge with dozens of built-in sports apps – from hiking and mountain biking to strength training and beyond – plus an enhanced suite of advanced training tools. Every morning, athletes can receive a training readiness score to determine if it’s a good day to go hard or take it easy, while advanced training metrics like hill score, endurance score, VO2 max, training status and more will help gauge overall performance. While out for a run or bike ride, PacePro provides GPS-based pace guidance for selected courses or distances, while ClimbPro displays real-time information on current and upcoming climbs. Meanwhile, the grade-adjusted pace feature provides an equivalent running pace at the same effort on flat ground or while ascending. Plus, to avoid burnout, stamina insights and wrist-based running power track exertion levels and power output in real-time.
To better prepare for race day, the race widget provides training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions for an upcoming event based on course details, weather and performance. Athletes can also view personalized daily suggested workouts that adapt after every run or ride to match performance and recovery while also accounting for upcoming races that are added to the Garmin Connect calendar.
Packed with premium mapping features, fēnix 7 Pro Series is ready for every adventure—no matter how off-the-beaten-path it is.
Touting weeks of battery life – and solar charging to provide an extra power boost from the sun – there’s no need to take fēnix 7 Pro Series off every night to charge. As a result, users can receive around-the-clock health and wellness insights, including wrist-based Pulse Ox, Body Battery energy monitoring to find the best times for activity and rest, advanced sleep monitoring and sleep score to gain a better understanding of how the body is recovering and more. Upon waking up, users can receive a morning report that provides a customized look at last night’s sleep, their training outlook, Heart Rate Variability (HRV Status) and more. For those embarking on a long-distance trip, the Jet Lag Adviser feature allows them to enter their trip details in the Garmin Connect calendar and receive guidance on light exposure, sleep schedule and exercise to help minimize the effects of jet lag.
Even while on the go, fēnix 7 Pro Series can help users stay connected. When paired to a compatible smartphone, all smart notifications can be viewed right from the watch while safety and tracking features like incident detection, assistance and LiveTrack let athletes workout with greater peace of mind. Users can also breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payments and download songs from Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music (premium subscription required) for phone-free listening.
Rugged yet fashionable, each model in the fēnix 7 Pro Series features a solar-charged display, responsive touchscreen, traditional buttons and fiber-reinforced polymer case with a steel bezel and rear cover. What’s more, the smartwatches are tested to U.S. military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.
Available models include: fēnix 7S Pro – 42mm, fēnix 7 Pro – 47mm and fēnix 7X Pro – 51mm, with options for standard and Sapphire Editions. Suggested retail prices start at $799.99.
To learn more, visit www.garmin.com.
The epix Pro Series represents Garmin’snext-gen high-performance GPS smartwatches, which feature a crystal-clear AMOLED display, rugged design and impressive battery life. Touting up to 31 days of battery life, epix Pro Series is loaded with all-day health monitoring and fitness metrics to help users stay active. Plus, with three sizes to choose from – 42mm, 47mm and 51mm – and a built-in LED flashlight on each one, it’s the perfect addition to any adventure.
“To be your best, you need the best, and we’re excited to bring innovative features to our most capable smartwatch yet. Packed with innovative training tools, mapping updates, health and wellness insights and more, the new epix Pro Series means you no longer have to choose between the features you want, but rather which size is best for you,” says Bartel.
What’s new to epix Pro Series
Rugged by design
Built for 24/7 wear, epix Pro Series combines a resilient athletic design with premium materials like sapphire and titanium – each with a stunning, full-color AMOLED display. A responsive touchscreen complements the traditional 5-button design, allowing for quick access to maps, fitness stats, smart notifications and more. Compatible with a wide variety of metal, leather, nylon and silicone QuickFit bands, epix Pro Series can be just as easily worn in the boardroom as at the gym. Customers can also design their own epix Pro by mixing and matching bands and bezels with Your Watch, Your Way
Conquer Every Hour
With dozens of built-in sports apps – including new team sport activities like football, baseball, softball and more – epix Pro Series provides data and insights for any passion. Whether working out at a gym or in the comfort of one’s home, epix Pro Series tracks activities like strength, cardio, indoor rowing, stair stepping, yoga and HIIT. Users can also follow animated cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates workouts right on their watch screen. For those exploring the great outdoors, they can keep track of adventures like hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, whitewater rafting and more.
Designed for all-day wear, epix Pro Series includes advanced health and wellness tools, as well as a suite of smart features to keep users connected while on the go. Loaded with 24/7 health monitoring features, epix Pro Series includes a wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor, Body Battery energy monitoring, jet lag adviser, advanced sleep monitoring and sleep score, and more. Users can also create a customized look at last night’s sleep, their training outlook, Heart Rate Variability (HRV) status and more as soon as they wake up with the morning report feature.
Packed with connected features, epix Pro Series lets users: receive smart notifications; download songs from Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music (premium subscription required) for phone-free listening; workout with peace of mind with incident detection, assistance and LiveTrack; breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payments ; and more
Race day ready
Whether training for a 5K or something far longer, epix Pro Series is prepared for every step of the way. Every morning, users can receive a training readiness score to help them determine if it’s a good day to go hard or take it easy while metrics like VO2 max, training load, training status and more will help them gauge overall performance. Those preparing for their next race can take advantage of free Garmin Coach 5K, 10K or half marathon training plans and also use the race widget to view training tips, completion time predictions and an entire week of daily suggested workouts. For runners going the distance, epix Pro Series includes a wide range of advanced training features, including PacePro™, ClimbPro, real-time stamina insights and wrist-based running power.
Navigate with ease
No matter where the next adventure leads, epix Pro Series includes premium mapping features to help explorers stay on track. SatIQ technology and multi-band signal reception combined with multi-GNSS provide superior positioning accuracy in challenging environments – all while optimizing battery life. Available on epix Pro Sapphire Editions, preloaded TopoActive maps provide multi-continent mapping from around the world to keep explorations on track. With an Outdoor Maps+ subscription (sold separately), users will receive premium mapping content, like satellite imagery, right on their watch. Before heading out, adventurers can create or find existing courses in Garmin Connect and seamlessly sync them to their watch, or, while out exploring, can use epix Pro Series to create round-trip routes on local paths using Trendline popularity routing. Plus, the bright AMOLED display makes these features pop – providing very detailed and easy to interpret maps so adventurers can make informed decisions.
Available models include epix Pro – 42mm, epix Pro – 47mm and epix Pro – 51mm, with options for standard and Sapphire Editions, and have a suggested retail price starting at $899.99.
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