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Garmin Unveils New Epix Smartwatch

Garmin has added but another new product to its ever-growing suite of smartwatches this week called the Epix, featuring a AMOLED display, sapphire lens and a titanium bezel, qualifying it aesthetically for both the boardroom and the gym.

“Designed for an active lifestyle, epix is a versatile premium multisport wearable with AMOLED display and exceptional battery life, built to deliver essential wellness, training and recovery features right to your fingertips,” said Dan Bartel, vice president of global consumer sales.

“Aspirations are personal and regardless of what yours are, epix will be there at every step, providing essential insights and motivation along the way,” he adds. 

Sophisticated style and utility

Built for everyday wear, the Epix combines a durable design and premium materials like sapphire and titanium with a 1.3’’ always-on bright and an AMOLED display, while trusted button controls are matched with a responsive new touchscreen interface for dual utility, improving daily smartwatch interaction and map navigation.

Advanced health and wellness 

With Epix, wearers have access to Garmin’s broadest range of 24/7 health monitoring features such as wrist-based heart rate (with user-configurable alerts for high or low readings), respiration and stress tracking, advanced sleep with sleep score and insights and Body-Battery energy monitoring. 

Innovative coaching and training

Whether training for a 5K or longer, the Epix can prepare runners for race day with customized training plans from Garmin Coach, complete with a free virtual personal trainer for added motivation.

For runners going the distance, the Epix includes a wide range of advanced training features like PacePro, which keeps a runner’s pacing strategy on track with grade-adjusted guidance as they run a course, as well as  Real-Time Stamina to track and manage exertion through activity to avoid burnout.  Also, the Epix can suggest daily workouts based on the athlete’s recent performance(s), recovery time, training history and biometric data.

Superior navigation

The Epix features multi-band frequency and multi-GNSS support for better and more accurate GPS positioning. Available in sapphire editions, the Epix comes preloaded with TopoActive maps with free access to download multi-continent maps from around the world, via Wi-Fi.  

For skiers, they can now hit the slopes with the updated SkiView Maps, featuring new metrics and an improved activity overview. In addition, with a battery life of up to 16 days in smartwatch mode and up to 42 hours in GPS mode, users can enjoy their activities and adventures without worrying about their next charge.  

User-friendly smart features

The Epix provides all-day connection and convenience with a host of smart features including:

  • Smart notifications: Receive notifications for incoming calls, text messages, social media updates, calendar reminders and more
  • Music storage: Download songs or playlists, including those from third-party music services. Spotify, Amazon Music, and Deezer come preloaded via the new Connect IQ Store On Device. Connect IQ Store On Device allows users to discover recommended apps and install over Wi-Fi directly from the watch, no phone required.
  • Safety and tracking: Incident detection (during certain outdoor activities) and assistance can send a message with the user’s real-time location (if available) to emergency contacts
  • Garmin Pay: Contactless payment solution lets users leave their cash and cards at home for fast, touch-free transactions 
  • Personalization: Add personality by downloading apps, widgets, watch faces and more from the Garmin Connect IQ store, with additional app support for Garmin Golf, Explore and Garmin Connect Mobile

Pricing and availability

The Epix is offered in slate steel, black titanium sapphire and white titanium sapphire with a suggested retail price starting at $899.99.

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