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Garmin Fenix 6 Review – Premium MultiSports GPS Watches 

 January 27, 2020

By  Golf Rangers

Updated: 6 Pro & Pro Solar Covered.

Fenix is the Garmin’s most expensive multi-sports smartwatch series.

In August 2019, Garmin released the Fenix 6 series. It is a solid update to its predecessor Fenix 5 Plus. Garmin has significantly improved the battery life and built quality for this series.

All Fenix 6 series editions are tested to U.S military standards for shock, thermal, and water resistance. Also, the Garmin Fenix 6X Pro Solar version of this series has added solar panels to give an extra battery life. It’s a clear indication of where Garmin is going.

This GPS tracking watch can be used for other sports and outdoor activities including running, skiing, hiking, sleep tracking, and even more. Also, mapping and navigation features will help you keep on the right track when you are out on an adventure. Its amazing battery life makes it usable without charging for a week or even months.

Garmin Fenix 6 also comes with enhanced estimated heart rate sensors and Pulse oximeter features. It supports advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation at high elevations.

Advanced training features include the new PacePro feature for activity tracking. It also has environmentally adjusted VO2 max and training status estimates.

TOPO mapping is a key feature of the Fenix series. You can navigate your outdoor adventures using topographical maps.

Additionally, preloaded with more than 2,000 worldwide ski resorts maps and over 41,000 golf courses. It supports multiple global navigation satellite systems such as GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo. It has built-in sensors for a 3-axis compass, gyroscope, and barometric altimeter.

Overall, Garmin made many changes and added new features in the Fenix 6 series watch. We will discuss this in our in-depth Garmin Fenix 6 review. However, design, features, and battery life could be slightly different based on the versions included in this series.

Garmin Fenix 6 Series GPS Watch

KEY features

4 / 5

Available Models: Basic and Pro

Case size: 42mm, 47mm and 51mm

Dispaly: 1.2 inches (240×240 pixels), 1.3 inch (260×260 pixels), and 1.4 inch (280×280 Pixels)

Display type: Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)

Lens Material: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 or Sapphire Crystal

Case material: Fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover.

Strap material: Silicone, leather, titanium or nylon

QuickFit watch band compatible (included 22 mm)

Includes Pulse Ox sensor with Acclimation

Smart notifications.

Connectivity: Bluetooth , ANT+ , Wi-Fi.

Garmin Pay: Contactless payment solution.

Battery life: Up to 60 HRS in GPS mode