Garmin Fenix 7, Fenix 7X, and Epix series of smartwatches launched in India with Real-time Stamina feature

Garmin Fenix 7, Fenix 7X, and Epix series of smartwatches launched in India with Real-time Stamina feature
  • Garmin has launched four new models viz. Fenix 7, Fenix 7 Solar, Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar, and Fenix 7X Sapphire Solar.

  • The new Garmin watches sport a Real-time Stamina tool, 10ATM water resistance, a health snapshot, 40 advanced sports modes, and HIIT workouts.

  • You also get the usual set of health trackers for heart rate, SpO2, stress, and more.

Garmin has unveiled the Fenix 7 and Fenix 7X series of smartwatches in India. There are four new variants called the Fenix 7, Fenix 7 Solar, Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar, and Fenix 7X Sapphire Solar. These watches come with features such as a real-time stamina function, a health snapshot, Visual Race Predictor, Recovery Time Advisor, and support for leading streaming platforms like Spotify and Amazon Music. You also get the ability to track 40 sports modes, HIIT workouts, health parameters like heart rate, blood oxygen, stress, etc. We will unpack what some of those new features entail.

But first, let’s go through the pricing and sale details.

Garmin Fenix 7 and Fenix 7X series Price and Availability

The Garmin Fenix 7 is priced at ₹67,990, the Fenix 7 Solar at ₹82,990, Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar at ₹93,990, Fenix 7X Sapphire Solar at ₹98,990/onwards and lastly, the Epix model at ₹89,9990/onwards. They are available through all leading stores like Amazon, Flipakrt, Tata CLiq, Decathlon, Garmin's own website, and more starting February 17, 2022. 

Garmin Fenix 7 and Fenix 7X series Specs and Features

The Garmin Fenix 7X is bigger and bulkier than the Fenix 7 series. The Fenix 7X rocks a 1.4-inch screen with 280×280 pixel resolution while the Fenix 7 models have got a 1.3-inch 260×260 pixel screen. They are of MIP (Memory in Pixel) nature with claims of good sunlight visibility and low power consumption.

Speaking of power too, the Fenix 7X assures more battery life than the Fenix 7 watches. You can glean the runtime claims down below in the specs table.

Model Fenix 7 Fenix 7X
Battery Life Smartwatch: Up to 18  days/22 days with Solar
Battery Saver: Up to 57 days/173 days with Solar
GPS only: Up to 57 hours/ 73 hours with Solar
Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/ 37 days with Solar
Battery Saver: Up to 90 days / 1+ year with Solar 
GPS only: Up to 89 hours /122 hours with Solar

Besides the battery, the watches also house 32gigs of storage (with the ability to store up to 2000 music tracks), connectivity options like Bluetooth, ANT+, WiFi, and built-in sensors for tracking activities and health metrics.

You get to keep tabs on 40 advanced sports modes, HIIT workouts, and stuff like heart rate, SpO2, stress, etc. 

The new goodies introduced with the Fenix 7 lineup are: 

  • Real-time Stamina tells your present stamina so that you can adjust your efforts accordingly. 
  • Built-in LED flashlight (on the Fenix 7X)
  • Power Sapphire display with Solar charging lens for more strength and legibility.
  • Multi-band GPS and built-in sensors for 3-axis compass, gyroscope, and barometric altimeter.
  • Visual Race Predictor analyzes your running history and presents an estimate for future races.
  • Health Snapshot takes two minutes of your time to record key health parameters and then create a report based on that.
  • Recovery Time Advisor and 
  • Daily Workout Suggestions are also present, which are self-explanatory.

Among the list of things, you also get regular smartphone notifications, animated workout guidance, and support for the company’s Garmin Connect app.

The Fenix 7 watches are made of fiber-reinforced polymer with a metal cover at the back. They are rated for 10ATM water resistance as well as MIL-STD-801 for overall durability.

Today, the company also released its Epix smartwatch that has got AMOLED touch screen with Sapphire crystal lens, a similar range of smarts and utilities as the Fenix 7 range of watches, along with up-to 16 days and 42 hours in GPS mode and up to 21 days whilst in the Power Manager mode.

For more such news, buying guides, feature stories, reviews, and everything else tech-related, keep reading

G. S. Vasan

G. S. Vasan

Vasan is a word weaver and tech junkie who is currently geeking out as a news writer at Digit. Read More

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