Garmin has just unveiled its new Outdoor series smartwatches namely the fēnix 7 series and epix in the Philippines.
“Since we launched the first fēnix smartwatch ten years ago, we have insisted in our pursuit of innovation and delivered outstanding products for the outdoor enthusiasts that ensures safety and reliability. With the launch of the new fēnix 7 series and epix, we have engineered the ultimate outdoor smartwatch with improved safety functions, advanced health and wellness features that supports limitless possibilities.”
Mr. Scoppen Lin, Assistant General Manager, Garmin Asia
fēnix 7 series
The fēnix 7 series features enhanced solar cell efficiency and longer battery life, compared to its predecessors.
The series includes 1.2-inch, 1.3-inch, and 1.4-inch MIP displays with wear-resistant, scratch-resistant, and anti-reflective Power Sapphire with a permeable patented solar panel.
Meanwhile, the Power Manager function has also upgraded allowing the battery of the fēnix 7X to increase by 300% that offers 24-days of battery life.
The series also has 40 advanced built-in sports modes suitable for mountaineering, triathlon, bouldering, cross-country running, and more. They also have the new Real-Time Stamina function that allows users to understand their current physical strength and adjust their spend and intensity in real time.
Athletes can activate the Up Ahead feature to set their strategy before the race using the Garmin Connect app that lets users create a route and mark waypoints.
Be epic with the Garmin epix
Meanwhile, the Garmin epix is a premium GPS smartwatch for urban users who enjoy outdoor challenges.
It is built with an AMOLED panel with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal lens with a 45mm titanium alloy bezel. The smartwatch has 40 outdoor and indoor sports modes and supports over 42,000 golf course maps and 2,200 ski resorts around the world.
In addition, it can continuously record data for 30 hours under GPS sports mode and a 16-day battery life under smartwatch mode. The battery life is said to offer up to 21 days when Power Manager function is activated.
The epix is built to the US Military MIL-STD-810 certification and supports Multi-GNSS positioning.
Both the Garmin fēnix series and epix are now available in the Philippines. The fēnix series starts at PHP 39,695, while the epix is priced at PHP 50,735.
Here’s a more detailed price list:
- fēnix 7 – PHP 39,695
- fēnix 7S – PHP 39,695
- fēnix 7 Sapphire Solar – PHP 51,195
- fēnix 7S Sapphire Solar – PHP 51,195
- fēnix 7X Sapphire Solar – PHP 56,795
- epix (Slate Steel with Silicone band)– PHP 50,735
- epix (Black Titanium Sapphire with Silicone band) – PHP 56,395
- epix (Carrera White Titanium Sapphire with Silicone band) – PHP 56,395