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Premium multisport GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate

Premium multisport GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate and Pulse Ox

Premium multisport GPS watches with wrist-based heart rate, Pulse Ox, pace guidance, routable maps, music and more

Premium multisport GPS watches with wrist-based heart rate, Pulse Ox, pace guidance, routable maps, music and more

General

Lens Material

chemically strengthened glass or sapphire crystal

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 or Sapphire Crystal

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 or Sapphire Crystal

Bezel Material

stainless steel

stainless steel

stainless steel or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steel

stainless steel or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steel

Case material fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover stainless steel, titanium or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steel fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
QuickFit™ watch band compatible

included (22 mm)

included (22 mm)

included (22 mm)

included (26 mm)

Strap material

silicone or steel

silicone

silicone, leather, titanium or nylon

silicone, leather, titanium or nylon

Physical size

47 x 47 x 15.5 mm

47 x 47 x 14.7 mm

Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather band: 132-210 mm
Fabric band: 132-210 mm
Metal band: 132-215 mm

47 x 47 x 14.7 mm

Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather band: 132-210 mm
Fabric band: 132-210 mm
Metal band: 132-215 mm

51 x 51 x 14.9 mm

Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Leather band: 135-213 mm
Fabric band: 135-213 mm
Metal band: 135-225 mm

Display size 1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter 1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter 1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter 1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter
Display resolution 240 x 240 pixels 260 x 260 pixels 260 x 260 pixels 280 x 280 pixels
Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight

85 g

Steel: 80 g (case only: 57 g)

Steel: 83 g (case only: 60 g)
Titanium: 72 g (case only: 49 g)

Steel: 93 g (case only: 66 g)

Battery life Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS/HR mode: Up to 24 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 60 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch: Up to 14 days

GPS: Up to 36 hours
Max Battery GPS Mode: 72 hours
Expedition GPS Activity: 28 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode:48 days

Smartwatch: Up to 14 days

GPS: Up to 36 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 10 hours
Max Battery GPS Mode: 72 hours
Expedition GPS Activity: 28 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 48 days

Smartwatch: Up to 21 days

GPS: Up to 60 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 15 hours
Max Battery GPS Mode: 120 hours
Expedition GPS Activity: 46 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 80 days

Water rating 10 ATM 10 ATM 10 ATM 10 ATM
Color display
Memory/History 64 MB 64 MB 32 GB 32 GB

Clock Features

Time/date
GPS Time Sync
Automatic daylight saving time
Alarm clock
Timer
Stopwatch
Sunrise/sunset times

Sensors

GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Thermometer
Pulse Ox yes (with Acclimation) yes (with Acclimation) yes (with Acclimation)

Daily Smart Features

Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Connectivity Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® with sapphire editions Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Calendar
Weather
Battery Saver - customizable low power watch
Controls smartphone music
Plays and controls watch music
Music Storage up to 2,000 songs up to 2,000 songs
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
VIRB® Camera Remote
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
Garmin Pay™

Safety and Tracking Features

Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance
LiveTrack
Group LiveTrack
Live Event Sharing

Tactical Features

Dual grid coordinates

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)
Calories burned
Floors climbed
Distance traveled
Intensity minutes
TrueUp™
Move IQ™
Fitness Age yes (in app) yes (in app) yes (in app) yes (in app)
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor
All-day Stress Tracking

Gym & Fitness Equipment

Available gym activity profiles Indoor Rowing, Strength Training and Cardio Training Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
Automatic rep counting

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Power Modes - customizable in-activity battery settings
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
Heat and altitude acclimation
V02 max
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)
Training load focus
Training Effect (aerobic)
Training Effect (anaerobic)
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)
Custom alerts
Audio prompts
Finish time
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
Auto multisport activities
Manual multisport activities
Course guidance
Garmin Live Segments
Strava Live Segments
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling)
Trendline™ Popularity Routing yes (available as a wearable map theme) yes (available as a wearable map theme)
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

Heart Rate Features

HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
% HRR
Recovery time
Auto max HR
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)

Running Features

Available run profiles

Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

GPS-based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
PacePro™ Pacing Strategies yes_preloaded_course
Run workouts
Race predictor
Foot pod capable

Golfing Features

Preloaded with 41,000 courses worldwide no_download_phone
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
Yardage to layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Digital scorecard
Custom targets
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
Garmin AutoShot™
Full vector map
Auto CourseView updates
Green View with manual pin position
Hazards and course targets
PinPointer
PlaysLike distance
Handicap scoring
TruSwing™ compatible
Round timer/odometer
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)

Outdoor Recreation Features

Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Point-to-point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack®
UltraTrac mode
Around Me mode
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner yes_preloaded_course
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
Total ascent/descent
Future elevation plot yes_preloaded_course
Preloaded topographical maps
Preloaded ski resort maps
Downloadable cartography support
Compatible with BaseCamp™
GPS coordinates
Projected waypoint
Sight 'N Go
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
XERO™ Locations
Expedition GPS Activity

Cycling Features

Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Courses
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
Race an activity
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map)
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter)
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible third-party ANT+™-enabled power meters)
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
Compatible with Varia™ lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)

yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (Pool Swim Only)
Drill logging (Pool Swim Only)
Basic rest timer (up from 0)
"Repeat on" rest timer
Countdown start
Pool swim workouts
Underwater wrist-based heart rate
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)