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Garmin announces two new additions to Fenix 7 series

Garmin introduces new Fenix 7X and Epix smartwatches, which can monitor your physical exertion to prevent overtraining

Garmin is adding two new watches to the Garmin Fenix 7 series. The Epix and Fenix 7X watch are the new members of the prestigious Fenix 7 family — both are rugged outdoors smartwatches for everyday fitness lovers, featuring an ‘always-on’ colour display, 16 days of battery life and health monitoring. Epix and Fenix 7X are the top-of-the-line active smartwatches that have everything you need to help you reach your goals.

Garmin Fenix 7X

Practical style and utility

The Fenix 7X introduces has a new integrated hands-free quick-access multi-LED flashlight, which is a game-changer for trails or running at night. It has an adjustable red and white light, which will flash in sync with your running cadence, alternating between white and red flashes.

The Epix is built for everyday wear, combining a durable design and premium sapphire and titanium materials with a 1.3-inch bright AMOLED display. The watch layout is similar to Garmin Fenix models, with traditional buttons and easy-to-follow widgets/applications. The Epix and Fenix 7X have bands available in metal, leather, suede and silicone.

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Advanced Health and wellness  

Both the Epix and Fenix 7X have Garmin’s broadest range of all-day health monitoring features, which will give users the tools to gain a deeper understanding of their health and fitness. Both include wrist-based heart rate (with alerts for high or low HR readings), respiration and stress tracking, sleep score and insights. Both have a collection of sports workouts (incl. tennis, hiking and cross-country skiing) and gym workouts to improve your strength.

Garmin Fenix 7X. Photo: Garmin

Garmin Epix

Simplified training and guidance

Whether you’re training for a 5K or marathon, the Epix and Fenix 7X will prepare you for race day with customized training plans based upon your health tracking from Garmin Coach. Another feature curated for runners is PacePro, which keeps a runner’s pacing strategy on track with grade-adjusted guidance as they run a race or complete a workout. A new feature in both watches is Real-Time Stamina, which is designed to monitor and manage your physical exertion through training to avoid burning out or overreaching.

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The Epix allows athletes to train smarter, the watch can suggest daily workouts based on the users’ fitness level, recent workout progress, recovery time, history and biometric data.  

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Premium navigation 

Both watches come preloaded with TopoActive maps and have the ability to download maps for free from around the world. Skiers can hit the slopes with SkiView Maps, which features new metrics and an improved overview. The battery life lasts up to 16 days in smartwatch mode and up to 42 hours in GPS mode.

New on the Fenix 7X is the ‘Up Ahead’ feature, which will save you time on race day, providing you with the exact location of aid stations, trails and turns on your run from preloaded TopoActive maps.

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Both the Fenix 7X and the Epix have all-day connection and convenience with advanced smartwatch features, including smart notifications, music storage and safety and tracking.

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The Garmin Epix and Fenix 7X are both available now and offered in slate steel, black titanium sapphire and white titanium sapphire. To learn more, visit here.