Garmin, a global leader in GPS technology and wearable devices, has recently unveiled its highly anticipated fēnix 7 Pro and epix Pro Series in the Philippines, to mark a new era of innovation in premium multisport GPS smartwatches with solar charging designed to help athletes and adventurers perform at their best.
With their advanced capabilities and robust design, these smartwatches are set to revolutionize the way people track and enhance their active lifestyles. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete, an outdoor adventurer, or a wellness-conscious individual, these smartwatches are designed to elevate your training experience.
“For over a decade, Garmin’s premium smartwatches have been the go-to choice for adventurers worldwide. Now, we are excited to unveil the new fēnix 7 Pro and epix Pro Series, taking training and mapping advancements to the next level. Whether you’re blazing trails through dusty landscapes or conquering majestic snowy summits, these state-of-the-art smartwatches can stand as the ultimate companion, guiding your every step on the path to exploration and beyond,” said Scoppen Lin, assistant general manager, Garmin Asia.
New features of the fēnix 7 Pro Series
Known as Garmin’s premium multisport GPS smartwatch, the fēnix 7 Pro Series, is engineered to elevate the performance of athletes and adventurers alike. Powered by solar charging technology, these cutting-edge timepieces empower users to push their limits and excel in their pursuits. With pro-grade performance insights, advanced mapping capabilities, and comprehensive health and wellness tracking, the fēnix 7 Pro Series is purpose-built to conquer all day, every day. Equipped with a built-in LED flashlight and a solar charging lens on every model, these watches offer an impressive battery life of up to 37 days in smartwatch mode and an astonishing 139 days in expedition mode2, ensuring ample time for outdoor exploration and enjoyment, day or night.
- Enhanced Visibility: All size options of the Fenix 7 Pro Series come equipped with a built-in LED flashlight, offering variable intensities, a red safety light, and a strobe mode for improved visibility during nighttime training.
- Next-Generation MIP Display: Redesigned pixels, backlight, and solar panel ensure exceptional indoor readability, brightness, power efficiency, and adaptability to different lighting conditions, without compromising sunlight performance.
- Advanced Heart Rate Sensor: Improved optical sensors and sport-specific algorithms deliver enhanced performance tracking across a wide range of activities, providing valuable insights into your body’s response to exercise.
- Endurance Score: Measure your ability to sustain prolonged efforts, incorporating factors such as VO2 max, training loads, and athletic pursuits for a comprehensive assessment.
- Hill Score: Gauge your running strength on steep climbs and endurance on long ascents, evaluating progress over time based on VO2 max and training history.
- Up Ahead Checkpoints: Stay informed about upcoming running points of interest, such as aid stations, by viewing them directly on the map.
- Weather Map Overlays: Effortlessly access and interpret upcoming weather conditions with intuitive weather map overlays.
- Relief Shading: Instantly understand topographic maps for quick and effortless awareness of your surroundings.
- Expanded Activity Selection: Discover new activities, including whitewater rafting, motocross, overlanding, and many others, to stay engaged and active.
New features of the epix Pro Series
The epix Pro Series is Garmin’s next-generation high-performance GPS smartwatches that combine a crystal-clear AMOLED display, rugged design, and exceptional battery life. With an impressive battery life of up to 31 days, the Epix Pro Series ensures uninterrupted usage while offering comprehensive all-day health monitoring and fitness metrics to keep users engaged in their active lifestyle. Available in three sizes — 42mm, 47mm, and 51mm — and featuring a built-in LED flashlight on each model, these smartwatches are the perfect companion for any adventure, providing versatility and reliability in one sleek package.
- Perfect Fit: Choose from three different size options to ensure a comfortable and secure fit on any wrist size.
- Enhanced Visibility: The built-in LED flashlight with variable intensities and strobe mode provides superior awareness during training in low-light conditions.
- Red Shift Mode: Optimize your visual experience in darker conditions with display colors that shift to shades of red, reducing sleep cycle disturbance.
- Expanded Activity Selection: Engage in a variety of new preloaded activities, including soccer, basketball, racquet sports, horseback riding, and more.
- Advanced Training Metrics: Gain a better understanding of your fitness levels with features like hill score and endurance score, which provide insights into your performance and progress.
- Up Ahead Checkpoints: Runners can now view certain points of interest, such as aid stations, directly on the map, enhancing their situational awareness during workouts.
- Enhanced Multisport Performance Tracking: An optimized heart rate sensor ensures accurate tracking across multiple sports, enabling athletes to monitor their progress effectively.
- Weather Map Overlays: Stay ahead of changing weather conditions with convenient weather map overlays, providing real-time updates for outdoor enthusiasts.
- Relief Shading: Topographic maps are now more easily readable, allowing for quick and glanceable awareness of your surroundings.
All-Day Wearability and Connectivity
The fēnix 7 Pro Series and epix Pro Series offer seamless all-day wear, eliminating the need for nightly charging. With exceptional battery life and solar charging capabilities, users can enjoy continuous health and wellness insights, including features like Pulse Ox monitoring, Body Battery energy tracking, comprehensive sleep analysis, and more. The morning report feature provides a personalized overview of sleep quality, training outlook, and HRV status.
Stay connected on the move with these smartwatches. Receive notifications, make contactless payments with Garmin Pay, download music from popular platforms (premium subscription required), and utilize safety features like incident detection and LiveTrack.
Designed for comfort, the epix Pro Series includes advanced health monitoring and smart features. With 24/7 tracking, including Pulse Ox sensing, Body Battery monitoring, sleep analysis, and more, users can stay on top of their well-being. Stay connected with smart notifications, music downloads, incident detection, and Garmin Pay.
Enjoy all-day wear, continuous connectivity, and advanced features with the fēnix 7 Pro Series and epix Pro Series.
“We are extremely excited to introduce the fēnix 7 Pro and epix Pro Series to the vibrant fitness community in the Philippines,” said Dorothy Jarantilla, marketing and business development manager of Garmin Philippines. “These state-of-the-art smartwatches not only combine advanced technology, robust design, and exceptional features, but also serve as the perfect companion for conquering every day and embracing the thrill of everyday adventures.”
Now available for purchase, the fēnix 7 and 7s Pro Sapphire Solar are priced at PHP56,500, while the 7x Pro Sapphire Solar is available for purchase at PHP62,780. The epix Pro Sapphire 42MM and 47MM are priced at PHP62,780 while the epix Pro Sapphire 51MM is priced at PHP69,050. Visit the Garmin Philippines’ website or Facebook page for more information.