Garmin Epix
Garmin Epix
Top 40%1,010 points
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Garmin Epix review: 39 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Epix
62% have it

2. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
24h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

3. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Garmin Epix
36% have it

4. Has a barometer

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
Garmin Epix
38% have it

5. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

6. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Epix
34% have it

7. resolution

205 x 148px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px

8. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Garmin Epix
39% have it

9. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Epix
95% have it

10. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Epix
86% have it

11. thickness

17.8mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

12. waterproofing maximum depth

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
50m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

13. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Garmin Epix
16% have it

14. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Epix
76% have it

15. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Epix
37% have it

16. Supports ANT+

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Garmin Epix
27% have it

17. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Epix
92% have it

18. Has a 3D compass

3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.
Garmin Epix
22% have it

19. Has multi-sport mode

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.
Garmin Epix
29% have it

20. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Garmin Epix
48% have it

21. battery life in training mode

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
50h
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7: 3600h

22. Has inactivity alerts

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Garmin Epix
19% have it

23. Counts how many calories you have burnt

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
Garmin Epix
71% have it

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Epix
76% have it

25. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Garmin Epix
90% have it

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