Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
Top 27%1,247 points
Top 27%
Top specs and features

Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition review: 47 facts and highlights

1. battery life with GPS on

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

2. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
62% have it

3. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
57% have it

4. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
36% have it

5. Provides activity reports

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
40% have it

6. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

7. 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 Fenix 2 Special Edition
38% have it

8. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
35 days
Casio STB-1000: 730 days

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
31% have it

10. resolution

70 x 70px
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F10: 300 x 320px

11. Has a route tracker

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
33% have it

12. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
34% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
86% have it

14. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
95% have it

15. 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 Fenix 2 Special Edition
38% have it

16. thickness

17mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

17. Has trackback mode

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
19% have it

18. 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

19. 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 Fenix 2 Special Edition
27% have it

20. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
77% have it

21. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
37% have it

22. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
30% have it

23. 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 Fenix 2 Special Edition
28% have it

24. Measures pace

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
70% have it

25. 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 Fenix 2 Special Edition
21% have it

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