Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
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Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition review: 47 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

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

2. 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
59% have it

3. 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

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. 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

7. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
35 days
Tech4o Traileader Jet: 730 days

8. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
32% have it

10. 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
34% have it

11. Syncs wirelessly

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

12. resolution

70 x 70px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px

13. 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
39% 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 a battery level indicator

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

16. 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

17. 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

18. thickness

17mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

19. 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

20. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
76% 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 dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
92% have it

23. 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

24. Has silent alarm

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition
20% have it

25. 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
29% have it

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