89points

Garmin Fenix 6

92points

Garmin Fenix 6S

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Garmin Fenix 6 vs Garmin Fenix 6S

Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S

Why is Garmin Fenix 6 better than Garmin Fenix 6S?

  • 5 days longer battery life
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    14 daysvs9 days
  • 11h longer battery life - GPS
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    36hvs25h
  • 17.36% higher resolution
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    260 x 260pxvs240 x 240px
  • Automatically syncs
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  • 8.33% bigger screen size
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    1.3"vs1.2"
  • Has call control
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Why is Garmin Fenix 6S better than Garmin Fenix 6?

  • Can upload maps
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  • 22g lighter
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    58gvs80g
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 0.9mm thinner
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    13.8mmvs14.7mm
  • 5mm shorter
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    42mmvs47mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 5mm narrower
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    42mmvs47mm
  • 2mm narrower band
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    20mmvs22mm

Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6 pricegrabberGarmin fenix 6 Silver with Black Band
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$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressGPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat ...GPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus smartwatch
aliexpress logo
$2009.33
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DL...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DLC with Heathered Red Nylon Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$909.99

Garmin Fenix 6S

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, 42mm, White
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$574.98
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Garmin Fenix 6S pricegrabberGarmin fenix 6S Silver with White Band
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$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6S aliexpressProtective film mocoll for Garmin Fenix ...Protective film mocoll for Garmin Fenix 6S Display 2 PCs transparent glossy
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$4.92
Garmin Fenix 6S walmartPROKTH Tempered Glass Film Protective Fi...PROKTH Tempered Glass Film Protective Film Watch Cover for Garmin Fenix 6X Pro/Fenix 6S Pro
walmart logo
$8.62

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistance
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

260 x 260px

240 x 240px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.weight

80g

58g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
4.Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
6.has a compass
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
2.Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Measures pace
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Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
4.Has a route tracker
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Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Garmin Fenix 6S
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.
6.Has goal setting
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Garmin Fenix 6S
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
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Garmin Fenix 6S
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
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Garmin Fenix 6S
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 (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
4.Automatically syncs
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

14 days

9 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery life with GPS on

36h

25h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
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Garmin Fenix 6S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
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Garmin Fenix 6S
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
6.has a removable battery
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Can upload maps
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Garmin Fenix 6S
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
2.Has vibrating alerts
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Garmin Fenix 6S
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has silent alarm
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Garmin Fenix 6S
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
5.Includes access to online portal
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Garmin Fenix 6S
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
6.Has notifications
Garmin Fenix 6
Garmin Fenix 6S
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

Miscellaneous

1.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
2.Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
3.Compatible with smart scales
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over Wi-Fi.
4.rating on Google Play
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
5.Has coaching
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.
6.Has exercise diary
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6 pricegrabberGarmin fenix 6 Silver with Black Band
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$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressGPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat ...GPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus smartwatch
aliexpress logo
$2009.33
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DL...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DLC with Heathered Red Nylon Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$909.99

Garmin Fenix 6S

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, 42mm, White
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$574.98
Garmin Fenix 6S AmazonGarmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS ...Garmin Fenix 6S, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Smaller-Sized, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Garmin Fenix 6S pricegrabberGarmin fenix 6S Silver with White Band
pricegrabber logo
$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6S aliexpressProtective film mocoll for Garmin Fenix ...Protective film mocoll for Garmin Fenix 6S Display 2 PCs transparent glossy
aliexpress logo
$4.92
Garmin Fenix 6S walmartPROKTH Tempered Glass Film Protective Fi...PROKTH Tempered Glass Film Protective Film Watch Cover for Garmin Fenix 6X Pro/Fenix 6S Pro
walmart logo
$8.62

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