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Garmin Fenix 6S review: specs and price

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Garmin Fenix 6S

Why is Garmin Fenix 6S better than the average?

  • Battery life
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    9 daysvs6.99 days
  • Waterproof depth rating
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    100mvs42.66m
  • Height
    42mmvs44.64mm
  • Battery life with GPS on
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    25hvs18.44h
  • Volume
    24.34cm³vs1836.43cm³
  • Width of band
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    20mmvs20.91mm
  • Lowest potential operating temperature
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    -20°Cvs-11.96°C

Price comparison

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.

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2.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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5.resolution
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Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

240 x 240px

6.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

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Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

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2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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3.has an accelerometer
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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.

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4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

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5.Has a barometer
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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.

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6.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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2.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

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3.Provides activity reports
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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.

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4.Measures pace
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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.

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5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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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.

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6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

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2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

For example

Fitbit Versa 2

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5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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6.has a cellular module
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Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

For example

Fossil Q The Carlyle HR Gen 5

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Battery

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

9 days

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Fenix 6S
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.battery life with GPS on
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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Amazfit Verge Lite

40h

25h

5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

Garmin Fenix 6S
6.Alerts you to low phone battery
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When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Stainless Steel 44mm

Garmin Fenix 6S

Features

1.Has notifications
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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.

Garmin Fenix 6S
2.Has call control
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The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

Garmin Fenix 6S
3.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

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4.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

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5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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6.internal storage
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Best

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Aluminium Case 40mm

32GB

64MB

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