Garmin Fenix 7

Garmin Fenix 7

Garmin Fenix 7 review: specs and price

Garmin Fenix 7

Why is Garmin Fenix 7 better than the average?

  • Battery life with GPS on

  • Resolution

    260 x 260pxvs50.08KP
  • Waterproof depth rating

  • Screen size

  • Internal storage

  • Height


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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.
sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
The ATM rating indicates how much water pressure a device can withstand. 3 ATM is one of the lowest ratings and means that the device can only withstand splashes of water, whereas 20 ATM is one of the highest ratings and means that the device can be used for snorkeling and water sports.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

260 x 260px

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.
The type of technology used in the display.
Watch band is replaceable
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The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.
has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.


has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
has a compass
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A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
Has a temperature sensor
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With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
Has a cadence sensor
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A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.
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.

Activity tracking

Has a route tracker
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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.
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.
Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.
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.
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.
Has trackback mode
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This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Has multi-sport mode
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A multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling, and swimming. This feature is ideal for those who need to change quickly between various activities (e.g., triathletes).
Has goal setting
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Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.


Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
supports ANT+
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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).
supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi version

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The Wi-Fi versions supported by the device.
has NFC
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NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.


battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
has wireless charging
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It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Has a solar power battery
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A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
battery life in power save mode

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In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.


Can upload maps
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You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Has vibrating alerts
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Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
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.
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
has fall detection
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Fall detection is a feature that relies on accelerometers and other sensors to differentiate between regular movement and a fall. If the wearer falls, the device can perform functions such as sounding an alarm or displaying an alert.
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.
Acquires GPS faster
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It can periodically download data on the future position of GPS satellites. This enables it to lock on much faster, so you don’t have to wait around to get a GPS fix.


It can determine when you have stopped working out and pause your current workout tracking until you start moving again.
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
You can sync your data to standard calendar apps, such as Apple’s Calendar or Google Calendar.
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.

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