Garmin Fenix 7, Epix Gen 2 smartwatches Launched in the US | Pre-order Price Info

Garmin has launched two new smartwatches in the US online. Garmin Fenix 7 and Epix Gen 2 models are now available to pre-order online from Amazon US. The flagship Garmin Fenix 7 costs between $699.99 and $999.99 in the US. The Garmin Epix Gen 2 model has a starting price of $899.99. ( Amazon US affiliate links )

There are 3 different variants available in the Garmin Fenix 7 series – the regular Fenix 7, Fenix 7S and Fenix 7X. These can be bought as Standard model, Solar, and Sapphire Solar. You can buy this watch in 4 case sizes – 42MM, 44MM, 47MM and 51MM. The 42mm Standard model costs $699.99 while the 42mm Solar model has a launch price tag of $799.99. The Sapphire Solar model starts at $899.99 price.

Garmin Epix Gen 2 is currently listed in 3 color options – Black Titanium, Slate Steel and Sapphire – White Titanium. The Slate Steel model costs $899.99 while the other two cost $100 more.

Garmin Fenix 7 Solar models as the name suggested can be powered using the Sun’s energy to extend battery life. It comes with features like Wrist-based heart rate, PacePro, preloaded TopoActive maps, and offers up to 28 days of battery life in smartwatch mode.

Fenix 7S uses Corning Gorilla Glass DX while the Solar model has Power Glass. The Fenix 7X model offers a built-in LED flashlight to help you see in the dark. The regular 7S model has a 1.2” display ( 240 x 240 pixels ) while the 7X Solar comes with a 1.4” screen ( 280 x 280 pixels ).

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Apple Watch Series 7 up for pre-order on Amazon US

Apple Watch Series 7 which was announced during the Apple Event 2021 couple of weeks ago is now available to pre-order online in the US. This new 2021 Apple Watch is available in 41mm and 45mm sizes with the price starting at $399. You can buy this in different band and case colors, as well as there is a Product Red version. Amazon US has now listed a few models up for pre-order. According to the listing, it will ship to customers on October 15, 2021.

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS 41mm model has a launch price tag of $399 in the US. The GPS + Cellular, 41mm model can be preordered for $499. The 45mm GPS model has a launch price of $429, while the GPS+Cellular 45mm has a price tag of $529.

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + Cellular, 45mm (Product) RED Aluminum Case with (Product) RED Sport Band is available to pre-order at $529.

Apple Watch Series 7 Aluminium case finishes are available in 5 different color options – midnight, starlight, green, and a new blue and Product RED. You can also get the Stainless steel models which come in silver, graphite, and gold stainless steel, along with Apple Watch Edition in titanium and space black titanium.

Apple Watch Series 7 Price in India starts at Rs 41,900, Apple Watch SE starts at Rs 29,900, and Apple Watch Series 3 starts at Rs 20,900.

Apple Watch Series 7 features a larger display than its predecessors, with 20% more screen area than Series 6. It has an Always-on supporting display with a crack-resistant front crystal. This new Apple watch like the older models has a Swimproof design with IP6X dust resistance letting you use it during a wide range of outdoor activities.

Apple has also made improvements in other areas. Apple Watch Series 7 charges up to 33 percent faster than Series 6 models. It comes with health features like ECG, Measure blood oxygen level, Electrical heart sensor and third-generation optical heart sensor.

Apple Watch Series 7 Specs and Features

  • Case sizes: 41mm or 45mm case
  • Processor: 64-bit dual-core processor
  • Chipset: Apple U1 chip (Ultra Wideband), W3 wireless chip
  • Display specs: LTPO OLED display ( Always On, Retina display, 1000 nits brightness )
  • Display type: Ion-X glass display on aluminium cases / Sapphire crystal display on stainless steel and titanium cases
  • Models: GPS and GPS + Cellular
  • Health features: Electrical heart sensor, Third-generation optical heart sensor, ECG app, High and low heart rate notifications, Blood oxygen sensor, Fall Detection
  • Waterproofing: Swimproof (water resistant 50 metres) and Dust resistant (IP6X)

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Aug 2021 Samsung Unpacked New Launches in Mobiles, Smartwatches, Earbuds

Samsung has launched a few new gadgets during their Aug 11 2021 Unpacked event including Smartphones, Smartwatches and TWS headphones. Some of these are already available to pre-order in the US online from Amazon US. Check them out below.

New Launches in Mobiles
Samsung has launched two new Android smartphones during the Unpacked Aug 2021 event. These are Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G. Both of these models are already available to pre-order. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G has a launch price tag of $1,799.99 and the price of SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G starts at $999.99.

These new Foldable smartphones from Samsung are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and comes with plenty of ram and storage. Samsung has improved the screen on the Galaxy Fold resulting in it supporting the Samsung S Pen stylus for the first time.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is available to pre-order in 3 different color options – Phanton Black, Phantom Green and Phantom Silver. Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is available in 4 different colors – Cream, Green, Lavender and Phantom Black.

New Launches in Smartwatches
Samsung has launches Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic models during the Unpacked event. These models are available in Bluetooth only model or with LTE built-in. SAMSUNG Galaxy Watch 4 44mm has a launch price tag of $279.99 and the 40mm will cost you $249.99. The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic model has a starting price tag of $349.99 for the 42mm model and $379.99 for the 46mm model. You can pre-order these from Amazon US now and will ship to customers on August 27, 2021.

New Launches in TWS Earbuds
SAMSUNG Galaxy Buds 2 True Wireless Earbuds are available to pre-order for a price of $149.99. You can buy these in 4 different color options – Graphite, White, Lavender and Olive colors. It will ship to customers on August 27, 2021.

Amazon US Pre-order Links: Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G Unlocked | Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Unlocked | Galaxy Watch 4 | Galaxy Watch 4 Classic | Galaxy Buds 2 True Wireless Earbuds

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Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE up for pre-order on Amazon US | Price $649.99

Garmin has launched Forerunner 945 LTE in the US online. It has a launch price of $649.99 and is now available to pre-order online from Amazon US. This item will be released and ship to customers on June 2, 2021.

You can buy Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE in two color options – Black and Whitestone.

Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE is a premium GPS Running / Triathlon Smartwatch with LTE Connectivity. If connected to a Category M1 LTE network and with an active subscription plan, you can get features like LiveTrack and Assistance Plus without needing your smartwatch connected to your smartphone.

Using the Assistant Plus, the watch can send your name and location to the Garmin IERCC, which can contact emergency services to provide assistance. The LiveTrack feature lets you share your real-time location with your friends and family.

Garmin has equipped this model with Garmin Pay contactless payments support so that you can make payments on the move. You also get a Full-color onboard mapping that helps you find and follow the best route.

On a full charge, you can get up to 2 weeks of battery backup if used in Smartwatch mode. However, if you use it with GPS on, you get around 12 hours. With LTE LiveTrack On, you can only get up to 7 hours of usage.

Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE Features

  • LTE connectivity ( Category M1 LTE network )
  • Safety and Tracking features like LiveTrack and Assistance Plus supported
  • Garmin Pay contactless payments support
  • Full-color, onboard maps
  • Battery life: up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode, 12 hours in GPS, 7 hours in LTE LiveTrack
  • Garmin Coach – free adaptive training plans
  • Daily suggested workouts
  • Spectator Messaging
  • Corning Gorilla Glass DX
  • 240 x 240 pixels display resolution ( sunlight-visible )
  • 5 ATM water resistance
  • Wrist-based heart rate monitoring
  • Smart notifications
  • Smartphone compatibility: Apple iPhone / Android

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Garmin Enduro Watch up for pre-order on Amazon US | Specs and Features

Garmin has launched Enduro, Ultraperformance Multisport GPS Watch ( 2021 ) in the US online. It has a launch selling price of $899.99 and is now available to pre-order from Amazon USA ( check here ).

Garmin Enduro ultraperformance multisport GPS watch features a Power Glass solar charging lens that can extend the battery life while you are engaged in activities outside. This watch comes with customizable power management modes. You can get up to 65 days in smartwatch mode with solar charging, up to 80 hours in GPS mode, and up to 300 hours in max battery mode.

It comes with various fitness features like wrist based heart rate monitor, trail run VO2 max, recovery advisor, ultra run feature etc. For training guidance, you can get daily suggestions based on your current training load and training status.

Garmin has equipped this watch with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo access to get a more accurate data collection. It comes with navigation sensors like altimeter, barometer, and 3-axis electronic compass. You can use preloaded activity profiles when you are engaged in different activities like trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing etc.

Garmin Enduro Watch Specs and Features

  • Power Glass solar charging lens
  • Power manager and battery saver modes to extend battery life
  • Rugged, lightweight design
  • 1.4-inch display ( always on support )
  • Multi GNSS support ( GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo )
  • Trail run V02 max
  • Mountain biking metrics plus ( MTB Dynamics )
  • Heat and Altitude acclimation
  • Advanced Performance metrics
  • ClimbPro feature
  • Recovery advisor
  • Ultra run feature
  • Daily Suggested workout
  • PacePro feature
  • Surf ready features
  • Navigation sensors – Altimeter, Barometer, 3-axis electronic compass
  • Sports apps
  • up to 80 hours of battery life in GPS mode
  • up to 300 hours battery life in max battery mode
  • up to 65 days battery life in smartwatch mode with solar charging

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