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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