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 Fenix 7 models

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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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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