Here’s a comparison of the current Garmin watch models

Garmin watches are fitness watches, GPS watches, and performance watches that are specialized and customized for a variety of activities. See the overview of each series here and view the overall series comparison below.

Garmin MARQ (Gen 2) Watches – Elite Luxury & Performance

Garmin’s MARQ Collection is a series of performance watches, or ‘modern tool watches’, that are the secret weapons of professional athletes, aviators, captains, and refined, elite individuals who want and need more than just a smartwatch. The MARQ series integrates revolutionary technology with superior design materials such as titanium (Grade 5), sapphire, ceramic, AMOLED responsive touchscreen, jacquard-weave nylon and leather.

Each MARQ watch is custom built for elite performance. They share many similarities in their designs and have these notable differences:

MARQ Aviator Features: Worldwide airport database, altimeter with adjustable baro setting, 3-axis compass with HSI, METAR, TAF, MOS & METEOGRAM, multiple time zones with Zulu/UTC, wirelessly receive flight plans from Garmin Pilot, NEXRAD on moving map, moving map with aviation airports, navaids, roads, bodies of water and more, waypoint information, Connext avionics connectivity, and in-flight Pulse Ox.

MARQ Captain Features: boating profiles, virtual starting line, countdown timer, tack assist mode, built-in barometer and tide tables, anchor alarm, autopilot control, tack assist mode and boat data streaming.

MARQ Adventurer Features: 360-degree compass markings on the bezel, multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems, built-in barometric altimeter, electronic 3-axis compass and TracBack routing feature, preloaded with Topographic Mapping and advanced navigation tools, including Around Me map mode, Orienteering, elevation profiles, outdoor points of interest and ClimbPro ascent planner, for real-time information on current and upcoming climbs.

MARQ Golfer Features: ceramic bezel with custom golf hole markings, preloaded with more than 42,000 golf courses worldwide and full-color CourseView mapping, full vector map, AutoShot round analyzer, virtual caddie, hazard view, wind speed and direction data, stat tracking, touch targeting, handicap scoring, PlaysLike distance, green view, pinpointer, virtual caddie, Tournament legal.

MARQ Athlete Features: Vented silicone strap for lightness and durability, recovery time and VO2 max scales marked on the bezel, and peak performance tracking for strength, HIIT, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga, training readiness score, training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance..

Garmin fenix Watches – The Face of Adventure

Garmin fenix watches are premium multisport GPS watches offering heart rate, Pulse Ox, routable TOPO & ski maps, page guidance, music and more. The fenix watch has custom watch faces and bands to customize your look. You can take your Garmin fenix on any adventure! It has preloaded gym activity profiles for strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair-stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga, as well as being fully loaded for tracking your runs, hitting the golf course, cycling, swimming and a wide array of outdoor recreation activities.

The fenix 6 series feature 18% larger, always-on display (to previous fenix 5 series) and adds PacePro, power manager, Body Battery Energy monitor, safety and tracking features and Expediton mode. The fenix 6 PRO series also include preloaded TopoActive maps with turn-by-turn navigation, preloaded ski maps and music apps compatibility.

The fenix 6 Pro SOLAR series has solar charging power glass lens, surf-ready features, mountain bike metrics, indoor climb activity and an acclimation widget.

The fenix 7 series features touchscreen and buttons, HIIT workouts, visual race predictor, multi-band GNSS support, multi-continent topo maps. The fenix 7x also has a built-in flashlight.

The new epix (Gen 2) has a stunning AMOLED display and up to 16 days of battery life in smartwatch mode. Also has touchscreen and buttons that work in any environment, multi-band GNSS support, Up Ahead and SkiView maps.

Productfenix 6s
fenix 6s
fenix 6x Pro
fenix 6x pro
fenix 6s Pro Solar
fenix 6s solar
fenix 6 Pro Solar
fenix 6 pro solar
fenix 6x Pro Solar
fenix 6x pro solar
fenix 7s
fenix 7s Solar
fenix 7s Sapphire Solar
fenix 7
fenix 7 Solar
fenix 7 Sapphire Solar
fenix 7X Solar
fenix 7X Sapphire Solar
epix (Gen 2)
Enduro 2
Lens materialCorning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3or sapphire crystalPower Glass™Power Glass™Power Glass™Corning Gorilla GlassPower Glass™Power Sapphire™Corning Gorilla GlassPower Glass™Power Sapphire™Power Glass™Power Sapphire™Corning GorillaGlass
Sapphire Editions: sapphire crystal
Power Sapphire™
Bezel materialStainless SteelStainless Steel or
Titanium or
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Titanium
Stainless steelStainless Steel or
Titanium or
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Titanium
Titanium or
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Titanium
stainless steelstainless steeltitaniumstainless steelstainless steeltitaniumstainless steeltitaniumpassivated stainless steel
Sapphire Edition: carbon gray DLC titanium or pure titanium
titanium
Battery lifeSmartwatch: Up to 9 days
GPS: Up to 25h
Max Battery GPS Mode: 50h
Expedition GPS Mode: 20 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 34 days
Smartwatch: Up to 21 days
GPS: Up to 60h
GPS + Music: Up to 15h
Max Battery GPS Mode:120h
Expedition GPS Mode: 46 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 80 days
Smartwatch: 9 days / 10.5 days with solar*
GPS: 25 hrs / 28 hrs with solar**
GPS + Music: Up to 6 hrs
Max battery GPS mode: 50 hrs / 64 hrs with solar**
Expedition GPS activity: 20 days / 26 days with solar*
Battery saver watch mode: 34 days / 59 days with solar*
Smartwatch: 14 days / 16 days with solar*
GPS: 36 hrs / 40 hrs with solar**
GPS + Music: Up to 10 hrs
Max battery GPS mode: 72 hrs / 93 hrs with solar**
Expedition GPS activity: 28 days / 36 days with solar*
Battery saver watch mode: 48 days / 80 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 21 days/24 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 80 days/120 days with solar*
GPS: Up to 60 hours/66 hours with solar**
GPS + Music: Up to 15 hours/16 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 120 hours/148 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 46 days/56 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 11 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 38 days
GPS Only: Up to 37 hours
All Satellite Systems: Up to 26 hours
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 7 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 90 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 26 days
Smartwatch: Up to 11 days/14 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 38 days/87 days with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 37 hours/46 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 26 hours/30 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 7 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 90 hours/162 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 26 days/43 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 11 days/14 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 38 days/87 days with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 37 hours/46 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 26 hours/30 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems and Multi-band: Up to 15 hours/16 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 7 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 90 hours/162 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 26 days/43 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 18 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 57 days
GPS Only: Up to 57 hours
All Satellite Systems: Up to 40 hours
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 136 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 40 days
Smartwatch: Up to 18 days/22 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 57 days/173 days with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 57 hours/73 hours with solar**
All Satellte Systems: Up to 40 hours/48 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems: Up to 40 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 10 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 136 hours/289 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 40 days/74 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 18 days/22 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 57 days/173 days with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 57 hours/73 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 40 hours/48 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 23 hours/26 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 136 hours/289 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 40 days/74 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/37 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 90 days/1+ year with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 89 hours/122 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 63 hours/77 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 16 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 213 hours/578 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 62 days/ 139 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/37 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 90 days/1+ year with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 89 hours/122 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 63 hours/77 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems and Multi-band: Up to 36 hours/41 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 16 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 213 hours/578 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 62 days/ 139 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 16 days (6 days always-on)
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 21 days
GPS Only: Up to 42 hours (30 hours always-on )
All Satellite Systems: Up to 32 hours (24 hours always-on)
Sapphire Editions: All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 20 hours (15 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours (9 hours always-on)
Max Battery GPS: Up to 75 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 14 days
Smartwatch: Up to 34 days / 46 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 111 days / 550 days with solar*
GPS: Up to 110 hours / 150 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 78 hours / 96 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Multi-band: Up to 68 hours / 81 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 20 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 264 hours / 714 with solar**
Expedition GPS: 77 days / 172 days with solar*
Physical size42.0 x 42.0 x 13.8 mm51 x 51 x 14.9 mm42 x 42 x 14.2 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 108-182 mm
Suede band: 108-175 mm
Fabric band: 108-189 mm
Metal band: 108-180 mm
47 x 47 x 15.1 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather band: 132-210 mm
Fabric band: 132-210 mm
Metal band: 132-215 mm
51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Leather band: 135-213 mm
Fabric band: 135-213 mm
Metal band: 135-225 mm
42 x 42 x 14.1 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 108-182 mm
Suede band: 108-175 mm
Fabric band: 108-189 mm
Metal band: 108-180 mm
42 x 42 x 14.1 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 108-182 mm
Suede band: 108-175 mm
Fabric band: 108-189 mm
Metal band: 108-180 mm
42 x 42 x 14.1 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 108-182 mm
Suede band: 108-175 mm
Fabric band: 108-189 mm
Metal band: 108-180 mm
47 x 47 x 14.5 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather Band: 132-210 mm
Fabric Band: 132-210 mm
Metal Band: 132-215 mm
47 x 47 x 14.5 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather Band: 132-210 mm
Fabric Band: 132-210 mm
Metal Band: 132-215 mm
47 x 47 x 14.5 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather Band: 132-210 mm
Fabric Band: 132-210 mm
Metal Band: 132-215 mm
51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Leather Band: 135-213 mm
Fabric Band: 135-213 mm
Metal Band: 135-225 mm
51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Leather Band: 135-213 mm
Fabric Band: 135-213 mm
Metal Band: 135-225 mm
47 x 47 x 14.5 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather band: 132-210 mm
Fabric band: 132-210 mm
Metal band: 132-215 mm
51 x 51 x 15.6 (mm)
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Sport loop: 110-220 mm
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Display size1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter
1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter
1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter
1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.3” (33.0 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter
WeightSteel 58g (Case only 41g)Steel 93g (Case only 66g)Steel: 61 g (case only 45 g)Steel: 85 g (case only 62 g)
Titanium: 72 g (case only 48 g)
Titanium: 82g (Case only 54g)63 g (case only: 47 g)63 g (case only: 47 g)58 g (case only: 42 g)79 g (case only: 56 g)79 g (case only: 56 g)73 g (case only: 50 g)96 g (case only: 68 g)89 g (case only: 61 g)76 g (case only: 53 g)
Sapphire Editions: 70 g (case only: 47 g)
70 g (case only: 64 g)
Memory/History64 MB32 GB32 GB32 GB32 GB16 GB16 GB32 GB16 GB16 GB32 GB16 GB32 GB16 GB
Sapphire Editions: 32 GB
32 GB

Garmin Forerunner – Watches for Runners

Garmin Forerunner watches are the premium GPS watch for runners and triathlon athletes. Monitor heart rate at the wrist and use GPS to track pace, distance and more. Use Garmin Coach for free adaptive training plans, bringing personal coaching to your wrist.

Garmin Instinct Watches – Rugged & Outdoorsy

Constructed to U.S. Military standard 810G for thermal, shock and water resistance, and with a built-in 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter and multiple global navigational satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo), you can trust that the Garmin Instinct watches will do their job in even the toughest environments.

The Tactical Edition features tactical-specific features include stealth mode, Jumpmaster, waypoint projection, dual-position GPS formatting and preloaded tactical activity.

The Esports Edition features dedicated Esports activity profile — allowing users to track, analyze, and broadcast via STR3AMUP! their biometrics while gaming.

All Solar Editions feature solar charging giving incredible battery life in smartwatch and Expedition modes while outdoors. They also have extra features, including Power Manager, Pulse Ox and Body Battery Energy Monitoring.

The Instinct Solar – Tactical Edition is equipped with tactical-specific features such as night vision goggle compatibility and stealth mode.

The Instinct Solar – Surf Edition is packed with specialized surf features such as tide data and a dedicated surfing activity to help you make the most of every wave. The Instinct 2 Solar Surf Edition adds Surfline – see conditions — such as tide, wave height, wind and surf rating — for each of the five nearest surf spots, when paired with the Garmin Connect™ app on your compatible smartphone; Windsurfing and Kiteboarding activity.

The Instinct 2 Series adds even more features, such as compatibility with Garmin’s Connect IQ Store, VO2 Max, Recovery Time, MTB Dynamics, Sleep Score and Advanced Sleep Monitoring, Fitness Age, Intensity Minutes and they all have built-in sports apps.

Garmin tactix Watches – Tactical Functionality

High-resolution display with both daytime use and night vision goggle compatibility. Rugged design with a diamond-like carbon (DLC) coated titanium bezel, black titanium rear cover and stainless steel buttons. Tactical-specific features include Jumpmaster, waypoint projection, dual-positioning GPS formatting and preloaded tactical activity.

Tactix Delta adds extra features, such as Stealth Mode to hide your position information and Kill Switch to to erase user data and location according to military guidelines. Also has expedition mode, power manager, music apps, Garmin Pay, round-trip routing, and Body Battery Energy Monitor.

tactix Delta – Solar Edition is the tactical GPS smartwatch with solar charging lens built to military standards (MIL-STD-810).
tactix Delta – Solar Edition with Ballistics version features Applied Ballistics software that calculates aiming solutions for long-range shooting

tactix 7 adds a slew of new features, such as Touchscreen and Buttons, Built-in Flashlight, Multicontinent Topo Maps, SkiView Maps, Hunt Activity, Direct-to Navigation, Weather Reports, HIIT workouts, Visual Race Predictor, Up Ahead, Real-Time Stamina, Multi-GNSS and Multi-Band sensors and Health Snapshot.

tactix 7 Pro Ballistic Edition has improved target card allows for easier viewing of multiple targets.

Garmin Foretrex Watches – Night Vision Compatibility

Garmin Foretrex watches are wrist-mounted GPS with night vision goggle compatibility, durable military-grade construction, navigation sensors and smart alerts.

The Garmin Foretrex 701 adds Applied Ballistics Elite software that calculates aiming solutions for long-range shooting.

Garmin Foretrex are wrist-mounted GPS units and do not have many of the smartwatch features of the other fitness and GPS watches.

Compare GARMIN MARQ, FENIX, EPIX (GEN2), ENDURO 2, INSTINCT, TACTIX & FORETREX Series Watches

ProductMARQ Series
MARQ (Gen 2) Series
fenix 6 Pro Series
fenix 6 Pro Solar Series
fenix 7 – Sapphire Solar Edition
epix (Gen 2)
Enduro 2 Instinct
Instinct – Tactical Edition
Instinct Solar
Instinct 2 Solar
tactix Delta – Solar Edition
tactix 7 – Pro Ballistic Edition
Foretrex Series
Lens Materialdomed sapphire crystaldomed sapphire crystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass DX or Sapphire CrystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass DX or Sapphire CrystalPower Sapphire™Corning® Gorilla® Glass
Sapphire Editions: sapphire crystal
Power Sapphire™chemically strengthened glasschemically strengthened glassSolar-charging Power Glass™ lensPower Glass™Solar-charging Power Glass™ lensPower Sapphire™
Bezel Materialtitanium or  titanium/ceramictitanium (Grade 5)/ceramicstainless steel, titanium or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steelstainless steel, titanium or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steeltitaniumpassivated stainless steel
Sapphire Edition: carbon gray DLC titanium or pure titanium
titaniumfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerDiamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated titaniumtitanium
Case Material titanium, titanium/DLCtitanium (Grade 5)fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear coverfiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear coverfiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear coverfiber-reinforced polymer with steel rear cover
Sapphire Editions: fiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear coverfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear coverfiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear coverMIL-STD-810 Compliant: thermal, shock, water
Quickfit Watch band compatibility✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (20, 22, or 26 mm)✅  (20, 22, or 26 mm)included (22 mm)included (22 mm)included (26 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (26 mm)included (26 mm)
Strap Materialtitanium/silicone, silicone rubber, nylon, or leatherhardened titanium, nylon (Jacquard weave), leather and FKM rubbersilicone, leather, titanium or nylonsilicone, leather, titanium or nylonsiliconesiliconeultra light-weight elastic nylon hook and loopsiliconesiliconesiliconesiliconenylon and siliconenylon and silicone
Water rating10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATMIPX7
Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)AMOLED (always-on)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)AMOLED (always-on)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)high-resolution 4-color gray
Display size 1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.2″, 1.3″ or 1.4″ diameter (model dependent)1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.3” (33.0 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diametercustom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter2.0″ diagonal
Display resolution 240 x 240 pixels390 x 390 pixels260 x 260 pixels240 x 240, 260 x 260 or 280 x 280 pixels (model dependent)260 x 260 pixels416 x 416 pixels280 x 280 pixels128 x 128 pixels128 x 128 pixels128 x 128 pixels176 x 176 pixels280 x 280 pixels280 x 280 pixels200 x 128 pixels
Color Display
Touchscreen
LED Flashlight
Night vision mode on MARQ Commander✅ (in Tactical Edition only)✅ (in Tactical Edition only)
Stealth Mode ✅ (in Tactical Edition only)✅ (in Tactical Edition only)
Kill switch ✅ (in Tactical Edition only)
Battery Life Smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days
GPS mode: Up to 28 hours
GPS with Music: Up to 9 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 48 hours
Smartwatch: Up to 16 days (6 days always-on)
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 21 days
GPS Only: Up to 42 hours (30 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems: Up to 32 hours (24 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 28 hours (22 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours (9 hours always-on)
Max Battery GPS: Up to 75 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 14 days
Model dependent: Can be seen above Model dependent: Can be seen aboveSmartwatch: Up to 18 days/22 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 57 days/173 days with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 57 hours/73 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 40 hours/48 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 23 hours/26 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 136 hours/289 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 40 days/74 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 16 days (6 days always-on)
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 21 days
GPS Only: Up to 42 hours (30 hours always-on )
All Satellite Systems: Up to 32 hours (24 hours always-on)
Sapphire Editions: All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 20 hours (15 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours (9 hours always-on)
Max Battery GPS: Up to 75 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 14 days
Smartwatch: Up to 34 days / 46 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 111 days / 550 days with solar*
GPS: Up to 110 hours / 150 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: Up to 78 hours / 96 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Multi-band: Up to 68 hours / 81 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems and Music: Up to 20 hours
Max Battery GPS: Up to 264 hours / 714 with solar**
Expedition GPS: 77 days / 172 days with solar*
Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days
GPS mode: Up to 16 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days
GPS mode: Up to 16 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
Smartwatch: Up to 24 days/54 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 56 days/Unlimited with solar*
GPS: Up to 30 hours/38 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 70 hours/145 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 28 days/68 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/Unlimited with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 65 days/Unlimited with solar*
GPS: Up to 30 hours/48 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 70 hours/370 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 32 days/Unlimited with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 21 days/24 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 80 days/120 days with solar*
GPS: Up to 60 hours/66 hours with solar**
GPS + Music: Up to 15 hours/16 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 120 hours/148 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 46 days/56 days with solar*
Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/37 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 90 days/1+ year with solar*
GPS Only: Up to 89 hours/122 hours with solar**
All Satellte Systems: Up to 63 hours/77 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 16 hours Max Battery
GPS: Up to 213 hours/578 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS: Up to 62 days/139 days with solar*
Exceeds 48 hours in GPS mode; up to 1 week in UltraTrac™ mode; up to 1 month in watch mode
Memory/history32 GB32 GB32 GB32 GB32 GB16 GB
Sapphire Editions: 32 GB
32 GB16 MB16 MB16 MB32 MB32 GB32 GB
Map & Memory
BasemapAll: TOPO Maps + Cycle Map + Ski Maps + Golf Courses
Specific units: racetracks, airports, roads, bodies of water, and more.
All: TOPO Maps + Road & Trail Maps + Cycle Map + Ski Maps + Golf Courses
Specific units: racetracks, airports, roads, bodies of water, and more.
Preloaded topographical maps ✅  (Sapphire Editions only)
Preloaded ski resort maps
Preloaded road and trail maps✅  (Sapphire Editions only)
Downloadable cartography support
Compatible with basecamp
Waypoints/favorites/locations500
Routes20
Track log10,000
Sensors
GPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/GalileoGPS/GLONASS/Galileo
SatIQ Technology✅ (with Aug 2022 update on Sapphire Edition)✅ (with Aug 2022 update on Sapphire Edition)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor
Multi-frequency Positioning✅  (Sapphire Editions only)
Barometric Altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Thermometer
Pulse Ox✅ (with Acclimation)✅ (with Acclimation)✅ (with Acclimation)✅ (with Acclimation)
Ambient light sensor
Daily Smart Features
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets & Apps)
On-device Connect IQ™ Store
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android only)
Calendar
Weather
Battery Saver – customizable low power watch
Controls Smartphone Music
Plays and controls watch music
Music Storage 500 – 2000 songs
(model depending)
Up to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songsUp to 2,000 songs
Find my phone
Find my watch
VIRB Camera Remote
Smartphone CompatibilityiPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™iPhone®, Android™
Connect with Garmin Connect Mobile
Garmin Pay
Stock Tracker✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
Activity Tracking Features
Step counter
Move Bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minuets to rest it)
Sleep monitoring
Calories burned
Floors Climbed
Distance travelled
Intensity Minuets
TrueUp
Move IQ
Fitness Age ✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)✅ (in app)
All-day Stress Tracking
Safety and Tracking Features
Live Track
Group LiveTrack
Live Event Sharing
Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance
Fitness Equipment/Gym
Available gym activities profiles Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Breathwork, Pilates, YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates and YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates and YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Breathwork, Pilates, YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Breathwork, Pilates, YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Breathwork, Pilates, YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Breathwork, Pilates, YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates, Yoga
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
HIIT workouts
Yoga workouts
Pilates workouts
Automatic rep counting
On-screen workout animations
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto pause
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Training Readiness✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
Downloadable training plans
Power modes – customizable in-activity battery settings
Auto lap
Manual lap
Rest timer
Configurable lap alerts
Heat and altitude acclimation
VO2 max
Realtime stamina
Training status
Training Load
Training load focus
Training Effect (aerobic)
Training Effect (anaerobic)
Customizable alerts
Audio prompts
Finish time
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
Auto multisport activities
Manual Multisport activities
Course guidance
Segments (live, Garmin)
Strava features (Beacon, live segments)
Round- trip course creator (running/cycling)
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp
Heart Rate Features
HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
% HRR
Recovery time
Auto max HR
HRV stress test ✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)
HRV Status✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)
Respiration rate (during exercise)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)✅  (with compatible accessory)
Running Features
Available run profilesRunning, Treadmill Running, Trail Running, Indoor Track RunningRunning, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual RunningRunning, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra RunningRunning, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Outdoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Trail RunningRunning, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra Running
GPS- based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics ✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)
Vertical oscillation and radio length ✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)
Ground contact time and balance ✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)
Stride length (real time)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minuet)
Running power✅ (with compatible accessories)
Grade-adjusted pace❌❌
Performance condition
Lactate threshold✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)✅ (with compatible accessories)
PacePro pacing strategies
Run workouts
Race predictor
Foot pod capable
Run/Walk/Stand detection
Golfing Features
Preloaded with 42,000 courses worldwide
Yardage to F/M/B layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance, digital scorecard & more✅ (automatic)✅ (automatic)✅ (automatic)✅ (automatic)✅ (manual)✅(automatic)
Full vector map
Pin Pointer
PlayLike distance
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point)
Handicap scoring
Virtual Caddie✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
Wind Speed & Direction✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)✅ (with Aug 2022 update)
Tournament Legal
Outdoor Recreation Features
Applied ballistics Calculator in Ballistic Editionin Ballistic Editionin 701 Ballistic Edition
Available outdoor recreation profiles Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical,  MARQ Adventurer & Athlete also feature ExpeditionHiking, Indoor Climbing, Climbing, Bouldering, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Horseback Riding, Jumpmaster, Tennis, Pickleball, TacticalHiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, TacticalHiking, Indoor and Outdoor Climbing, Bouldering, Surfing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, TacticalHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Hunting, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Horseback Riding, Jumpmaster, Tennis, Pickleball, TacticalHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Horseback Riding, Jumpmaster, Tennis, Pickleball, TacticalHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Adventure Racing, Horseback Riding, Jumpmaster, Tennis, Pickleball, TacticalHiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, TacticalHiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, TacticalHiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Fishing, Hunting, Tactical. Plus, Jumpmaster in Tactical Edition and Surfing in Surf EditionHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Hunting, Snowhshoeing, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Tennis, TacticalHiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, TacticalHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Hunting, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Jumpmaster, Tennis, Pickleball, Tactical
Point-to-Point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack
UltraTrac mode
Around me mode
Up Ahead
NextFork™ navigation
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
ClimbPro Ascents Planner
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
Total ascent/desent
Rest Timer (Ultra Run only)
Future elevation plot
Projected waypoint
Sight ‘N Go
Area calculation ✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)
Hunt/fish calendar ✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)
Sun and moon information ✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)✅ (via Connect IQ)
Dual grid coordinates
Expedition GPS Activity
Kestrel Wind Meter Compatible
XERO Locations
Cycling Features
Available cycling profiles Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Road Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Cyclocross, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross, TriathlonBiking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross, TriathlonBiking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map)
Courses
MTB Grit & Flow
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
Race an activity
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)✅ (with compatible accessory)
Compatible with Vector and Rally (power meter)
Power meter compatible
Advanced vector support
Compatible with Varia vision
Compatible with Varia radar
Compatible with Varia lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)✅ (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
Swimming Features
Available swim profilesPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water SwimmingPool Swimming, Open Water SwimmingPool Swimming, Open Water SwimmingPool Swimming, Open Water SwimmingPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/RunningPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool swim metrics, stroke type detection, SWOLF, drill logging, open water workouts✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ 
Underwater wrist-based heart rate✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ 
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)✅ 
“Repeat on” rest timer (pool swim only)✅ 
Auto rest (pool swim only)✅ 
Pacing alerts (pool swim only)✅ 
Critical swim speed✅ 
Heart rate (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate downloadable post-swim)✅ (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™)✅  (with HRM-Tri, HRM-Swim, HRM-Pro or HRM-Pro Plus)✅ (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)✅ (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™)
Aviation Features
Worldwide airport database(s)only on Aviatoronly on Aviator
3-axis compass with HSI (horizontal situation indicator)only on Aviatoronly on Aviator
Multiple time zones with Zulu/UTConly on Aviatoronly on Aviator
NEXRAD on moving maponly on Aviatoronly on Aviator
Moving Map with aviation airports, navaids, roads, bodies of water and moreonly on Aviatoronly on Aviator
Worldwide NAVAID and Intersection database(s)only on Aviatoronly on Aviator
In-flight Pulse Oxonly on Aviatoronly on Aviator
METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report)only on Aviatoronly on Aviator
TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast)only on Aviatoronly on Aviator