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 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, sapphire, ceramic, diamond-like carbon coating, jacquard-weave nylon and Italian vacchetta leather.

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

MARQ Driver Auto Racing Features: Race app, track timer, live delta time, auto lap splits, lap time repeatability score (LTR),last race summary, and preloaded race tracks.

MARQ Aviator Features: Worldwide airport database, altimeter with adjustable baro setting, 3-axix compass with HSI, 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, 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, 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 41,000 golf courses worldwide and full-color CourseView mapping, AutoShot round analyzer, virtual caddie, hazard view, wind data, PlaysLike distance, green view, pinpointer.

MARQ Athlete Features: Silicone rubber strap for lightness and durability, recovery time and VO2 max scales marked on the bezel, and peak performance tracking for strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga.

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 main differences between the fenix 5S Plus, fenix 5 Plus and fenix 5X Plus are the size, weight and battery life.

The fenix 6 series feature 18% larger, always-on display 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.

ProductFenix 5s Plus
fenix 5s plus
Fenix 6s
fenix 6s
Fenix 6s Pro
fenix 6s pro
Fenix 6 Pro
fenix 6 pro
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
Lens materialdomed chemically strengthened glass or sapphire crystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3or sapphire crystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3or sapphire crystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3or sapphire crystalPower Glass™Power Glass™Power Glass™
Bezel materialstainless steelStainless SteelStainless Steel or
Titanium or
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Titanium
Stainless Steel or
Titanium or
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Titanium
Stainless 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
Battery lifeSmartwatch: Up to 7 days
GPS: Up to 11 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 4.5 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 25 hours
Smartwatch: 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 9 days
GPS: Up to 25h
GPS + Music: Up to 6h
Max Battery GPS Mode: 50h
Expedition GPS Mode: 20 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 34 days
Smartwatch: Up to 14 days
GPS: Up to 36h
GPS + Music: Up to 10h
Max Battery GPS Mode:72h
Expedition GPS Mode: 28 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 48 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*
Physical size42 x 42 x 15.4 mm42.0 x 42.0 x 13.8 mm42.0 x 42.0 x 13.8 mm47 x 47 x 14.7 mm51 x 51 x 14.9 mm42.0 x 42.0 x 14.2 mm47 x 47 x 15.1 mm51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
Display size1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter
Weight65 gSteel 58g (Case only 41g)Steel 61g (Case only 44g)Steel 83g (Case only 60g)
Titanium 72g (Case only 49g)
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)

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.

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

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, INSTINCT, TACTIX & FORETREX Series Watches

ProductMARQ Series
marq
Fenix 6 Pro Series
fenix 6 series
Fenix 6 Pro Solar Series
fenix 6 pro solar
Instinct
garmin instinct
Instinct – Tactical Edition
instinct tactical
Instinct Solar
instinct solar
Tactix Delta
tactix delta
Tactix Delta – Tactical Edition
tactix solar
Forex Series
forertrex 701
Lens Materialdomed sapphire crystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass DX or Sapphire CrystalCorning® Gorilla® Glass DX or Sapphire Crystalchemically strengthened glasschemically strengthened glassSolar-charging Power Glass™ lensdomed sapphire crystalSolar-charging Power Glass™ lens
Bezel Materialtitanium or  titanium/ceramicstainless steel, titanium or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steelstainless steel, titanium or Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated steelfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerfiber-reinforced polymerDiamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated titaniumDiamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated titanium
Case Material titanium, titanium/DLCfiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear coverfiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear coverfiber-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)✅  (20, 22, or 26 mm)✅  (20, 22, or 26 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (22 mm)✅  (26 mm)✅  (26 mm)
Strap Materialtitanium/silicone, silicone rubber, nylon, or leathersilicone, leather, titanium or nylonsilicone, leather, titanium or nylonsiliconesiliconesiliconesiliconenylon and silicone
Water rating10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATM10 ATMIPX7
Batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable batteryinternal rechargeable battery2 AAA batteries (not included)
Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)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)high-resolution 4-color gray
Display size 1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter1.2″, 1.3″ or 1.4″ diameter (model dependent)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 pixels260 x 260 pixels240 x 240, 260 x 260 or 280 x 280 pixels (model dependent)128 x 128 pixels128 x 128 pixels128 x 128 pixels280 x 280 pixels280 x 280 pixels200 x 128 pixels
Color Display
Night vision mode on MARQ Commander✅ (in Tactical Edition only)
Stealth Mode ✅ (in Tactical Edition only)
Kill switch
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
Model dependent: Can be seen above Model dependent: Can be seen aboveSmartwatch 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 21 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 80 days
GPS: Up to 60 hours 
GPS + Music: Up to 15 hours
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 120 hours 
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 46 days
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*
Exceeds 48 hours in GPS mode; up to 1 week in UltraTrac™ mode; up to 1 month in watch mode
Memory/history32 GB32 GB32 GB16 MB16 MB16 MB32 GB32 GB
Map & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & MemoryMap & Memory
BasemapAll: TOPO Maps + Cycle Map + Ski Maps + Golf Courses
Specific units: racetracks, airports, roads, bodies of water, and more.
Preloaded topographical maps
Preloaded ski resort maps
Downloadable cartography support
Compatible with basecamp
Waypoints/favorites/locations500
Routes20
Track log10,000
SensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensorsSensors
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric Altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Thermometer
Pulse Ox✅ (with Acclimation)✅ (with Acclimation)✅ (with Acclimation)
Daily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart FeaturesDaily Smart Features
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets & Apps)
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 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™
Connect with Garmin Connect Mobile
Garmin Pay
Activity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity Tracking FeaturesActivity 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)
All-day Stress Tracking
Safety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking FeaturesSafety and Tracking Features
Live Track
Group LiveTrack
Live Event Sharing
Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance
Fitness Equipment/Gym Fitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/GymFitness Equipment/Gym
Preloaded gym activities profiles Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and 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, 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, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and YogaStrength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
Yoga workouts
Pilates workouts
On-screen workouts animations
Automatic rep counting
Training, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis FeaturesTraining, Planning and Analysis Features
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto pause
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Power modes – customizable in-activity battery settings
Auto lap
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
Heat and altitude acclimation
V02 max
Training status
Training Load
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
Heart Rate Features Heart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart Rate FeaturesHeart 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)
Records heart rate while swimming ✅  (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™ and HRM-Swim™)
HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices)
Respiration rate (during exercise)
Running FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning FeaturesRunning Features
Preloaded run profilesRunning, Treadmill Running, Trail Running, Indoor Track RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual RunningRunning, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual 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, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
GPS- based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics ✅ (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)
Ground contact time and balance ✅ (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)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minuet)
Performance condition
Lactate threshold✅ (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
Golfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing FeaturesGolfing Features
Yardage to F/M/B layups/doglegs, Measures shot distance, digital scorecard & more
Full vector map
Pin Pointer
PlayLike distance
Handicap scoring
Outdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation FeaturesOutdoor Recreation Features
Applied ballistics Calculator in Ballistic Editionin 701 Ballistic Edition
Preloaded outdoor recreation profiles Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical,  MARQ Adventurer & Athlete also feature ExpeditionHiking, 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, 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, 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, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Point-to-Point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack
UltraTrac mode
Around me mode
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
ClimbPro Ascents Planner
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
Total ascent/desent
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)
Hunt/fish calendar ✅ (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)
Dual grid coordinates
Expedition GPS Activity
XERO Locations
Cycling Features Cycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling FeaturesCycling Features
Preloaded cycling profiles Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain BikingBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, TriathlonBiking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
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)
Garmin Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street maps)
Compatible with vector (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 FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming FeaturesSwimming Features
Preloaded swim profilesPool 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 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✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ 
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™ and HRM-Swim™)