There are 7 days in a week. And the fenix 7X series multisport GPS watches are built for all of them. Meet any athletic or outdoor challenge with cutting-edge training features, sports apps, 24/7 health and wellness monitoring and more. Use trusted button controls or a new touchscreen interface to access selections. Gain performance insights and metrics that help you manage your exertion and build stamina. Optimize recovery and overall wellness by monitoring heart rate¹ , respiration, stress, sleep and more. GPS and outdoor navigation sensors guide your outings off the beaten path. And to complement your tamer days, connected features include smart notifications³, music storage and Garmin Pay™ contactless payments4. Available Solar versions offer a solar charging lens that uses the sun’s energy to extend battery life. Plus, the fenix 7X offers a built-in LED flashlight that keeps you going after dark.
New Features of fenix 7X Series (compared to previous fenix series):
New Features as of September 5, 2023
NEW! ENDURANCE SCORE
This feature measures your ability to sustain prolonged efforts and combines training data from all of your athletic pursuits to help you understand how training impacts your overall endurance. This dynamic measurement uses your VO2 max, short-term/long-term training loads and other factors to gauge your fitness progress beyond just VO2 max
NEW! NEW ACTIVITY PROFILES
Get better at whatever with new preloaded activity profiles for team sports ranging from football, baseball and basketball to soccer, rugby, hockey, lacrosse and more — plus racket sports, boxing and others.
NEW! RELIEF SHADING
Digital elevation model data is used to create a 3D look with color and topographic shading on the map, making terrain and elevation changes easier to interpret than contour lines alone.
NEW! WEATHER MAP OVERLAYS
Use your smartwatch* to make informed weather decisions by viewing the latest map overlays for precipitation, cloud cover, temperature and wind data on your wrist.
*When paired with your compatible smartphone
NEW! MUSCLE MAPS FOR PILATES, HIIT, CARDIO
See what muscles you’re working for HIIT, cardio, Pilates and strength workouts. Preview the muscle groups that your custom or preset workouts will impact, then review your stats post-workout in the Garmin Connect™ app.
NEW! WORKOUTS APP
Easily find and organize workouts across all your athletic pursuits — including daily suggested workouts plus those downloaded or created in the Garmin Connect app. Follow up with a review of workout history directly from your device.
NEW! HILL SCORE
This feature measures your capability for running uphill and evaluates your progress over time based on your VO2 max and training history. It measures your running strength on steep ascents and running endurance on long ascents and provides a score based on your performance over time.
NEW! GAMING ACTIVITY
Like gaming in your spare time? This activity integrates with the GameOn™ app to provide biometric-based data that helps you understand your optimal stress zone, plan breaks with a game power feature and view Body Battery™ energy levels to play at your best.
NEW! FISH FORECAST
Using a celestial database to track sun and moon rise/set times, relative position to your location and more, this app offers suggestions for the best days and times for fishing success.
NEW FEATURES AS OF FEBRUARY, 2023:
NEW! UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS
TrueUp™ physio data synchronization will now unify training features including training status, training load, load focus and HRV status for users with multiple compatible devices. You can designate a primary device in order to have more consistent training data so you can train smarter. This includes users with multiple compatible smartwatches or those with a compatible smartwatch and Edge® 1040 device.
NEW! JET LAG ADVISER
Track your stats for water skiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing and tubing. These new watersport activity profiles detect when you’re moving or waiting for the boat, with the ability to view previous runs during and after an activity in the Garmin Connect™ smartphone app.
NEW! WAKESPORTS ACTIVITIES
To manage efforts, receive real-time metrics of how much power is being exerted on a run —now with no additional accessory required.
NEW! SAIL EXPEDITION
Use the new sail expedition activity profile to take your adventure further by recording a multiday activity with a reduced need to charge. Sensors and accessories are turned off to maximize battery life while still tracking your GPS location once an hour.
NEW! SUNRISE/SUNSET GLANCE ENHANCEMENTS
Know when to begin an adventure or set up camp before dark with daily indications for sunrise and sunset times. An altitude graph gives reference to the height of the sun in the sky. You can also see the sun’s position overlayed on a map to show its position relative to your own — giving you the ability to understand the position of the sky at different times of the day.
NEW! BACKCOUNTRY SKI/SNOWBOARD ENHANCEMENTS
This preloaded profile now automatically distinguishes between descending and climbing, so you can start tracking and leave it running all day long.
NEW FEATURES AS OF NOVEMBER, 2022:
NEW! BACKCOUNTRY SNOWBOARD
This preloaded profile helps distinguish between snowboarding and climbing. It shows metrics specific to either ascent or descent.
NEW! AUTO REST (ULTRARUN)
During an ultrarun activity, the watch automatically keeps track of time spent at an aid station or checkpoint—no need to worry about pausing the run activity.
NEW! GRADE ADJUSTED PACE
Whether running uphill or downhill, runners can now see their equivalent flat ground pace, making it easy to maintain an even effort over various terrain.
NEW! WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER (WITHOUT ACCESSORY)
To manage efforts, receive real-time metrics of how much power is being exerted on a run —now with no additional accessory required.
NEW! DISC GOLF
Track stats with the new dedicated disc golf activity. And for those who want to keep score and get the distance to the basket for more than 14,000 disc golf courses on the wrist – try out the UDisc Connect IQ app.
NEW! MORNING REPORT
Coming to more devices this quarter, morning report gives daily workout suggestions, information about last night’s sleep and HRV status, plus when paired with a smartphone, the day’s weather. The report can be customized so athletes can view only the details they want to see.
NEW! NEXTFORK MAP GUIDE
See the distance to the next trail intersection as well as the name of the upcoming trail.
To help guide your way in low-light conditions, a built-in multi-LED flashlight provides quick access to a bright, steady beam of illumination.
PERFORMANCE BY DESIGN
Updated, ultra tough athletic design featuring bright 1.4”, display and 51mm; the watch is tested to U.S. military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
Trusted button controls that work in any environment are matched with a responsive new touchscreen interface for quick access to selections and functions.
This activity profile tracks your high-intensity interval training workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/rest intervals and more.
VISUAL RACE PREDICTOR
Based on your running history and overall fitness level, this feature provides an estimate of what your pace could be for the distance you want to run. Trend data shows how your training is having an impact over time.
Use this data to track and manage your exertion — and help avoid overexerting at the start of your run or activity.
MULTI-BAND GNSS SUPPORT
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO). With the Sapphire Solar editions, get superior accuracy using technology previously only available to the military. Access multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites for improved position accuracy in areas where GNSS signals are reflected, weak or typically don’t penetrate.
Take on the slopes with preloaded SkiView maps, and view run names and difficulty ratings for more than 2,000 ski resorts worldwide.
MULTICONTINENT TOP MAPS
Download TopoActive maps via Wi-Fi® connectivity from around the world — or get your local region preloaded on the Sapphire Solar edition watches — to keep your explorations on track. View terrain contours, elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and other geographical features.
Get at-a-glance awareness for selected POI checkpoints ahead. View performance metrics, split times and distance/elevation — plus a summary of key trail points coming up.
HEALTH MONITORING ACTIVITY
Using data from the watch’s various body status sensors, this feature helps track your daily biometric and wellness trends at a glance.
Plus, same great features as previous fenix series
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Use preloaded activity profiles for trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing, surfing, indoor climbing and more
Stay informed when you’re in the snow. This preloaded profile can distinguish between skiing and climbing. It automatically shows metrics specific to either ascent or descent.
XC SKI DYNAMICS
When paired with the HRM-Pro™ chest strap (sold separately), the ski power metric helps measure the actual exercise load of your cross-country workouts.
Works with the Surfline Sessions™ feature, which creates a video of every wave you ride in front of a Surfline® camera4 . So you can watch them later and see how you did with your Surfline Sessions subscription.
Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialized Grit™ and Flow™ measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.
DAILY WORKOUT SUGGESTIONS
For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily run and ride recommendations based on your current training load and training status.
A first-of-its-kind PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course. You have the option to quickly modify your PacePro plan if changing conditions warrant a change in strategy.
Use the ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on you current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain — as well as descents and flats.
View advanced training metrics that include running dynamics, heat- and altitude-adjusted VO2 max, trail running adjustment recovery advisor and more.
RECOVERY TIME ADVISOR
After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
GOLF COURSE MAPS
Access full-color CourseView maps for more than 42,000 golf courses around the world, and get button targeting and the PlaysLike Distance feature.
SOLAR CHARGED BATTERY
Do more. Charge less. Get a battery boost from the sunlight, so you can go longer between charges (Solar and Sapphire Solar models only).
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Optical heart rate technology gauges activity intensity as well as heart rate variability to calculate your stress level. It also tracks underwater without a heart rate strap.
PULSE OX SENSOR
For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor² uses light beams at your wrist to gauge how well your body is absorbing oxygen.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP
Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Optimize your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It adjusts for trail running and accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork and yoga activities.
Log daily fluid intake as a reminder to stay hydrated. When auto goal is enabled, you’ll even see estimated sweat loss after an activity, and your goal will adjust accordingly.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device.
Download songs plus playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts (subscription may be required). Use wireless headphones (sold separately) for phone-free listening.
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS
Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution through participating providers.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features can send a message with your location to your emergency contacts when paired with your compatible smartphone6.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store on your compatible smartphone.
These free adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from Garmin Connect.
Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming
Enter a distance you want to travel, and get suggested routes that will bring you back to your starting point. Trendline™ popularity routing helps you find the best local paths.
This widget shows your current elevation, acclimated elevation and correlated Pulse Ox², heart rate³ and respiration rate, so you can see how you’re holding up to the current elevation.
This watch features easy-to-follow, animated cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates workouts you can view on the watch screen. Choose from preloaded animated workouts, or download more from the Garmin Connect™ online community when paired with your compatible device.
View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery extending changes on the fly.
¹Activity Tracking and Fitness Metric Accuracy
²When paired with a compatible smartphone; see Garmin.com/ble
³View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information at Garmin.com/GarminPay/banks
4When paired with the Garmin Connect™ smart-device app and the Surfline® smart-device app
5This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.
6When paired with a compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking feature requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
7See Garmin.com/waterrating for more details