Garmin Fenix 6 Review: Various Unique Variants of Outdoor Tracking Monster

To begin this Garmin Fenix 6 Review, we say that this is one the best multi-sport smart watches we recommended to buy. Besides its main function to point out the time, this type of smartwatch also brings great adventure in tracking and assisting your outdoor activity. No need to think twice, grab it and feel how good it works.

Garmin Fenix 6 Review: Design and Display

Notwithstanding its design upgrade, Fenix 6 doesn’t have significant upgrade from its latest series (Fenix 5 plus). Comparing to other smart watches on the market, this watch looks quite thick, even thicker than the Forerunner or Vivoactive. But, it’s still 1.1 mm slimmer than the predecessor Fenix 5.

Garmin Fenix 6 Review - Various Unique Variants

Although, this isn’t noticeable as slimmer on the wrist, but it does feel slightly lighter weighing 7g less than the previous equivalent model. This is acceptable improvement for a such a chunky smart watch. More importantly, there’s something good from this extra thickness, because by that, Garmin can add a little bit extra battery-life as well as ruggedness.

Performance and Software; One of the strong points in Garmin Fenix 6 Review

In terms of performance, one benefits of this smartwatch is that the watch can group the data into more digestible chunks which only need to tap button on the home screen. You could also manage important recordings of your last activity, heart rate, notification, music control and scheduling rundown of your events on your wrist.

Further, in this Garmin Fenix 6 reviews, we inform you that the watch has sets of upgraded heart rate sensor which now could monitor your heart rate while you are swimming or snorkeling underwater. So, it’s extremely helpful for Gamin users who likes swimming of diving because they don’t need to purchase additional chest strap like in previous model.

Garmin Fenix 6 Fitness Tracking

Garmin Fenix 6 Review - heart rate sensor

In regard to GPS, it almost instantly gives accurate information when you start the activity button. The notification will emerge on the display with “GPS connected” information after a few seconds. Just like its previous series, you will also find the same great accuracy with Garmin Fenix 6.

Moreover, if you are Cardio fitness-holic, Garmin Fenix 6 could be your assistance during tracking cardio. Because, the Fenix 6 is not felt too heavy on your wrist while you are jumping, swinging, jogging etc.

Garmin Fenix 6 Specs and Features

Garmin recovery tools are presented on the Garmin Fenix 6, and the way it operates is as same as in Fenix 5. Plus, its notable function to manage the rest time and helps to prevent injury are there too. It is important for the one who consider that rest time is as essentials as daily activity.

Furthermore, the watch is also synchronized with the average resting heart rate (RHR) which function is to measure your heart rate within a week. It same as Apple watch 4 and Appel watch 5. The watch will give you sign whenever it finds abnormal heart rate when you are overdoing your activity.

Garmin Fenix 6 Review

Apps and Compatibility

Most Garmin Fenix 6 Review agree that the watch is also avail “lifestyle” features as same as it previous series. Some interesting examples are Spotify, Garmin pay, music storage, and many more. All of those applications work extremely well, making it a flexible device to wear not only as sport tracking but also for daily hangout device.

Battery life of Fenix 6 Series

Talking about the tenacity, in smartwatch mode, the battery could resist up to 14 days before it needs to recharge. While if you are using GPS all along day, it needs 36 hours or even 72 hours to be recharged. Meanwhile, for Fenix 6X edition, the battery will last up to 21 days in smartwatch mode and 60 hours for using GPS mode.

No need to worry of running out battery, because there is also battery saver mode by disabling some of feature that is power-draining. To enter to this mode, you just need to hold down the physical button in the top left-hand corner and wait fee seconds until the mode is on.

Garmin Fenix 6 Review; Price and Availability

Garmin Fenix 6 Review - Smart watch

To close this Garmin Fenix 6 Review, we you that this particular watch is already out now like in Europe, America, Australia- New Zealand etc. While for the price, it ranges from £529.99 / $599.99 / AU$949 all the way up £999 / $1,149.99 / AU$1,549 depending on what you option for. For the potential buyer, it would be better if you comprehend about the different variants which Fenix 6 has.

For instance, choice of model, colour and strap. Meanwhile, the highest price among Fenix 6 models is Fenix 6X Pro Polar that has additional feature such as music compatibility, maps, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Besides, it also has super light all-titanium body along with solar panels around the watch face’s rim. Thus, it gives for an extra boost in batter life-time.

In conclusion, Garmin Fenix 6 is created for those who are aware on how high the price for the health. Most users are using it for their daily basis like adventurer sports and so on.

Originally written by: Reno Prasetyo
Edited by: Eko Prasetyo

About Author: Eko Prasetyo

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Currently live in Cipayung, East Jakarta, Indonesia. I describe myself as young, fearless, and full of passion. Got my bachelor degree in Muhammadiyah University of Purworejo in the field of English Education. Have big interest in art, writing, history, movie, and literature. Spend most of the time in reading, watching movie, and writing.

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