Garmin Introduces Luxury fenix Chronos Smart Watch (video)

Garmin introduces the luxury version of its sports watch, the fenix Chronos that comes in three styles – a premium titanium and two stainless steel versions which come in metal or leather band. These watches come with Garmin’s multi-sport functionality. They can also track sleep and heart rate.



Here is the intro video.

Some interesting specs of the fenix Chronos

  • Physical dimensions: 1.9″ x 1.9″ x 0.6″ (49 x 49 x 15 mm)
  • Display size, WxH: 1.2” x 1.2″ (30.4 x 30.4 mm)
  • Display resolution, WxH: 218 x 218 pixels; transflective MIP color; sapphire lens
  • Color display: Yes
  • Negative mode display: Yes
  • Weight: Steel with leather band: 3.31 oz (94 g), Steel with steel band: 6.56 oz (186 g), Titanium with titanium hybrid band: 3.95 oz (112 g)
  • Battery: Rechargeable 180mAh lithium-ion
  • Battery life: Up to 25 hours in UltraTrac mode; up to 13 hours in GPS training mode; up to 1 week in watch mode
  • Water rating: 10 ATM
  • GPS-enabled: Yes
  • GLONASS: Yes
  • High-sensitivity receiver: Yes
  • Barometric altimeter: Yes
  • Electronic compass: Yes
  • Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone): Yes
  • Vibration alert: Yes
  • Music control: Yes
  • Find my phone: Yes
  • VIRB® control: Yes
  • Watch functions: Time of day (12/24h), calendar (day/date), daily alarm, stop watch, timer, sunrise/sunset alerts

Maps & Memory

  • Built-in memory: 32 MB; available 23 MB
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1,000
  • Routes: 30
  • Track log: 100 hours of activity data

There is a whole big list of specs. Click HERE to check it out.

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With a battery life of 25 hours, it actually lasts more than the standard Android smartwatches or the Apple Watch. In “Watch Mode”, it can actually last a full week. Nice. Not sure if they will be available in Singapore but they are really good looking. The cheapest starts from USD900 and goes up to USD1,500 for the titanium version.