GARMIN ENDURO: TOP RANGE ULTRA TRAIL GPS WATCH WITH 80H BATTERY.
GARMIN ENDURO: New ultra trail gps watch for 800€-900€ (for the titanium version). Today in our GPS WATCH section we introduce you to the latest Garmin news for this 2021, with the brand new Enduro range and its incoporated solar charger.
The new GARMIN ENDURO nearly doubles the current price of previous watches, however, in its favor, it provides a more capable battery, with 70h by default, that manages to extend up to 80h if solar recharged. Let’s go and see the details.
GARMIN ENDURO: NEW ULTRA TRAIL GPS WATCH 800€-900€ (TITANIUM)
Garmin has officially released its Garmin Enduro, with a focus on ultra-endurance sports. This watch has the longest battery life on a Garmin to date: a full charge gives you 70 hours in GPS mode, which by brand extends to 80 hours if you squeeze it by solar recharge.
It also provides a number of new features on the watch, which we will see in more detail at the end. For now, we are advancing that includes a VO2 max. specific to mountain races, as well as new features dubbed climbing. Complete the package novelties a rest timer, so that the runners record data about how long they have stopped in each aid station and similar stuff. We start with the data sheet.
- GARMIN ENDURO
- LENS AND BISEL MATERIAL: Power Glass lens. Stainless steel or carbon-coated titanium.
- COVER Fiber-reinforced polymer with metal back cover
- HOUSING SIZE (AN. X L. X AL.) 51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
- COLOR DISPLAY
- SCREEN SIZE (WIDTH/HIGH) Diameter 35.56 mm (1.4″)
- SCREEN RESOLUTION (WIDTH/HIGH) 280 x 280 pixels
- SCREEN TYPE Visible in sunlight, transflective, pixel-level memory (MIP)
- WEIGHT: Steel: 72 g (shell only: 66 g): Titanium: 58 g (shell only: 52 g)
- WATER RESISTANCE 10 ATM
- MEMORY/HISTORY 64 MB
GARMIN ENDURO: BATTERY/BATTERY LIFE
- Smart Clock Mode: up to 50/65 days with solar charging function*
- Power Saving Clock Mode: up to 130 days/1 year with solar charging function*
- GPS Mode: up to 70/80 hours with solar charging function**
- GPS mode with maximum battery usage: up to 200/300 hours with solar charging function**
- GPS Shipping Activity: up to 65 days/95 days with solar charging function*
- * Solar charge, in all-day conditions of use with 3 hours a day in outdoor environments of 50,000 lux
- ** Solar charge, under conditions of use in 50,000 lux environments
GARMIN ENDURO: OUTSTANDING NOVELS.
The Enduro features Garmin’s Power Glass solar charging lens. The system works as we saw with the pioneer GARMIN FENIX 6 PRO SOLAR that we presented to you from Chamonix: A special photosensitive crystal that allows the sun’s energy to charge the watch as you move. A full charge of the watch will give an athlete 70 hours in GPS mode, this extends to 80 hours when used outdoors.
Unfortunately, Garmin has removed the native built-in mapping features of the Fenix 6 Pro to deliver this extended battery life. In return, it still maintains a navigation path element.
As for easy to use, the watch remains noticeably light and barely larger than the other solar watches in the Garmin collection. It is available, as explained above with and without titanium bezel. The fit is completed with a new Garmin UltraFit nylon strap, lightweight and comfortable for the skin. There is also the option to switch to a silicone or leather strap if you prefer.
GARMIN ENDURO: NEW TRAINING AND RECOVERY TOOLS
With Enduro, Garmin has launched several training and recovery tools to help runners on an ultra adventure. In addition to traditional smartwatch features, with Enduro, Garmin has added, among others:
- VO2 max. Trail: runners who travel the trails regularly will notice that their VO2 max. It’s different in the toughest race conditions. The new VO2 max trail run option automatically adjusts based on performance, environment, heat and acclimatization at altitude.
- ClimbPro Trail Enhancements: taken from Garmin cyclocomputers, this gives runners real-time information about current and future climbs, including slope, distance, and elevation gain. Runners will be able to see how far away they are from a climb, allowing them to adjust their pace and effort accordingly.
- Sleep timer: when running in the ‘ultrarun’ configuration, runners will be able to start and stop a rest timer to record the time spent at each relief post.
- Mountain Bike: With the addition of mountain bike metrics plus specialized sand and flow measurements, you’ll now get a trail difficulty rating.
- Recovery: after each workout, the watch provides runners with recovery data and tells them how long they should rest based on sleep and wellness data
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