Garmin launches Quatix 7 for life on the high seas

Garmin has given its Quatix boating and marine smartwatch an enormous overhaul, with new options and a jazzy new show.

The Quatix 7 might look acquainted – that’s as a result of it’s basically a Garmin Epix (2nd Gen), jacked up with options for all times on the excessive seas.

The show is an 1.3-inch AMOLED, the one which units the Epix other than its brethren the Fenix 7, and it’s a touchscreen too.

T.’s a fairly full listing of options for all times on open water, together with integrations with Gamrin chartplotting and boat methods.

And you will get .rmation from suitable boat methods, so you possibly can verify water depth, engine RPM, wind – and autopilot management.

And t. are new options too. The Quatix 7 has anchor drag alarms, tide alerts, and takes benefit of the multi-band GNSS from the Fenix 7/Epix vary for extra correct location knowledge.

What’s extra, the Quatix 7 Photo voltaic will get the flashlight characteristic from the Fenix 7X.

Battery life has been beefed up, and also you’ll get 18 days in smartwatch mode as customary. Sapphire fashions get 16 days. The Photo voltaic mannequin ups that to 37 days of in smartwatch mode, or as much as 90 days in battery saver mode.

It’s additionally a fairly full GPS sports activities watch, whenever you’re not at sea.

T.’s multi-band GNSS help over 30 sport profiles, with working, swimming, biking and HIIT all on the listing. Golf is on the listing with 42,000 programs supported, as is snowboarding which makes use of SkiView maps.

And t.’s the same old array of Garmin well being smarts, together with stress monitoring, physique battery, sleep monitoring and 24/7 coronary heart fee.

And it brings Garmin’s full vary of sensible options, akin to Garmin Pay and help for the offline syncing of Spotify, Amazon Music and Deezer.

The usual Quatix 7 begins at $699.99, rising to $1,199.99 for Photo voltaic.