Garmin fēnix 6 smartwatches now available

If you’re an active person and you’ve got a lot of cash stashed away, this could be for you. Garmin tell me that the new fēnix 6 Series smartwatch is ..

Built on the exploits of countless explorers.

It’s a rugged smartwatch “designed for life” with GPS and, if you have the “Pro Solar Edition”, solar charging too.

Specs vary depending on the model, but the base fēnix 6 (which is £529.99 and lacks solar, maps and music) has a 1.3″ 260×260 screen, up to 14 days of battery (or 36 hours on GPS), 10 ATM waterproof-ness, 64MB memory, a colour display, GPS, compass, accelerometer, thermometer, gyroscope, altimeter, heart-rate monitor, Bluetooth, WiFi, ANT+, phone notifications, weather and a whole load of safety and tracking features like a step counter, live tracking, assistance, incident detection and more.

As this is Garmin kit, it’s filled with activity tracking features – floor climbed, calories burned, distance travelled, intensity minutes, fitness age, stress tracking, cardio workouts, strength workouts, rep counts, speed, laps, interval training, heart-rate zones and more.

Glossy advert coming up here, or you can head to the Garmin website for more details.