Garmin fenix 2 GPS watch offers iPhone connectivity and more

Garmin fenix 2 GPS watch is for multiple sport athletes and supports iPhone notifications along with GPS navigation.

Published Thu, Feb 20 2014 9:47 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Garmin is famous in the GPS world for making products ranging from navigation apps for smartphones to PND devices for cars and watches for athletes and outdoors types. Garmin has announced a new GPS watch that is aimed at athletes that like multiple sports. The new watch is called the fenix 2.

Garmin fenix 2 GPS watch offers iPhone connectivity and more |

Garmin bills the watch as the ultimate multisport adventure watch and it has features for running, climbing, riding, hiking, skiing, and swimming. The watch is water resistant and can survive the outdoors. It features an altimeter, barometer, and a 3-axis compass.

It also provides GPS navigation for people when they are off the beaten path. It will store breadcrumbs to make sure you can find your way back when needed. The GPS functionality supports up to 10,000 track points and 1000 waypoints. Those GPS details can be shared with other Garmin devices via Bluetooth.

The phone also supports notifications from the iPhone 4S or higher. The battery is good for 50 hours of GPS mode use or five weeks in watch mode per charge. The watch also supports the HRM-Run heart rate monitor and can be had bundled with that monitor for $449.99. The watch alone sells for $399.99 and will be available in March.


Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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