fēnix® 6S

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Description

MAKE HUGE STRIDES WITH A SMALLER WATCH

Styled for a trim, comfortable fit on smaller wrists, our 1.2″ fēnix® 6S is the multisport GPS watch for athletes and adventurers who want to do more, not wear more.

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Wrist-based heart rate1 and Pulse Ox2 sensors add insight to your fitness activities

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Measure running and cycling performance in ways you didn’t know were possible

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Navigate your world with multi-GNSS satellite reference and outdoor sensors

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Pair with your compatible smartphone for on-wrist messaging, alerts and notifications

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Use your watch as a virtual wallet with Garmin Pay™ contactless payments

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Don’t be limited by battery life. Go up to 9 days between charges in smartwatch mode

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QUALITY BY DESIGN

For durability in any environment, fēnix 6S is tested to U.S. military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.

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SPORTS APPS

Use preloaded activity profiles for trail and track running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing and more.

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BACKCOUNTRY SKI INPUT

This profile can distinguish between skiing and climbing, then shows metrics specific to ascent or descent.

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XC SKI DYNAMICS

When paired with the HRM-Pro chest strap (sold separately), the ski power metric helps measure the actual exercise load of cross-country workouts.

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POWER MANAGER

View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.

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WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

The watch constantly samples your heart rate1 and will alert you if it stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. It also helps gauge how hard you work during activities, even underwater.

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BODY BATTERY ENERGY MONITOR

Optimise your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.

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HYDRATION TRACKING

Staying hydrated is important for your well-being. Log your daily water intake to help you stay hydrated, and see how consistent you are from day to day.

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PERFORMANCE METRICS

View advanced training metrics that include running dynamics1, heat- and altitude-adjusted VO2 max, recovery advisor and more.

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RECOVERY TIME

After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.

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DAILY WORKOUT SUGGESTIONS

For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily run and ride recommendations based on your current training load and training status.

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BATTERY LIFE

Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 9 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, 25 hours in GPS mode and up to 34 days in battery saver mode.

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WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING

Use the Garmin Connect™ app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more. Even get details on your wrist with the Menstrual Cycle Tracking widget and Pregnancy Tracking app.

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CLIMBPRO FEATURE

Use ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.

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MULTI-GNSS SUPPORT

Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

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ABC SENSORS

Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass.

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PULSE OX SENSOR

For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox2 sensor uses light beams at your wrist to gauge how well your body is absorbing oxygen.

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RESPIRATION TRACKING

See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork and yoga activities.

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EXPEDITION MODE

Trek far and wide between recharges. Expedition mode, an ultralow-powered GPS reference, lasts for weeks.

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SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device.

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GARMIN PAY

Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution through participating providers.

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SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features3 send your location to emergency contacts.

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CONNECT IQ™ STORE

Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.

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This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.
When paired with your compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
VISA is a registered trademark owned by Visa International Service Association.

Additional information

Color

SIlver with white band, Silver with black band

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General

 

LENS MATERIAL Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX
BEZEL MATERIAL Stainless steel
CASE MATERIAL Fibre-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
QUICKFIT™ WATCH BAND COMPATIBLE Included (20 mm)
STRAP MATERIAL Silicone
PHYSICAL SIZE 42 x 42 x 13.80 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 108-182 mm
Leather band: 108-175 mm
Fabric band: 108-189 mm
Metal band: 108-180 mm
COLOUR DISPLAY Yes
DISPLAY SIZE 1.20″ ( 30.40 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 240 x 240 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT Steel: 58 g (case only: 41 g)
BATTERY LIFE Smartwatch: up to 9 days
GPS: up to 25 hours
Max battery GPS mode: up to 50 hours
Expedition GPS mode: up to 20 days
Battery saver watch mode: up to 34 days
WATER RATING 10 ATM
MEMORY/HISTORY 64 MB
 

Clock features

TIME/DATE Yes
GPS TIME SYNC Yes
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME Yes
ALARM CLOCK Yes
TIMER Yes
STOPWATCH Yes
SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES Yes
 

Health monitoring

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND) Yes
DAILY RESTING HEART RATE Yes
ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS Yes (high and low)
RESPIRATION RATE (24X7) Yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION Yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
FITNESS AGE Yes (in app)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR Yes
ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING Yes
RELAXATION REMINDERS Yes
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER Yes
SLEEP Yes (Advanced)
SLEEP SCORE AND INSIGHTS Yes
HYDRATION Yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
WOMEN’S HEALTH Yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
 

Sensors

GPS Yes
GLONASS Yes
GALILEO Yes
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR Yes
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER Yes
COMPASS Yes
GYROSCOPE Yes
ACCELEROMETER Yes
THERMOMETER Yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR Yes (with Acclimation)
 

Daily smart features

CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth®, ANT+®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) Yes
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY) Yes
CALENDAR Yes
WEATHER Yes
BATTERY SAVER – CUSTOMISABLE LOW POWER WATCH Yes
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC Yes
FIND MY PHONE Yes
FIND MY WATCH Yes
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone®, Android™
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE Yes
GARMIN PAY™ Yes
 

Safety and Tracking Features

LIVETRACK Yes
GROUP LIVETRACK Yes
LIVE EVENT SHARING Yes
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES Yes
ASSISTANCE Yes
 

Tactical features

DUAL GRID COORDINATES Yes
 

Activity tracking features

STEP COUNTER Yes
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT) Yes
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL) Yes
CALORIES BURNED Yes
FLOORS CLIMBED Yes
DISTANCE TRAVELLED Yes
INTENSITY MINUTES Yes
TRUEUP™ Yes
MOVE IQ™ Yes
GARMIN CONNECT™ CHALLENGES APP Yes (optional Connect IQ app)
 

Fitness equipment/gym

AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing, pilates and yoga
CARDIO WORKOUTS Yes
STRENGTH WORKOUTS Yes
YOGA WORKOUTS Yes
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING Yes
 

Training, planning and analysis features

HR ZONES Yes
HR ALERTS Yes
HR CALORIES Yes
% HR MAX Yes
% HRR Yes
RECOVERY TIME Yes
AUTO MAX HR Yes
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES) Yes
RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE) Yes (with compatible accessory)
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE Yes
CUSTOMISABLE SCREEN(S) Yes
CUSTOMISABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES Yes
AUTO PAUSE® Yes
INTERVAL TRAINING Yes
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS Yes
POWER MODES – CUSTOMISABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS Yes
AUTO LAP® Yes
MANUAL LAP Yes
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS Yes
HEAT AND ALTITUDE ACCLIMATION Yes
VO2 MAX (RUN) Yes
TRAINING STATUS (LETS YOU SEE IF YOU’RE TRAINING EFFECTIVELY BY TRACKING YOUR TRAINING HISTORY AND FITNESS LEVEL TREND) Yes
TRAINING LOAD (YOUR TOTAL TRAINING LOAD FOR THE LAST 7 DAYS CALCULATED FROM ESTIMATED EPOC) Yes
TRAINING LOAD FOCUS Yes
TRAINING EFFECT (AEROBIC) Yes
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC) Yes
PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS) Yes
CUSTOMISABLE ALERTS Yes
AUDIO PROMPTS Yes
FINISH TIME Yes
VIRTUAL PARTNER Yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY Yes
AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES Yes
MULTI-SPORT Yes
COURSE GUIDANCE Yes
GARMIN LIVE SEGMENTS Yes
STRAVA LIVE SEGMENTS Yes
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK Yes
HOT KEYS Yes
AUTO SCROLL Yes
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH Yes
PHYSIO TRUEUP Yes
 

Running features

AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES Running, treadmill running, trail running
GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE Yes
RUNNING DYNAMICS Yes (with compatible accessory)
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO (THE DEGREE OF ‘BOUNCE’ IN YOUR RUNNING MOTION AND THE COST-BENEFIT RATIO WITH STRIDE LENGTH) Yes (with compatible accessory)
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE (SHOWS HOW MUCH TIME, IN THE RUNNING MOTION, YOUR FOOT IS ON THE GROUND RATHER THAN IN FLIGHT AND LETS YOU CHECK YOUR RUNNING SYMMETRY) Yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME) Yes (with compatible accessory)
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) Yes
PERFORMANCE CONDITION (AFTER RUNNING 6–20 MINUTES, COMPARES YOUR REAL-TIME CONDITION TO YOUR AVERAGE FITNESS LEVEL) Yes
LACTATE THRESHOLD (THROUGH ANALYSIS OF YOUR PACE AND HEART RATE, ESTIMATES THE POINT WHERE YOUR MUSCLES START TO RAPIDLY FATIGUE) Yes (with compatible accessory)
PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES Yes (with preloaded course)
RUN WORKOUTS Yes
RACE PREDICTOR Yes
FOOT POD CAPABLE Yes
 

Golfing features

PRELOADED WITH 42,000 COURSES WORLDWIDE No (downloadable from phone)
YARDAGE TO F/M/B (DISTANCE TO FRONT, MIDDLE AND BACK OF GREEN) Yes
YARDAGE TO LAYUPS/DOGLEGS Yes
MEASURES SHOT DISTANCE (CALCULATES EXACT YARDAGE FOR SHOTS FROM ANYWHERE ON COURSE) Automatic
DIGITAL SCORECARD Yes
STAT TRACKING (STROKES, PUTTS PER ROUND, GREENS AND FAIRWAYS HIT) Yes
GARMIN AUTOSHOT™ Yes
AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES Yes
GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION Yes
HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS Yes
PINPOINTER Yes
HANDICAP SCORING Yes
TRUSWING™ COMPATIBLE Yes
ROUND TIMER/ODOMETER Yes
AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY) Yes
 

Outdoor recreation

AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES Trail running, running, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, XC skiing, stand-up paddleboarding, rowing, kayaking, Jumpmaster, tactical
POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION Yes
BREADCRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME Yes
BACK TO START Yes
TRACBACK® Yes
ULTRATRAC MODE Yes
AROUND ME MODE Yes
ELEVATION PROFILE Yes
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION Yes
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT Yes
CLIMBPRO™ ASCENT PLANNER Yes (with preloaded course)
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB Yes
VERTICAL SPEED Yes
TOTAL ASCENT/DESCENT Yes
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT Yes (with preloaded course)
COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™ Yes
GPS COORDINATES Yes
SIGHT ‘N GO Yes
AREA CALCULATION Yes (via Connect IQ™)
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR Yes (via Connect IQ™)
PROJECTED WAYPOINT Yes
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION Yes (via Connect IQ™)
XERO™ LOCATIONS Yes
EXPEDITION GPS ACTIVITY Yes
TIDES Yes (via Connect IQ™)
 

Cycling features

ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES) Yes
COURSES Yes
MTB GRIT & FLOW Yes
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES Biking, indoor biking, mountain biking, triathlon
BIKE LAP AND LAP MAXIMUM POWER (WITH POWER SENSOR) Yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY Yes
FTP (FUNCTIONAL THRESHOLD POWER) Yes (with compatible accessory)
COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ (POWER METER) Yes
POWER METER COMPATIBLE Yes
ADVANCED VECTOR SUPPORT Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY) Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR) Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS Yes
SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR) Yes
 

Swimming Features

AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES Pool swimming, open water swimming, swimming/running
OPEN-WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, STROKE DISTANCE, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) Yes
POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) Yes
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
“REPEAT ON” REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS Yes
PACING ALERTS (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
COUNTDOWN START Yes
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS Yes
CRITICAL SWIM SPEED Yes
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE Yes
HEART RATE FROM EXTERNAL HRM (REAL-TIME DURING RESTS, INTERVAL AND SESSION STATS DURING RESTS, AND AUTOMATIC HEART RATE DOWNLOAD POST-SWIM) Yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
 

Kid activity tracking features

TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES APP Yes (optional Connect IQ app)

In The Box

  • fēnix 6S
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation