//Review: Garmin Fenix 3

Review: Garmin Fenix 3

The watch owns a chroma sunlight-visible HR color chroma optically-bonded display of 1.2 inches. Garmin Fenix 3 is water rated up to 10 ATM/ 100 m and is suitable for swimming too.

The watch consists of omnidirectional steel EXO antenna. When paired with EPO and GLONASS, it provides a much faster fix and precise position than the GPS alone. It has wireless connectivity too. You can utilize 1 or more wi-fi hotspots for automatically syncing your data with Garmin Connect and updating the software when it’s in range.

The battery life of the watch is up to 20 hours in GPS/training mode, 6 weeks in watch mode, which depends on the settings, and 50 hours in the ultra track mode.

The size of the product is 0.6” x 2” x 2” and weighs 2.88 ounces.

Product Specifications


Garmin Fenix 3 is a resolute multi-sport training GPS watch. It is made up of stainless steel EXO antenna and consists of GPS + GLONASS for accuracy and fast fix.

  • 1.2” sunlight readable color chroma display
  • Also, it includes the fitness training features such as recovery advisor and VO2 max when used with the heart rate monitor.
  • Owns outdoor navigation features such as barometer, altimeter. 3- Axis compass, Sight’n Go, and TrackBack.
  • You can connect IQ compatibility for customized widgets, apps, data fields and watch faces.

Garmin Fenix 3 is a capable, smart multi-sport training, rugged GPS watch. It provides sets of both fitness training as well as outdoor navigation. These facilities make it as an ideal watch for any competition and training activity.

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Connection with the connect IQ platform lets the customization of data fields, watch faces, events, and widgets. Also, Garmin Fenix 3 is a light, thin multi-sport training GPS watch which will not slow you down, no matter whether it is used for training or daily use.

A Champ Stands Up In the Roughest Conditions


This amazing time machine is available in 3 bold models:

  1. Gray- with scratch resistant, high-strength, crystal and black band
  2. Silver with Red colored band
  3. Premium sapphire model with stainless steel band and the sapphire lens

All these models feature a guarding stainless steel bezel & buttons and also fortified housing for additional durability. You can also access your data on this watch in any light due to the sunlight-visible HR color chroma display.

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Garmin Fenix 3 is water-rates 100m and has a battery life of up to 50 hrs. In UltraTrac mode, it works up to 3 months in the watch mode and 16 hours in GPS mode. All these depend on the watch’s settings.

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Leading Fitness Metrics

This watch is packed with the training features which tell you about your fitness and form. The first one is the VO2 max estimator. In case you use it with the heart rate monitor, it crunches the data which includes your beats/ minute, running speed and heart rate variability for estimating the max. volume of oxygen which you use every minute.

By | 2016-10-29T00:34:58+00:00 |Gadgets|Comments Off on Review: Garmin Fenix 3

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