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fēnix 7S Standard Silver w/Graphite Band:
fēnix 7S Standard Silver w/Whitestone Band: $699.99
fēnix 7S Solar Rose Gold w/Light Sand Band:
fēnix 7S Solar Slate Gray w/Black Band:
fēnix 7S Sapphire Solar Cream Gold Titanium w/Light Sand Band:
fēnix 7S Sapphire Solar Carbon Gray DLC Titanium w/Black Band:
fēnix 7S Sapphire Solar Dark Bronze Titanium w/Shale Gray Band:
fēnix 7 Standard Silver w/Graphite Band:
fēnix 7 Solar Slate Gray w/Black Band:
fēnix 7 Solar Sapphire Carbon Gray DLC Titanium w/ Balck Band:
fēnix 7 Sapphire Solar Mineral Blue DLC Titanium w/Whitestone Band:
fēnix 7 Sapphire Solar Black DLC Titanium
fēnix 7X Solar Slate Gray w/Black Band:
fēnix 7X Sapphire Solar Carbon Gray DLC Titanium w/Black Band:
fēnix 7X Sapphire Solar Mineral Blue DLC Titanium w/Whitestone Band:
fēnix 7X Sapphire Solar Black DLC Titanium w/Black Band:
Our partner, Dave, at Chase the Summit has proclaimed the fēnix 7 "the best multisport GPS watch Garmin has ever made" — and we agree!
Here are just some of the reasons why:
Garmin fēnix 7 Standard, Solar & Sapphire Solar:
Display Size: 1.3"
Physical Dimensions (W x H x D): 47 x 47 x 14.5 mm
weight: 73g titanium bezel; 79g stainless steel bezel
fēnix 7S Standard, Solar & Sapphire Solar:
Display Size: 1.2"
Physical Dimensions (W x H x D): 42 x 42 x 14.1 mm
weight: 58g titanium bezel; 63g stainless steel bezel
fēnix 7X Solar & Sapphire Solar:
Display Size: 1.4"
Physical Dimensions (W x H x D): 51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
weight: 89g titanium bezel; 96g stainless steel bezel
What are the advantages of getting a Garmin fēnix 7 or epix (Gen 2) base model vs the Sapphire edition?
The main differences between the Garmin fēnix 7/7S/7X and the epix (Gen 2) include:
Jump over to our Garmin fēnix 7 vs epix (Gen 2) article to dig into the similarities and differences between these two high-end Garmin watches.
While the Garmin fēnix 6 is only a couple of years old and offers a lot of the tools you love in a high-end Garmin multisport GPS watch, Dave, our partner at Chase the Summit, brings you 10 reasons to upgrade to a fēnix 7—and 2 reasons not to in the above video.
Some of the arguments in the for column:
In a first for a high-end Garmin multisport watch, the fēnix 7 series adds a touchscreen. And don't worry, they didn't take away your trusted traditional button operation that works in any environment.
Also, Garmin has added next-level endurance and real-time stamina tracking, new multi-band frequency for better positioning (Sapphire Solar only), more access to maps, and music storage on every size and model. Plus, improved fēnix 7 battery life.
Hop over to our Garmin fēnix 7 vs fēnix 6 comparison article for a deep dive into the differences between these two genrations of Garmin's most rugged and sophisticated multisport GPS watch.
The COROS Vertix 2 ultimate outdoor watch gives the fēnix 7 series a run for its money in the GPS accuracy and battery life categories. And the Polar Grit X Pro certainly comes with a training and performance metrics game that is worth considering.
Check out our article on all these top outdoor watches to find out which one has the all-around features that you want in a premium outdoor GPS watch.
It all comes down the the experience you want out of your watch. Is it the durability and superior battery life and GPS of the fēnix 7 series you're looking for? The lightweight running watch performance of the Garmin Forerunner 945? The touchscreens of the Venu 2 Plus and the fēnix 7/7S/7X watches? How about the built-in speaker and microphone in the Venu 2 Plus that allow you to make/take calls and text from your wrist?
You should definitely check out our Garmin watch comparison between the fēnix 7 vs Venu 2 Plus vs Forerunner 945 to see which Garmin GPS watch has the suite of features that is right for your wrist.
Now you can think of the Instinct 2/2S lineup as a budget-friendly fēnix, with model options that are purpose-built for specific activities and lifestyles like surfing, OTR trucking, and outdoor tactical missions. While it is not quite as powerful a multisport watch as a fēnix 7, the Garmin Instinct lineup has certainly leveled-up in the performance metrics, battery life, and smart features categories.
To get a full picture, check out this article on the fēnix 7 series vs the Instinct 2/2S GPS watches.
Surprise! All Garmin fēnix 7 watches come with the same golfing features you find on a Garmin Approach S42! So if you're looking for the best Garmin multisport watch and an amazing golf watch in one, a fēnix 7 GPS watch might be just your stride.