Pace yourself to higher performance and show your wrist what you're made of.
The premium Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire GPS watch has a rechargeable lithium battery that provides up to 21 days of battery life in smartwatch mode. The Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire comes preloaded with Topo Active European maps, RacePro technology, Ski maps, Golf Courses, and turn-by-turn navigation.
Push new limits and explore new challenges — while adding mapping, music, intelligent pace planning and more to your workouts with the fēnix 6X selection of premium smartwatches.
- Wrist-based heart rate1 and Pulse Ox2 sensors add insight to your fitness activities.
- Dynamic PacePro™ feature helps you run smarter over various types of terrain.
- Preloaded ski maps for more than 2,000 resorts around the world.
- Measure running and cycling performance in ways you didn't know were possible.
- Navigate your world with multi-GNSS satellite reference and outdoor sensors.
- Sync your favourite streaming services and listen to music without your phone.
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Quality by Design
Rugged yet sophisticated design features a large 1.4" display that's 36% larger than previous fēnix models. It is tested to U.S. military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.
Fit the look to your lifestyle with your choice of stainless steel or DLC coated bezels. Sapphire editions add a scratch-resistant sapphire lens and premium materials.
A first-of-its-kind PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.
TopoActive Europe and Ski Maps
Use TopoActive Europe maps to navigate your adventures and view run names and difficulty ratings for 2,000 worldwide ski resorts.
View how various settings and sensors impact your watch's battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.
View advanced training metrics that include running dynamics1, heat- and altitude-adjusted VO2 max, recovery advisor and more.
Use preloaded activity profiles for trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, backcountry and resort skiing, golfing and more.
Use ClimbPro ascent planner to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.
Access full-colour CourseView maps for more than 41,000 golf courses around the world, and get button targeting and the PlaysLike Distance feature.
Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.
Enter a distance you want to travel, and get suggested routes that will bring you back to your starting point. Trendline™ popularity routing helps you find the best local paths.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass.
Safety and Tracking Features
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident has occurred, assistance and incident detection features send your location to emergency contacts.
Store up to 2,000 songs, or access preloaded streaming apps from your compatible services, including Spotify®, Deezer and Amazon, and listen through headphones with Bluetooth® technology.
Garmin Pay Service
Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution through participating providers.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device.
Wrist-Based Heart Rate
Enhanced optical heart rate1 technology gauges the intensity of your fitness activities as well as heart rate variability to calculate your stress level score. It also tracks underwater without a heart rate strap.
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.
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.
Connect IQ™ Store
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.
Trek far and wide between recharges. Expedition mode, an ultralow-powered GPS reference, lasts for weeks.
Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 21 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, 15 hours in GPS mode with music and up to 80 days in battery saver mode.
|LENS MATERIAL||Sapphire crystal|
|BEZEL MATERIAL||Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coated titanium|
|CASE MATERIAL||Fibre-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover|
|QUICKFIT™ WATCH BAND COMPATIBLE||Included (26 mm)|
|STRAP MATERIAL||Silicone, leather, titanium or nylon|
51 x 51 x 14.90 mm
Fits wrists with the following circumference:
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.40" ( 35.56 mm) diameter|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||280 x 280 pixels|
|DISPLAY TYPE||Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)|
|WEIGHT||Steel: 93 g (case only: 66 g)|
|BATTERY LIFE||Smartwatch: up to 21 days
GPS: up to 60 hours
GPS and music: up to 15 hours
Max battery GPS mode: up to 120 hours
Expedition GPS mode: up to 46 days
Battery saver watch mode: up to 80 days
|WATER RATING||10 ATM|
|GPS TIME SYNC|
|AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME|
|GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR|
|PULSE OX||yes (with Acclimation)|
Daily smart features
|CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)|
|TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY)|
|CONNECTIVITY||Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®|
|BATTERY SAVER - CUSTOMIZABLE LOW POWER WATCH|
|CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC|
|PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC|
|MUSIC STORAGE||Up to 2000 songs|
|FIND MY PHONE|
|FIND MY WATCH|
|VIRB® CAMERA REMOTE|
|SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY||iPhone®, Android™|
|COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE|
Safety and tracking features
|LIVE EVENT SHARING|
|INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES|
|DUAL GRID COORDINATES|
Activity tracking features
|MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)|
|AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)|
|SLEEP MONITORING (MONITORS TOTAL SLEEP AND PERIODS OF MOVEMENT OR RESTFUL SLEEP)|
|FITNESS AGE||Yes (in app)|
|BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR|
|ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING|
|AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES||Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga|
|AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING|
Training, planning and analysis features
|GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE|
|CUSTOMISABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES|
|DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS|
|POWER MODES - CUSTOMIZABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS|
|CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS|
|HEAT AND ALTITUDE ACCLIMATION|
|TRAINING STATUS (LETS YOU SEE IF YOU’RE TRAINING EFFECTIVELY BY TRACKING YOUR TRAINING HISTORY AND FITNESS LEVEL TREND)|
|TRAINING LOAD (YOUR TOTAL TRAINING LOAD FOR THE LAST 7 DAYS CALCULATED FROM ESTIMATED EPOC)|
|TRAINING LOAD FOCUS|
|TRAINING EFFECT (AEROBIC)|
|TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC)|
|PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS)|
|RACE AN ACTIVITY|
|AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES|
|GARMIN LIVE SEGMENTS|
|STRAVA LIVE SEGMENTS|
|ROUND-TRIP COURSE CREATOR (RUNNING/CYCLING)|
|TRENDLINE™ POPULARITY ROUTING||yes (available as a wearable map theme)|
|TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK|
|ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH|
Heart rate features
|% HR MAX|
|AUTO MAX HR|
|HRV STRESS TEST (MEASURES YOUR HEART RATE VARIABILITY WHILE STANDING STILL, FOR 3 MINUTES, TO PROVIDE YOU WITH AN ESTIMATED STRESS LEVEL; THE SCALE OF THIS IS 1 TO 100; LOW SCORES INDICATE LOWER STRESS LEVELS)||Yes (with compatible accessory)|
|HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES)|
|AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES||Running, treadmill running, trail running|
|GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE|
|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)|
|PERFORMANCE CONDITION (AFTER RUNNING 6–20 MINUTES, COMPARES YOUR REAL-TIME CONDITION TO YOUR AVERAGE FITNESS LEVEL)|
|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|
|FOOT POD CAPABLE|
|PRELOADED WITH 41,000 COURSES WORLDWIDE|
|YARDAGE TO F/M/B (DISTANCE TO FRONT, MIDDLE AND BACK OF GREEN)|
|YARDAGE TO LAYUPS/DOGLEGS|
|MEASURES SHOT DISTANCE (CALCULATES EXACT YARDAGE FOR SHOTS FROM ANYWHERE ON COURSE)||Automatic|
|STAT TRACKING (STROKES, PUTTS PER ROUND, GREENS AND FAIRWAYS HIT)|
|FULL VECTOR MAP|
|AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES|
|GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION|
|HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS|
|AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY)|
Outdoor recreation features
|AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES||Trail running, running, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, XC skiing, stand-up paddleboarding, rowing, kayaking, Jumpmaster, tactical|
|BREADCRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME|
|BACK TO START|
|AROUND ME MODE|
|DISTANCE TO DESTINATION|
|BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT|
|CLIMBPRO™ ASCENT PLANNER|
|TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB|
|FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT|
|PRELOADED TOPOACTIVE EUROPE MAPS|
|PRELOADED SKI RESORT MAPS|
|DOWNLOADABLE CARTOGRAPHY SUPPORT|
|COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™|
|SIGHT 'N GO|
|AREA CALCULATION||Yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|HUNT/FISH CALENDAR||Yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|SUN AND MOON INFORMATION||Yes (via Connect IQ™)|
|EXPEDITION GPS ACTIVITY|
|ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES)|
|GARMIN CYCLE MAP (ROUTABLE CYCLING-SPECIFIC STREET MAP)|
|AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES||Biking, indoor biking, mountain biking, triathlon|
|BIKE LAP AND LAP MAXIMUM POWER (WITH POWER SENSOR)|
|RACE AN ACTIVITY|
|FTP (FUNCTIONAL THRESHOLD POWER)||Yes (with compatible accessory)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ (POWER METER)|
|POWER METER COMPATIBLE|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS|
|SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (WITH SENSOR)||Yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)|
|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)|
|POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)|
|STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|POOL SWIM WORKOUTS|
|UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE|
|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™)|
In the box
In the Box
- Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire
- Charging/data cable
Only from GPS Training you also get:
- A guide to registering your watch with Garmin
- 12 months FREE access to the whole of our online GPS training - online resource (worth £50.00)
What does DLC stand for?
This tells you the be bezel is made from diamond-like carbon (DLC) coated titanium.
What is the battery life of the Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire ?
The rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 21 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, 15 hours in GPS mode with music and up to 80 days in battery saver mode
What mapping does the Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire GPS watch come with?
It comes preloaded with full-colour TOPO Active mapping for all of Europe + Preloaded ski maps for more than 2,000 resorts around the world
Can you pair the Garmin Fenix 6x Sapphire watch with an inReach Mini Satellite communicator?
Yes you can pair the Fenix 6x with the inReach Mini, you can then receive message alerts from the inReach mini on the screen of the Fenix 6 and also control sending messages and SOS alerts directly from the watch.
How much does the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch weigh?
The Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch weighs 93g
What is the screen display size of the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch ?
The screen display size of the Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Sapphire watch is 1.40" ( 35.56 mm) diameter in diameter.
What is the overall case size of the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch ?
The overall case size of the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch is 51 x 51 x 14.90 mm
Can I send a GPX file to a Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch to follow as a course ?
Yes you can transfer GPX files to the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire Watch using either the Garmin Connect App or Garmin Explore App, you can then follow these course on the Garmin Instinct Watch to Navigate with.
Can I listen to Music directly from my Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire Watch without my mobile phone ?
Yes with a paired set of Bluetooth Headphones you can listen to music, downloaded to your Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch.
You can download audio content to your device, so you can listen when your smartphone is not nearby. The Garmin Connect™ app and Garmin Express™ application allow you to download audio content from third-party providers or from your computer.
How much music can you store on the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch ?
You can store up to 2000 songs on the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch.
Can I use my Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch for contactless payment ?
Yes using The Garmin Pay™ feature on your Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire Watch allows you to use your watch to pay for purchases in participating stores using credit or debit cards from a participating financial institution, in the UK if your Bank is not listed we have found that you can use the Curve payment app and link the app to a bank card that you use, in the Curve app you can select to not have a physical card.
More info on financial institutions that can be used with Garmin Pay here
Can you customize and download different watch faces to the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch ?
Yes the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire comes with a number of pre-loaded watch faces which you can customize the appearance of by selecting the layout, colours, and additional data. You can also download custom watch faces from the Connect IQ™ store.
Can you view the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch screen okay in bright sunlight ?
Yes the Garmin Fenix 6x Pro Sapphire watch has a Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) screen, there are also backlight settings that you can adjust depending on light conditions.