Garmin Enduro - features and specifications

Garmin Enduro Full Specifications and Features [1 Year Battery Life]

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Last Updated on February 27, 2021 by Jude Simeone

Garmin Enduro is the latest addition to the rich list of Garmin GPS smartwatches, it’s a rugged and fine smartwatch with just about the same features as the Fenix 6 Series, but however, lacks a map feature for Trendline Popularity routing, music storage, and WiFi in exchange for a whopping 1-year battery life with solar mode.

The Enduro is fitness-focused and comes with a fiber-reinforced polymer case that is paired with a stainless steel bezel or a more premium titanium bezel(Priced higher). It’s quite bulky at 51mm and has a display size of 1.4 inches powered by transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP). It lacks touchscreen support but comes with 5 physical buttons for easy navigation.

As per fitness tracking, the Enduro is equipped with a heart rate sensor, GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, and other sensors that enable it to track activities such as sleep, heart rate, calories, floors climbed, steps, and many more.

The monster battery life of the Enduro is its main highlight which according to Garmin can go up to 50 days or more with solar. And with continuous GPS tracking, it’s up to 70 hours or more with solar.

Furthermore, the Enduro also allows you to manage notifications with the ability to respond to notifications with preset quick replies (Android).

What’s New on Garmin Enduro?

New features have been introduced to the Enduro which will also be available on Fenix 6, Forerunner 945, Forerunner 745, and 245 in the future.

  • VO2 Max. for Trail Running: VO2 Max. for trail running has been improved which will now give you more accurate figures compared to before now.
  • Climb Pro 2.0 Descent: This features adds ClimbPro descent for non-cycling activities.
  • Climb Pro 2.0 Alerts: This feature will allow you setup alerts that will notify you at the start of a climb.
  • Rest Timer for Ultra Run: This feature allows you to track break durations.

Garmin Enduro Full Specifications

 Garmin Enduro
Garmin Enduro full specs

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Battery:
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Features:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)
Average:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameGarmin Enduro
Device typeFitness/GPS smartwatch
Predessesor__
Successor--
Released dateFebruary, 2021
Ideal forMen

DISPLAY

Display typeTransflective MIP LCD
Display size1.4 inch
Display resolution280 x 280 pixels
Pixel density--
Input type5 buttons (Not touchscreen)
Always-onYes

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension51 x 51 x 14.9 mm
WeightStainless steel: 72g
Titanium: 58g
Casing materialFiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
Strap/band materialStainless steel: 72g
Titanium: 58g
Bezel MaterialStainless steel
DLC titanium
Strap size26mm
Screen protectionPower Glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 10ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Black, gray

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage64MB
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothYes, and ANT+
Bluetooth callingNo
Wi-FiNo
NFCYes
GPSGPS/GLONASS/Galileo

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenYes
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingYes
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingYes
Preloaded mapsYes
On-screen workout modes__
Triathlon modeYes
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingYes

MEDIA

AudioNo
Music streamingNo
Bluetooth musicNo
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse OximeterYes
ECGNo
ThermometerYes
Other sensors__

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OS
Chipset--
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity --
Battery lifeSmartwatch:50/65 days (solar)
Battery saver mode:130 days/1 year (solar)
GPS mode:70hrs/80hrs (solar)
Max. battery GPS mode:200hrs/300hrs (solar)
Expedition GPS mode:65/95 days (solar)
Charging typeUSB charging cable
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeYes
Solar powerYes
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraNo
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes, (Android Only)

MISC

Payment systemGarmin pay
Compatibility Android 6.0+ and IOS 12.0+
Bluetooth 4.0+
Check if your device is compatible
Companion appGarmin connect IQ store
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 26mm
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Garmin Enduro
Straps
USB charging cable
Quick start guide
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Garmin Enduro 6 Features

ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES

Garmin Enduro

SMART FEATURES

Connect IQ (Downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets, and apps)Yes
Text response/reject phone calls with text (Android only)Yes
CalendarYes
WeatherYes
Battery saver - customizable low power watchYes
Controls smartphone musicYes
Find my phoneYes
Find my watchYes
Virb remoteYes

HEALTH MONITORING FEATURES

Heart Rate trackingYes
Daily resting heart rateYes
Abnormal heart rate alertYes (high and low)
Respiration Rate (24/7)Yes
Fitness Age
Blood oxygen (SpO2) monitoringYes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
VO2 Max.Yes (in app)
Battery energy monitorYes
Stress trackingYes
Relaxation remindersYes
Relaxation breathing timerYes
Sleep monitoringYes
Advanced sleep tracking/Sleep ScoreYes
Menstrual cycle trackingYes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Hydration trackingYes (in Garmin Connect and optional Connect IQ widget)

SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

LivetrackYes
Group LivetrackYes
Live event sharingYes
Incident detection during select activitiesYes
AssistanceYes
Spectator Messaging (New)
Assistance Plus (New)

TACTICAL FEATURES

Stealth modeNo
Night vision modeNo
Dual Grid CoordinatesYes
Kill switchNo

ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES

Steps CounterYes
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
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)Yes
Calories burnedYes
Floors climbedYes
Distance travelledYes
Intensity minutesYes
TrueupYes
Move IQ

Yes

GYM & FITNESS EQUIPMENT

Available gym activity profilesstrength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing, pilates and yoga
Cardio workoutsYes
Strength workoutsYes
Yoga workoutsYes
Pilates workoutsYes
On-screen workout animations__
Automatic rep countingYes

TRAINING, PLANNING & ANALYSIS FEATURES

GPS speed and distanceYes
Customizable data pagesYes
Customizable activity profilesYes
Auto PauseYes
Interval trainingYes
Improved Interval (includes open repeats, intervals data page, rest screen and auto detection)
Advanced workoutsYes
Downloadable training plansYes
Power modes - customizable in-activity battery settingsYes
Auto lapYes
Manual lapYes
Configurable lap alertsYes
Heat and altitude acclimationYes
VO2 Max. (Run)Yes
VO2 Max. (Trail 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 focusYes
Training effect (aerobic)Yes
Training effect (anaerobic)Yes
Primary Benefit (training effect labels)Yes
Improved Recovery Time (New)
Daily Suggested Workouts
Custom alertsYes
Audio promptsYes
Finish timeYes
Virtual partnerYes
Race an activityYes
Auto multisport activitiesYes
Manual multisport activitiesYes
Course guidanceYes
Garmin Live SegmentsYes
Strava Live SegmentsYes
Round-Trip course creator (running/cycling)Yes
Trendline Popularity RoutingNo
Touch and/or button lockYes
Hot keysYes
Auto scrollYes
Activity history on watchYes
Physio TrueupYes

HEART RATE TRACKING FEATURES

HR zonesYes
HR alertsYes
HR caloriesYes
% HR max.Yes
% HRRYes
Recovery timeYes
Auto max HRYes
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)Yes
Respiration rate (during exercise)yes (with compatible accessory)
Respiration rate (24/7)No

RUNNING FEATURES

Available run profilesRunning, treadmill running, indoor track running, trail running, ultra running, virtual running
GPS-based distance, time and paceYes
Running dynamicsYes (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 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 strategiesYes
Run workoutsYes
Race predictorYes
Foot Pod CapableYes

GOLF FEATURES

Preloaded with 41,000 courses worldwideYes
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)Yes
Yardage to layups/doglegsYes
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)Automatic
Digital ScorecardYes
Custom targetsNo
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)Yes
Garmin AutoshotYes
Full vector mapNo
Auto Courseview updatesYes
Green view with manual pin positionYes
Hazards and course targetsYes
PinpointerYes
Playslike distanceYes
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point) (New)
Handicap scoringYes
Truswing compatibleYes
Round timer/odometerYes
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)Yes

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Available outdoor recreation profilesHiking, indoor climbing, bouldering, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, xc skiing, stand up paddleboarding, rowing, kayaking, surfing, jumpmaster, tactical, expedition
Point-to-Point navigationYes
Bread crumb trail in real timeYes
Back to startYes
TracbacKYes
Ultratrac ModeYes
Around me modeYes
Elevation profileYes
Distance to destinationYes
Barometric trend indicator with storm alertYes
ClimbPro ascent plannerYes
Trail run auto climbYes
Vertical speedYes
Total ascent/descentYes
Future elevation plotYes
Preloaded Topographical mapsNo
Preloaded road and trail maps (New)
Preloaded Ski resort mapsNo
Downloadable cartography supportNo
Compatible with BasecampYes
GPS coordinatesYes
Sight 'N GOYes
Area calculationYes (via Connect IQ)
Hunt/fish calendarYes (via Connect IQ)
Projected waypointYes
Sun and moon informationYes (via Connect IQ)
Xero locationsYes
Expedition GPS activityYes
TidesYes (via Connect IQ)

CYCLING FEATURES

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)Yes
CoursesYes
MTB Grit & FlowYes
Cycle map (routable cycling-specific street map)Yes
Available cycling profilesBiking, indoor biking, mountain biking, triathlon
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)Yes
Race an activityYes
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)yes (with compatible accessory)
Compatible with Vector (Power Meter)Yes
Power Meter compatibleYes
Compatible with Varia Vision (head-mounted display)Yes
Compatible with Varia Radar (Rear-Facing Radar)Yes
Compatible with Varia LightsYes
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)Yes (ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart sensors)

SWIMMING FEATURES

Available swim profilesPool 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) (New)
Auto rest (pool swim only) (New)
Time and distance alertsYes
Pacing alerts (pool swim only) (New)
Countdown start (pool swim only)Yes
Pool swim workoutsYes
Critical swim speed (New)
Underwater wrist-based heart rateYes
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)

Pros

  • Premium and rugged design.
  • Sturdily built.
  • Monster long battery life.
  • Comprehensive activity tracker.
  • 10ATM Swim-proof.

Cons

  • Quiet expensive.
  • Quiet

  • Lacks microphone.
  • Lacks onboard music storage.
  • Lacks WiFi.
  • Lacks map for trendline popularity routing.
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