GARMIN fēnix® 6X – Pro Solar Edition

Premium Multi-Activity Smartwatch with GPS connectable with inReach® mini and GPSMAP® 66i

 

 

Pilots' recommendations

Competition, XC, hiking, and adventure in remote places

 

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About the GARMIN fēnix® 6X – Pro Solar Edition

STAY CHARGED UP FOR ANY ADVENTURE WITH SOLAR POWER

 

As our first watch to offer solar charging, fēnix 6X Pro Solar puts no limits on how far you can go. Its 1.4” Power Glass lens uses sunlight to extend battery life for off-grid adventures.

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Sunlight gives your watch a free energy boost, extending the time between charges

PacePro icon

 

Dynamic PacePro feature helps you run smarter over various types of terrain

Ski maps icon

 

Preloaded ski maps for 2,000 resorts around the world

Music icon

 

Sync your favourite streaming services and listen to music without your phone

Solar battery icon

 

Get up to 24 days of battery life with solar charging. That's a 3-week expedition with time to spare

 

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QUALITY BY DESIGN

The 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.

 

PREMIUM MATERIALS

Fit the look to your lifestyle adding a variety of QuickFit band options to your exclusive carbon grey DLC-coated titanium or titanium bezel

 

Retail price

GARMIN fēnix® 6X – Pro Solar Edition Titanium with Vented Titanium Bracelet Version: 1 899.00 NZ$*

Time-limited Special offer: 1 699 NZ$*

GARMIN fēnix® 6X – Pro Solar Edition - Titanium Carbon Gray DLC with Black Band: 1 799.00 NZ$*

Time-limited Special offer: 1 609 NZ$*

1-Year GARMIN NZ Warranty starting from your date of purchase.

 

 

Overview 

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with sports apps screen

SPORTS APPS

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

 

 

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with animated workouts screen

ANIMATED WORKOUTS

This watch features easy-to-follow, animated cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates workouts you can view on the watch screen. Choose from preloaded animated workouts, or download more from Garmin Connect™ online community.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with power manager screen

POWER MANAGER

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

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with heart rate screen

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.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with body battery energy monitor screen

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.

 

 

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with performance metrics screen

PERFORMANCE METRICS

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

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with PacePro screen

PACEPRO TECHNOLOGY

A first-of-its-kind PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.

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GOLF COURSES

Access full-colour CourseView maps for more than 41,000 golf courses around the world, and get button targeting and the PlaysLike Distance feature.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with solar battery screen

SOLAR-CHARGED BATTERY

Get up to 21 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, with an additional 3 days when solar charging3 - and 15 hours in GPS mode with music, plus an additional hour when solar charging3.

 

 

You reach new heights. Your watch goes with you.

You reach new heights. Your watch goes with you.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with ClimbPro screen

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.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with Multi-GNSS screen

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.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with respiration tracking screen

RESPIRATION TRACKING

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

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with expedition mode screen

EXPEDITION MODE

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

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with TopoActive Europe, ski maps screen

TOPOACTIVE EUROPE AND SKI MAPS

Use TopoActive Europe maps to navigate your adventures. View run names and difficulty ratings for 2,000 worldwide ski resorts.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with routing screen

ROUND-TRIP ROUTING

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.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with navigation screen

TURN-BY-TURN NAVIGATION

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.

You’ll feel a connection in more ways than one.

You’ll feel a connection in more ways than one.

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SMART NOTIFICATIONS

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

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with music screen

MUSIC APPS

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.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with Garmin Pay screen

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 has occurred, assistance and incident detection features5 send your location to emergency contacts.

fēnix 6X Pro Solar with Connect IQ screen

CONNECT IQ™ STORE

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

 

 

QuickFit® bands let you match your style with no tools required.

QuickFit® bands let you match your style with no tools required.

Garmin Connect

See your stats, and track your goals.

See your stats, and track your goals.

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Connect IQ Store

Customise your watch with the Connect IQ™ Store.

Customise your watch with the Connect IQ™ Store.

LEARN MORE

Activity Tracking and Fitness Metric Accuracy

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.

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When paired with a compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.

SPOTIFY and the Spotify logo are among the registered trademarks of Spotify AB. Amazon Music and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license.

VISA is a registered trademark owned by Visa International Service Association.

 

Specs

General

LENS MATERIAL

Power Glass™

BEZEL MATERIAL

titanium or 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 or titanium

PHYSICAL SIZE

51 x 51 x 14.9 mm

Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 127-210 mm
Leather band: 135-213 mm
Fabric band: 135-213 mm
Metal band: 135-225 mm

COLOR DISPLAY  
DISPLAY SIZE 1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 280 x 280 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT

Titanium: 82 g - case with silicone band (case only: 54 g)

BATTERY LIFE

Smartwatch: up to 21 days +3 days*
GPS: up to 60 hours +6 hours**
GPS and music: up to 15 hours +1 hour**
Max battery GPS mode: up to 120 hours +28 hours**
Expedition GPS mode: up to 46 days +10 days*
Battery saver watch mode: up to 80 days +40 days**

* assuming all-day wear with 3 hours per day outside in 50,000 lux conditions
** assuming use in 50,000 lux conditions

WATER RATING 10 ATM
MEMORY/HISTORY 32 GB

Clock Features

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

Sensors

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

Daily Smart Features

CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)  
SMART NOTIFICATIONS  
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY)  
CALENDAR  
WEATHER  
BATTERY SAVER - CUSTOMIZABLE LOW POWER WATCH  
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC  
PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC  
MUSIC STORAGE up to 2,000 songs
FIND MY PHONE  
FIND MY WATCH  
VIRB® REMOTE  
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone®, Android™
PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE  
GARMIN PAY™  

Safety and Tracking Features

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

Tactical Features

DUAL GRID COORDINATES  

Activity Tracking Features

STEP COUNTER  
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)  
CALORIES BURNED  
FLOORS CLIMBED  
DISTANCE TRAVELED  
INTENSITY MINUTES  
TRUEUP™  
MOVE IQ™  
FITNESS AGE yes (in app)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR  
ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING  

Gym & Fitness Equipment

AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing, pilates and yoga
CARDIO WORKOUTS  
STRENGTH WORKOUTS  
YOGA WORKOUTS  
PILATES WORKOUTS  
ON-SCREEN WORKOUT ANIMATIONS  
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING  

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE  
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES  
CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES  
AUTO PAUSE®  
INTERVAL TRAINING  
ADVANCED WORKOUTS  
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS  
POWER MODES - CUSTOMIZABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS  
AUTO LAP®  
MANUAL LAP  
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS  
HEAT AND ALTITUDE ACCLIMATION  
VO2 MAX  
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  
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC)  
PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS)  
CUSTOM ALERTS  
AUDIO PROMPTS  
FINISH TIME  
VIRTUAL PARTNER  
RACE AN ACTIVITY  
AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES  
MANUAL MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES  
COURSE GUIDANCE  
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  
HOT KEYS  
AUTO SCROLL  
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH  
PHYSIO TRUEUP  

Heart Rate Features

HR ZONES  
HR ALERTS  
HR CALORIES  
% HR MAX  
% HRR  
RECOVERY TIME  
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)  
RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE)  
RESPIRATION RATE (ALL-DAY AND IN SLEEP)  

Running Features

AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track 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  
RUN WORKOUTS  
RACE PREDICTOR  
FOOT POD CAPABLE  

Golfing Features

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
DIGITAL SCORECARD  
CUSTOM TARGETS  
STAT TRACKING (STROKES, PUTTS PER ROUND, GREENS AND FAIRWAYS HIT)  
GARMIN AUTOSHOT™  
FULL VECTOR MAP  
AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES  
GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION  
HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS  
PINPOINTER  
PLAYSLIKE DISTANCE  
HANDICAP SCORING  
TRUSWING™ COMPATIBLE  
ROUND TIMER/ODOMETER  
AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY)  

Outdoor Recreation

AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION  
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME  
BACK TO START  
TRACBACK®  
ULTRATRAC MODE  
AROUND ME MODE  
ELEVATION PROFILE  
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION  
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT  
CLIMBPRO™ ASCENT PLANNER  
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB  
VERTICAL SPEED  
TOTAL ASCENT/DESCENT  
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT  
PRELOADED TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS  
PRELOADED SKI RESORT MAPS  
DOWNLOADABLE CARTOGRAPHY SUPPORT  
COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™  
GPS COORDINATES  
SIGHT 'N GO  
AREA CALCULATION yes (via Connect IQ™)
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR yes (via Connect IQ™)
PROJECTED WAYPOINT  
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION yes (via Connect IQ™)
XERO™ LOCATIONS  
EXPEDITION GPS ACTIVITY  
TIDES yes (via Connect IQ™)

Cycling Features

ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES)  
COURSES  
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)

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)  
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)  
COUNTDOWN START (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™)

 

 

What's in the Box​​​​​

  • fēnix® 6X Pro Solar Versions

    • fēnix 6X
    • Charging/data cable
    • Documentation

    fēnix 6X Pro Solar - Titanium with Vented Titanium Bracelet Version

    • fēnix 6X
    • Charging/data cable
    • Ember orange QuickFit™ 26 silicone band
    • Documentation

     

Maps

 

 

Maps for New Regions

Need maps for regions other than the ones that came on your device? See all maps that are compatible with your device: Here


Need a map update?

Update the maps that came with your device for the best navigation experience.

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Accessories

All accessories available at GlidePro upon request

Apps

 

Compatible GARMIN devices

All compatible GARMIN devices available at GlidePro upon request

User Manual

 

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