There is not much happening in the smartwatch arena when we talk about a mass appeal. As most of the smartwatches, we recently saw are targeted to specific audiences such as Huawei’s Kids Watch and Titan’s Juxt Pro Smartwatch.
Garmin, a popular GPS equipment manufacturer, has launched one such targeted Smartwatch. But it is rather targeted to people with luxury tastes. The new Fenix Chronos Smartwatch is a $1500 timepiece that is made for to be a perfect gift among rich peers. It is a complete package when it comes to luxurious Smartwatches.
The Fenix Chronos is a premium version of its popular multisport watch, which is now available in three luxurious styles matching your needs. It is being made from premium jeweller’s grade materials, thus, making it first-ever Garmin product to combine fashion and sport in one product. It can be your companion in adventure, activity tracking, fitness training as well as could be acted as a luxury accessory that you wear at high-end parties and dinners.
The three versions that are available includes titanium with brushed titanium band, steel with a brushed stainless steel band and steel with the vintage leather band. You can choose from these three variants, which suits you best. “Fenix Chronos is the best switch between hiking through mountains, training for a race, or heading to a formal event,” according to Dan Bartel, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Garmin.
The company claims that it’s magnificent Smartwatch have a high-strength and offers scratch-resistant sapphire lens. There is a 1.2-inch Chroma Display with LED backlighting for improved visibility in all conditions including direct sunlight. All the variants of the watches touts 10ATM (100m) water rating certification, as well as are designed to withstand the elements with fearing a damage.
Apart from GPS, GLONASS satellite reception support, it also has heart rate sensor, which is measured using Garmin’s Elevate technology. The company touts that in battery saver mode it can give you up to 25 hours of charge. While if you’re continuously using GPS, then it would last only 13 hours. There is a Smartwatch mode as well, where brand claims it can last for up to one week, which totally depends on settings.
The Fenix Chronos Titanium with Titanium band would cost you $1499.99, while the Chronos Steel with Stainless steel band will fetch you $999.99. There is a third model as well, Chronos Steel with a leather band, which is suggested to retail at $899.99 price.