GARMIN EPIX 2
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WEAR EPIX. BE EPIC.
Combining for the first time a high-definition AMOLED touchscreen with Garmin's top-grade outdoor specifications. Setting the spirit of adventure to a new urban rhythm.
Regardless of your fitness goals, the Epix premium active smartwatch has what you need to help you get there.
Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.
Smart notifications1 keep you connected to what matters.
Train your way with built-in sports apps at the wrist.
More satellite coverage means more accurate positioning.
Navigate confidently with options for TopoActive mapping right on your wrist.
Keep the adventure going with up to 16 days of battery life in smartwatch mode.
DESIGNED FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE
The stunning 1.3” always-on AMOLED display brings your watch to life, even under bright sunlight.
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
Trusted button controls that work in any environment are matched with a responsive new touchscreen interface for quick access to selections and map features.
Fit the watch’s look to your lifestyle with options for a sapphire display, titanium bezel or stainless steel bezel.
Keep an eye on your health 24/7.
For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor2 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate3 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 while swimming.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork and yoga activities.
Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP MONITORING
Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Optimize 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.
Log your daily fluid intake as a reminder to stay hydrated. You can even have an auto goal for hydration that adjusts based on how much you sweat during activities.
Gauge your performance.
Use preloaded activity profiles for trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing, surfing, indoor climbing and more.
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 the Garmin Connect online community when paired with your compatible device.
Use this activity profile with different timers to track your HIIT workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/rest intervals and more.
These free adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from Garmin Connect.
VISUAL RACE PREDICTOR
Based on your running history and overall fitness level, this feature provides an estimate of what your pace could be for the distance you want to run. Trend data shows how your training is having an impact over time.
A first-of-its-kind PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It adjusts for trail running and accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
View advanced training metrics that include estimates for running dynamics, VO2 max, recovery advisor and more.
Track and manage your exertion — and help avoid overexerting at the start of your run or bike.
DAILY WORKOUT SUGGESTIONS
For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily run and ride recommendations based on your current training load and training status.
After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.
Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialized Grit and Flow measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.
Stay informed when you’re in the snow. This preloaded profile helps distinguish between skiing and climbing. It shows metrics specific to either ascent or descent.
XC SKI DYNAMICS
When paired with the HRM-Pro chest strap (sold separately), the ski power metric helps measure the actual exercise load of your cross-country workouts.
This watch works with the Surfline widget to give you tides, wave height, wind and surf rating for the five nearest locations and also works with the Surfline Sessions app to create videos of every wave you ride in front of a Surfline camera.
MULTI-BAND GNSS SUPPORT
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO). With the Sapphire Solar editions, get superior accuracy using technology previously only available to the military. Access multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites for improved position accuracy in areas where GNSS signals are reflected, weak or typically don't penetrate.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
This widget shows your current elevation, acclimated elevation and correlated Pulse Ox2, heart rate3 and respiration rate, so you can see how you’re holding up to the current elevation.
Use the ClimbPro ascent planner to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain — as well as descents and flats.
MULTI-CONTINENT TOPO MAPS
Download TopoActive maps via Wi-Fi® connectivity from around the world — or get your local region preloaded on the Sapphire edition watch — to keep your explorations on track. View terrain contours, elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and other geographical features.
Hit the slopes with preloaded topographical maps and use SkiView maps to view run names and difficulty ratings for more than 2,000 ski resorts worldwide.
Access full-color CourseView maps for more than 42,000 golf courses around the world, and get touch targeting and the PlaysLike Distance feature.
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.
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.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
Download songs plus playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts (subscription may be required). Use your wireless headphones for phone-free listening.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
When your watch and phone are paired, your live location can be sent to your contacts manually or — during select outdoor activities — automatically with built-in incident detection4.
CONNECT IQ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store when paired with your compatible device.
View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.
Get up to 16 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and 42 hours in GPS mode.
|Lens Material||Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX
Sapphire Editions: sapphire crystal
|Bezel Material||stainless steel
Sapphire Editions: titanium
|Case material||fiber-reinforced polymer with steel rear cover
Sapphire Editions: fiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear cover
|QuickFit watch band compatible||included (22 mm)|
|Physical size||47 x 47 x 14.5 mm Fits wrists with the following circumference:
Silicone band: 125-208 mm
Leather band: 132-210 mm
Fabric band: 132-210 mm
Metal band: 132-215 mm
|Display size||1.3” (33.02 mm) diameter|
|Display resolution||454 x 454 pixels|
|Display type||AMOLED (always-on)|
|Weight||76 g (case only: 53 g)
Sapphire Editions: 70 g (case only: 47 g)
|Battery life||Smartwatch: Up to 16 days (6 days always-on)
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 21 days
GPS Only: Up to 42 hours (30 hours always-on )
All Satellite Systems: Up to 32 hours (24 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Multi-band: Up to 20 hours (15 hours always-on)
All Satellite Systems + Music: Up to 10 hours (9 hours always-on)
Max Battery GPS: Up to 75 hours
Expedition GPS: Up to 14 days
|Water rating||10 ATM|
Sapphire Editions: 32 GB
|GPS Time Sync||Yes|
|Automatic daylight saving time||Yes|
|Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second)||Yes|
|Daily Resting Heart Rate||Yes|
|Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts <||Yes (high and low)|
|Respiration rate (24x7)||Yes|
|Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation <||Yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)|
|Fitness Age <||Yes (in app)|
|Body Battery Energy Monitor||Yes|
|Relaxation breathing timer||Yes|
|Sleep <||Yes (advanced)|
|Sleep score and insights||Yes|
|Hydration <||Yes (in Garmin Connect and optional Connect IQ widget)|
|Women's Health <||Yes (in Garmin Connect and optional Connect IQ widget)|
|Multi-frequency Positioning <||Yes (Sapphire Editions only)|
|Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor||Yes|
Daily Smart Features
|Connectivity||Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®|
|Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)||Yes|
|On-device Connect IQ Store||Yes|
|Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)||Yes|
|Realtime settings sync with Garmin Connect mobile||Yes|
|Battery saver (customizable low power watch)||Yes|
|Controls smartphone music||Yes|
|Plays and controls watch music||Yes|
|Music storage||up to 2,000 songs|
|Find My Phone||Yes|
|Find My Watch||Yes|
|Smartphone compatibility||iPhone®, Android®|
|Pairs with Garmin Golf app||Yes|
|Pairs with Garmin Connect Mobile||Yes|
Safety and Tracking Features
|Live Event Sharing||Yes|
|Incident Detection during select activities||Yes|
|Dual grid coordinates||Yes|
Activity Tracking Features
|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|
|Garmin Connect Challenges app <||Yes (optional Connect IQ app)|
Gym & Fitness Equipment
|Available gym activity profiles||Strength, Cardio, HIIT and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates and Yoga|
|On-screen workout animations||Yes|
|Automatic rep counting||Yes|
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
|% HR max||Yes|
|Auto max HR||Yes|
|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)|
|GPS speed and distance||Yes|
|Customizable data pages||Yes|
|Customizable activity profiles||Yes|
|Downloadable training plans||Yes|
|Power Modes - customizable in-activity battery settings||Yes|
|Configurable lap alerts||Yes|
|Heat and altitude acclimation||Yes|
|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 focus||Yes|
|Training Effect (anaerobic)||Yes|
|Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)||Yes|
|Improved recovery time||Yes|
|Daily suggested workouts||Yes|
|Race an Activity||Yes|
|Auto multisport activities||Yes|
|Manual multisport activities||Yes|
|Garmin Live Segments||Yes|
|Strava Live Segments||Yes|
|Round-trip course creator (running/cycling)||Yes|
|Trendline Popularity Routing||Yes|
|Touch and/or button lock||Yes|
|Activity history on watch||Yes|
|Available run profiles||
Running, Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra Running
|GPS-based distance, time and pace||Yes|
|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)||Yes|
|Performance condition (after running 6–20 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 Strategies||Yes|
|Foot pod capable||Yes|
|Preloaded with 42,000 courses worldwide||Yes|
|Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)||Yes|
|Yardage to layups/doglegs||Yes|
|Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)||Automatic|
|Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)||Yes|
|Full vector map||Yes|
|Auto CourseView updates||Yes|
|Green View with manual pin position||Yes|
|Hazards and course targets||Yes|
|Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point)||Yes|
|Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)||Yes|
|Available outdoor recreation profiles||
Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Showshoeing, Hunting, Jumpmaster, Tactical, Tennis, Pickleball
|Bread crumb trail in real time||Yes|
|Back to start||Yes|
|Around Me mode||Yes|
|Distance to destination||Yes|
|Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert||Yes|
|ClimbPro Ascent Planner||Yes|
|Trail run auto climb||Yes|
|Future elevation plot||Yes|
|Preloaded topographical maps <||Yes (Sapphire Editions only)|
|Preloaded road and trail maps <||
Yes (Sapphire Editions only)
|Preloaded ski resort maps||Yes|
|Downloadable cartography support||Yes|
|Compatible with BaseCamp||Yes|
|Sight 'N Go||Yes|
|Area calculation <||Yes (via Connect IQ)|
|Hunt/fish calendar <||Yes (via Connect IQ)|
|Sun and moon information <||Yes (via Connect IQ)|
|Expedition GPS Activity||Yes|
|Tides <||Yes (via Connect IQ)|
|Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)||Yes|
|Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map)||Yes|
|MTB Grit & Flow||Yes|
|Available cycling profiles||
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
|Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)||Yes|
|Race an activity||Yes|
|FTP (Functional Threshold Power) <||Yes (with compatible accessory)|
|Compatible with Vector (power meter)||Yes|
|Power meter compatible||Yes|
|Advanced Vector support||Yes|
|Compatible with Varia Vision (head-mounted display)||Yes|
|Compatible with Varia radar (rear-facing radar)||Yes|
|Compatible with Varia lights||Yes|
|Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)||Yes|
|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)||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)||Yes|
|Auto rest (pool swim only)||Yes|
|Time and distance alerts||Yes|
|Pacing alerts (pool swim only)||Yes|
|Countdown start (pool swim only)||Yes|
|Pool swim workouts||Yes|
|Critical swim speed||Yes|
|Underwater wrist-based heart rate||Yes|
|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, HRM-Swim and HRM-Pro)|
Kid Activity Tracking Features
|Toe-to-Toe Challenges app <||Yes (optional Connect IQ app)|
|Smart trainer control||Yes|