The term "marine" or "designed for open waters" is often used in the description of smartwatches. Some users immediately close such ads, as they believe that such devices are equipped with a lot of unnecessary and expensive functionality. The device, which will be discussed below, is also not afraid of water. But this is a smart gadget, most of whose functions will come in handy in everyday life.
The Garmin Quatix 6 smartwatch has a reinforced polymer case, a metal case back and a stainless steel bezel. Their glass has received the Corning Gorilla Glass DX mark.
The package includes a silicone strap. Product weight is 80 grams, dimensions: 47 ? 47 ? 14.7 mm, which fits wrists with a circumference of 125–208 mm.
The Garmin Quatix 6 Display (Sunlight Visible Transflective (MIP) is 1.3 inches in diameter and has a resolution of 260 x 260 pixels.
The maximum autonomy of the device is 48 days, the minimum is 10 hours (when using music and GPS). The device has its own memory with a capacity of 32 GB. The manufacturer claims that Garmin Quatix 6 can withstand water pressure up to 10 ATM.
The cost of the device is 71,900 rubles.
Design and functionality
The previous model of this watch had a strict black color, which contrasts with the current shades of red on the dial, a shiny stainless steel frame around the screen and a blue strap.
Early adopters find this developer approach to product design successful. They love the color variations of the device. For those who like something unusual there is a modification with a titanium frame and sapphire crystal.
The model is capable of tracking many standard metrics. These include the number of steps taken, calories burned, floors climbed, sleep quality. If the user wants the data to be reflected on the screen of the device, then for this you can synchronize the gadget with a smartphone on Android or iOS.
Smart watches are also equipped with GPS, heart rate sensor, barometric altimeter, compass, thermometer, accelerometer, function for measuring blood oxygen saturation (Pulse Ox) and gyroscope.
The main feature of the device is not the amount of functionality, but its use. The screen here allows you to place all the necessary information and not overload the owner of the watch with it. This is due to the interface, which allows you to achieve a balance between neat design and information content.
A gadget for a sailor and not only
The manufacturer notes that the Garmin Quatix 6 is primarily intended for those who love sea travel. They've got a ton of special widgets that are useful in just such cases. Sea travelers will love the presence of chartplotters, autopilot, and assistant functions from Garmin.
During the trip, you must not lose your physical shape. Therefore, there is a lot of functionality that allows you to conduct training on board. These include yoga, pilates, strength and cardio exercises. There are animated on-screen prompts for ease of understanding.
Developers have not forgotten about exercise bike lovers either. Using a special application Zwift, the device can synchronize with such a device (without it, this is also possible) and read all the relevant information.
In general, Garmin Quatix 6 has received a lot of interesting functions, which will require a whole article to describe. PacePro and Cycle Map can be distinguished. The first one helps to track the pace during exercise, the second gives recommendations during the bike ride.
The watch constantly monitors the user's health. They can tell you when you need to urgently do breathing exercises due to a stressful situation, and when it is better to just relax.
Additional features and autonomy
The smart gadget Garmin Quatix 6 is able not only to take care of the owner's health, but also to entertain him. With 32GB of internal memory, you can put together a massive library of 2,000 music files on your wrist.
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi make it easy to connect to Spotify, Amazon Music, or other streaming services to listen to something new.
Using Garmin Pay functionality, you can pay for purchases without using your smartphone.
The device informs the user about the battery status in an interesting way. The remaining charge is displayed not as a percentage, but in days. And here everything depends on the mode of operation of the watch. For example, if you use the Garmin Quatix 6 to travel with GPS, then one battery charge will last for 28 days, and with constant navigation and listening to music - for 10 hours.
When you turn on the maximum power saving mode, the gadget's battery can work for 48 days.
Garmin Quatix 6 stands out among its competitors for its extensive functionality, modern and original design, high quality production.
Smart watches will definitely appeal to their new owners, but only to those who consider it appropriate to pay more than 70,000 rubles for them. The high cost of the device is the main disadvantage of the model.
The Topic of Article: Review of smart watches Garmin Quatix 6.