Garmin Enduro 2 announced as the flagship smartwatch for endurance athletes

Michail, 09 August 2022

Professional runners and endurance athletes often rely on Garmin products for their training and competitions and the Garmin Enduro 2 is the latest high-end offering from the brand. The watch brings solar charging, a 150-hour rated battery life with GPS on and a $1,100 price tag.

Enduro 2 from all sides
Garmin Enduro 2 snapshot

Enduro 2 features a fiber-reinforced polymer casing with a titanium rear cover and titanium bezel. The 1.4-inch AMOLED color touch screen brings a 280 x 280 px resolution and is covered with sapphire crystal for added durability. Enduro 2 comes bundled with a nylon sport loop band though it is compatible with Garmin’s silicone bands as well. There’s onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ANT+ connectivity.

The watch is 10ATM water resistant 32GB onboard storage which can store up to 2,000 songs. There’s even a LED flashlight for nighttime training.

Garmin Enduro 2 announced as the flagship smartwatch for endurance athletes

Enduro 2 brings heart rate (Garmin Elevate v4 heart rate sensor), SpO2, sleep and stress monitoring alongside a plethora of fitness tracking features including a visual race predictor, topographical maps, grade-adjusted pace, running dynamics and more.

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Garmin Enduro 2

Garmin claims battery life in smartwatch-only mode is rated at up to 46 days which factors in the Enduro 2’s solar charging panel. The battery saver mode extends those values up to 550 days. The watch comes with multiband GNSS with SatIQ – a useful feature that only selects the most power-efficient GPS signal in a bid to extend battery life. The watch also supports Garmin Pay.

Pricing is set at $1,100 and the watch is already available on Garmin’s website.



Reader comments

I was originally sceptical because of GSM typo - it's not an AMOLED screen. I am so glad it's not amoled, as amoled glows, and it's incredibly annoying in the evening (at least for me, I had amoled watches before).

  • inSyt
  • 11 Aug 2022
  • Xy1

46 days with the display in always on mode. 550 days in battery saver mode. Garmin/Coros do not do crap battery life like Apple/Samsung watches.

  • Anonymous
  • 11 Aug 2022
  • pQ0

Garmin has far better and more accurate sensors than the Chinese watches you seem to compare it to. Sleep-tracking is their only weak point. Apple beats everyone for accuracy in independent testing, but unfortunately, its battery life is not practica...

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