Garmin launches new features for Fenix, Epix and more

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Garmin has released a huge update for some of its best smartwatches, which adds a ton of new features.

The update brings multiple new features and is available for:

•    Enduro 2
•    Epix (Gen 2)
•    Fenix 7 series
•    Instinct 2 series
•    MARQ (Gen 2)
•    Quatix 7
•    Tactix 7 
•    Vivomove series

Eye-catching additions include the Jet Lag advisor, which can advise on a sleep schedule and exercise regime to mitigate the effects of long-haul travel.

Backcountry skiing and snowboarding modes now have the ability to automatically recognize ascents and descents without guidance.

And those that love the water will now see water skiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing and tubing activity profiles.

Sail Expedition mode has also been added, to enable multi-day sailing activities, with GPS sampled once an hour.

And now, at last, Training Status, Load, and Load Focus will now sync between your Garmin devices, thanks to an expansion of the Physio TrueUp feature. 

Sleep score has been rolled out to users of the Vivomove hybrid smartwatches, which dramatically improved the sleep tracking experience. 

Finally, the sunrise and sunset widget has been made more useful and will guide you on when to start activities, or when to make camp. 

The update has already started rolling out, so make sure you check for updates in the Garmin Connect app.


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