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Garmin fēnix 2

Postby OngCC » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:50 pm

Full Featured Training Watch for Multisport Athletes

  • racks distance, pace and heart rate
  • Calculates recovery time and VO2 max estimate (when used with a heart rate monitor)
  • HRM-Run™ monitor adds data for cadence, ground contact time and vertical oscillation
  • Connected features, including uploads to Garmin Connect™ and BaseCamp™ for live tracking and sharing
  • High-sensitivity GPS positioning, 3-axis compass with altimeter and barometer

Specs

Physical & Performance
  • Unit dimensions (WxHxD): 1.9” x 1.9” x 0.7” (4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7 cm)
  • Display size: 1.2” (3.1 cm) diameter
  • Display resolution (WxH): 70 x 70 pixels
  • Display type: transflective, monochrome LCD (negativemode-black)
  • Weight: 3.19 oz (90.6 g)
  • Battery life: up to 50 hours in GPS mode (depends on settings); 5 weeks in watch mode
  • Battery type: Rechargeable 500 mAh lithium-ion
  • Water rating: 5 ATM (up to 50 meters)
  • GPS-enabled: Yes
  • High-sensitivity receiver: Yes
  • Interface: USB
  • Built-in memory: 20 MB

Training Features
  • Time, distance, pace: Yes
  • Custom POIs: Yes
  • Auto Lap. Pause, Scroll: Yes
  • Alerts: Yes
  • Calories: Yes
  • Virtual Pacer®: Yes
  • Auto time zone: Yes
  • Alarm: Yes
  • Cadence: Yes
  • Vibration: Yes
  • Indoor pace and distance: Yes
  • Advanced workouts: Yes
  • Heart rate zones: Yes
  • Training Effect: Yes
  • VO2 max estimate: Yes
  • Race Predictor: Yes
  • Recovery Advisor: Yes
  • Advanced Running Dynamics: Yes
  • Cadence: Yes
  • Ground Contact Time: Yes
  • Vertical Oscillation: Yes
  • Smart Notifications: Yes

Additional Features
  • Waypoints: 1,000
  • Routes: 50
  • Track log (TracBack®): 10,000 points; 100 saved tracks
  • Electronic 3-D compass: Yes
  • Barometer altimeter: Yes
  • Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
  • Sun/moon information: Yes
  • Area calculation: Yes
  • Unit-to-unit transfer: Yes
  • Garmin Connect™ compatible: Yes (mobile/computer)
  • Wireless sensors: Optional HRM-Run™, heart rate monitor, tempe™, foot pod, speed/cadence
  • Wireless connectivity: ANT+™/Bluetooth® for sharing info with compatible Garmin devices or smartphones


Unboxing

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The front view of the package.

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Back view.

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The fēnix 2 with the inner box.

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The back view of the inner box.

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Happy Family, all items from the box.
From the left, the AC USB charger comes with 2 types of plug (UK & Euro), a pair of fabric wrist strap, an USB cradle, some documentations & tool kit for changing the strap.

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The fēnix 2 with the fabric strap at the back.

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The back of the watch with nice laser engraving.

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A close up view without the plastic sticker.

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There are total of 5 buttons on the watch. There are 3 at the left side, the 1st button is for the back light, the second one is up button & the menu will be activated while holding down this button for more than 1 second and the last one is the down button. There are 2 little groves in between the buttons, these groves are for the attachment of the charging cradle.

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On the right side, there are 2 buttons & a longer grove to attach the cradle. The 1st button is for start/stop and the other one is for back/lap function.

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The AC charger with the 2 plugs.

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The cradle for charging the battery & data transfer.

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A close up view of the contact pins on the cradle.

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The contact pins behind the watch.

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The watch attached with the cradle.

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Another view.

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The tool kit, 2 screw drivers, 2 pins & 4 screws.

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Information on how to change the strap.

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A quick start manual.

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Important & safety information.
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby OngCC » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:51 pm

Reserved.
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby doraemon » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:15 pm

Thanks for sharing and nice pictures bro...

But hoh... DOF too narrow leh. Strain my eyes trying to read! :frus:

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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby moeyhc » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:03 pm

Thanks for sharing...

His camera too good... bokeh lah!... :lol:
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby silverbeauty » Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:58 am

Why you need both Fenix and VivoFit ?

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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby OngCC » Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:37 pm

fēnix 2 can't monitor you for 24/7, it is more for outdoor activities.
vívofit will tell you to "move" when you are sitting for too long, you also can see your total sleep hours as well as periods of movement and restful sleep.
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby moeyhc » Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:42 am

I thought we already have such a gadget at home... It's called Wife..... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby OngCC » Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:54 pm

moeyhc wrote:I thought we already have such a gadget at home... It's called Wife..... :lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Garmin fēnix 2

Postby Miolet » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:26 pm

Great review. Thanks for sharing. This watch still holds up by the looks of it.


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