fenix 3 Sapphire is the uncompromising GPS sport watch designed for demanding athletes and outdoor adventurers. It is powered by GPS and GLONASS via the new metal EXO antenna and a brilliant colour display protected by a scratch resistant domed sapphire glass lens. fenix 3 comes packed with multi-sport training, trail running and navigation. It introduces a tough athletic design with quality materials and smart features like Connect IQ Apps.
fenix 3 Sapphire is designed to assist people during their sport activities and outdoor life. It supports performance sports like running, cycling, swimming, trail running, rowing, indoor training, cross country skiing as well as triathlon and recreational activities such as hiking, SUP, climbing and downhill skiing and more. It measures performance on the go, tracks activities for sharing and navigates the user back home at the end of an adventure. And it does not stop there, the new Connect IQ App support for fenix 3 opens up the potential to develop many more functions and for all sorts of activities.
fenix 3 Sapphire watches are available in 5 different styles: rose gold-tone with white band, silver with leather band, grey with classic leather strap, titanium and the classic stainless steel. Each watch features an EXO-Antenna fully integrated into a protective metal bezel and an ultra-strong glass-fibre reinforced housing for extra durability. A sunlight-visible, high-resolution colour Chroma Display with LED backlight shows your data clearly in any light. fenix 3 is water-rated to 100 meters and has a battery life of up to 50 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode, up to 20 hours in GPS mode and up to 3 weeks in smartwatch mode (all depending on settings).
fenix 3 Sapphire is packed with training features to tell you about your form and fitness. The first is the VO2 max estimator. When used with a heart rate monitor, fenix 3 crunches data, including your running speed, beats per minute and heart rate variability to estimate the maximum volume of oxygen you can consume per minute. Track changes to your VO2 max to see your fitness gains and to compare with your peers. Other fitness metrics include recovery advisor with a recovery timer and recovery check, plus a race predictor, which estimates your ideal finish time based on your current VO2 max number.
Once running gets serious fenix 3 Sapphire with optional HRM-Run heart rate monitor tracks all the advanced metrics that are needed to better understand and improve:
fenix 3 Sapphire is for the athlete that wants to track his performance in various sports. Beyond running it has also special features that support swim training, skiing, rowing sports, including stand up paddle boarding and even golfing. During swimming workouts fenix 3 tracks your distance, pace, stroke count and more. Ski/Board mode tracks your entire skiing day with speed, distance, vertical drop and an automatic run counter (with Auto Pause for the lift line) and more, all the data is available at your fingertips at any time. For rowing fenix 3 provides comprehensive rowing metrics including your number of strokes, stroke rate and even stroke efficiency also make use of the virtual partner during your training. Golf mode gives you yardage to the front back and middle of the green for any single course you’ve downloaded from Garmin Connect. You can even use your fenix 3 as a glove-friendly remote, via ANT+ wireless connectivity, for VIRB action cameras.
fenix 3 Sapphire provides comprehensive navigation and tracking functionalities to guide you on and off the beaten track. fenix 3 records a GPS track log creating a “bread crumb trail” as you move. It also allows you to mark locations, such as a start/finish line, course checkpoint, or a campsite, vehicle or other point of interest. With fenix 3, you can create and follow courses or mark up to 1,000 locations and navigate to them. Plan trips and share adventures with friends and family using Garmin’s free planning tool BaseCamp on your computer.
fenix 3 Sapphire is equipped with a barometric altimeter and an electronic 3-axis compass. The device auto-calibrates theses sensors using its GPS receiver to provide the most accurate information possible. The built-in altimeter provides elevation data to accurately monitor ascent and descent, while the barometer can be used to predict weather changes by showing short-term trends in air pressure. The 3-axis electronic compass keeps your bearing whether you’re moving or not. For accurate temperature reading from the watch, pair it with our tempe external temperature sensor.
Personalise fenix 3 with free downloads from our Connect IQ store. You can customise your watch face, add data fields and get apps and widgets that provide information at a glance.
fenix 3 Sapphire is really smart and keeps you in touch with the world be it through your smart phone to receive Smart Notifications directly on the watch, to automatically save your stats to Garmin Connect throughout the day, or through your WiFi hotspot for seamless updates. If you want to, fēnix 3 even keeps family and friends informed about your whereabouts through LiveTrack.
Get even more information through fenix 3 by combining it with one of the many optional Garmin ANT+ sensors like Vector for cycling power, tempe for temperature, HRM-run for running dynamics and more.
Download the free Garmin Face It watch face app to customise your device with any photo from your smartphone. Just download the app, choose an image from your photo library, adjust the style for time and set it as your watch’s face. Whether it’s a scenic view from your last hike or a picture of your new puppy, with Garmin you can add personality to your watch that’s uniquely you.