While smartwatches are Becoming powerful from the day very few are efficient.
We usually will need to bill smartwatches every day while there are a few that may go for slightly longer than that. Sports watch maker Garmin is betting on solar energy to assist bump the battery life on its smartwatches. The company today launched updates to a number of the popular smartwatches in its lineup to bring solar charing technologies, extending the battery life of those smartwatches. This technology allows these brand new watches to put on battery life while being in your own wrist.
Garmin has introduced the Fenix 6 Pro Solar and Fenix 6S Pro Solar in its Fenix lineup. These brand new watches have a Garmin Power Glass solar charging lens over their dials that help them gain some battery life when outdoors, the company states in its launch. The Fenix 6S smartwatch provides about 9 days of battery life inside but with”sufficient solar exposure” the battery life gets a bump around 10 and a half days. The Fenix 6 Pro Solar has a battery life of 14 days inside which has bumped up to 16-days with”sufficient solar vulnerability”. The Fenix 6 series had been launched in November last year.
Both these watches also get some new capabilities. The Fenix 6 series solar variants also contain Advanced Sleep Monitoring which provides a detailed sleep breakdown of an individual’s mild, deep and REM sleep phases along with respiration monitoring during sleep. The Fenix 6 series also includes an Acclimation Widget that monitors current elevation along with heartbeat oxygenation and can tell how well you are breathing at the present altitude.
Garmin also included new models to its Instinct series in the Shape of Instinct Solar, Instinct Solar Surf Edition, and Instinct Solar Tactical Edition. The Instinct Solar boasts of 24-day battery life in smartwatch style which gets bumped up to more than 50 times with”adequate solar exposure”. The Instinct Solar – Surf Edition comes with specialised surf features like tide data and a committed browsing action. The Instinct Solar Tactical Edition comes with specific features like compatibility with Night Vision Google and Stealth style.
The previous product found is the Tactix Delta Solar Edition. This watch is designed to military standards and can be MIL STD 810 accredited. The Tactix Delta Solar Edition has a 21 days battery life inside which gets bumped around 24 days outside. The Tactix Delta Solar Edition includes stealth mode that simplifies place sharing and wireless connectivity and has a kill switch which fixes all memory.
The Garmin Instinct Solar series starts at $400 (approximately Rs. 30,000) whereas the Garmin Fenix 6 solar editions begins at $850 (approximately Rs. 63,800) while the Tactix Delta Solar Edition starts at $1,100 (approximately Rs. 82,500).