Garmin epix™ (Gen 2)
WEAR EPIX. BE EPIC.
Regardless of your fitness goals, the epix premium active smartwatch has what you need to help you get there.
Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.
Keep the adventure going with up to 16 days of battery life in gesture smartwatch mode.
Smart notifications1 keep you connected to what matters.
Train your way with built-in sports apps at the wrist.
More satellite coverage means more accurate positioning.
Navigate confidently with options for TopoActive mapping right on your wrist.
Get up to 16 days of battery life when gesture smartwatch mode is enabled, and get 42 hours in GPS mode.
DESIGNED FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE
The stunning 1.3” always-on AMOLED display brings your watch to life, even under bright sunlight.
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
Traditional button controls that work in any environment are matched with a responsive new touchscreen interface for quick access to selections and map features.
Keep an eye on your health 24/7.
JET LAG ADVISER
Help minimize the effects of jet lag with guidance on light exposure, sleep schedule and exercise on your next long-distance trip. Enter your travel details in the Garmin Connect™smartphone app calendar, and track how your body clock is adjusting to your new destination.
For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor2 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate3 and will alert you if it stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. It also helps gauge how hard you work during activities — even while swimming.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork and yoga activities.
Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP MONITORING
Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Optimize your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.
Log your daily fluid intake as a reminder to stay hydrated. You can even have an auto goal for hydration that adjusts based on how much you sweat during activities.
Gauge your performance.
Use preloaded activity profiles for trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing, surfing, indoor climbing and more.
This watch features easy-to-follow, animated cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates workouts you can view on the watch screen. Choose from preloaded animated workouts, or download more from the Garmin Connect™ online community when paired with your compatible device.
Use this activity profile with different timers to track your HIIT workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/rest intervals and more.
These free adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from Garmin Connect.
VISUAL RACE PREDICTOR
Based on your running history and overall fitness level, this feature provides an estimate of what your pace could be for the distance you want to run. Trend data shows how your training is having an impact over time.
A first-of-its-kind PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.
Don’t run out of steam before the activity is over. Understand how to adjust your pace over varying terrain to perform according to your plan.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It adjusts for trail running and accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
View advanced training metrics that include estimates for running dynamics, VO2 max, recovery advisor and more.
Use this real-time stamina data to track and manage your exertion — and help avoid overexerting at the start of your run or bike.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUT
View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run or ride to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ smartphone app calendar.
After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.
Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialized Grit™ and Flow™ measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.
BACKCOUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
These activity profiles now automatically distinguish between descending and climbing. So you can hit start on your first run and leave your smartwatch tracking all day long.
XC SKI DYNAMICS
When paired with the HRM-Pro™ chest strap (sold separately), the ski power metric helps measure the actual exercise load of your cross-country workouts.
This watch works with the Surfline® widget to give you tides, wave height, wind and surf rating for the five nearest locations and also works with the Surfline Sessions™ app to create videos of every wave you ride in front of a Surfline camera.
Using new indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™team.
From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
Get ready for your next race with training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER
See how much power you’re applying to the trail or the road so you can manage your effort and fine-tune your training. No accessory required.
Subscribe to Outdoor Maps+ for premium mapping content, such as satellite imagery and enhanced topo maps, downloaded directly to your watch.
Multi-band GNSS with SatIQ technology on the Sapphire Editions ensures the best positioning accuracy in the environment while also optimizing the device’s battery life.
NEXTFORK™ MAP GUIDE
Easily navigate while you’re out on the trail with a quick glance. See the distance to the next trail intersection as well as the name of the upcoming trail.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
This widget shows your current elevation, acclimated elevation and correlated Pulse Ox2, heart rate3 and respiration rate, so you can see how you’re holding up to the current elevation.
Use the ClimbPro ascent planner to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain — as well as descents and flats.
MULTI-CONTINENT TOPO MAPS
Download TopoActive maps via Wi-Fi® connectivity from around the world — or get your local region preloaded on the Sapphire edition watch — to keep your explorations on track. View terrain contours, elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and other geographical features.
Hit the slopes with preloaded topographical maps and use SkiView™ maps to view run names and difficulty ratings for more than 2,000 ski resorts worldwide.
Access full-color CourseView maps for more than 42,000 golf courses around the world, and get touch targeting and the PlaysLike Distance feature.
Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
Download songs plus playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts (subscription may be required). Use your wireless headphones for phone-free listening.
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payments through participating providers.
Keep track of up to 50 of your favorite stocks4 — right from your wrist. Easily check your stocks at a glance to monitor their prices and trends throughout the day.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
When your watch and phone are paired, your live location can be sent to your contacts manually or — during select outdoor activities — automatically with built-in incident detection5.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store when paired with your compatible device.
View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.