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Garmin (*7*) 7 Pro


Simply someday after the final spherical of bulletins, Garmin has outed the (*7*) 7 Pro watch.

As regular for the (*7*) collection, the (*7*) 7 Pro is geared toward seafaring sorts, and this newest mannequin sees Garmin use an OLED display as a substitute of its older show fashion.

The earlier (*7*) 7 and (*7*) 7 fashions, introduced in Might 2022, use transflective shows.

These are lower-res, and far much less punchy-looking than the (*7*) 7 Pro's 416 x 416 pixel OLED, however they draw a lot much less energy and grow to be clearer in direct daylight.

Consequently, whereas the Garmin (*7*) 7 Pro's battery life is nice, it's not a patch on the older variations in real-world use.

You'll stand up to 16 days of sunshine use, dropping down to 6 days if you happen to use the always-on mode. This retains a fundamental clock show on-screen all day, up till your programmed mattress time.

The customary (*7*) 7 is rated for 18 days of use, and its display is on on a regular basis by design.

Nevertheless, you may inform why Garmin has chosen to deliver OLED to so a lot of its traces at this level. It will probably now ship an OLED watch with battery life similar to the outdated fashions in some conditions, avoiding the dilution of the professional angle many Garmin watches have in favor of OLED gloss.

The (*7*) 7 Pro is much like an Epix Pro Gen 2, however does have some further options to raise it above nearly all different Garmin watches for sailors.

It will probably connect with on-board Garmin boat gear, as a way to relay stats, talk with the autopilot and even management sure options of the boat pc.

There's additionally a Fish Forecast display, which apparently makes use of a "a celestial database" to estimate the place the nice fishing spots is likely to be.

Garmin (*7*) 7 Pro specs

Heading again to the fundamentals of the {hardware}, the (*7*) 7 Pro is a 47mm diameter watch with a 1.3-inch display. It has 32GB storage and helps downloadable maps, and the Topo maps you would possibly obtain to a Fenix 7 Pro are included.

It has a titanium bezel and rear panel, Sapphire show, and the casing is made from recycled "ocean-bound" plastics, an initiative seen within the just-announced Garmin Descent G1.

The Garmin Quaticx 7 Pro is listed as obtainable inside 2-3 weeks, and prices $999. This implies it matches the Sapphire model of the Garmin Epix 2 (2nd Gen), though on the time of writing that watch is accessible at a tasty $200 low cost within the US.