It seems that Garmin is set to start the new year with a bang. Recently Winfuture.de has released several of Garmin’s upcoming smartwatches. The images are originally published at Winfuture.de. The list includes the most awaited Garmin Fenix 7 Series and other Garmin Instinct 2, Intact 2S, and Garmin Venu 2 Plus.
Even though Garmin has not yet confirmed these devices, Winfuture.de has a good track record of revealing accurate information about upcoming smartwatches, so there is a good chance that the list is correct. We hope that Garmin will announce their new smartwatches at the CES 2022 conference in Las Vegas in Jan 2022.
Garmin Fenix 7 Series
The Garmin Fenix 7 Series is probably the most anticipated device on the list. As of now, we do not have technical information on the devices. However, the Fenix 7 Series would be the flagship model from Garmin, and it will have an around design, like the rest of the Fenix lineups. Like in Fenix 6 Series, a Solar charging panel is the most likely feature that the Fenix 7 series would have. As a result, the battery life would be significantly improved.
Garmin Instinct 2 and Instinct 2S
The Garmin Instinct 2 is a follow-up to the successful Garmin Instinct released in 2018. The device will have a round design, and it will come with a built-in GPS, heart rate monitor, barometer, and compass. According to the leaks, the second-generation Instinct is expected to have an e-ink display, just like its predecessor. If this is true, the screen quality would be poor since it’s difficult to view in bright sunshine.
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The images of Garmin Venu 2 Plus also leaked on the web recently. According to the pictures, the Garmin Venu 2 Plus will have a design similar to that of the Venu 2. But it seems that it has an additional button but, as of now, we dont know its function.
As it has an OLED screen, the display quality would be superior to the Instinct 2 and Instinct 2 S. It would have been great if they replaced it with an AMOLED screen. The fitness tracker would also have some additional features, but they are not known yet.
Garmin Epix Gen2
Garmin Epix Gen2 is another upcoming smartwatch from Garmin in 2022. It’s a more advanced version of Garmin’s first GPS smartwatch, the Epix, which was initially launched seven years back. This watch has a larger design with 316L stainless steel material and a custom watch strap. It’s may also equip with advanced GPS, barometric altimeter, heart rate monitor, and Digital compass.
The Garmin Epix Gen2 might be targeting professional outdoor sports users. However, it’s not clear whether it will come with NFC or LTE connectivity. The previous version did not have either of them, so the new Garmin Epix Gen2 may be released NFC but not sure about the LTE connectivity. The Garmin Forerunner 945 is the only Garmin smartwatch with cellular connectivity features.
As I mentioned, we do not have any further information about these devices’ prices and technical specifications. We will have to remain calm for the CES 2022 conference to see what new features Garmin has in store for us. However, based on the leaks and rumors, it seems that 2022 will be an exciting year for Garmin smartwatch lovers.
Saneesh VS is a Registered Nurse by Profession and Wearable Tech Enthusiast by Passion. He loves to write about fitness, smartwatches, and fitness trackers. He also loves reading books on wearable tech, technology in healthcare, artificial intelligence, etc., which he has been writing for the past 5 years.