Fenix Chronos Steel & Leather

fēnix® Chronos - with vintage leather watch band. Refined GPS timepieces for the athlete and adventurer.

Refined GPS Timepieces for the Athlete and Adventurer

  • Next generation Tool-Watch for athletes and adventurers, with authentic performance features 
  • GPS timepiece of traditional watch making quality with tough metal case and sapphire glass lens 
  • Innovative Elevate™ wrist heart rate¹ paired with performance features for many sports including trail running, cycling, swimming, skiing, and golf 
  • Quality and reliable navigation with GPS/GLONASS, advanced barometric altimeter, 3D compass and Garmin’s renowned navigation experience 
  • Smart Connected with smart notifications² and personalisation of watchfaces and apps through Connect IQ™ 
  • 1.2-inch always-on, sunlight-readable colour Garmin Chroma Display™ with up to 1 week of battery life in smart connected mode 

Crafted from premium materials, with a traditional watch making quality finish, fēnix Chronos is the first Garmin watch to combine a durable metal case with integrated metal EXO™ antenna for performance GPS to support navigation and sport. In the tradition of classic tool watches, it features a tough design and an authentic set of 21st century tools such as Elevate™ wrist heart rate¹, running and swimming apps, advanced performance metrics for endurance sports, Garmin quality navigation features and smart notifications². Top-tier performance meets sophisticated design in a highly evolved timepiece that fits your style anywhere, anytime.

Elegant Style Meets Robust Performance

fēnix Chronos is available in 3 distinctive styles: steel with vintage leather band, steel with brushed stainless steel band and titanium with brushed titanium hybrid band. Each timepiece is manufactured with the highest attention to detail out of quality watch material and finished with refined surface treatments. All watches feature advanced technologies such as GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning, additional sport and navigation sensors, outdoor optimised colour Chroma™ display and smart connectivity for a modern tool set - unheard of so far on high end watches. As a next generation tools watch, fēnix Chronos comes loaded with features that really matter to modern adventurers and athletes. Intelligent power management also provides great autonomy - up to 25 hours in UltraTrac™ GPS mode, 13 hours in GPS mode and up to 1 week in smart connected mode (all depending on settings). Access the Connect IQ™ store for further personalisation of watch faces and additional downloadable apps.

fēnix Chronos - Steel with Vintage Leather Watch Band

With a solid brushed 316L stainless steel case and brushed stainless steel 49mm bezel, this model features 24h marking detail for GMT time keeping and fully integrated EXO™ antenna for GPS + GLONASS positioning - water-rated to 10 ATM (100 metres). The watch crystal is made out of high-strength scratch-resistant sapphire glass. This model has a brown vintage style leather strap with hand-sewn contrast stitching, nubuck inner lining and quick release mechanism for easy toolless exchange of wristbands. The watch comes with an additional black silicone sports band also with quick release mechanism.

Garmin - Experience that Matters

fēnix Chronos incorporates the great experience of Garmin as the market leader and innovator in consumer GPS technology. Garmin stands for durable and reliable tools built for navigation and performance measurement. The ideal gear for deployment in the most demanding environments, Garmin has a strong reputation built up over several decades by leading athletes and outdoor professionals all over the world. Garmin has innovated its GPS usage in wearable devices for sports and in smart notification technology in wearables. People rely on Garmin products for their success and trust their lives on the technology on a daily basis in markets like aviation, marine, sport and outdoor. Its profound experience and desire for quality innovation allows Garmin to blend cutting edge performance sensor technology with traditional quality standards of the classic watch market to a meaningful and authentic modern tool-watch the fēnix Chronos.

Your partner for all the sports

With the help of GPS/GLONASS and additional sensors, fēnix Chronos can track and measure performance data during your sport activities such as time, distance, speed, average pace, ascent and descent etc. This information is used for better control during training and comprehensive analysis after a workout. To give you the chance to explore all kind of activities, fēnix Chronos supports a vast amount of different sports with dedicated profiles and features out of the box such as running, swimming, cycling, triathlon, swim-run4 (and other multi-sports), trail running, hiking, climbing, skiing, indoor training, rowing, SUP, cross-country skiing and more. In swim³ mode, the watch supports both indoor and open water swimming and tracks distance, strokes and even your stroke efficiency. Ski/Board mode puts speed, distance, vertical drop and an automatic run counter (with Auto Pause for the lift line) and more at your fingertips. In Golf mode you’ll get yardage to the front, back and middle of the green, layups and doglegs for any single course out of more than 40,000 available courses that you can download for free from Garmin Connect.

Wrist-based Heart Rate

On your wrist, fēnix Chronos Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology lets you conveniently monitor your heart rate without wearing a chest strap, this provides maximum flexibility for your training plan as you can go for full performance measurement at any time you want. At the same time it also provides 24/7 heart rate monitoring for recovery control and to better quantify the intensity of your activities throughout the day.

Advanced Fitness Metrics

For ambitious athletes, the fēnix Chronos supports additional performance tools4 that help to better understand running efficiency through running cadence and stride length. On base of VO2 max estimation it provides guidance on actual performance condition, the estimated finish time (for a 5k run, for example) and recommended recovery time after running and cycling workouts. The VO2 max estimator analyses data, including your running speed, beats per minute and heart rate variability to estimate the maximum volume of oxygen you can consume per minute. Together with an optional heart rate chest strap, Chronos can provide even more advanced insight - you can gain full transparency on your running efficiency with enhanced Running Metrics. Advanced Physiological Metrics allow athletes to get the most out of their workouts. For example, by determining your personal lactate threshold to dial in the right training zones or evaluating your actual Stress Score to determine the right intensity for the next workout. fēnix Chronos can also pair with additional ANT+ sensors for further performance tracking like Vector™ for cycling power, cycling speed and cadence sensors as well as others. Be assured that with fēnix Chronos performance metrics you will get much more out of your tireless training.

Join the Great Athletes

Garmin Connect™ is the place to be, many athletes around the world use this sport community to plan, store, analyse and share their activities. Once your fēnix Chronos is paired to your smart phone the Garmin Connect Mobile App automatically uploads the data from your last activity. On Garmin Connect you can analyse your data to better understand your progress and share it with other athletes or even compete against friends during virtual competitions. From Garmin Connect you can share your activities with others through social media or invite them to follow you during your activities online – with the help of the LiveTrack™ function.

Safe Navigation in any Environment

fēnix Chronos provides comprehensive navigation and tracking to guide you on and off the beaten path using GPS/GLONASS plus ABC (altimeter, barometer and compass) sensor capabilities. GPS technology allows you to determine your position and also to track position over time to record a track log and provide activity related data such as distance, speed and time. The recorded “bread crumb trail” gets used by an important safety feature, TracBack® which can help you navigate safely back to your starting point the same way you came. GPS also allows you to mark and navigate to locations, such as a checkpoint or a rescue shelter, the parking spot of your car or other important locations. The integrated 3-Axis Electronic Compass allows safe orientation even while standing still.

For many outdoor activities precise elevation information is crucial for mission success, therefore, fēnix Chronos comes with a high performance Barometric Altimeter. Usually a barometric altimeter requires regular calibration - fēnix Chronos offers an auto calibration function that uses GPS for automated elevation calibration on the go to ensure the elevation remains accurate. The barometer also constantly monitors changes in air pressure which allows you to monitor weather changes and can warn you of the risk of upcoming storms. For accurate ambient temperature reading, pair the watch with our optional wireless tempe™ temperature sensor.

Smart and Connected

fēnix Chronos is a valuable connected tool - it features smart notifications² that let you receive alerts for emails, SMS, incoming calls and social media notifications to your wrist, whether you’re on the trail, on the golf course or simply away from your desk. The watch receives the alerts from a compatible smartphone and shows them on its screen - you no longer have to pull out your phone each time you get a message. Thanks to Connect IQ™ you can also personalise your fēnix Chronos with free downloads from our Connect IQ™ store. Customise your watch face, add data fields and get apps and widgets to experience your watch in many new ways.

¹Activity tracking accuracy
²When paired with a compatible smartphone
³See Water Rating
4When used with HRM-Run™ or HRM-Tri™ monitor
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