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The battery of this smartwatch by boat lasts 24 days (from the sun)

The battery of this smartwatch by boat lasts 24 days (from the sun)

After the launch of smartwatch “handyman” quatix 6, of which we told you about HERE, Garmin introduces a new “gem”. This is the quatix 6X Solar, the latest in the new series of multisport smartwatch with functions dedicated to the nautical world, equipped with a transflective display with 1.4-inch color with integrated Power Glass solar able to store and accumulate l ‘ solar energy to prolong battery life wherever you are.


Users can quickly check the level of charge directly on the wrist through a dedicated widget, to get an indication in real time how much energy has accumulated through Power Glass. The provision of the quatix 6X Solar battery is up to 21 days in smartwatch mode, which can reach up to 24 days of using the solar charging in the best conditions of radiation. In addition, with the new customizable Power Manager, users can also view and control how the various settings and sensors affect on battery life and even adjust their saving mode to prolong battery life.


Whether motor or sailing makes little difference, the new Garmin quatix 6x Solar is the perfect companion for adventures to live your passion at sea thanks to additional functions. In fact, is directly connected wirelessly to compatible chartplotter multifunction to monitor several sensors on board the vessel directly on the clock and via the transceiver GNT 10, connects to all NMEA 2000 networks.

Reception door keep speed, depth, temperature, autopilot management, saving waypoint on your chart directly from your wrist, the entertainment facility Fusion and all the specific functions for sailing, tide information, MOB (man overboard) and much more.

quatix 6x Solar supports cartography BlueChart g3, which integrates Garmin content with the best of Navionics data, and allows you to take advantage of the improved SailAssist functions such as Virtual Starting Line and synchronization of the countdown race with the committee boat to cut at the right time the starting line.

If associated with one of Garmin satellite communicators inReach series, it will give the certainty to be traceable at any point in the world you decide to go with your boat. It will be possible to stay in touch with loved ones by providing them with details of their movements in real time and, in an emergency, activate the distress call through the global network Iridium and GEOS International station, open 24 hours on 24.


The new SportWatch Garmin does not work only by boat, but assists you in everyday life. In addition to receiving e-mail, text messages and alerts directly on the clock with Smart Notification feature allows you to make contactless payments via Pay Garmin, listen to music through Bluetooth headphones and enjoy activities with the support of the most comprehensive monitoring of their state of fitness and functions dedicated to sports and fitness.

The heart rate sensor as fourth-generation pulse and Pulse Ox2 sensor provide more details fitness activities, also by measuring the level of oxygen saturation in the blood. In addition, quatix 6x Solar has multisport feature that has always distinguished Garmin products, making them essential for those who practice running, hiking, swimming, skiing, boating, golf, SUP and much more.

It provides the wearer indication on the number of steps taken during the day, the total distance traveled, calories burned at midnight, plans made scales, hours of sleep, the energy expenditure resulting from physical activity recorded, the goal daily to get to and its countdown of steps still to go. All these data are uploaded to Garmin Connect app to control the results with each passing day.

The new quatix 6X Solar is available with double strap QuickFit titanium and cirrus blue silicone for the price of 1 149 € including VAT.


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