Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band)

Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band)

Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band)

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Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band)

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Product Highlights

  • 1.2" Color Display
  • Daily Activity Tracking
  • VO2 Max Capable
  • Wrist-Based Heart Rate
  • Altimeter, Barometer, Compass
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE and ANT+
  • Water-Resistant to 330' (10 ATM)
  • ConnectIQ Software Platform
  • Anti-Scratch Domed Sapphire Lens
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Garmin 010-01957-02 overview

  • 1Description

Stay connected in style with Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch. The Chronos features a durable steel housing, scratch-resistant sapphire lens, and elegant brushed stainless steel band. Beyond its elegant exterior, this watch was designed with multi-sport athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in mind. It records data useful to runners, cyclists, swimmers, climbers, hikers, skiers, paddlers, and even provides wrist-based heart rate data. The Chronos also logs your location using a stainless steel EXO antenna that supports both GPS and GLONASS for enhanced accuracy.

The fenix Chronos connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, allowing it to transfer its stored data to the phone and to receive notifications, text messages, and emails while you're on the go. In addition to its navigation and multi-sport capabilities, the Chronos also functions as an everyday activity tracker, silently logging your steps and encouraging you to get moving after an extended period of inactivity. When it's time to rest after a long day of exercise, your fenix Chronos will monitor your sleep and record periods of restful sleep or movement.

Your fenix Chronos uses an EXO antenna, unobtrusively integrated into the bezel, to receive signals from GPS and GLONASS satellites. It uses this data to create a track log, using a "breadcrumb trail" system of track points and user-entered locations and checkpoints so you can always find your way.
Altimeter, Barometer, and Compass
The fenix Chronos has built-in altimeter, barometer, and compass (ABC) sensors to provide real-time information while out and about. The altimeter provides elevation data to accurately monitor ascent and descent, while the barometer can be used to predict weather changes by showing short-term trends in air pressure. The 3-axis electronic compass keeps your bearing whether or not you're in motion. Calibration is taken care of automatically via GPS, and the watch sets the time based on location.

Running and Cycling

VO2 Max Estimator
When used with an optional heart rate monitor, the fenix Chronos uses your speed, heart beats per minute, and heart rate variability to calculate the maximum approximate volume of oxygen you can consume per minute. A recovery advisor with a recovery timer and recovery check let you train safely and a race predictor estimates your ideal finish time based on your current VO2 max number.
Running Dynamics
When used with the optional Garmin HRM-Run monitor, the fenix Chronos records your cadence, vertical oscillation and ground contact time so you can safely increase your running economy.
Cycling Features
When used with the optional Vector cycle power meter, the fenix Chronos records your pedaling power, speed, and cadence. It also stores multiple bicycle profiles.
Other Running and Cycling Features
Heart rate-based calorie computation
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)
Virtual Partner (train against a digital person)
Virtual Racer (compete against other activities)
Personal records
Auto Pause (pauses and resumes timer based on speed)
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button)
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)
Virtual Pacer (compares current pace to target)
Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod)
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness)

Additional Sport Modes

Swimming Mode
Simply input the size of the pool you're swimming in and jump in; your fenix Chronos will track your distance, pace, stroke type, stroke count, and more. It can also calculate your open-water swim distance when swimming in lakes and oceans.
Ski/Snowboard Mode
This mode records and displays your speed, distance, and more while on the slopes. An automatic run counter and lift line auto-pause let you keep track of your entire day.


Your fenix Chronos uses the ConnectIQ platform for specialized software so you can personalize your watch with customized apps, widgets, data fields and unique watch faces.
With BaseCamp, you can trace your planned route and view elevation changes, survey the terrain in 2D or 3D, geotag your photos, and more.
Connect 2.0
Maximize your fenix 3's potential with Garmin Connect 2.0, which lets you search and create courses where you can analyze and live track your progress, take advantage of advanced workouts and step-by-step guidance, and connect with friends, family, and pros to compare and compete.

Other Features

The fenix Chronos comes with a steel bezel, a highly scratch-resistant domed sapphire glass lens, a brushed stainless steel band, and a user-replaceable black silicone wristband.
Time of day (12/24h)
Calendar (day/date)
Daily alarm
Weather alerts
Sight'n Go
tempe Temperature Sensor support
In the Box
Garmin fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band)
  • Extra Band (Black Silicone)
  • USB Charging/Data Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Garmin 010-01957-02 specs

    Display Type Chroma transflective MIP color display
    Display Size 1.2 x 1.2" (3 x 3 cm)
    Display Resolution 218 x 218
    Water Rating 10 ATM
    GPS Yes, with GLONASS
    Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 LE, ANT+
    Stored Waypoints Up to 1000
    Stored Routes Up to 30
    Track Log 100 hours of activity data
    Battery Type Lithium-ion
    Battery Capacity 180 mAh
    Battery Life UltraTrac Mode: Up to 25 hours
    GPS Training Mode: Up to 13 hours
    Watch Mode: Up to 1 week
    Dimensions 1.9 x 1.9 x 0.6" (49 x 49 x 15 mm)
    Weight 6.56 oz (186 g)
    Packaging Infodsyyyccaudzzdserdsasssxdxertsb
    Package Weight 1.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 3.9 x 2.9"

    Garmin 010-01957-02 reviews

    fenix Chronos Multi-Sport GPS Watch (Steel Case with Brushed Stainless Steel Band) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great (smart) timepiece For the look and feel of a regular timepiece its great. Not the best in regards to smart watches I supposed, however what it excels for is the tracking of your activities, what it is designed for. Pretty accurate as for gps, tracking and heart rate. I have used it for running, biking and customed activity (plus track my sleeping patterns), and will explore other pre-set activities. It does come with a hefty price, however for what I used it for, my exercise tracking and be able to use it for work and have the 'formal' timepiece feel - I'm very satified.
    Date published: 2016-11-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fitness/activity smart watch I've used several Garnin fitness trackers including the latest Vivoactive HR. I also used a couple of different Apple Watch versions and this Garnin Chronos is the best for my needs hands down. I most recently used it during a trip to Machu Picchu and performed really well with regards to GPS, HR and tracking multiple fitness stats. The built quality is really good and I have quickly gotten over how expensive this watch is. It doesn't have the smart watch features that the Apple Watch has but with its superior activity tracking, longer battery life and professional looks, I definitely favor the Chronos. I used the Fnix 3 for a while and I was really concerned with the Chronos' smaller battery but so far it hasn't been an issue. Battery last me abut a week with 2-3 weekly activities that use gps.
    Date published: 2016-12-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really like it. People are complimenting the way it looks, it is light and not too big although bigger than my regular watch. I wear it every day, the battery is great, lasts over a week if not using gps. Has all the apps I need with biking, skiing, golf, etc. syncs easily with my iPhone. Heart rate is good but sometimes inaccurate. Still a lot of features I haven't explored.
    Date published: 2016-12-23
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