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Garmin Fenix 2

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Hey guys, just got my hands on the Fenix 2. Not much stocks are available and I think most the ones that came in had indicated interest in the product (like I did). Retails for $469 without the HRM. The performance bundle is not available yet. Difference between that is the newer HRM which can calculate cadence and VO2.

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WTF.. where where?!?!?

I asked a shop in SimLim and told only available at end of the month.

When you say non performance bundle means it does not have the HRM i.e. only watch in the pack?

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paulbanday & lazyitachi: Got it at Navicom @ Orchard Central. I had indicated my interest to them some time ago when I emailed about quotations, so in a way I got first dibs. :P

Best to call them to ask for current stock, as the next one is coming in next month.

The regular bundle does not contain the new heart rate monitor (which is dubbed the Performance Bundle), which can calculate running dynamics, such as ground contact time and vertical oscillation.

Edit: Watch should calculate cadence.

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Your Garmin Fenix 2 looks definitely rugged and many useful functions for multi sports use!

I have seen the DC rainmaker review of Garmin Fenix 2 and please enjoy using your Fenix 2 :)

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god... i am so jelly right now... gonna give navicom a call ASAP

Seems like there are some bugs with the Fenix 2 BUT the development team seems to be super responsive judging by the forum activity i.e. bug reporting and bug fixes rollout.

having UNREALISTIC expectations for this watch now! :D

ok... they said no preorder no watch :growl:

the next batch is only mid of next month... so I am gonna get mine from Sim Lim most likely...

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How frequent do you need to charge if you use it as a daily watch with GPS switched off ?

Quoted 5 weeks as a normal watch, 15 hours with normal GPS, 50 hours with Ultratrac mode. Will test it this weekend when i race the Sabah Adventure Challenge.

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15 hours with normal GPS, 910 is around 20 hours with normal GPS.

I'm also thinking of the Fenix2, it seems like there is nothing Fenix2 that can't do compared to 910.

Ultratrac mode.....haiz......i didn't choose Fenix (1) intially is because the battery life won't be as much as 910 unless it is in Ultratrac mode.

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Spikey u ordered from which site ? With the HR monitor included ?

Can't wait - mine just arrived in Singapore. Just waiting for delivery.


Next year if u were to go for another round of TransLantau, will you be using 910XT or Fenix2 then ? :P

I'll prob still stick to my 910XT for road runs and my Fenix2 for wearing everyday + trail runs.

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Ordered from clever training - 10% discount. Covers shipping. Ordered without HRM because i have one already with my 620

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total 9 days

Shipment Activity Location Date & Time ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Delivered SINGAPORE April 24, 2014 2:26 pm Attempted Delivery - Item being held, addressee being notified SINGAPORE April 23, 2014 6:10 pm Processed Through Sort Facility SINGAPORE April 23, 2014 12:12 am Processed Through Sort Facility ISC MIAMI FL (USPS) April 18, 2014 1:29 pm Arrived at Sort Facility ISC MIAMI FL (USPS) April 18, 2014 1:28 pm Depart USPS Sort Facility MIAMI, FL 33112 April 18, 2014 Processed through USPS Sort Facility MIAMI, FL 33112 April 17, 2014 7:39 pm Dispatched to Sort Facility SEMINOLE, FL 33777 April 15, 2014 6:54 pm Acceptance SEMINOLE, FL 33777 April 15, 2014 12:27 pm Electronic Shipping Info Received April 15, 2014

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nice... if the SimLim shop keep say coming but no come I ll just do the same i.e. order at clever training...

u no kana GST charge?? i m sure this is > 400SGD

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nice... if the SimLim shop keep say coming but no come I ll just do the same i.e. order at clever training...

u no kana GST charge?? i m sure this is > 400SGD

no request for GST...i was waiting to pay anyway

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nice.. that s lot of data..

Does it mean you were able to force restart and resume from previous activity??

Or did you lose the earlier data?

Nice work on SAC!

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Clever training indicated as pre-order early May.

By then, not sure Parisilk has it already or not ?

Somehow rather, i find Parisilk the best place to shop for Garmin.

Ordered from clever training - 10% discount. Covers shipping. Ordered without HRM because i have one already with my 620

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nice.. that s lot of data..

Does it mean you were able to force restart and resume from previous activity??

Or did you lose the earlier data?

Nice work on SAC!

The Fenix/Fenix2 has a Resume feature which allows you to resume the activity before saving, so that came in handy and i managed to resume not far from where it hanged.

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Ya... ridiculous price.. :S

I wonder how they manage to subsidise that price! I think nearly 50+ less?

But I got there late anyway ... so wont be able to get it regardless...

The bundle one is for fenix 1.. haha.

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Anybody with issues of the back coating coming off? Saw this mentioned in the garmin forum.. Thought that it's just typical wear and tear. Not sure if the black coating on the back has a special purpose?

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