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Garmin-fenix.33798239
9.1 out of 10

Garmin Fenix

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Fenix

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Overall 2
2.0

Fenix works only with battery charger.

Tsutomu Morimoto, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: Fenix works only with battery charger. The non-fixed battery power fenix
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Overall 2
2.0

if it would work, it would be great. But it doesn't. Awfull cust serv brrrr

georginaslo, Ebay
15 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought this watch a year ago to make sure I won't get lost in Alaska. At the beginning it worked, but always had different distance on it than the signs says on the trails - but I was more to believe the signs are not perfect. After 8 month of usage it started act weird. Like turn off when the alarm rings - so I had some serious run to catch things before I realized what happens -, next sign was it took minutes to find satellites, finally the battery died in an hour.
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Overall 2
2.0

First waterdamp now total crash , no response at all anymore

Tony Nys, Amazon
16 November 2013
  • Summary: First it was waterdamp inside now it is totally dead, shortcircuit after swim with it First it was responding very slowly like 1min delay after pressing buttons, then total crash. Screen empty. Charging it makes it extremely hot.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fenix Condensation Problem

Ronald R. Riesbeck "Ron", Amazon
20 October 2013
  • Summary: I have serial number 67.000+. I just took it out for a 3 hour bike ride in 45`f weather. Watch was on my wrist. I stopped for a 5 minute water break and I went to satellite view to see how WAAS was doing. It was doing very well at 9 feet accuracy. I continued to watch satellite number 51 as it swapped with number 46 or 48. I stopped satellite view and went on my way.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad experience

lhlemos, Ebay
5 July 2013
  • Summary: I have purchased in your online store the Garmin Watch Fenix and I received it 20 days ago. Last Saturday I went up a mountain in Rio de Janeiro. In the morning, upon awakening, the watch was evaporating water inside of the glass. In addition, today I went to use the timer when I tried to stop by pressing the return button, the watch just died! The display does not appear any more.
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Overall 2
2.0

Keeps fogging up - unresolved issue

Georg, Amazon
6 May 2013
  • Summary: Bought the fenix in October 2102. Right from the start the unit kept fogging up whenever there was a change in temperature. Sent it back to Garmin in January. According to rumors (there is still no official statement by Garmin about the fogging-up-issue although many users are affected - see Garmin forums!) they have solved the issue. I received my replacement on Friday last week. Went on a skitour on Sunday. When I started the fenix was underneath my jacket's sleeve.
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Overall 2
2.0

A deeply flawed and unreliable product.Not recommended

Dean Marshall "DJM", Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: Initially I wrote a balanced review of this watch. Now having used it for three months and about 4 or 5 times a week I can see that it is functionally deeply flawed and very unreliable. It is incredibly difficult to understand how to set this watch up in a way that you can be sure that you are optimising the correctness of the information it is gathering and displaying. The manual is complete rubbish.
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Overall 2
2.0

Setzt neue Maßstäbe für Unzuverlässigkeit

Andreas Oesterhelt, Amazon
26 January 2014
  • Summary: In kurzen Laufklamotten in der Kälte warten, bis der GPS-Fix nach Minuten da ist (oder auch gar nicht)? Mitten im Lauf den Kilometerton vermissen und beim Blick auf die Uhr nur den Splashcreen sehen? Boot-Orgien zuschauen, die sich nicht abbrechen lassen, bis der Akku leer ist? Termin verpassen, weil Die Uhr sich nachts totgebootet hat und deshalb nicht weckt? Lustige Testbilder und Debugausgaben bestaunen? Immer wieder die Firmware updaten in der (vergeblichen!
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Overall 2
2.0

Das Gerät ist eine Katastrophe

sportfex, Amazon
22 January 2014
  • Summary: meine erste Fenix hat nach 6 Wochen den Geist aufgegeben (Akku kaputt), der 1. Garantietausch hat's 4 Wochen getan, meine dritte Fenix ließ sich bereits nach 2 Wochen nicht mehr starten... Ich hab noch eine 910XT von Garmin die bekommt von mir 5 Sterne, aber die Fenix geht garnicht...
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Overall 2
2.0

Das Gerät ist eine Katastrophe

sportfex, Amazon
22 January 2014
  • Summary: meine erste Fenix hat nach 6 Wochen den Geist aufgegeben (Akku kaputt), der 1. Garantietausch hat's 4 Wochen getan, meine dritte Fenix ließ sich bereits nach 2 Wochen nicht mehr starten... Ich hab noch eine 910XT von Garmin die bekommt von mir 5 Sterne, aber die Fenix geht garnicht...
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