Why is my Garmin watch battery draining so fast?
Backlight: Can be the biggest contributor to battery drain.
How bright the backlight is set and how often it comes on can drain battery more quickly or less quickly.
Having backlight set at 100% will drain a lot of battery while the backlight is on..
Which Garmin has the longest battery life?
Garmin Fenix 6It’s safe to say Garmin is number one for battery life. The Garmin Fenix 6 lasts more than 120 days depending on how it’s used. In GPS mode it lasts up to to 150 hours and in expedition mode, up to 56 days, depending on how sunny it is.
How many years does a Garmin watch last?
Other than the battery, the watch has an indefinite lifespan. It might survive 2 years, it might survive 200 years. Depends on how well you take care of it, how it gets used, and also just plain old luck. Lots and lots of people are still using Fenix 3’s, and those are 4 year old watches at this point.
How long do Garmin batteries last?
All batteries in devices made by Garmin utilizing Li-ion batteries will share this characteristic. Under normal operating conditions, the batteries in Forerunner and Edge devices should have approximately 80% of their original capacity after a few years of frequent charge/discharge cycles.