Garmin Approach S62 – 41,000 Downloadable Maps + Virtual Caddie
There are only few wearables, specifically smartwatches that has a specific sport tracking feature. Most smartwatches are designed to be an all in one device, covering all the sports and fitness activities. Somewhat like a jack of all trades master of none. Well, this is certainly not the case for the Garmin Approach S62 smartwatch. It might not be the first, but one of the best golf trading smartwatch in the market for 2020. Just like previous golf smartwatches by Garmin, the S62 is loaded full packed with Golf options.
The S62 is an upgraded Approach adding improvement on its previous features as well as adding new ones. Just like other smartwatches by Garmin, the S62 has a sleek, sporty outdoor design. It has a scratch resistant ceramic bezel, a sporty TPU strap. The smartwatch has 1.3” inch color touchscreen that is sun readable, and according to Garmin it is 17% longer than the previous model. It is now much easier to read with its larger display.
Just like previous golf smartwatch from Garmin, the S62 provide essential golf information right on your wrist. Its main feature is the 41,000 course maps available worldwide. The detailed course map provides instant information of the field. And with its built-in Virtual Caddie, it will be able to provide you the best advice that you need in the field. It can analyze the wind speed, the gold terrain, it will be able to advise you the best club for each shot.
Other features included are Playslike distance, featuring adjust yardages for uphill and downhill shots. Greenview, GoGreen, PinPointer a feature that tells you the direction of the pin. Hazard view and more.
In short, the Garmin Approach S62 aims to be a golf partner and tutor on your wrist. It is a premium golf smartwatch providing you an instant access to essential golfing information when you need it. Or course the Garmin Approach S62 also do have the basics such as weather, call and message notifications, alarm and more.
The S26 is available in Garmin Store and cost around $499.99 USD, it has a built in rechargeable battery that provides up to 14 days in smartwatch mode and 20 hours in GPS mode.