Garmin has reacted to Apple’s new rugged Apple Watch Ultra, saying in a tweet following the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch event that it measures battery life in “months” and “not hours”, promoting its latest Enduro 2 watch for athletes.


While the Apple Watch Ultra has the longest battery life of any Apple Watch to date, with Apple promising up to 36 hours of normal use and up to 60 hours with watchOS 9’s new Low Power Mode setting. and other optimizations, the Enduro 2 can last significantly longer depending on usage scenarios.

Despite Garmin’s claim that it measures battery life in months, the company actually advertises that the Enduro 2 has “up to 150 hours of battery life in GPS mode with solar charging” and “up to ‘to 34 days of battery life in smartwatch mode’. The Enduro 2 has a 1.4-inch sunscreen, compared to the Apple Watch Ultra’s nearly 2-inch display that can peak at 2,000 nits, the brightest ever seen on an Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch Ultra also has a wide range of advanced sensors, including the ability to take an ECG, measure blood oxygen levels, alerts for high and low heart rates, and a new temperature sensor. body focused on women’s health.

The Apple Watch Ultra comes in a 49mm case and costs $799, while the Enduro 2 costs $1,099. The Apple Watch Ultra was made available for pre-order earlier this week and will start shipping on Friday, September 23.

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