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Garmin Approach S6
Approach The S6 is the lightest golf GPS watch in the market. It analyzes in detail the effectiveness of swing and displays the full path on its integrated color touch screen.
Garmin, the leader in GPS, today announced the arrival of its new shows Golf GPS Approach S6, equipped with new features for the serious golfer. It is distinguished by a unique touch screen of its kind that shows the whole course (fairways, obstacles, greens) and displays data regarding the effectiveness of your swing (rhythm and power), all in a slim, lightweight body, the best performance.
New – Garmin Connect also offers golfers a unique user experience that lets them analyze, share and compare their results easily with friends and golf partners. In the end, the S6 offers everything golfers need to improve their technique.
The Approach S6 is also equipped with Swing Strength; function instantly shows the power golfer (in %) to help refine the speed at which it strikes the ball with each club while allowing it to harmonize its swings too well as on the driving range on the course.
Advanced and exclusive functions
The Approach S6 offers e.g. Touch Targeting feature that displays the distance to a particular point by touching it on the screen; it is at the level of the fairway, obstacle or elsewhere on the course. Another plus: the GreenView function displays the exact configuration of the green, and the flag moves to the location of the day to get an accurate distance to it.
Thought for the most demanding golfers, the S6 offers a perfect balance between functionality and design, all for sports watch in comfort. Qualities recognized with the prestigious Red Dot Design 2014: “The Approach S6 combines design perfectly successful and innovative features, all with a very elegant look,” told the jury.
The lightest and flattest of golf watches Garmin boasts a battery life of 10 hours in GPS mode or 14 weeks in classic watch mode. It is also equipped with Smart Notification technology which after pairing with an iPhone 4S (or later) allows the golfer to receive your SMS, your mails and even being warned of your missed calls. The Approach S6 should also be compatible with Android devices in the summer of 2014.
Garmin Connect to relive its exploits
Finally, the Approach S6 allows saving, viewing and share maps of numerical scores and statistics. Disabilities are now considered, with options like the type of game and can refine according to the hole, the local handicap golfer or the method of calculating the index.
The golfer can also easily synchronize S6 Approach Garmin Connect (or Garmin Connect Mobile for smartphones and tablets) to download, analyze and share on the online community’s scorecards, and other data such as the number of shots reaching the fairway, hit the greens in regulation, length of shots and number of putts made per game.
Alternatively, route data analyses for a detailed hole by hole to better know each other. This is a valuable feature to track their progress over time and share the pleasures of the game with friends and golf partners.
Waterproof to 50 meters, the GPS Approach S6 golf watch can withstand a storm and can be slipped into a golf bag without being damaged.