Garmin launches Approach S6 GPS Watch

Watch combines new features with a slick, lightweight design

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014
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Garmin has launched the Approach S6 GPS golf watch which combines innovative new features with a slick and lightweight design, giving golfers everything they need on the driving range, on the tee and on the green.
 
Equipped with innovative new technology such as SwingTempo, TempoTrainer and SwingStrength, the S6 measures swing consistency and synchronisation giving golfers an accurate insight into their game and the ability to really improve their technique.
 
A dedicated CourseView button allows golfers to quickly and easily preview hole details like doglegs, bunkers and water hazards on its full colour, high-res touchscreen - a feature previously only available on Garmin golf handhelds.
 
Golfers can use a range of scoring options including Stroke play and Stableford on their Approach S6, and later all their game statistics will be available to view on the Garmin Connect App for smartphones.
 
Paired with the S6, Garmin Connect allows golfers to download and compare their rounds and track improvements to their game on every course they play. The app can even assemble a player’s ideal round by combining their best scores for each hole.
 
Loaded with over 30,000 international courses, the S6 also has Garmin’s GreenView technology, which shows golfers the exact layout of the green, and PinPointer, a great new feature that offers blind shot assistance, allowing golfers to line up their shot, even if they are in the woods or deep in the rough.
 
Despite being Garmin’s slimmest and lightest golf watch to date, the Approach S6 has an impressive 10 hours of battery life in full GPS mode. It can also be paired with the iPhone 4S model or later allowing golfers to discreetly receive texts, emails and call alerts to their watch. This will be followed up by Android compatibility, expected in summer 2014.
 
Water resistant to 50 metres and durable enough to withstand a rainstorm, the Approach S6 seamlessly bonds state of the art technology with great design, resulting in unrivaled wearability for even the most demanding of golfers.
 
The RRP for the Approach S6 is £349.99 and stock will be available in quarter 3.

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