Fenix 7x – Slot Canyon Multi-Band GPS Test

In This Guide
  • Performance on Open Flat Trails
  • Performance in Slot Canyons

I just got my Garmin Fenix 7x Solar Sapphire yesterday and I was excited to test out the multi-band accuracy, so I went for a quick hike at the local slot canyon. In this video I’ll show you how the Fenix 7x multi-band positioning stacks up against the Fenix 6x Pro Solar, the GPSMAP 66i, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

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I’m currently testing the Fenix 7x Solar Sapphire and the Epic (Gen 2). Stay tuned for an in depth (real-world) review and how-to guide.

Fenix 7x Settings Hiking Settings – Satellite – All + Multi-Band Settings – System – Data Recording – Frequency – Smart

Fenix 6x Settings Hiking Settings – Satellite – GPS + Galileo Settings – System – Data Recording – Frequency – Smart

GPSMAP 66i Settings Setup – System – Satellite – GPS + Galileo Setup – System – Satellite – WAAS / EGNOS – On Setup – Recording – Record Method – Auto Setup – Recording – Interval – Most Often

iPhone 13 Pro Max Settings No GPS Settings Available Recorded with Gaia GPS

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