Garmin tactix Charlie Multisport GPS Watch


Garmin tactix Charlie Multisport GPS Watch

Combining specialized tactical functions with smart features for fitness training and outdoor navigation, Garmin's® tactix® Charlie multisport GPS watch is the one you’ll want for demanding environments - anywhere from field ops to corporate office.

The ultra-rugged, all-black watch features routable color TOPO maps, wrist-based heart rate, fitness training metrics, night vision goggle compatibility and more. Its DLC coated titanium bezel maximizes resistance to abrasion and corrosion.

  • 1.2" high-resolution, sunlight-readable display with domed sapphire lens; switch between daytime use and night vision goggle compatibility
  • Preloaded TOPO mapping plus routable map navigation
  • Rugged design includes a black diamond-like carbon (DLC) coated titanium bezel, black titanium rear cover and stainless steel buttons
  • Built-in Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate monitoring
  • Tactical-specific features include Jumpmaster, waypoint projection, dual-position GPS formatting and preloaded tactical activity
  • Built-in navigation sensors include GPS and GLONASS plus 3-axis compass, barometer, altimeter and gyroscope
  • QuickFit™ 26mm watch band
  • Battery life: Up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, up to 20 hours in GPS mode, up to 35 hours in UltraTrac™ battery saver mode
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Water rating: 10 ATM
  • Display resolution: 240 x 240 pixels


  • Time / date    
  • GPS time sync    
  • Automatic daylight saving time    
  • Alarm clock    
  • Timer    
  • Stopwatch    
  • Sunrise / sunset times    


  • GPS    
  • GLONASS    
  • Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor    
  • Barometric altimeter    
  • Compass    
  • Gyroscope    
  • Accelerometer    
  • Thermometer    

Daily smart features

  • Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® connectivity
  • Connect IQ™
  • Smart notifications    
  • Calendar    
  • Weather    
  • Controls smartphone music    
  • Find My Phone    
  • Find My Watch    
  • VIRB® camera remote    
  • Smartphone compatibility - iPhone®, Android™
  • Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile    

Safety and tracking:

  • LiveTrack    
  • Group LiveTrack    

Activity tracking:

  • Step counter    
  • Move bar    
  • Auto goal
  • Sleep monitoring 
  • Calories burned    
  • Floors climbed    
  • Distance traveled    
  • Intensity minutes    
  • TrueUp™    
  • Move IQ™    
  • Fitness age (in app)

Fitness equipment / gym:

  • Profiles - strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing, yoga
  • Cardio workouts    
  • Strength workouts    
  • Automatic rep counting    

Training, planning and analysis:

  • GPS speed and distance    
  • Customizable data pages    
  • Customizable activity profiles    
  • Auto Pause®    
  • Interval training    
  • Advanced workouts    
  • Downloadable training plans    
  • Auto Lap®    
  • Manual lap    
  • Configurable lap alerts    
  • V02 max    
  • Training status 
  • Training load
  • Training effect (aerobic and anaerobic)        
  • Customizable alerts    
  • Audio prompts    
  • Finish time    
  • Virtual Partner    
  • Race an activity    
  • Auto multisport activities    
  • Manual multisport activities    
  • Course guidance    
  • Segments (Live, Garmin)    
  • Strava features (Beacon, live segments)    
  • Round-trip course creator (running / cycling)    
  • Touch and / or button lock    
  • Hot keys    
  • Auto scroll    
  • Activity history on watch    

Heart rate:

  • HR zones    
  • HR alerts    
  • HR calories    
  • % HR max    
  • % HRR    
  • Recovery time    
  • Auto max HR    
  • HRV stress test (with compatible accessory)
  • Records heart rate while swimming (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
  • HR Broadcast    


  • Profiles - running, treadmill running, trail running
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace    
  • Running dynamics (with compatible accessory)
  • Vertical oscillation and ratio (with compatible accessory)
  • Ground contact time and balance (with compatible accessory)
  • Stride length (with compatible accessory)
  • Cadence
  • Performance condition
  • Lactate threshold (with compatible accessory)
  • Run workouts    
  • Race predictor    
  • Foot pod capable


  • Preloaded with 41,000 courses worldwide    
  • Yardage to F / M / B    
  • Yardage to layups / doglegs    
  • Measures shot distance
  • Digital scorecard    
  • Stat tracking     
  • Garmin AutoShot™    
  • Auto CourseView updates    
  • Green View with manual pin position    
  • Hazards and course targets    
  • TruSwing™ compatible    
  • Round timer / odometer    

Outdoor recreation:

  • Profiles - hiking, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, XC skiing, SUP, rowing, jumpmaster, tactical
  • Point-to-point navigation    
  • Bread crumb trail in real time    
  • Back to start    
  • TracBack®    
  • UltraTrac mode    
  • Around Me mode    
  • Elevation profile    
  • Distance to destination    
  • Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert    
  • Trail run auto climb    
  • Vertical speed    
  • Total ascent / descent    
  • Future elevation plot    
  • Preloaded topographical maps    
  • Downloadable cartography support    
  • Compatible with BaseCamp™    
  • GPS coordinates    
  • Projected waypoint    
  • Sight 'N Go    
  • Area calculation (via Connect IQ™)
  • Hunt/fish calendar (via Connect IQ)
  • Sun and moon information  (via Connect IQ)
  • Dual grid coordinates    


  • Profiles - biking, indoor biking, mountain biking, triathlon
  • Courses    
  • Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)    
  • Race an activity    
  • Time / distance alerts 
  • FTP  (with compatible accessory)
  • Cycle map    
  • Compatible with Vector™ 
  • Power meter compatible    
  • Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)    
  • Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)    
  • Compatible with Varia lights    
  • Speed and cadence sensor support (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)


  • Profiles - pool, open water, swimming / running
  • Pool swim metrics     
  • Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly)    
  • Swim efficiency (SWOLF)    
  • Drill logging    
  • Pool swim workouts    
  • Open-water swim metrics 
  • Heart rate (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)

In the box: 

  • tactix Charlie with black silicone band
  • Charging / data cable
  • Documentation
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Garmin International Inc® designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for the aviation, marine, automotive, and general recreation industries. What started in 1989, by a handful of dedicated engineers with a great idea for a product, has grown into a world-wide leading Global Positioning System (GPS) provider - both in sales and critical acclaim.

From the time its first GPS handhelds supported the Coalition forces in the Gulf War to its current reputation as a leading name in GPS innovation, Garmin has helped to take GPS to new heights by striving to go beyond the ordinary and offer exceptional performance not found in basic GPS receivers.

Today, Garmin has a diverse product line, distributors in virtually every part of the world, and has sold millions of GPS receivers. The company recognizes that its long-term success is based on its commitment to support its customers after the sale and is constantly aiming to win over our new customers with its guiding principles of innovation, convenience, performance, value and service.

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Garmin tactix Charlie Multisport GPS Watch

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