Garmin Fenix 5
Top 13%155 points
Top 13%
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NaN% of all sports watchesYes
No
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Has a heart rate monitor
Has multi-sport mode
Is dustproof and water resistant
Has silent alarm

Garmin Fenix 5: 57 facts and highlights

1. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 RUN: 33g
46
0

2. thickness

15.5mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm
43
0

3. Can upload maps

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Garmin Fenix 5
26% have it
38
0

4. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Garmin Fenix 5
32% have it
38
0

5. resolution

240 x 240px
Casio Pro Trek Smart (WSD-F20): 320 x 300px
38
0

6. Supports ANT+

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Garmin Fenix 5
26% have it
38
0

7. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Garmin Fenix 5
19% have it
38
0

8. Has a barometer

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
Garmin Fenix 5
39% have it
38
0

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 5
30% have it
37
0

10. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Garmin Fenix 5
56% have it
36
0

11. Provides activity reports

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Garmin Fenix 5
39% have it
35
0

12. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
24h
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition: 50h
34
0

13. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Fenix 5
32% have it
32
0

14. battery life

With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
14days
Casio STB-1000: 730days
32
0

15. Has multi-sport mode

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.
Garmin Fenix 5
28% have it
31
0

16. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Fenix 5
36% have it
31
0

17. Locates your phone

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Garmin Fenix 5
11% have it
31
0

18. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Fenix 5
28% have it
31
0

19. Has inactivity alerts

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Garmin Fenix 5
16% have it
30
0

20. Has silent alarm

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Garmin Fenix 5
19% have it
30
0

21. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Fenix 5
60% have it
29
0

22. Has notifications

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
Garmin Fenix 5
19% have it
29
0

23. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Garmin Fenix 5
38% have it
29
0

24. waterproofing maximum depth

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
100m
Casio PRW2500-1: 200m
29
0

25. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Garmin Fenix 5
48% have it
29
0

26. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Garmin Fenix 5
80% have it
28
0

27. Has a stroke counter for swimming

The device uses arm movement sensors to count the number of strokes when swimming.
Garmin Fenix 5
23% have it
28
0

28. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Garmin Fenix 5
9% have it
28
0

29. height

47mm
Leikr: 40.4mm
28
0

30. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Fenix 5
86% have it
28
0

31. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Garmin Fenix 5
91% have it
27
0

32. Has social features

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.
Garmin Fenix 5
65% have it
27
0

33. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
1.2"
Bryton Cardio 60: 35.56"
27
0

34. width

47mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm
26
0

35. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Fenix 5
77% have it
26
0

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