Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
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Top 13%
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Garmin Fenix 5 42mm: 55 facts and highlights

1. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

2. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
23% have it

3. 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 42mm
35% have it

4. 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 42mm
38% have it

5. thickness

16mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

6. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
13h
Polar M200: 144h

7. Has a route tracker

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
34% have it

8. resolution

218 x 218px
Casio Pro Trek Smart (WSD-F20): 320 x 300px

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
30% have it

10. 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 42mm
39% have it

11. Has trackback mode

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
19% have it

12. 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 42mm
27% have it

13. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
33% have it

14. battery life

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

15. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
16% have it

16. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
61% have it

17. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
37% have it

18. Has a 3D compass

3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
22% have it

19. 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 42mm
28% have it

20. 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 GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

21. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
29% have it

22. Locates your phone

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
11% have it

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 between vertical and horizontal positions.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
38% have it

24. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
85% have it

25. 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 42mm
18% have it

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