Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
Top 23%1,336 points
Top 23%
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Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire review: 61 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
62% have it

2. 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 Sapphire
59% have it

3. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
25% have it

4. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
24h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

5. 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 Sapphire
36% have it

6. 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 Sapphire
40% have it

7. 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 Sapphire
38% have it

8. weight

85g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

9. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
14 days
Tech4o Traileader Jet: 730 days

10. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
32% have it

11. 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 Sapphire
27% have it

12. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
34% have it

13. resolution

240 x 240px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px

14. 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 Sapphire
39% have it

15. has a battery level indicator

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

16. thickness

15.5mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

17. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
95% have it

18. 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

19. 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 Sapphire
27% have it

20. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
76% have it

21. Has goal setting

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

22. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
30% have it

23. Measures pace

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
70% have it

24. 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 Sapphire
29% have it

25. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
92% have it

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