Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 5X
Top 16%1,432 points
Top 16%
Top specs and features

Garmin Fenix 5X review: 65 facts and highlights

1. 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

2. has GPS

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

3. 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 5X
57% have it

4. Is compatible with Android

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

5. 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 5X
40% have it

6. 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 5X
36% have it

7. weight

98g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

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 5X
38% have it

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Fenix 5X
31% have it

10. Can upload maps

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

11. resolution

240 x 240px
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F10: 300 x 320px

12. battery life

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

13. 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 5X
33% have it

14. Syncs wirelessly

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

15. Has a display

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

16. has a battery level indicator

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

17. thickness

17.5mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

18. 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 5X
38% have it

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 5X
27% have it

20. Has goal setting

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

21. 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

22. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Fenix 5X
77% have it

23. 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 5X
28% have it

24. Is compatible with iOS

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

25. 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 5X
21% have it

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