90points

Garmin Fenix 5X

89points

Garmin Fenix 6

Garmin Fenix 5X
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Garmin Fenix 5X vs Garmin Fenix 6

Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6

Why is Garmin Fenix 5X better than Garmin Fenix 6?

  • Can upload maps
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has sapphire glass display
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  • Has a temperature sensor
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  • 11.94GB more internal storage
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    12GBvs0.064GB
  • Has weight tracking
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  • Has a world timer
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  • Tracks water intake
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Why is Garmin Fenix 6 better than Garmin Fenix 5X?

  • 12h longer battery life - GPS
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    36hvs24h
  • 17.36% higher resolution
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    260 x 260pxvs240 x 240px
  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 18g lighter
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    80gvs98g
  • 2.8mm thinner
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    14.7mmvs17.5mm
  • 8.33% bigger screen size
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    1.3"vs1.2"
  • 4mm shorter
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    47mmvs51mm

Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 5X

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$329.99
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
Amazon logo
$419.99
Garmin Fenix 5X aliexpressWatchband Strap for Garmin Fenix Lighter...Watchband Strap for Garmin Fenix Lighter Harder Titanium Alloy Quick Release Luxury Wirstband For Garmin Fenix 5X
aliexpress logo
$31.99
Garmin Fenix 5X walmartFenix 5X Plus Sapphire, Black with black...Fenix 5X Plus Sapphire, Black with black band
walmart logo
$7.98

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressGPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat ...GPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus smartwatch
aliexpress logo
$2009.33
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DL...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DLC with Heathered Red Nylon Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$909.99

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistance
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

240 x 240px

260 x 260px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.weight

98g

80g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.
4.Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
6.has a compass
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.
2.Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.
4.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
6.Has goal setting
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
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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 (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
4.Automatically syncs
Garmin Fenix 5X
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
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Garmin Fenix 6
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

14 days

14 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery life with GPS on

24h

36h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
6.has a removable battery
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
2.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has a stopwatch
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Garmin Fenix 6
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has silent alarm
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Garmin Fenix 6
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
5.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
6.Has notifications
Garmin Fenix 5X
Garmin Fenix 6
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
2.Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
3.Has music playback
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
4.languages supported
You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
5.iOS app size
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
6.rating on Apple's App Store
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 5X

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$329.99
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
Amazon logo
$419.99
Garmin Fenix 5X aliexpressWatchband Strap for Garmin Fenix Lighter...Watchband Strap for Garmin Fenix Lighter Harder Titanium Alloy Quick Release Luxury Wirstband For Garmin Fenix 5X
aliexpress logo
$31.99
Garmin Fenix 5X walmartFenix 5X Plus Sapphire, Black with black...Fenix 5X Plus Sapphire, Black with black band
walmart logo
$7.98

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$589.95
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressGPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat ...GPS smart watch men Garmin Fenix 6,Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus smartwatch
aliexpress logo
$2009.33
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DL...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Black DLC with Heathered Red Nylon Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$909.99

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