90points

Garmin Fenix 5X

73points

Suunto 9

Garmin Fenix 5X
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Garmin Fenix 5X vs Suunto 9

Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9

Why is Garmin Fenix 5X better than Suunto 9?

  • Has a barometer
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  • Supports ANT+
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  • Detects activities automatically
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  • Locates your phone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Acquires GPS faster
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  • Has a temperature sensor
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  • Has weight tracking
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Why is Suunto 9 better than Garmin Fenix 5X?

  • 1h longer battery life - GPS
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    25hvs24h
  • 1.67x higher resolution
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    300 x 320pxvs240 x 240px
  • 17g lighter
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    81gvs98g
  • 0.7mm thinner
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    16.8mmvs17.5mm
  • 1mm shorter
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    50mmvs51mm
  • Has a touch screen
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  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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  • 1mm narrower
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    50mmvs51mm

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
$299.99
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
Amazon logo
$449.00
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

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

240 x 240px

300 x 320px

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
Suunto 9
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

81g

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
Suunto 9
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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.
4.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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

25h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix 5X
Suunto 9
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)
Suunto 9
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
Suunto 9
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)
Suunto 9
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
2.Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
3.Has period notifications
Garmin Fenix 5X (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
4.iOS app size

303MB (Suunto App)

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.
5.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).
6.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.

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
$299.99
Garmin Fenix 5X AmazonGarmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray wi...Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
Amazon logo
$449.00
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

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