36 facts in comparison
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Polar RCX3 GPS
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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.
It tracks how far you travel.
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.
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.
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.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
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.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
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.
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.