Garmin fēnix 5 Features - June 2020

Garmin fēnix 5 Features

The Garmin fēnix 5 possesses many useful features. This smartwatch is very fitness-oriented; the majority of its features are designed to improve your health. Check out some of the main features below:

    • The combination of these two allow for even more location/speed accuracy.
  • Optical heart-rate sensor
    • ‘Elevate’ wrist heart technology. Monitor heart-rate during intense workouts or simply during 24/7 daily life. This information helps to estimate calories burned per day.
  • Custom apps and watch faces
  • Smartphone notifications
    • Compatible with both Android and iOS
  • GroupTrack
    • Pair your device through Garmin Connect to share information among friends.
  • All-day fitness tracking
    • Multi-sport versatility. The Garmin fēnix 5 can track it all, ranging from cycling, swim training, skiing, golfing and paddle sports.
  • Performance Widget
    • Records all your fitness statistics. Furthermore, it lets you know how effective your workout regimen is, and also advises you on how much recovery time to take after each workout.
  • 2 week battery life
    • Garmin assures a 2 week battery life in smartwatch mode and about a full day when in GPS mode.
  • Waterproof — down to 100 meters (10ATM)
    • This is far superior to most smartwatches out there.
  • Three-axis compass with gyroscope
    • Always keeps your bearing.
  • Barometric altimeter
    • Provides elevation data as well as predicts weather changes.

As you can see, the Garmin fēnix 5 is a very well-rounded smartwatch. It’s a rare example of a smartwatch that puts it all together — it combines a heart-rate monitor, GPS, amazing battery life, advanced fitness tracking, and high level water-resistance. While it may be a bit more expensive than other smartwatches, you get your money’s worth in terms of features.

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