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Garmin Fenix 5

Garmin Fenix 5
alaScore 95

107 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of Garmin Fenix 5. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Garmin Fenix 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Really loving the Fenix 5S

 

Just upgraded from my fitbit and this Garmin is great. I tried the 935 and even though it is lighter the face was so big on my smaller wrist. I customised my watch face via the app and have default for time, date, HR, steps and battery. Lots of stats...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

this is the best watch ever

 

I got this via ebay camera store. It's a bit bulky, but totally worthed. The best bit (if you are familiar with garmin optical heart monitor) is that the sensor do not dig deep into the wrist. This is not the case with the forerunner 235 or the fenix3....

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black / Grey
Band material:Metal / Silicone / Stainless steel
Band size:XL
Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Grey / Silver
Housing colour:Black / Grey
Housing material:Metal / Polymer / Polymer, Stainless steel / Stainless steel
Lens material:Sapphire
Protection features:Scratch resistant, Water resistant / Water Resistant
Shape:Round
Watch glass type:Sapphire
Water resistance:10
Waterproof:Y
Waterproof up to:100

Display

Colour display:Y
Display diagonal:3.05
Display diameter:3.05
Display Resolution:240 x 240
Display Type:LCD
Touchscreen:N

Features

Accelerometer:Y
Altimeter:Y
Barometer:Y
Display diagonal:3.05
Display Resolution:240 x 240
Gyroscope:Y
Heart rate monitor:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calendar, Countdown timer, Pedometer, Stopwatch
Thermometer:Y

GPS Performance

GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Number of waypoints:1000
Routes quantity:30

Memory

Internal Memory:64
Memory capacity:1000
Track log:200

Networking

ANT+ enabled:Y

Packaging Content

Chest strap:N
Manual:Y

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Activity monitoring:Y
Advanced workouts:Y
Alarm Clock:Y
Altimeter:Y
Area calculation:Y
Automatic pause:Y
Barometer:Y
Barometric altimeter:Y
Built-in distance meter:Y
Calendar:Y
Calories burned:Y
Clock mode:12h/24h
Distance traveled:Y
Distance travelled:Y
Electronic compass:Y
Find my phone function:Y
Foot pod:Y
Heart rate data transfer:ANT / ANT+ / Bluetooth/ANT+
Heart rate monitor:Y
Heart rate-based calorie computation:Y
Hunt/fish calendar:Y
Integrated timer:Y
Interval training:Y
Multiple bike profiles:Y
Multisport mode:Y
Music control:Y
Pace alert:Y
Personal goals:Y
Physiological measurements:Y
Quality of sleep:Y
Race predictor:Y
Real time guidance:Y
Recommended activity:Climbing, Cycling, Golf, Hiking, Rowing, Skiing, Swimming / Cycling, Golf, Rowing, Running, Skiing, Swimming
Recovery advisor:Y
Recovery time suggestion:Y
Running dynamics:Y
Smart notifications:Y
Speedometer data transfer:ANT
Stopwatch:Y
Sun & moon information:Y
Thermometer:Y
Time/distance alert:Y
Training effect measurement:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Virtual pacer function:Y
Virtual partner function:Y
Virtual racer function:Y
Weather alert:Y
Workout tracking:Y

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y
Wi-Fi:Y

Power

Battery level indicator:Y
Battery Life:60
Battery life (GPS mode):24
Battery life (max):2
Battery life (UltraTrac mode):60 / 75
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in / Lithium-Ion
Rechargeable battery:Y

Software

Compatible operating systems:Android, Windows, Apple / Android, Windows, iOS

Technical Details

Accelerometer:Y
Altimeter:Y
Barometer:Y
Display diagonal:3.05
Display Resolution:240 x 240
Gyroscope:Y
Heart rate monitor:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calendar, Stopwatch
Thermometer:Y
Waterproof up to:100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.5 / 47
Height :15.5 / 47
Strap length:2.2
Thickness:1.55
Weight:85 / 87
Width:47