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fēnix® 5
$499.99 USD and Up

You want rugged. You want bold. You want a GPS smartwatch that doesn’t look like other GPS smartwatches.

Premium multisport GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate

General

Lens Material

chemically strengthened glass

chemically strengthened glass or sapphire crystal

Bezel Material

fiber-reinforced polymer

stainless steel

Case material fiber-reinforced polymer fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
QuickFit™ watch band compatible

yes (22 mm)

included (22 mm)

Strap material

silicone

silicone or steel

Physical size

45 x 45 x 15.3 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm

47 x 47 x 15.5 mm

Color display
Display Size custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm) 1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
Display Resolution 128 x 128 pixels 240 x 240 pixels
Display Type monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight

52 g

85 g

Water rating 10 ATM 10 ATM
Battery life Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days
GPS mode: Up to 16 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS/HR mode: Up to 24 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 60 hours without wrist heart rate
Charging method Garmin proprietary plug charger
Memory/History 16 MB 64 MB

Clock Features

Time/date
GPS Time Sync
Automatic daylight saving time
Alarm clock
Timer
Stopwatch
Sunrise/sunset times

Health Monitoring

Wrist-based heart rate (constant, every second)
Daily resting heart rate
Abnormal heart rate alerts yes (high and low)
Fitness age yes (in app)
Body Battery™ energy monitor
All-day stress
Relaxation reminders
Relaxation breathing timer
Sleep yes (advanced) yes (Movement-based)
Hydration yes (in Garmin Connect™) yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Women's health yes (in Garmin Connect™) yes (in Garmin Connect™)

Sensors

GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Thermometer

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+® Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® with sapphire editions
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart Notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Calendar
Weather
Controls smartphone music
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
VIRB® Remote
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack
Group LiveTrack

Tactical Features

Dual grid coordinates

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Calories burned
Floors climbed
Distance traveled
Intensity minutes
TrueUp™
Move IQ™
Garmin Connect™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ app)

Gym & Fitness Equipment

Automatic rep counting
Cardio workouts
Available gym activity profiles Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga Strength and Cardio Training, Indoor Rowing
Strength workouts

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
% HRR
Recovery time
Auto max HR
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) yes (with compatible accessory)
HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) yes (using ANT+)
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
VO2 Max (Run)
Training status
Training load
Training effect
Training effect (anaerobic)
Custom alerts
Audio prompts
Finish time
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
Auto multisport activities
Manual multisport activities
Course guidance
Garmin Live Segments
Strava Live Segments
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

Running Features

Available run profiles

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running

GPS-based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics yes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance yes (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Performance condition
Lactate threshold yes (with compatible accessory)
Run workouts
Trail run auto climb
Race predictor
Foot pod capable

Golfing Features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
Yardage to layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) automatic
Digital scorecard
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
Garmin AutoShot™
Green View with manual pin position
Hazards and course targets
TruSwing™ compatible
Round timer/odometer
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)

Outdoor Recreation

Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Tactical

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Point-to-point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack®
UltraTrac mode
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert
Vertical speed
Total ascent/descent
Future elevation plot
GPS coordinates
Sight 'N Go
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™)
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™)
Projected waypoint
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™)
XERO™ Locations
Tides yes (via Connect IQ™)

Cycling Features

Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Courses
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
Race an activity
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) yes (with compatible accessory)
Compatible with Vector™ and Rally™ (power meters)
Power meter compatible
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
Compatible with Varia™ lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)
Drill logging (pool swim only)
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)
Pool swim workouts
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) yes (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™)

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app)