Garmin introduced three models of the smart watch series Fenix 5. For these devices, largely similar to the previous series Fenix 3, characterized by the monitoring of physical activity, including the ability to measure heart rate. The previous modification is considered by many to be one of the best watches in its class, offering opportunities for athletes, and functions that are typical of smart watches. In addition, the device has a GPS module and has excellent battery life.
All maintained and new model. Built-in GPS module allows to record the route. However, activated GPS significantly reduces battery life – 8-14 days when you disabled the module and 13-24 hours with activated GPS.
The novelty is presented in three versions Fenix 5 Fenix 5 Fenix 5X. The first two are available in versions with a conventional protective glass or sapphire, and the older can only be bought with a sapphire crystal.
Fenix 5s different from other models in that size. The diameter of this watch is 42 mm, so it can be used by girls. The diameter of the Fenix Fenix 5 and 5X are equal to 47 and 51 mm, respectively. Model Fenix Fenix 5 and 5S are almost identical in features and differ little from the model of the Fenix 3. All novelties are used transreflective displays displaying now 64 colors to 16, of its predecessors, and Elevate the heart rate sensors, which are now practically do not protrude from the housing.
The model Fenix 5S used display with a diagonal of 1.1 inches with a resolution of 218 x 218 pixels. The other two models fitted with screens with a diagonal of 1.2 inches with a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels. Fenix 5X — the only model that features 12 GB of flash memory, which allows the use of full-map navigation, not only to load and record tracks. But to use this memory for music for some reason can not.
All watches are protected from water (rating of 10 ATM) and have a standard mount for the straps. But the straps — new, “instant” tab.
New smart watch series Fenix 5 will go on sale before the end of the current quarter the cost of the Fenix Fenix 5 and 5S is $600 and Fenix 5X will cost $700. Watch Fenix 3 will continue to sell for $450.