October 23, 2017

Garmin Fenix 5 multi-sport smartwatch series launched in Singapore

Garmin Fenix 5 multi-sport smartwatch series launched in Singapore

Garmin launches trendier color choices for Fenix 5S that’s targeted at the fashionable and active women. Here are the colors.

First seen at CES 2017, the Garmin Fenix 5 series smartwatches have made their way to Singapore. These are hardcore, multi-sport tracking smartwatches that cater to a variety of exercise profiles.Garmin Fenix 5 multi-sport smartwatch series launched in SingaporeThe Garmin Fenix 5 range comes in three iterations – the slimmest Fenix 5S with a battery life of up to 9 days in smartwatch mode, up to 14 hours in GPS mode, and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.

The moderately-sized Fenix 5 with up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode, up to 24 hours in GPS mode, and up to 75 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode. Finally, the hefty Fenix 5X has up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, up to 20 hours in GPS mode, and up to 50 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.

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Built-in navigational features included are a 3-axis compass, a barometric altimeter, on top of the GPS and GLONASS support mentioned earlier. The smartwatches have daily tracking capabilities, as well as tracking for running, hiking, swimming, and biking.

When paired to a smartphone, the Fenix 5 watches can get notifications for calls, texts, and apps. Watch face customization can be done via their proprietary online store (Garmin Connect IQ). The sapphire crystal lens versions of the watches are enabled with Wi-Fi support, allowing them to use home networks for updates. Otherwise, it operates on BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy).

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