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Garmin - Fenix 5X - Multi-function watch

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Material information & features
Recommended use:
Leisure, Fitness, Running
1.2" (3.04 cm)
Altimetry, Speedometer, Total distance, Travel time, Trip distance, Time, Average speed, Stopwatch, Distance indicator, Smart-Notifications, Pedometer, Battery level indicator, Heart rate measurement, Activity Tracker, maximum speed
Power source:
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
Heart rate monitor:
Wrist-based optical heart rate monitor
USB, Bluetooth
Protection against water:
ATM 10
98 g
Item No.:
Product description

If you're looking for the ultimate multisport watch for exercising, outdoor activities and everyday wear, you should definitely have a look at the Garmin Fenix 5X. This powerful watch boasts an array of functions and is perfectly suited for longer hill walking and mountain adventures with its mapping features. Of course, it's an excellent option for endurance athletes, runners, trail runners, skiers, swimmers and golfers as well.
The tough housing with a stainless steel bezel and impact-resistant sapphire lens is very durable and water-rated to 100 metres. In addition to the walking/hiking, running, cycling and swimming functions, the following features are certainly worth mentioning:

  • the 51mm housing is the toughest among Fenix 5 models
  • the large 1.2” colour display is easy to read, even when under direct sunlight
  • the Elevate technology on the back allows you to monitor your heart rate on your wrist. That way, you'll be able to do so even without wearing a chest strap
  • colour TOPO Europe mapping comes preinstalled
  • 12 GB of internal memory allow you to save several detailed walking maps (a detailed map of Sweden is 1.6 GB in size)
  • Training sessions and workouts can be planned, routes defined and monitor your performance. You can measure your lactate threshold to receive information on exercise intensity.
  • Direct access to the most important statistics with the Performance widget
  • Online functions when synched with a compatible smartphone
  • GPS/GLONASS satellite reception
  • Battery life: up to 12 days
  • Wi-Fi connectivity with sapphire edition

Additional functions and features include:

  • Waypoints: 1000

  • Routes: 30

  • Track log: 200 hours

  • Internal memory: 64MB (54MB available)

Watch functions

  • Date/Time: Yes

  • GPS time sync

  • Automatic daylight savings time

  • Alarm

  • Timer

  • Stopwatch

  • Sunrise/sunset times

  • GPS


  • Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor

  • Barometric altimeter

  • Compass

  • Gyroscope

  • Accelerometer

  • Thermometer

Daily smart features
  • Connectivity Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi with sapphire editions
    Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)

  • Smart Notifications

  • Calendar

  • Weather

  • Music controls

  • Face It™ watch face creator

  • Find my phone

  • VIRB® remote

  • Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™, Windows®
    Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile

  • Phone search feature

Activity tracking features
  • Step counter

  • Move bar (displayed on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a few minutes to reset it)

  • Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)

  • Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)

  • Calories burned

  • Floors climbed

  • Distance travelled

  • Intensity minutes

  • TrueUp™

  • Move IQ™

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

  • GPS speed and distance

  • Customisable data pages

  • Advanced workouts

  • Downloadable training plans

  • Auto Pause®

  • Auto scroll

  • Auto Lap®

  • Manual lap

  • Configurable lap alerts

  • Configurable alerts

  • Vibration alerts

  • Audio prompts

  • Finish time

  • Virtual Partner

  • Virtual Partner

  • Training Status (lets you see if you're training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)

  • VO2max

  • Training Load (your total training load for the last 28 days)

  • Training Effect (aerobic)

  • Training Effect (anaerobic)

  • Course guidance

  • Activity history on watch

  • Segments (Live, Garmin)

  • Customisable activity profiles

  • Touch and/or button lock

  • Hot keys

  • LiveTrack

  • Group LiveTrack

  • Fitness age yes (in app)

Heart rate features

  • Hear rate zones

  • Heart rate alerts

  • Heart rate calories

  • % HR max.

  • % HRR

  • Recovery time

  • Auto maximum heart rate

  • 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)
    Compatible with heart rate chest strap': Yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart)

  • Records heart rate while swimming': yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)

  • HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)

Running features

  • Preloaded run profiles: Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running

  • GPS-based distance, time and pace

  • Running dynamics

  • Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length): yes (with compatible accessory)

  • Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry): yes (with compatible accessory)

  • Stride length (real time): yes (with compatible accessory)

  • Cadence: (steps per minute)

  • Physiological measurements

  • Performance condition (after running 6-20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)

  • Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue): yes (with compatible accessory)

  • Run workouts

  • 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)

  • Digital scorecard: yes

  • Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit and average shot distance)

  • Garmin AutoShot™

  • Green View with manual pin position

  • Hazards and course targets

  • TruSwing™ compatible

  • Round timer/odometer

Outdoor Recreation Features

  • Preloaded outdoor recreation profiles:
    Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Indoor Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical

  • Point-to-point navigation

  • Bread crumb trail in real time

  • Back to start

  • TracBack®

  • UltraTrac™-Mode: yes

  • Elevation profile

  • Distance to destination

  • Barometric trend indicator

  • Storm alert

  • Trail run auto climb

  • Vertical speed

  • Total ascent/descent

  • Compatible with BaseCamp™

  • GPS coordinates

  • Projected waypoint

  • Sight 'N Go

  • Area calculation: yes (via Connect IQ™)

  • Hunt/fish calendar: yes (via Connect IQ™)

  • Sun and moon information: yes (via Connect IQ™)

  • Dual grid coordinates

Cycling features

  • Preloaded cycling profiles:
    Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking

  • Courses (compete against previous activities)

  • Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)

  • Race an activity

  • Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)

  • Interval training

  • FTP (Functional Threshold Power): yes (with compatible accessory)

  • Strava features (Beacon, live segments)

  • Compatible with Vector™ (power meter)

  • Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible third-party ANT+™-enabled power meters)

  • Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)

  • Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)

  • Compatible with Varia™ lights

  • Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)

  • Yes (ANT+®- und Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

Swimming features:

  • Preloaded swim profiles,
    Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming

  • Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)

  • Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly)

  • Pool swim workouts

  • Swim efficiency (SWOLF)

  • Drill logging

  • Advanced swim features (time/distance alerts, countdown start, advanced rest timers)

  • Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)

  • Heart rate (real-time during rests, interval and sessions stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim): yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)

Additional features:

  • Support from Connect IQ™-Apps: yes (watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)

  • EXO™-Antenna (GPS/GLONASS): Yes

  • Wi-Fi: yes (sapphire edition only)

  • ANT+®: yes (all versions)

  • Bluetooth®: Low Energy (all versions)

  • Training Effect 2.0 (measures the effect of activity in terms of aerobic and anaerobic fitness): yes

  • Training load: yes

  • Training status: yes

  • Lactate threshold: yes

  • Storm alert: yes

  • UltraTrac: yes

  • Compatible with tempe™ sensor: yes

  • TracBack: yes

  • Skiing features: yes

  • Physiological measurements: yes

  • Rowing: yes

  • Running sensor: yes (optional)

Note:A compass and map should be carried with you on each and every high mountain tour or mountain hike. Even though the Fenix 5X is perfectly capable of replacing a map, the battery life of the watch is limited and extremely cold temperatures or unpredictable events could have a negative effect on the battery or force you to stay in the mountains longer than planned.

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