Satellite navigation and tracking functions combined with a 3-axis compass with gyroscope and barometric altimeter will guide you with confidence on and off the beaten path. Garmin fenix 5 is also smart, it supports Group Track, smart notifications, and Connect IQ for further customisation.
Outstanding readability on the run
Thanks to the transflective technology, the high-resolution full-colour Chroma display assures great readability even under intense sunlight whilst satellite navigation and tracking functions combined with a 3-axis compass with gyroscope and barometric altimeter will guide you with confidence on and off the beaten path. Garmin fenix 5 is also smart, it supports Group Track, smart notifications, and Connect IQ for further customisation.
Elevate wrist-based heart rate
On your wrist, Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology lets you monitor your heart rate without wearing a chest strap. With the new fully integrated Elevate sensor you can control the intensity of your training, track your steps, monitor your sleep and gain more accurate information on burned calories.
Advanced performance metrics
Garmin fenix 5 features the new performance widget which holds all the information you need to help you train more efficiently. Easily access performance indicators such as:
• Training status – indicates how effective your training is and provides guidance on whether your workouts are productive
• VO2Max Estimator – estimates the maximum volume of oxygen you can consume per minute and gives you an indication of your level of fitness
• Training Load – indicates how hard you train over a period of time, no matter which activity
• Recovery Advisor – recommends recovery time counting down from your last workout
• Functional Threshold Power (FTP) and Lactate Threshold will help you to better judge your actual performance level during cycling or running
• Race Predictor eventually estimates your ideal finish time for a 5k, 10k, half marathon and marathon distance races based on your current VO2max number
• Training Effect 2.0 will provide aerobic and anaerobic benefit scores for each training session, so that you understand whether your high-intensity interval training really pays off
Step up your running
Now you can go further with your running data. Garmin training features that tap into extended physiological metrics and advanced running dynamics can help improve your form and overall performance. These metrics include performance condition that compares your actual condition to your average fitness level, lactate threshold, running cadence and stride length.
The Auto Climb/Run feature on your Garmin fenix 5 makes sure you get the right metrics in the right environment. It will track pace and distance when running on the flat and automatically switch to accumulated ascent and vertical speed once you start climbing. For the Ultra distance runner, the new gyro-reinforced UltraTrac mode allow you to extend tracking up to 60h.
The watch for all sorts of sports
Whatever sport you are into, fenix 5 is the perfect partner. Its activity profiles support sports like running, cycling, swimming, skiing, golfing and paddle sports, including stand-up paddle boarding and rowing. For cycling Garmin fenix 5 supports speed and distance and all cycling dynamics once paired with a power meter. For swimmers, it tracks your distance, stroke count and more. Ski/Board mode puts speed, distance, vertical drop and an automatic run counter at your fingertips, whilst the paddle sports mode gives you stroke count, stroke rate and even distance per stroke. Golf mode provides yardage to the front, back and middle of the green, Green View, AutoShot detection and auto measure.
For the multi-sport athlete of any type, Fenix 5 offers dedicated activity profiles for Swim-Run, Triathlon or create the multisport profile that suits your training routine and race day. Easily change from one activity to the next with just a press of a button to make sure all your training splits are taken into account.
Navigate the great outdoors, your way
Garmin fenix 5 guides you safely on and off the beaten path combining GPS/GLONASS positioning, advanced sensors and well known Garmin navigation features like TracBack. The built-in altimeter provides elevation data to accurately monitor ascent and descent, while the thermometer and barometer can be used to predict weather changes. The 3-axis electronic compass keeps your bearing, whether you’re moving or not.
So many ways to stay connected
Pair your fenix 5 with a compatible device and receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch. The new GroupTrack feature allows you to keep track of your buddies, and they can keep track of you when you get separated during an activity. Other connected features include automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking and social media sharing through Garmin Connect.
Custom apps and watch faces
Personalise your fenix 5 watch with free downloads from Garmin Connect IQ store. Change your watch face, add data fields or get apps and widgets for information at a glance. The Garmin Face-It watch face app lets you customise your watch face with any photo from your mobile device. Download the free app, choose an image from your photo library, add the time and set it as your watch face.
Garmin QuickFit bands
Customise your Garmin fenix 5 with Garmin QuickFit bands. A selection of bands in choice of premium leather, metal or silicone makes it easy to mix and match styles to go with any sport or activity. Easy to switch and always secure. Just swap, click and go with any sport or activity.