The Garmin Fenix 5 is a still a superb multisports watch, which successfully packages up every element of Garmin’s incredible array of specialist devices. For those who demand the best from running, cycling, swimming, hiking and even golf it’s an unbeatable device. Of course, there are downsides. The first is price, but the Garmin Fenix 5 is essentially a 6-in-1 device – more if you count the options offered by Garmin Connect IQ. Our only real gripe is the optical heart rate sensor, that unlike every other aspect of the Garmin Fenix 5, isn’t the gold standard. But for the truly active, the Fenix 5 is the best on the market.
The Garmin Fenix 5 is one of the most powerful multisport outdoor watchesavailable, blending some of the most detailed metrics into a single device.
In reality, it’s only a minor upgrade from the ageing Fenix 3 HR, which itself was so powerful that Garmin has needed only to make a few tweaks. Size and design are the main areas that have been addressed, and the Fenix 5 makes better use of Garmin Connect IQ to become a more personalised, wide-ranging sports watch.
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