Garmin Fenix Smartwatches: Lustrous and Reliable
Gary Burrell and Min Kao started Garmin in the year 1989. The Garmin Fenix series is one of the top dogs with regards to quality sports smartwatches. So, whether you are a professional or you are looking for smartwatches for the next hiking or fun cycling, not to mention wanting to keep track of your fitness routine, Garmin Fenix watches got you covered.
Fenix 6: Holding power at your wrist!
The new Fenix 6 is a 47x47x14.7 mm smartwatch that captures just the correct size for your wrist, ensuring that the screen size is optimum and not too big for your wrists. So, the Garmin Fenix 6s is ideal if you have small wrists or prefer a lightweight smartwatch. In addition, some exceptional specification of Garmin Fenix 6 includes:
- The corning gorilla glass renders the lens material resistant to damage and scratch.
- Still, talking about resistance, the 10 atmospheres (ATM) water resistance makes the watch capable of withstanding pressures to a depth of 100 metres. Remember that the deeper you go in the water, the greater the pressure measured in ATM. Therefore, for the regular swimming in the pool, the watch is safe.
- The pulse oximetry feature monitors your blood oxygen saturation on your Fenix 6 is crucial for warning you of hypoxia primarily associated with mountain sickness. However, the Garmin Fenix 6 watch is not advisable for use in the diagnosis of hypoxia.
- Additionally, the Fenix 6 also allows you to make payments through your watch, and thus you need not worry about losing your money when hiking or carrying large stacks of cash.
- The Fenix 6 battery can last for 14 days on smartwatch mode, 48 days on battery saver mode and 36 hours on GPS mode.
- To add the cherry on top of the cake, the Garmin Fenix 6 has a cadence sensor vital for bikers and cyclist since it measures energy output in rotations per minute, therefore, maximizing the workout results. With the Garmin Fenix 6, your fitness goals have never been this closer.
Garmin Fenix watch 5
The Garmin Fenix watch 5 is the predecessor of the Garmin Fenix 6. The Garmin Fenix watch 5 series contains of Fenix 5 and Fenix 5X, in addition to Fenix 5S. The main differences in the watches in the Garmin Fenix watch 5 series are:
- The 5X is the biggest and most feature-rich of the three series, while Fenix 5s is the smallest.
- The Garmin Fenix 5 offers the sapphire display as a premium option meaning that you will need to dig more in your pocket after purchase, unlike the Fenix 5X, which provides the sapphire display as a default option.
- Additionally, the Fenix 5X offers a richer GPS mapping than Fenix 5, which includes turn-to-turn navigation.
- However, Garmin Fenix 5 offers a longer battery shelf life of about 20 hours with the GPS enabled than Garmin Fenix 5X that provides a battery life of 12 hours.
The take-home is that the Garmin Fenix watch 5 series are all great smartwatches, and the choice of a specific one is driven by personal preference in addition to concern for the nitty-gritty differences.
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