Garmin Fenix 5X

Garmin Fenix 5X

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This Garmin Fenix 5X is a fitness-tracking smartwatch with built-in GPS and GLONASS capability, along with a 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter. It tracks activity statistics and can be connected to Garmin Connect.

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  • Maria Robinson
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "If you are looking for a good fitbit this is the one. It includes a ton of features that most don't offer."
  • Amit Pawar
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "For fitness fanatics on the go that need a tracker to save all your pertinent workout data, the Garmin Fenix 5X is the best smartwatch to do the job. With built-in GPS, a compass, gyroscope and alitmeter, it can map out your daily route when biking or running. It will also keep track of your heart rate and other vital statistics."
  • Marcy Tang
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "I like this watch; it's similar to the Apple Watch. It's absolutely huge, though! Even my husband says it's too big, and he's fairly large himself. The mapping feature is awesome, but the heart rate monitoring can be inconsistent at times. Overall, it's a decent watch, but I'd prefer something much sleeker and easier on the eyes. I feel like I have a laptop strapped to my wrist when wearing it. "
    Anthony Price
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "YES excellent company. Very good reviews on amazon.com I would buy it in the long run. The company has a good reputation. Very reliable watch and a product that would last a long time. "
    Juan Ribeiro
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "I'm a huge fan of this wearable, been using it for 6 months already."
  • Amy Burton
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is a great competitive product that can rival that of the apple offerings. It has a lot of gizmos and gadgets, and it has a great look to it. I had some issues with connecting to other devices, but I would still recommend it to others."
  • Aarav Banerjee
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "This is my first time trying a Garmin smart watch. The Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire offers great activity tracker and even a GPS map of where i am. Garmin smart watches as definitely on the more costly side of the fence. I do like the all metal band."
  • Amber Adams
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "If you are looking for a hardy outdoor and fitness watch the Garmin Fenix 5x won’t disappoint. It has Elevate wrist heart rate technology, built-in activity profiles, performance metrics and training status readings that show the fitness-enhancing effects of your workout. "
  • Lawrence McDonald
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This fitness tracking device, is very high quality and the price is fair for the quality it has. "
  • Beatriz Barragán
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "I needed a watch for my work as a meteorologist as well as my personal life, and this one has been acceptable. I like that it records barometric pressure- it's useful when having to write reports. That said, I wish it contained a thermometer as well. If it did, it would do my job for me!"
  • Matthew Long
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I think this is an ok solution. The watch will work for lacrosse if you want to wear a watch while playing. It has a good rating but is very expensive. "
  • Dylan Harvey
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X is one of the best products I have bought in recent memory. I shopped around for a smart watch that fit my needs and none of the others even came close. This is built for the runner and athlete. Mapping your runs is so easy with this product. Plus, you have every weather reading you could want available at your fingertips. A must have for people who love to run."
  • Jose Obrien
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I've been trying to improve my speed and stamina while hiking and running and wearing a smartwatch has helped me form concrete goals to work towards. This watch can accurately track altitude, heart rate, and distance and has a very decent battery life. It is also very easy to customize."
  • Janet Robertson
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I love everything about this watch! Well everything but the price. This watch is very expensive compared to others on the market. The look of it makes you think you're wearing a regular stylish watch, but it also has gps and other tracking capabilities. There are also different styles that you can choose from, and based on the reviews most people really love it!"
  • Rachel Porter
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Price to be sure, but I felt the capabilities and ruggedness that this watch offered were worth it. It can do anything a regular smart watch can do, with a gorgeous display that's easy to read and very intuitive, but at the same time it's designed for those on the go. This watch is meant to be taken out and used, not just be a pretty thing. It has a host of apps and features that I use every day. For those serious about smart watches you can't go wrong with this one."
  • Charles Young
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "This is a good device, but not for the elderly. It is bulky and expensive. You are paying for a lot of features you don't need."
    Anthony Chapman
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "This is a nice basic GPS tracker bracelet. If you need to track someone for whatever reason this would work great."
  • Virginia Fisher
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Although I hesitated to buy this watch initially due to the price tag, I am so happy that I finally gave in and decided to purchase one. I use this smartwatch constantly, and it has definitely become a mainstay in my life. This smartwatch is perfect for people who train as well as people who are looking to improve their fitness level. It also has a really aesthetically pleasing design, which can't be said for other competitor brands. This smartwatch has so much to offer and it has definitely been a worthy investment. It provides a host of valuable information for tracking all of your fitness accomplishments and is definitely a worthwhile purchase in my opinion."
  • Megan Turner
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "Overwhelming price, but well worth it! I feel like if you are really into tracking your fitness, this is the way to go."
  • Juan Gonzales
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "This watch is a little pricey so that might stop most people from buying it. But it is amazing. The small form factor really makes the watch look great on its own without the smart features. But the gps features is where it really shines. I highly recommend this watch if you have the money. There are cheaper options out there but they really don't compete."
  • Emily Brooks
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "Garmin Fenix 5x? Its a large smartwatch that is avilable in a couple different colors. The face is nice and bright, even mid day in the sun. It also features a built in compass. I find it entertaning that a digital watch would have a compass. Joke was on me "most everything smart does". Garmin Fenix 5X has helped me set goals and stick to them. I am moving more then ever and can monitor my Hbpm. "
  • Simon Wu
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "How would you like to have a fitness watch that can also pinpoint where you are with built in GPS? This is your device. With the quality Garmin and a real sweet look..you will not go wrong. Of course at $700 bucks you better be happy!"
    Willie George
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "low cost watch"
  • Joseph Henry
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I thought the Garmin Fenix 5x would be a good option for my toddler. Unfortunately it proved to be kind of big for a toddler. Also it was to complicated for her. I tried it for myself and found that it works better for an adult. "
  • Jeremy Weber
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "For those looking for a heavy-duty watch with a ton of extra features, the Garmin Fenix 5X is a great solution. It offers GPS, as well as barometric and gyroscope altimeter. While it has gotten generally positive reviews, some have complained that it does not connect very easily to other devices. And, it also is quite expensive, however, it is one of the best smartwatches on the market."
  • Carl Crawford
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire is a smartwatch from Garmin and is available from Amazon for $699.99. It has many smartwatch functions, including a very accurate GPS. Info can be viewed through Garmin Connect. A lot of smartwatchs look goofy and I wouldn't wear one, but this is amazing looking. It is suitable for many uses and one of them would be for Alzheimer patients. It fits the topic well."
  • Teresa James
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "When it comes to Garmin, nothing compares! Fast GPS aquisition - usually takes seconds to get GPS lock....The battery life isn’t the best when in full GPS track mode, but I can get a full day of tracking with about 1/4 of the battery left. Tons of features for the outdoor/indoor activist.Watch body is rugged - I work on my vehicles all the time with it on and have banged it against metal control arms, skid plates, etc and it barely shows signs of wear and tear. There are some worn spots near the edges but other than that it still looks great."
    Brian Banks
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I upgraded my analytics game. What an amazing piece of equipment. Very much appreciate the accurate insights, exercise effects, VO2 Max, Functional Threshold Power, anaerobic fitness levels, you name it."
  • Li Ma
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "waterproof' (in fact, no watch is truly waterproof and the International Organization for Standardization issued "
  • Tyler Gonzalez
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I'm an avid skateboarder and fitness enthusiast. I was looking for something similar to a Fitbit but with more options and capabilities. I picked up this neat little device after doing some research. So far I love it so many different settings options and capabilities. I wear it while I skateboard mainly but also while I do other Fitness activities such as jogging running or hiking. Works like a charm."
    George Lee
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Garmin Fenix 5X is the perfect balanced wearable. This watch is great as a fitness tracker with all the features you could want. This is lightweight and easy to use, plus it is stylish and looks good with anything. This is great for all activities. I find this to be good with skateboarding."
  • Denise Castillo
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This is the closest Garmin has come to making a watch yet. Most of the models are all fitness or location and look like it. This baby looks and feels great."
  • Helen Yu
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "Beyond the fact that the price is way too high, I dont feel like this smartwatch has too many features at all, and there are add-ons you can but, like a bike set etc. Great for the all around adventurer. "
  • Kenneth Hamilton
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This watch is quite pricey, but is well worth it! It gives me all kinds of fitness data to help my training routine. I could not live without it! "
  • Crystal Ruiz
    Written on June 3, 2018
    "Garmin Fenix 5X is the best GPS tracking smartwatches"
  • Roy Murray
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "I guess its subjective, but this brand is one of the more popular when it comes to trackers"
  • Martha Valdez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is the best GPS watch if you need Linux support. It can connect your progress to the Garmin. It has all the best features like GPS, and a gyroscope and a barometric altimeter. It is great for hiking and I use it in that manner."
  • Raquel Contreras
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "The battery life is amazing. It is quite comfortable. I love that it has GPS. I like to track my heart rate and this does an excellent job. It has so many wonderful features."
  • Thomas Holmes
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Very pricey, but high quality. Probably the best looking smartwatch on the market. "
  • Megan Peterson
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I'm looking for a cross platform watch that I can give my husband for his birthday. The Garmin is definitely a contender. It is kind of pricey, but it has 4 star reviews and seems like it is well liked by those who have it. I like the style and think my husband would really like the features on this watch. "
  • Harold Gilbert
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "This watch is super expensive you can get a fitbit surge for much cheaper than that. the fitbit has GPS and tracks your route and maps it in the app so you can look at it later, it's definitely what you're looking for."
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  • Melissa Hunter
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is definitely the best Garmin fitness tracker on the market right now. It has a lot of features and it is surprisingly accurate! It has a really long battery life, which is convenient...and it tells me a lot of interesting information. I don't know why I need this information, but it's fascinating. "
  • Laura Freeman
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X is probably the most comprehensive smartwatch I have ever seen. I am impressed by the range of tracking and coaching this watch can provide me during my workout. I have only had this watch for a couple of months and continuously find new features on this watch."
  • Anna Diaz
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I love the sleek look of the watch itself without all the extras this watch it a multi sport watch , running, cycling, swimming, you name it. Has GPS and Wifi connectivity which I personally love and the heart rate monitor accuracy is unbelievable. "
  • Lawrence Young
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "GPS helps greatly with tracking where I am heading to. Looks great too. "
  • Grace Morrison
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I love my new fitness watch. It even has built in gps. It is comfortable and stylish. I can keep it on during my workout and it doubles as a regular smartwatch as well. I have had zero issues with it. I say its one of the best wearable devices for girls."
  • Eric Wells
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Not sure why anyone would need to wear a device for snowshoeing. I'd imagine this activity does get your hear rate up. This watch doesn't specify anything about cold weather in the features so I cannot endorse this as the best wearable for snowshoeing. "
  • Surabhi Chavan
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Wearing this fit tracker can help me with my steps. Counting my steps that is. I have 3 children to run after everyday, so I would be glad to know how many steps I take in a given day."
  • Muhammad Jhadav
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Great watch and the data it collects is unimaginable. Save your money on THIS model though and go for the Sapphire version. It just scratches too easily if you plan to work out with it; which is what the watch was built for. It's either that or get a screen protector."
  • Stephen Andrews
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Its ok, its comfortable and looks nice. Suffers from frequent disconnects and doesn't respond the 1st time every time like it should."
  • Jacob Alexander
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "Bought this in order to track my runs, and has been great at doing so! The price is justified by the build quality as this is built amazingly."
  • Judy Little
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X is a very nice smart watch but its for a different type of person. I'd never use all the functionality of this watch."
  • Rubén Rocha
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X smartwatch amazed me in many different ways. The GPS was extremely accurate, the compass worked very well, and the design of the watch was outstanding. The only thing I did not like was it is a little pricey for a watch. However, the features are worth it."
  • Evelyn Romero
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X is among the best smartwatches that come with a rechargeable battery. This watch has a lot of options for recharging and compatibility. It's been for the me the most convenient smartwatch that I've owned."
  • Crystal Richardson
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I've been wanting to buy a smartwatch but was hoping to find one that is stylish too. I do like that this watch comes in several wristband choices but I guess I was hoping for something a little sleeker and less bulky in appearance. I probably wouldn't say this is the best looking smartwatch I've seen, but it at least isn't the worst either. I would consider it, but definitely keep shopping around."
  • Gregory Dunn
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "This Garmin is amazing! One of the best GPS watches i have used it has a heart rate monitor and a compass. love it!"
  • Donald Franklin
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "The Garmin Fenix 5X is one of the best wearable smartwatches on the market. The watch is a bit expensive but the technology that it brings is beyond what Apple Watch has to offer. This watch is great for anything sports related, whether you're hiking, running, or going camping. The watch is anything you could ever hope for when it comes to GPS technology. "
  • Kelly Marshall
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "I prefer this over the Apple Watch. It has all of the features I was looking for."
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