Fenix 5x Specifications

PHYSICAL & PERFORMANCE

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS 2.0” x 2.0” x 0.7” (51.0 x 51.0 x 17.5 mm)
DISPLAY SIZE 1.2” (30.5 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 240 x 240 pixels; sunlight-visible, always-on, low power, colorful display
COLOR DISPLAY  
NEGATIVE MODE DISPLAY Yes
WEIGHT

With silicone band: 3.5 oz (98.0 g)

BATTERY Rechargeable lithium-ion
BATTERY LIFE Up to 12 days in smartwatch mode (depending on settings);
up to 20 hours in GPS mode;
and up to 30 hours (WHR on) in UltraTrac battery saver mode
WATER RATING 10 ATM
GPS-ENABLED Yes
GLONASS Yes 
HIGH-SENSITIVITY RECEIVER Yes 
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER Yes 
ELECTRONIC COMPASS Yes 
SMART NOTIFICATIONS (DISPLAYS EMAIL, TEXT AND OTHER ALERTS WHEN PAIRED WITH YOUR COMPATIBLE PHONE) Yes 
VIBRATION ALERT Yes 
MUSIC CONTROL Yes
FIND MY PHONE Yes 
VIRB® CONTROL Yes 
WATCH FUNCTIONS Time of day (12/24h), calendar (day/date), daily alarm, stop watch, timer, sunrise/sunset alerts

 

MAPS & MEMORY

BUILT-IN MEMORY 12GB(Available 8GB)
CUSTOM POIS (ABILITY TO ADD ADDITIONAL POINTS OF INTEREST) Yes
WAYPOINTS/FAVORITES/LOCATIONS 1,000
ROUTES 50
TRACK LOG 10,000 points; 100 saved tracks

 

RUNNING FEATURES

VIRTUAL PACER™ (COMPARES CURRENT PACE TO TARGET) Yes
V02 MAX ESTIMATE Yes
RECOVERY ADVISOR Yes 
RACE PREDICTOR Yes
RUNNING DYNAMICS Yes 
ACCELEROMETER (CALCULATES DISTANCE FOR INDOOR WORKOUTS, WITHOUT NEED FOR A FOOT POD) Yes 
PERSONAL RECORDS Yes 

 

CYCLING FEATURES

COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ Yes
MULTIPLE BIKE PROFILES Yes 
BIKE SPEED/CADENCE SENSOR Yes (optional)

 

PERFORMANCE FEATURES

HEART RATE MONITOR Yes (wrist-based)
VIRTUAL PARTNER® (TRAIN AGAINST A DIGITAL PERSON) Yes 
VIRTUAL RACER™/RACE AN ACTIVITY (COMPETE AGAINST OTHER ACTIVITIES) Yes 
COURSES Yes 
AUTO PAUSE® (PAUSES AND RESUMES TIMER BASED ON SPEED) Yes 
AUTO LAP® (AUTOMATICALLY STARTS A NEW LAP) Yes 
AUTO SCROLL (CYCLES THROUGH DATA PAGES DURING AN ACTIVITY) Yes 
MULTI-SPORT (CHANGES SPORT MODE WITH A PRESS OF A BUTTON AND/OR WITH ACTIVITY STILL IN PROGRESS) Yes 
AUTO MULTISPORT (SWITCH SPORT MODES WITH 1 BUTTON YesPRESS) Yes 
ADVANCED WORKOUTS (CREATE CUSTOM WORKOUTS)Yes Yes 
PACE ALERT (TRIGGERS ALARM IF YOU VARY FROM PRESET PACE) Yes 
TIME/DISTANCE ALERT (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOAL) Yes 
INTERVAL TRAINING (SET UP EXERCISE AND REST YesINTERVALS) Yes 
HEART RATE-BASED CALORIE COMPUTATION Yes 
CALCULATES CALORIES BURNED Yes 
AEROBIC TRAINING EFFECT (MEASURES IMPACT OF AN ACTIVITY ON YOUR FITNESS) Yes 
CUSTOMIZABLE SCREEN(S) Yes 
POWER METER COMPATIBLE (DISPLAYS POWER DATA FROM COMPATIBLE 3RD PARTY ANT+™-ENABLED POWER METERS) Yes

 

SWIMMING FEATURES

POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, CALORIES) Yes
STROKE TYPE IDENTIFICATION (E.G. FREESTYLE) Yes 
OPEN WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, CALORIES) Yes 
SWIM WORKOUTS Yes

 

GOLFING FEATURES

MEASURES SHOT DISTANCE (CALCULATES EXACT YARDAGE FOR SHOTS FROM ANYWHERE ON COURSE) Yes 
YARDAGE TO F/M/B (DISTANCE TO FRONT, MIDDLE AND BACK OF GREEN) Yes 
YARDAGE TO LAYUPS/DOGLEGS Yes 
DIGITAL SCORECARD Yes

 

OUTDOOR FEATURES

HUNT/FISH CALENDAR Yes
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION Yes 
AREA CALCULATION Yes 

 

ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES

STEP COUNTER Yes 
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL) Yes 
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT) Yes 
SLEEP MONITORING (MONITORS TOTAL SLEEP AND PERIODS OF MOVEMENT OR RESTFUL SLEEP) Yes 

 

GARMIN CONNECT™

GARMIN CONNECT™ COMPATIBLE (ONLINE COMMUNITY WHERE YOU ANALYZE, CATEGORIZE AND SHARE DATA) Yes
AUTOMATIC SYNC (AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFERS DATA TO GARMIN CONNECT) Yes 

 

ADDITIONAL

ADDITIONAL
  • Maps: Preloaded topographic and cycling maps, plus more than 40,000 golf courses around the world
  • Connect IQ™ app support: Yes (watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
  • EXO™ antenna (GPS/GLONASS): Yes
  • Wi-Fi®: Yes (Sapphire versions only)
  • ANT+®: Yes (all versions)
  • Bluetooth®: Low Energy (all versions)
  • Round Trip Run: Yes
  • Lactate Threshold: Yes
  • Pre-loaded Garmin cycling maps: Yes
  • Round Trip Ride: Yes
  • Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic & anaerobic fitness): Yes
  • Training Load: Yes
  • Training Status: Yes
  • Weather alerts: Yes
  • UltraTrac: Yes
  • tempe™ sensor support: Yes
  • TracBack: Yes
  • Ski features: Yes
  • Physiological measurements: Yes
  • SUP/Rowing: Yes
  • Foot pod: yes (optional)