Garmin Fenix 5 cycling features

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Garmin Fenix 5 cycling features

The Fenix 5 series brings a host of cycling features, but the main feature is the Varia series integration. I have been out testing with the Varia radar light and you can see in the video below

The key features of the Fenix 5 I tested

  • Size: 47mm with colour screen (not touchscreen)
  • Screen Size: 1.2” (30.5 mm) diameter
  • Display resolution: 240 x 240 pixels; sunlight-visible, always-on, low power, colourful display
  • Weight: With silicone band: 85.0 g
  • Battery Life: Up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode (depending on settings), up to 24 hours in GPS mode, and up to 60 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode
  • Connectivity: Smart Bluetooth, ANT+ and wifi only on the Sapphire option
  • Social: Sträva and Strava Segments and Garmin Connect
  • PRICEGBP £499.99

Beat yesterday all day, every day. fēnix 5 is the premium multisport GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate, advanced training features and interchangeable bands that let you go from workplace to workout without breaking stride. Whatever sport you want to track, fēnix 5 has it covered, thanks to built-in activity profiles and advanced performance metrics which let you better control the efficiency of your training plus smart notifications

Check out this video of the key features

GARMIN FENIX 5 IS BETTER FOR CYCLIST’S

In many ways, Garmin gave fenix 5 models some serious “Edge” if you get my drift, by creating compatibility with the Varia Bi

Garmin Varia Radar light

ke Light and Radar series, a connection that up until now has been limited to Edge Bike computers and just a few other watch models (the 735XT, fenix Chronos, and Vivoactive HR to be exact). fenix 5 watches also support Shimano Di2 Shifting and ANT+ Gear Shifting, plus FTP Estimation and Strava Live Segment (Bike + Run).

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This is a big feature for me and could be for many that want to just have one device for multiple activities when you have a range of Garmin products like the Varia light radar.

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Jon Ratcliffe
I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles. I cover Wearables, tech and smart home.My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.

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