fēnix® 5 Sapphire Marine Multisport GPS Smartwatch


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Model # 18227868 | Mfg # 010-01688-10 | UPC # 753759172046

Featuring a built-in heart rate sensor, advanced technology and stylish innovation define Garmin’s fēnix 5 Multisport GPS Watch.

The fēnix 5 unites elite performance with exciting fitness features for a multisport training companion you can take anywhere. With wrist-based heart rate readings, sport tracking, an indestructible design, the fēnix 5 meets the demands of athletes and fitness fanatics.

Key Features

  • Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology eliminates need for sweaty chest heart monitors
  • Battery life: up to 12 days in smart watch mode (depending on settings), up to 20 hours in GPS mode or up to 50 hours in UltraTrac™ battery saver mode Stainless-steel bezel, buttons and rear case for added durability
  • Built-in navigation sensors include GPS and GLONASS capability to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone
  • 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter for superior tracking capabilities
  • Performance widget that shows your training status, training load, etc. puts key stats at your fingertips
  • Advanced training and performance metrics to keep you pushing yourself to your next goal
  • Advanced running, swimming, and other sport data for improved form and performance
  • Connected features include smart notifications and automatic uploads to the Garmin Connect™ online fitness community
  • Free watch faces and apps from Garmin Connect IQ™ store offer personalization
  • QuickFit™ bands that let you tailor the look and style of your watch with no tools required

Resilient Design, Sophisticated Construction

Featuring a protective PVD-coated, stainless steel bezel and buttons with reinforced housing, the fēnix 5 is durable enough to withstand harsh conditions and handling. Each watch is water-rated up to 100 meters and features advanced GPS and GLONASS satellite reception for the ability to track in challenging environments better than GPS alone. The long battery life offers convenience while the bright, high-resolution, full-color Garmin Chroma Display™ with LED backlighting assures great readability in all light conditions. In intense sunlight the “transflective” technology reflects and transmits light at the same time enabling the watch face to become even more readable. Sapphire models come with a scratch-resistant, Sapphire glass lens and is Wi-Fi®-enabled. Connect your watch to your wireless network and automatically send and share activity uploads on the Garmin Connect app.

Wrist-based Heart Rate Technology

Garmin’s Elevate™ wrist heart rate technology uses optical, LED light sensors strategically placed on the bottom of the watch face to monitor your blood flow, thus tracking your heart rate without the need for a chest strap. The optical, LED light sensors have a larger sampling area for higher rates of accuracy. The fēnix 5 uses your heart rate to count your steps, monitor your sleep cycle, provide calories burned information, and quantify the intensity of your fitness activities.

Advanced Training and Performance Metrics

Every fēnix 5 is packed with sophisticated training features that monitor your form and performance while offering enhanced readouts for training status and effect showing the aerobic and anaerobic benefits of your workout. The VO2 max estimator crunches data, including your running speed, beats per minute and heart rate variability, to estimate the maximum volume of oxygen you can consume per minute. Additional fitness metric features include recovery advisor with recovery timer and recovery check, a race predictor that estimates your ideal finish time based on your current VO2 max number, and a compare function so you can see how your workouts are paying off and compete with your peers.

Advanced Running Data

The Garmin training features allow you to take your runs even further with extended physiological metrics and advanced running dynamics to help improve your form and overall performance. After running for 6-20 minutes, the fēnix 5 monitors your performance condition by comparing your real-time condition to your average fitness levels. The “Lactate Threshold” estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue through analysis of your pace and heart rate.  Additionally, this watch tracks your cadence and stride length in real time for pacing accuracy.

Swim, Skiing, Paddle Sports, Golf, and More

These watches also feature swimming training, skiing, golfing and paddle sports tracking. For swimmers, the device tracks your distance, pace, stroke count and more. Ski/Board mode puts your speed, distance, vertical drop and an automatic run counter (with Auto Pause for the lift line) and more at your fingertips. The feature set for paddle sports includes stroke count, stroke rate and even distance per stroke. Golf mode gives you yardage to the front, back and middle of the green for any single course you’ve downloaded from the Garmin Connect app– and also adds enhancements such as stat tracking (fairways hit, etc.), Green View, AutoShot detection and auto measure.

Navigation and Tracking

The fēnix 5 provides comprehensive navigation and tracking to guide you on and off the trail using GPS plus ABC (altimeter, barometer and compass) sensor capabilities. The built-in altimeter provides elevation data to accurately monitor ascent and descent, while the barometer can be used to predict weather changes by showing short-term trends in air pressure. The 3-axis electronic compass keeps your bearing, whether you’re moving or not. In addition, there’s an internal gyroscope to help improve position accuracy (and battery life) in UltraTrac™ mode – as well as a thermometer to help you monitor changing weather conditions.

Stay Connected

All fēnix 5 series models support smart notifications when paired with compatible Android and IOS devices. Emails, texts, and alerts are available on your watch whether you're on the trail, the golf course or simply away from your phone. Other connected features include automatic uploads to Garmin’s Connect™ online fitness community, live tracking and social media sharing through the free Garmin Connect™ and Garmin Connect™ Mobile applications.

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fēnix® 5 Sapphire Marine Multisport GPS Smartwatch

Name Value
Battery Life Up to 2 Weeks in Smartwatch Mode (Depending on Settings)
Up to 24 Hours in GPS Mode
Up to 75 Hours in UltraTrac Battery Saver Mode
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Color Black
Features Waterproof
Fitness Functions
Type Watches
Weight 68 Grams


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