Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Garmin Fenix 5 – Poor Connectivity and GPS Accuracy

I was looking at the new beta firmware for the Fenix 5 and noticed two very highly viewed threads on the garmin.com forum. Those are some serious levels of interest: >50,000 views of ANT+ connectivity issues and >107,000 people further interested in GPS accuracy. Edit: Doesn’t quite match the F3HR altimetry (yet) I would hope…

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Fenix 5 PLUS – Wait? Jump with the F5?

The rumour mill strongly suggests that we are due for a hardware update to the Fenix 5 with a Fenix 5 PLUS series. Q: If you are thinking of buying a Fenix 5, should you buy NOW or wait for the PLUS version? Some Background The Fenix 5 series (5s, 5, 5s and 935) are…

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Garmin Fenix 5 Flash Sale, Big Price Crash – Buy Now

These prices are the best you are likely to see for the next 6 months on the Garmin Fenix 5 – including Fenix 5S and Fenix 5X. They will NOT be cheaper on Black Friday/Cyber Monday. They will be the same price until 24December2017. HOWEVER there are limited stocks. First come. First served. Other Amazon…

Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Fenix 5 PLUS v2 (Q2.2018) – Maybe 935 PLUS v2 too?

I’m the first to moan when a sports watch vendor introduces a new data metric and suddenly the watch becomes “Version 3” rather than a miniscule/incremental improvement on “version 2”. I suppose “Version 3” sounds better than “Version 2.01” for the marketeers. Back to the Fenix 5; here (link to: the5krunner.com) we guess there will…

Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a new Training Status. This was developed by FIRSTBEAT and announced as long ago as December 2015. As we know FIRSTBEAT are a leading HR-analytics company who partner with Suunto, Huawei, Jabra, Samsung, Sony and others. Indeed many of you…

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Garmin Fenix 5 – Press Release

Below is Garmin’s press release for those of you who want to read the official blurb. I have given some commentary and undertaken some initial analysis (here). ————————————————————————— OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, adding three watches designed with adventurers…