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Garmin fēnix 5 Series, Multisport GPS Watches for Fitness, Adventure and Style Released in Indonesia

Garmin fēnix 5 models come preloaded with the full multisport toolset for running, hiking, swimming, and biking.

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Sports trend especially running and cycling, increasingly favored by the people of Indonesia especially who live in urban areas. For manufacturers, a trend like this into the lucrative business. A lot of products for sports that can be made, one of these smart watches as they are developed Garmin. American company headquartered in Switzerland unveiled a Garmin fēnix 5 Series.

For the first time, Garmin creates several sizes for one type of product in order to reach more users with a variety of wrist sizes. This watch has many features to support a variety of user activity, including heart rate monitor 24/7, battery lifelong, daily activity tracking, Garmin Elevate technology to measure the heart rate from the wrist, and a number of connected features.

Engelhard (Al) Sundoro, Managing Director, Garmin South Asia/India Region, said as the effort of Garmin to enter Southeast Asia, this product series allows to offer the wearable in different sizes to match the size of the wrist of consumers in Asia tend to be smaller.

“This is the first time Garmin create a variety of types for one product. So users no longer need to compromise between getting the desired features by wearing a watch that is suitable in size to support a series of sports and fitness activities,” said Sundoro.

For information, the Garmin fēnix 5 Series consists of three variants: fēnix 5S, the most small-sized 42mm, fēnix 5 standard sized 47mm, and fēnix 5X the most large-sized 51mm. Garmin fēnix 5 model is a new series of watches multipurpose supplement daily appearance and becomes a tool of exercising while providing the multisport features.

Garmin fēnix 5 launched in Jakarta (Photo: @mrbambang)

Multisport features in Garmin fēnix 5

All of the new fēnix 5 models come preloaded with the full multisport toolset for running, hiking, swimming, biking and more that has made the fēnix line one of Garmin’s bestselling wearables. Whether users are on an adventure, or just in the gym, Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology gives users 24/7 heart rate monitoring, without needing a chest strap.

In addition to the wide variety of sports profiles, all three fēnix 5 models have daily activity tracking, so users can wear their fēnix as a daily timepiece and a rugged training tool. Built-in navigation features include a 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter, as well as GPS and GLONASS support to track in more challenging environments than with GPS alone. Users can also keep their training stats right at their fingertips with a performance widget that shows training status, training load and more.

In addition to the multiport features, the Garmin fēnix 5, 5S and 5X boast a variety of connected features. When paired with a compatible smartphone, users can get call, text and email smart notifications right on their wrist. All fēnix 5 models are compatible with Connect IQ so users can customize their watch with apps, widgets, data fields and watch faces. To take watch faces one step further, fēnix 5 watches are compatible with the Face It app, so users can set their favorite photo as their watch face. Sapphire models are Wi-Fi Enabled, so users can connect their watch to their home network for automatic uploads to Garmin Connect when within range.

Each of the new fēnix 5 models is water-rated to 100 meters and is built to withstand the elements with a stainless steel bezel, buttons, and rear case. The fēnix 5 can get up to two weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and 24 hours in GPS mode. The fēnix 5X can get up to 12 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and 20 hours in GPS mode. The fēnix 5S can get up to eight days in smartwatches mode and up to 13 hours in GPS mode. Users can also take advantage of the UltraTrac power saver mode to extend battery life even more.

The Varian of Garmin fēnix 5 Series

1. fēnix 5S designed for a small wrist 

Designed with a focus on female adventurers, Garmin fēnix 5S is a sleek, smaller-sized watch. At 42mm, fēnix 5S is small and comfortable for petite wrists, without compromising any multisport features. Both stylish and functional, fēnix 5S is available in silver with either a white, turquoise or black silicone band with a mineral glass lens. The fēnix 5S Sapphire has a scratch-resistant sapphire lens and is available in black with a black band, champagne with a water resistant gray suede band or champagne with a metal band. The active period of the battery fēnix lets 5S can achieve nine days in fashion smartwatch, up to 12 hours in mode GPS and up to 28 hours in UltraTrac (depending on their settings).

The fēnix 5S Sapphire has a scratch-resistant sapphire lens and is available in black with a black band, champagne with a water resistant gray suede band or champagne with a metal band. The active period of the battery fēnix lets 5S can achieve nine days in fashion smartwatch, up to 12 hours in mode GPS and up to 28 hours in UltraTrac (depending on their settings).

2. fēnix 5 standard-sized with the longest battery life  

Measuring 47mm, the fēnix 5 has a brand new industrial design and is more compact than previous models like the fēnix 3HR, but is still packed with multisport features. The active period of the battery fēnix lets 5 can be reached two weeks in the smartwatch mode, up to 21 hours in mode GPS and up to 44 hours in UltraTrac (depending on their settings).

3. fēnix 5X the largest sized equipped with a map and golf course

Garmin fēnix 5X measures at 51mm and is the only model in the fēnix 5 series that has been filled with a topographic map, a map of cycling which can be determined the route, more than 40,000 golf courses around the world and navigation features such as Round Trip Run and the Round Trip Ride.

With these features, the user can enter as far as where he wants to run or bike, and the watch will suggest a number of paths that can be selected. The user can also obtain the guide with only a glimpse fēnix 5X. During the activity, the guide easy-to-read will provide guidelines for the curves that will appear, in the form of a banner on the watch so that users always know the route.

In addition, the user fēnix 5X can use the map mode Around Me to get notifications about various places of interest, a destination, and the object of the other maps that are within range of the user. The user can configure the fēnix 5X see the data overlaid directly onto the map screen and learn important information without having to switch the screen during the activity. The active period of the battery fēnix lets 5X can reach 12 days in the mode smartwatch, up to 20 hours in GPS and up to 30 hours in UltraTrac (depending on their settings).

 

Garmin Fēnix 5, 5S, and 5X Price Indonesia

The ranks of the premium watch Garmin fēnix 5 Series will be available in retail stores in Indonesia starting May 5, 2017. For fēnix 5S (Edition non-Sapphire) that turn white with watch strap Carrara color priced at IDR9.899.000. Then the fēnix 5S (Sapphire Edition) series with watch strap black color for sale IDR10.849.000.

Furthermore, a watch Garmin fēnix 5S (Edition Non-Sapphire) Slate Gray with strap color black for sale IDR 9.899.000. While the fēnix 5 (Edition Sapphire black) with watch strap color black marketed worth IDR 10.849.000. The last, series the most expensive is the fēnix 5X (Sapphire Edition slate gray) with watch strap black color for sale IDR 11.999.000.

In addition, Garmin also launched a series of wrist straps silicone QuickFit allowing users to easily perform the replacement, click it, and wrong to change the wrist strap in just a matter of seconds and without tools. QuickFit is available in a variety of colors and sold with a retail price of IDR 830,000. Nothing cheap, because this is indeed wearable devices are the premium class for which the price match also with the premium smartphone.

 

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