Garmin has today announced the arrival of a new GPS watches with the launch of the new Garmin Fenix 5 Plus range of multisport GPS smartwatches equipped with the company’s Pulse Ox Acclimation. The Fenix 5X Plus is Garmin’s first wearable to offer a wrist-based Pulse Oximeter, offering useful features to those engaging in high altitude activities.
The next generation of include GPS, integrated routable topographical maps, storage for music playlists, Garmin Pay contactless payment solution and wrist-based Pulse Oximeter for altitude acclimation awareness and take the form of the Fenix 5S Plus, Fenix 5 Plus and Fenix 5X Plus. The new GPS watches will be available to purchase very soon priced from $700 to $1,150. “These rugged yet premium crafted watches range in size from 42-51mm and all boast a bright, sunlight readable display. The fēnix 5S Plus features a 1.2-inch display, which is almost a 20% increase over the fēnix 5S, meaning users don’t have to sacrifice screen size for a watch fit for smaller wrists.”
Every Fenix 5 Plus watch features multinetwork satellite reception, and is now equipped with Galileo to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone. This is particularly helpful when adventuring in places without a clear view of the sky like deep canyons or urban environments. “We are thrilled to bring exciting new features to our most popular outdoor GPS wearable series,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “We’ve added some of our most sought-after features like built-in mapping, music and contactless payments to each new model in the fēnix 5 Plus series, and with the introduction of the Pulse Ox feature in the fēnix 5X Plus, our customers can now have more confidence taking their adventures to even greater heights.”
For more information and full specifications on the new range of Garmin Fenix 5 Plus watches jump over to the official Garmin website by following the link below.
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