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Garmin fenix 5 Black Sapphire with Black Band

Product Code: GARF5

Garmin fenix 5 smartwatch is packed full of features. The fenix 5 features a 1.2-inch diameter colour display, housed inside a 47mm black sapphire watch case with a black strap.

The Garmin fenix 5 is your perfect partner for fitness activities both indoors and outdoors including running, swimming, hiking, skiing and even playing golf!

The Garmin fenix 5 features ANT+, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity to connect to a number of other devices including the Garmin foot pod. The foot pod has been designed to aid when training indoors.

The Garmin fenix 5 internal lithium-ion battery lasts up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode, up to 24 hours in GPS mode and up to 60 hours in UltraTrac mode.

Also available to buy, the Garmin fenix 5 Plus, Garmin fenix 5S and Garmin fenix 5X. The Garmin fenix 5 (available to buy on this page) features a 47mm case, the Garmin fenix 5 Plus also features a 47mm case, while the Garmin fenix 5S features a smaller 42mm case and the Garmin fenix 5X features a larger 51mm watch case.


Garmin fenix 5 Black Sapphire with Black Band has been discontinued.

Accessories for the Garmin fenix 5 are avialable to purchase from ActiveGPS. Likewise genuine and compatible Garmin watch straps are also available to buy, please see Garmin QuickFit 22 watch bands.

Looking for a Garmin smartwatch? View the latest Garmin smartwatch range.


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The new Garmin fenix 5 features a 1.2-inch display housed within a black sapphire case with a black watch strap. Additional watch straps, named QuickFit 22 watch bands can be purchased in a variety of finishes and colours for use with the Garmin fenix 5.

The Garmin fenix 5 GPS smartwatch comes preloaded with various different activity profiles including; swimming, cycling, running, biking, hiking, skiing, rowing, paddle boarding and more.

You can also pair the Garmin fenix 5 with your compatible smartphone via the Garmin Connect app. Once connected you can receive smart notifications including emails, texts and alerts right on the screen of the fenix 5 watch.

The unit's rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 24 hours in GPS mode or up to 60 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.

To connect to other devices e.g. smartphone and optional Garmin fenix 5 accessories, the fenix 5 features built-in ANT+, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.

The Garmin fenix 5 is waterproof to 10 ATM (100 metres). It is therefore intended for surface swimming only. Scuba diving may damage the Garmin fenix 5 and will void the warranty.

Garmin fenix 5 Features

‣1.2-inch (30.5 mm) diameter display
‣47mm diameter black sapphire watch case
‣Built-in Barometric Altimeter
‣Built-in Compass
‣Built-in Gyroscope
‣Built-in Accelerometer
‣ABC Sensors
‣Wrist-based Heart Rate
‣Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
‣Battery life up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode
‣Compatible with Garmin Pay
‣Supports ANT+, Bluetooth and WiFi technology
‣UltraTrac Mode
‣Turn-by-Turn Navigation
‣Optional heart rate monitor, speed/cadence bike sensor and foot pod
‣Waterproof to 10 ATM
‣Personalise your Garmin fenix 5 with Garmin QuickFit 22 watch bands
‣2 year guarantee

Garmin fenix 5 Features Explained

ABC Sensors - Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass.

Wrist-based Heart Rate - Enhanced optical heart rate technology gauges the intensity of your fitness activities as well as heart rate variability to calculate your stress level score. It also tracks underwater without a heart rate strap.

GPS + GLONASS mode - Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS and GLONASS) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

UltraTrac Mode - UltraTrac feature is a GPS setting that records track points and sensor data less frequently, providing up to 60 hours of operation.

Turn-by-Turn Navigation - Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.

Garmin fenix 5 Charging

The Garmin fenix 5 when purchased from ActiveGPS comes supplied with the USB charging cable. Using the USB charging cable enables you to not only charge the Garmin fenix 5's built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, but also enables transfer data from the fenix 5 to/from your compatible computer. When the Garmin fenix 5 is connected to your computer you can download: Software updates, Map updates and Course updates directly to the Garmin fenix 5.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin fenix 5
Charging/data cable

Garmin fenix 5 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin fenix 5? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case, mains charger and running dynamics pod. Along with these accessories, it is also possible to buy replacement parts such as charging/data cable. View all Garmin fenix 5 accessories.

Garmin fenix 5 AC Adapter and USB Cable Kit


‣Power and charge your fenix 5 via the mains with this AC adapter requires data cable.

Garmin fenix 5 Tempe Wireless Temperature Sensor


‣Track ambient temperature with the Garmin Tempe and your Garmin fenix 5 smartwatch.

Garmin fenix 5 HRM-Swim


‣HRM Swim stores heart rate data and then forwards it to your Garmin fenix 5 watch.

Garmin fenix 5 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, ANT+, Bluetooth, WiFi
‣Display size: 1.2-inch (30.5 mm) diameter
‣Display resolution: 240 x 240 pixels
‣Display type: Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Built-in memory: 64MB; available 54MB
‣Waterproof: 10 ATM
‣Battery life: Smartwatch: up to 2 weeks, GPS: up to 24 hours and UltraTrac mode: Up to 60 hours
‣Dimensions: 47mm x 47mm x 15.5mm
‣Weight: 87g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin fenix 5 manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

Garmin fenix 5 Sensors

‣GPS: Yes
‣Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
‣Barometric Altimeter: Yes
‣Compass: Yes
‣Gyroscope: Yes
‣Accelerometer: Yes
‣Thermometer: Yes
‣Pulse OX: No

This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

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