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Garmin fenix 5S Black Silver with Black Band

Product Code: GARF5SN

Garmin fenix 5S smartwatch is packed full of features. The fenix 5S features a 1.1-inch diameter colour display, housed inside a 42mm black and silver watch case with a black strap.

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

The Garmin fenix 5S 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 5S internal lithium-ion battery lasts up to 9 days in smartwatch mode, up to 14 hours in GPS mode and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac mode.

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



Garmin fenix 5s has been discontinued.

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The new Garmin fenix 5S features a 1.1-inch display housed within a black abd silver case with a black watch strap. Additional watch straps, named QuickFit 20 watch bands can be purchased in a variety of finishes and colours for use with the Garmin fenix 5S.

The Garmin fenix 5S 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 5S 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 5S watch.

The unit's rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 9 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 14 hours in GPS mode or up to 40 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.

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

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

Garmin fenix 5S Features

‣1.1-inch (27.94mm) diameter display
‣42mm diameter black and silver 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 9 days 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 5S with Garmin QuickFit 20 watch bands
‣2 year guarantee

Garmin fenix 5S 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 40 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 5S Charging

The Garmin fenix 5S 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 5S's built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, but also enables transfer data from the fenix 5S to/from your compatible computer. When the Garmin fenix 5S is connected to your computer you can download: Software updates, Map updates and Course updates directly to the Garmin fenix 5S.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin fenix 5S
Charging/data cable

Garmin fenix 5S Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin fenix 5S? 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 5S Running Dynamics Pod


‣Running dynamics pod enables you to view real-time feedback on your running form on your Garmin fenix 5S.

Garmin fenix 5 HRM-Pro Plus Heart Rate Monitor


‣Garmin HRM-Pro Plus trasmits real-time heart rate data to your Garmin fenix 5 smartwatch.

Garmin fenix 5S Watch Bands

From £44.99

‣Choose from 20 different Garmin QuickFit 20mm watch straps for use with the Garmin fenix 5S.

Garmin fenix 5S Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, ANT+, Bluetooth, WiFi
‣Display size: 1.1-inch (27.94mm) diameter
‣Display resolution: 218 x 218 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 9 days, GPS: up to 14 hours and UltraTrac mode: Up to 40 hours
‣Dimensions: 42mm x 42mm x 15mm
‣Weight: 67g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin fenix 5S manual

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Garmin fenix 5S 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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