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Garmin fenix 5X Slate Grey Sapphire with Black Band

Product Code: GARF5X

Garmin fenix 5X premium smartwatch is packed full of features. The fenix 5X features a 1.2-inch diameter colour display, housed inside a 51mm slate grey sapphire watch case with a black strap.

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

The Garmin fenix 5X 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 5X internal lithium-ion battery lasts up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, up to 20 hours in GPS mode and up to 50 hours in UltraTrac mode.

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


Garmin fenix 5X Slate Grey Sapphire with Black Band has been discontinued.

Accessories for the Garmin fenix 5X are avialable to purchase from ActiveGPS. Likewise genuine and compatible Garmin watch straps are also available to buy, please see Garmin QuickFit 26 watch bands.

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


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The new Garmin fenix 5X features a 1.2-inch display housed within a slate gray case with a black watch strap. Additional watch straps, named QuickFit 26 watch bands can be purchased in a variety of finishes and colours for use with the Garmin fenix 5X.

The Garmin fenix 5X GPS smartwatch comes preloaded with various different activity profiles including; swimming, cycling, running, biking, hiking, skiing, rowing, paddle boarding and more. The fenix 5X was also the first Garmin GPS watch to offer full-colour European recreational mapping. The TopoActive Europe maps provide you with turn-by-turn directions.

You can also pair the Garmin fenix 5X 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 5X watch.

The unit's rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 12 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 20 hours in GPS mode or up to 50 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.

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

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

Garmin fenix 5X Features

‣1.2-inch (30.5mm) diameter display
‣51mm diameter slate grey sapphire watch case
‣Preloaded with TopoActive Europe maps
‣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 12 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 5X with Garmin QuickFit 26 watch bands
‣2 year guarantee

Garmin fenix 5X 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 50 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 5X Charging

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

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin fenix 5X
Charging/data cable

Garmin fenix 5X Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin fenix 5X? 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 5X accessories.

Garmin fenix 5X Carrying Case


‣This zippered case holds your Garmin fenix 5X watch along with other Garmin fenix 5X accessories.

Garmin fenix 5X Bike Speed and Cadence Sensor


‣Wirelessly send reports of your speed and pedaling strokes to your Garmin fenix 5X.

Garmin fenix 5X Watch Bands

From £44.99

‣Choose from 15 different Garmin QuickFit 26mm watch straps for use with the Garmin fenix 5X.

Garmin fenix 5X 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: 12GB
‣Waterproof: 10 ATM
‣Battery life: Smartwatch: up to 12 days, GPS: up to 20 hours and UltraTrac mode: Up to 50 hours
‣Dimensions: 51mm x 51mm x 17.5mm
‣Weight: 98g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin fenix 5X manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

Garmin fenix 5X 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.

Page last reviewed: 27th June 2023

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