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5 Reasons Why Attendees of CES 2017 are Amazed with Garmin Fenix Smartwatch Line

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Smartwatch is a new trend nowadays for those people who do not want to pullout the smartphones from their pocket to check for time, weather, location and many other things. Among the launched smartwatches during CES 2017, Garmin Fenix Smartwatch line is the most head-turner of all. Find out the reasons why!

Garmin Fenix Smartwatch Has Various Sizes

Garmin has launched three new Apple Watch competitors: Fenix 5, 5S and 5X. While Fenix 5 and Fenix 5S are intended for those with smaller wrist, most specifically for women, Fenix 5X on the other hand is intended for men because of its larger built compared with the two, according to Apple Insider. Fenix 5 measures 47mm, Fenix 5s has the size of 42mm and the smallest among the three and Fenix 5X measures 51mm.

Garmin Fenix Smartwatch Has the Best Maps

 TOPO US mapping is installed to Fenix 5X. Aside from that, the Smartwatch also features routable cycling maps, quick guidance for turns, Rides and Round Trip Run modes, Around Me map that reveals points of interest that are nearby as added by Apple Insider.

Garmin Fenix Smartwatch Best Fit for Outdoor Adventurers

Just like the previous models, Garmin Fenix Smartwatch showcases features that best fit the adventurous souls such as hiking, running, cycling and swimming. According to Engadget, the smartwatches are water resistant up to 100 meters and it has a built-in activity tracking app called Garmin Connect app that was also featured in the previous models.

Garmin Fenix Smartwatch Supports Various Features

Gyroscope, barometric altimeter, three-axis compass, GPS and GLONASS are among the features supported by Garmin Fenix Smartwatch. Through the Connect IQ store, the Smartwatch can run apps directly such as Uber ETA which allows the user to know how long will it take for his ride to arrive and GU Energy Labs and Trek.

Garmin Fenix Smartwatch is Expensive but it's Worth It

For the amount of $700, one can own the Fenix 5X which is said to be the most expensive among the three. However, the regular model for Fenix 5 and Fenix 5S cost $600 while the sapphire model has the same price tag with Fenix 5X according to Digital Trends

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