Garmin India has launched a new multi-sport watch in the Indian market. The fitness-focused smartwatch comes with a big price tag. Highlights of the device include a wrist-based ‘Pulse Ox’ sensor, GPS, and music storage. Apparently, it can last up to 18 days on a single charge. Read more to find about Garmin Fenix 5X Plus Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The Garmin Fenix 5X Plus is priced in India at Rs 79,990. The multi-sport watch will be available via online channels (including Garmin store, Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm Mall) and selected offline stores (including Chrome, Helios – The Watch Store, Just in Time, and Reliance Digital).
Specifications and Features
- Scratch-resistant display
- LED backlight
- Pulse Ox sensor
- Inbuilt GPS
- Galileo tracking
- UltraTrac power-saver mode
- Can store up to 500 songs
The Garmin Fenix 5X Plus features a scratch-resistant sapphire lens. The ‘Chroma Display’ comes with LED backlighting for better readability. The company claims that the new wearable can last up to 18 days in smartwatch mode, and 11 hours with GPS/ music enabled. Additionally, an UltraTrac power-saver mode can extend battery life up to 64 hours.
The fitness-focused smartwatch comes with an inbuilt GPS. However, the highlight of the device is a wrist-based ‘Pulse Ox’ sensor that tracks blood oxygen saturation at higher altitudes. The fitness data is automatically uploaded to connected device via Garmin Connect. The smartwatch also comes with support for smart notifications. Additionally, users can personalize the device with apps.
The inbuilt music storage allows you to store up to 500 songs. You can also download offline playlists from select music streaming services (including iHeartradio and Deezer) or transfer music directly from a PC.
The new smartwatch also includes Galileo tracking to find your location, if the GPS fails. Additionally, the company has added Trendline routing feature that uses Garmin Connect data to enable users to find the best trails and running routes based on miles logged by other Garmin users.
The fitness-focused smartwatch was globally announced in June this year, alongside the Fenix 5 Plus and Fenix 5S Plus. It is meant for off-the-grid and in extreme environments. The music storage is an ideal feature and allows users to leave their smartphones back at home.
“Garmin has launched this intelligent smartwatch with maps, music and payment features, keeping in mind the needs of the adventurers who engage in long stretched activities. When using the smartwatch users can travel light, the features in the watch bring convenience and fun to the user activities to make them memorable,” said Ali Rizvi, National Sales Manager, Garmin India.
Recently, the Garmin launched its Vivoactive 3 Music GPS smartwatch with integrated music in India at Rs 25,990. It comes with features like a heart rate monitor, GPS, contactless payments through Garmin Pay, 7 days of battery life, a swim-safe build, and access to Garmin Connect IQ app store. Users can also customize widgets, free watch faces, data fields, and apps.
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