New Garmin Vivoactive 5 GPS smartwatch launches with 11-day battery life
Garmin has launched the Vivoactive 5 GPS smartwatch. As recent leaks suggest, the wearable is 42.2 mm (~1.7-in) wide and has a 1.2-in (~30 mm) AMOLED display with a 390 x 390 px resolution, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The watch weighs 23 g (~0.8 oz), or 36 g (~1.3 oz) with the band, and is water-resistant to 5 ATM.
The Vivoactive 5 has up to 11 days of battery life with typical use, up to 21 days in Battery Saver Smartwatch mode or 8 hours when using All-Systems GNSS mode and playing music. Features of the wearable include Body Battery energy monitoring to track your energy levels throughout the day and a sleep score and sleep coaching to help you improve the quality of your rest. Morning Report provides an overview of your sleep, daily calendar and HRV status, and you can track your VO2 Max fitness level and fitness age.
You can use over 30 sports apps to track your activity, alongside suggested workouts and the Garmin coach. Plus, wheelchair users can choose to activate wheelchair mode, track pushes and select from built-in workouts. The new smartwatch can also be connected to your phone for smart notifications with images, and you can make Garmin Pay contactless payments. The wearable is available in four colorways: Metallic Orchid/Orchid, Slate/Black, Cream Gold/Ivory and Metallic Navy/Navy. You can now buy the Garmin Vivoactive 5 GPS smartwatch for US$299.99/£259.99/€299.99.