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COMPARE GPS: GARMIN FENIX SERIES vs TACTIX vs FORETREX

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fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
garmin fenix 3 sapphire
fenix 5s
fenix 5s sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 sapphre
fenix 5x
fenix 5s plus
fenix 5 plus
fenix 5x plus
garmin tactix charlie
forertrex 601
forertrex 701
Lens Material
domed sapphire crystal
chamically strengthened glass
sapphire crystal
chamically strengthened glass
sapphire crystal
domed sapphire crystal
domed chemically strengthened glass or sapphire crystal
domed chemically strengthened glass or sapphire crystal
domed sapphire crystal
domed sapphire crystal
N/A
N/A
Lens Material
Bezel Material
stainless steel or titanium
stainless steel
stainless steel
stainless steel
stainless steel
stainless steel
stainless steel
stainless steel or titanium
stainless steel or titanium
Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated titanium
N/A
N/A
Bezel Material
Case material
fiber-reinforced polymer
fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless steel rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
fiber-reinforced polymer with titanium rear cover
MIL-STD-810 Compliant: thermal, shock, water
MIL-STD-810 Compliant: thermal, shock, water
Case material
QuickFit™ watch band compatible
yes (26 mm)
included (20 mm)
included (20 mm)
included (22 mm)
included (22 mm)
included (26 mm)
included (20 mm)
included (22 mm)
included (26 mm)
included (26 mm)
no
no
QuickFit™ watch band compatible
Strap material
stainless steel, leather or titanium
silicone, suede or steel
silicone, suede or steel
silicone or steel
silicone or steel
silicone or steel
silicone, suede or steel
silicone, leather or titanium
silicone, suede or steel
silicone
N/A
N/A
Strap material
51 x 51 x 15.5 mm
42 x 42 x 15 mm
42 x 42 x 15 mm
47 x 47 x 15.5 mm
47 x 47 x 15.5 mm
51 x 51 x 17.5 mm
42 x 42 x 15.4 mm
47 x 47 x 15.8 mm
51 x 51 x 17.5 mm
51 x 51 x 17.5 mm
2.9" x 1.7" x 0.9"
2.9" x 1.7" x 0.9"
Weight
85 g
67 g
67 g
85 g
85 g
With silicone band: 3.5 oz (98.0 g)
65 g
86 g
Titanium version: 76 g
96 g
Titanium version: 87 g
3.17 oz (90g)
3.1 oz with batteries
3.1 oz with batteries
Weight
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
10 ATM
IPX7
IPX7
Battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
internal rechargeable battery
2 AAA batteries (not included)
2 AAA batteries (not included)
Battery
Display type
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
high-resolution 4-color gray
high-resolution 4-color gray
Display type
Display size
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.1” (27.94 mm) diameter
1.1” (27.94 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
2.0" diagonal
2.0" diagonal
Display size
Display resolution
218 x 218 pixels
218 x 218 pixels
218 x 218 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
240 x 240 pixels
200 x 128 pixels
200 x 128 pixels
Display resolution
Color display
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Color display
Night vision mode
no
no
no
no
no
yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
yes
yes
yes
Night vision mode
Battery life
Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 20 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 50 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 9 days
GPS/HR mode: Up to 14 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 35 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch mode: Up to 9 days
GPS/HR mode: Up to 14 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 35 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS/HR mode: Up to 24 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 60 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS/HR mode: Up to 24 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 60 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days
GPS/HR mode: Up to 20 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 35 hours without wrist heart rate
Smartwatch: Up to 7 days
GPS: Up to 11 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 4.5 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 25 hours
Smartwatch: Up to 12 days
GPS: Up to 18 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 8 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 42 hours
Smartwatch: Up to 20 days
GPS: Up to 32 hours
GPS and Music: Up to 13 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 70 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days
GPS/HR mode: Up to 20 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 35 hours
exceeds 48 hours in GPS mode; up to 1 week in UltraTrac™ mode; up to 1 month in watch mode
exceeds 48 hours in GPS mode; up to 1 week in UltraTrac™ mode; up to 1 month in watch mode
Battery life
Memory/History
32 MB
64 MB
64 MB
64 MB
64 MB
16 GB
16 GB
16 GB
16 GB
16 GB
N/A
N/A
Memory/History
Clock Features
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, Watch mode, Military time format, GPS Time sync, Automatic daylight saving time, timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Time/Date, Watch mode, Military time format, GPS Time sync, Automatic daylight saving time, timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
Clock Features
fenix compare
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
fenix compare
Garmin fenix 3 sapphire
fenix 5s
fenix 5s sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 sapphre
fenix 5x
fenix 5s plus
fenix 5 plus
fenix 5x plus
garmin tactix charlie
forertrex 601
forertrex 701
Maps & Memory
                       
Maps & Memory
Basemap
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Basemap
Waypoints/favorites/locations
1,000
1,000
1,000
1,000
1,000
1,000
N/A
N/A
N/A
1,000
500
500
Waypoints/favorites/locations
Routes
30
30
30
30
30
30
N/A
N/A
N/A
30
20
20
Routes
Track Log
200 hours
200 hours
200 hours
200 hours
200 hours
10,000 points; 100 saved tracks
N/A
N/A
N/A
10,000 points; 100 saved tracks
10,000
10,000
Track Log
Sensors
                       
Sensors
GPS/GLONASS
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo 
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo 
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo 
yes
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo 
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo 
GPS/GLONASS
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Barometric altimeter
Compass
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Compass
Gyroscope
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Accelerometer
Thermometer
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Thermometer
Pulse Ox
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes (with Acclimation)
no
no
no
Pulse Ox
Daily Smart Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Daily Smart Features
Connectivity
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®
Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Bluetooth®
Bluetooth®
Connectivity
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart notifications
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Smart notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Calendar
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Calendar
Weather
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Weather
Controls smartphone music
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Controls smartphone music
Plays and controls watch music
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
Plays and controls watch music
Music Storage
no
no
no
no
no
no
Up to 500 songs
Up to 500 songs
Up to 500 songs
no
no
no
Music Storage
Find My Phone
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Find My Watch
VIRB® Camera Remote
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
VIRB® Camera Remote
Smartphone compatibility
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
iPhone®, Android™
Smartphone compatibility
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
Garmin Pay™
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
Garmin Pay™
Activity Tracking Features
     
Activity Tracking Features
Step counter
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)
Calories burned
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Calories burned
Floors climbed
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Floors climbed
Distance traveled
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Distance traveled
Intensity minutes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Intensity minutes
TrueUp™
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
TrueUp™
Move IQ™
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Move IQ™
Fitness Age
no
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
yes (in app)
no
no
Fitness Age
All-day Stress Tracking
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
All-day Stress Tracking
Fitness Equipment/Gym
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Fitness Equipment/Gym
Preloaded gym activity profiles
Indoor Rowing
Indoor Rowing, Strength Training and Cardio Training
Yes (built-in Indoor Rowing, Strength Training and Cardio Training)
Indoor Rowing, Strength Training and Cardio Training
Indoor Rowing, Strength Training and Cardio Training
Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
no
no
Preloaded gym activity profiles
Cardio workouts
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Strength workouts
Automatic rep counting
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Automatic rep counting
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
                       
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
GPS speed and distance
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto Pause®
Interval training
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Interval training
Advanced workouts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Downloadable training plans
Auto Lap®
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Configurable lap alerts
V02 max
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
V02 max
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)
Training Effect (aerobic)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Training Effect (aerobic)
Training Effect (anaerobic)
 
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Training Effect (anaerobic)
Customizable alerts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Customizable alerts
Audio prompts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Audio prompts
Finish time
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Finish time
Virtual Partner
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Race an Activity
Auto multisport activities
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto multisport activities
Manual multisport activities
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Manual multisport activities
Course guidance
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Course guidance
Segments (Live, Garmin)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Segments (Live, Garmin)
Strava features (Beacon, live segments)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Strava features (Beacon, live segments)
LiveTrack
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
LiveTrack
Group LiveTrack
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Group LiveTrack
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling)
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling)
Touch and/or button lock
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Hot keys
Auto scroll
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Activity history on watch
Heart Rate Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Heart Rate Features
HR zones
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
HR zones
HR alerts
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
HR alerts
HR calories
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
HR calories
% HR max
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
% HR max
% HRR
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
% HRR
Recovery time
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Recovery time
Auto max HR
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto max HR
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels)
Records heart rate while swimming
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
no
no
Records heart rate while swimming
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)
Running Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Running Features
Preloaded run profiles
Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running
Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running
Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running
Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running
Running, Indoor Running, Trail Running
Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
no
no
Preloaded run profiles
GPS-based distance, time and pace
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
GPS-based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics
yes
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
Running dynamics
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry)
Stride length (real time)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
Stride length (real time)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue)
Run workouts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Run workouts
Race predictor
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Race predictor
Foot pod capable
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Foot pod capable
Golfing Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Golfing Features
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
Yardage to layups/doglegs
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Yardage to layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)
manual
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
no
no
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)
Digital scorecard
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Digital scorecard
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
Garmin AutoShot™
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Garmin AutoShot™
Auto CourseView updates
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Auto CourseView updates
Green View with manual pin position
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Green View with manual pin position
Hazards and course targets
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Hazards and course targets
TruSwing™ compatible
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
TruSwing™ compatible
Round timer/odometer
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Round timer/odometer
Outdoor Recreation Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 701
Outdoor Recreation Features
Applied Ballistics Elite
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
Applied Ballistics Elite
Preloaded outdoor recreation profiles
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Jumpmaster, Tactical
no
no
Preloaded outdoor recreation profiles
Point-to-point navigation
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Point-to-point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Back to start
TracBack®
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
TracBack®
UltraTrac mode
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
UltraTrac mode
Around Me mode
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Around Me mode
Elevation profile
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Distance to destination
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner
Trail run auto climb
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Vertical speed
Total ascent/descent
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Total ascent/descent
Future elevation plot
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Future elevation plot
Preloaded topographical maps
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Preloaded topographical maps
Downloadable cartography support
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Downloadable cartography support
Compatible with BaseCamp™
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Compatible with BaseCamp™
GPS coordinates
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
GPS coordinates
Projected waypoint
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Projected waypoint
Sight 'N Go
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Sight 'N Go
Area calculation
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes
yes
Area calculation
Hunt/fish calendar
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes
yes
Hunt/fish calendar
Sun and moon information
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes (via Connect IQ™)
yes
yes
Sun and moon information
Dual grid coordinates
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Dual grid coordinates
XERO™ Locations
no
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
no
XERO™ Locations
Cycling Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Cycling Features
Preloaded cycling profiles
Biking, Indoor Biking
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon
no
no
Preloaded cycling profiles
Courses
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Courses
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
Race an activity
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Race an activity
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)
no
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes  (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
yes (with compatible accessory)
no
no
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)
Garmin Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map)
no
no
no
no
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Garmin Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map)
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter)
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible third-party ANT+™-enabled power meters)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible third-party ANT+™-enabled power meters)
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
Compatible with Varia™ lights
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Compatible with Varia™ lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)
yes (ANT+)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
no
no
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)
Swimming Features
fenix 3 Sapphire
fenix 5S
fenix 5S Sapphire
fenix 5
fenix 5 Sapphire
fenix 5X
fenix 5S Plus
fenix 5 Plus
fenix 5X Plus
tactix Charlie
Foretrex 601
Foretrex 701
Swimming Features
Preloaded swim profiles
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
no
no
Preloaded swim profiles
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly)
Swim efficiency (SWOLF)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Swim efficiency (SWOLF)
Drill logging
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Drill logging
Pool swim workouts
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Pool swim workouts
Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
no
no
Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)
Heart rate (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes  (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
no
no
Heart rate (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim)

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