Garmin vívoactive 5 GPS smartwatch announced

Garmin has unveiled its latest health and fitness smartwatch, the vívoactive 5. This new smartwatch is designed with a lightweight aluminum bezel and a silicone band. Its 1.2″ AMOLED display makes it easy to see your health and fitness data, receive smart notifications, and more.

The vívoactive 5 smartwatch offers an impressive 11-day battery life, functioning as a sleep coach with sleep scores, personalized advice, and sleep stage tracking, including naps. It also monitors Pulse Ox and HRV.

Each morning, it summarizes your sleep, recovery status, HRV, and weather data when connected to your smartphone. It suggests optimal nap times for your well-being.

Additionally, it tracks your Body Battery energy levels throughout the day, providing insights into how sleep, daily activities, and stress impact your energy, helping you plan activity and rest.

With over 30 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, it suits various activities, including wheelchair-specific features. It supports guided meditation and offers two font sizes for notifications and workout data.

Stay connected with text messages, emails, and alerts on your wrist, even responding with an on-watch keyboard (Android). Safety features include live location sharing and contactless payments (Garmin Pay).

Enjoy phone-free listening by downloading songs from Spotify, Amazon Music, and Deezer (subscription required). Access health and fitness data in the Garmin Connect app and download apps and watch faces from the Connect IQ Store. It’s also water-resistant up to 5 ATM.

Quick specifications: Garmin vívoactive 5

Pricing and availability

The Garmin vívoactive 5, priced at USD 299.99 (Rs. 24,930 approx.), comes in a variety of color combinations such as black/slate, ivory/cream gold, navy/metallic navy, and orchid/metallic orchid. It can be purchased in the U.S. via Garmin’s official website and on

Speaking at the launch, Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of Global Consumer Sales, said:

Designed with your dynamic lifestyle in mind, the vívoactive 5 encapsulates high-end features in a fashionable and budget-friendly smartwatch. Whether you’re hustling through a busy day or unwinding at home, the on-wrist fitness coaching, personalized health insights, comprehensive sleep statistics, and more on the vívoactive 5 serve as a crucial instrument to help you comprehend and achieve your overall health and wellness objectives.