Garmin Quatix 5 Marine Smartwatch

Garmin Quatix 5

Garmin has revealed a new multi-sport smartwatch targeting boat lovers with active marine lives. The new Garmin Quatix 5 runs on Garmin’s in-house operating system rather than the common Android Wear OS.

The absence of Android Wear means that the new watch can’t run many third-party apps available on Android Wear’s marketplace on Google Play. A potential buyer might, therefore, believe that they’ll miss out on a lot of cool stuff. However, most functions and features that the vast majority of users utilise on a regular basis have been integrated into the smartwatch. For example, a few of the available features are:

  • send out of notifications
  • calendar events
  • built-in activity tracker

Furthermore, the Garmin Quatix 5 watch is compatible with a lot of marine electronics and software. It connects with Garmin Chartplotter and other devices that stream important information at sea like wind direction and force, speed and temperature. This implies that Quatix 5 can be used to monitor and control a wide range of marine devices, which is handy both at sea and at the marina.

Pricing

There are two models with different types of wristbands to choose from:

  • The stainless steel watch with a blue band costs US$599.99, which converts to about NZ$1,000 inclusive of GST.
  • The stainless steel sapphire with a metal band costs US$849.99.

 

 

 

 

Related Posts

Huawei Watch 2 Is 4G Enabled The new, sporty Huawei Watch 2 will debut at MWC in Barcelona on Sunday. The new smartwatch has two buttons instead of one like the original model. Th...
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE Model Launches Samsung's latest Gear S3 Frontier smartphone is getting more powerful and independent as the Korean company releases an LTE version. This implies that...
Asus ZenWatch 3 – Customisable & Stylis... Asus has put customisations at the heart of its latest third-generation smartwatch. Asus ZenWatch 3 features more than 50 watch faces that allow the u...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *