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Garmin Vivosmart 5 review

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Key features
  • Garmin Watch OS
  • Built in heart rate monitor
  • 21
Expert review

Garmin claims that the Vivosmart 5 will become your ‘go-to, easy-to-use fitness tracker’ to help you monitor your health and activity on a daily basis. It has all of the basic features we’d expect to see – minus GPS – but does it track your health and fitness metrics accurately? Read our full review to find out.

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Last checked by Which?

July 2022

First reviewed by Which?

July 2022

Technical specifications

General

  • Weight 24.7g
  • Width48mm
  • Height17.1mm
  • Depth11.9mm
  • Operating systemGarmin Watch OS
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Best Buys and Don't Buys
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Range of Fitness tracker scores
  1. 44%
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  2. 66%
    Average score
  3. 82%
    Highest score
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