Key Takeaways

  • Garmin announces the cheaper Vivoactive 5 smartwatch, priced at $299.99, making it more affordable than the new Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2.
  • The Vivoactive 5 features an AMOLED display, sleep coaching capabilities, heart rate variability and Pulse Ox metrics, and up to 11 days of battery life in smartwatch mode.
  • With over 30 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, users can engage in various activities and create custom workouts using the Garmin Connect app. The watch is available in four different colors.