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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in wearables.

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus review

With onboard music, full-color topographic maps, and new sport metrics, the Garmin Fenix 5X Plus sets a high bar for GPS smartwatches. Find out how it can help boost your performance in our Fenix 5X Plus review. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Garmin fenix Review

  • Stylish, sophisticated, rugged design
  • Huge display reads well during serious activity
  • Solid GPS tracking options
  • ANT+ and Bluetooth communication
  • Good battery life
  • Menu layout is confusing and difficult to navigate…
  • Profiles and data pages are complicated to set up
  • Documentation lacks in detail
Our Score 7.5

Garmin VivoFit Review

  • Sleek, modern design
  • Waterproof to 50 meters
  • Always-on display
  • One-year battery life
  • ANT+ compatibility
  • Heart-rate monitor functionality
  • Automatic uploading to Garmin Connect
  • No alarms, tones or vibrations of any kind
  • No backlight to see after dark
Our Score 7

Alpina AlpinerX Review

  • Great, sporty design
  • High-quality build and materials
  • Screen makes viewing notifications easy
  • No charging needed
  • App is excellent
  • Expensive

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus Review

  • Color topographic maps are handy
  • Music storage with Spotify support
  • Lots of performance metrics
  • Long battery life
  • Nearly perfect GPS accuracy
  • Music transfer is clunky
  • Expensive
Our Score 9

Casio G Shock GPR-B1000 Rangeman Review

  • The toughest watch out there
  • GPS and solar charging make a great combination
  • Wireless charging if needed
  • Simple controls and menu system
  • Cool, tough looks
  • Large size makes it unsuitable for all wrists
  • Expensive

Epson Moverio BT-200 Review

  • Familiar Android interface
  • Decent battery life
  • Affordable
  • Clunky hardware needs a lot of polish
  • Low-end components
  • Thick lenses often slipped down my nose
  • Few substantive apps
Our Score 4