Garmin Fenix 5 review

The best GPS watch for adventurers in 2017

When looking for an excellent sports watch, hardly do sleek and elegant designs come with functionality and modern outdoor and multisport features. However, the release of the Garmin Fenix 5 has proven that there can be an exception to this rule. Boasting custom Connect IQ as well as advanced smartwatch possibilities in an elegant and classy design, this watch is truly living up to the vibe.

Even better is the fact that the watch comes in a range of styles, shapes, and sizes to fit every need of a watch geek. And with all the convenience features of a modern smartwatch, it is something every man or woman living in this fast-paced life can find resourceful. Read on through this Garmin Fenix 5 Review, for more insight on this trendy gadget.

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New map update now available for download (2015.20)

Garmin Thailand updated map to version 2015.20 

The map is already available for download from Currently only for Thai language and DUO maps (TH/EN). For English version please visit your local dealer for details. 

Direct link to map update on


Garmin Thailand about to introduce a new product – ACTION CAMERAS: VIRB X/XE


VIRB XE overview

The VIRB XE action camera shoots rich, high-definition, wide-angle footage at 1080p60, 12 megapixel photos at up to 30 frames per second, and captures more of your action. Designed for the toughest environments, VIRB XE is able to dive to 50 meter depths without a case, allowing capture of cleaner and clearer audio. Powered by Garmin GPS, G-Metrix allows you to track and overlay how fast, how far, how high and how intense the moment truly was.

Garmin Thailand announced new model – Driving Recorder GDR 190

New model announced – Garmin Driving Recorder GDR 190

GDR 190 use F2.0 large aperture lens with high-sensitive lighting, increase the amount of light at night allowing you to capture pictures of the night with low noise for clearer images. Beyond the industry’s level of true 200° ultra-wide angle, producing images without distortion even on both sides of the road traffic.

Built-in GPS function
Real-time traffic video records, maps, tracks, coordinates, time and speed, and this information can be applied to the PC TOOL image file management software, a complete record. Continue reading

Save 1,100 THB on VIVOSMART – Garmin’s fitness tracker

Garmin in Thailand decreased price for VIVOSMART, now only 5,490 THB (6,590 THB)

This stylish activity tracker familiarizes itself with the user’s current activity levels, and encourages them to work a bit harder towards a healthy lifestyle with personalized daily goals. To add to this, the Garmin Vivosmart offers easy operation and is appointed with a touchscreen, which displays steps, time of day, distance traveled, goal countdown, move bar, calories and much more.


Another 2015 revolutionary model from Garmin – Forerunner 225

New model with wrist-based heart rate monitoring system introduced by Garmin – FORERUNNER 225




Right now available only on Garmin Website for pre-order. Expected to appear in the market in the second quarter of this year.

Related links: 

  1. Garmin announcing new model on Garmin Blog
  2. Forerunner 225 (description and specs)



Garmin Thailand introducing 3 new models: Fenix 3, vivoactive, vivofit 2

Fenix 3, vivoactive (NEW!!!), vivofit2 now available in Thailand

From 1st  April Garmin fenix3 – Multisport GPS Watch, vivoactive – GPS Watch (NEW MODEL from Garmin) and vivofit2 – Activity Tracker, are ready for order from Authorized Garmin Dealers.

All three models will be also available with Heart Rate Monitor bundle.


Free Life Time Map Updates and price reduction for nuvi 55

Garmin Thailand’s decreasing price for nuvi 55 (4,990 THB 3,990 THB). Also adds extra, great feature. Now the nuvi 55 is available with Free Life Time Map Updates.

If you already bought this unit a few days/weeks ago, you are still entitled to the Free Life Time Map Updates. All the units of nuvi 55 bought this year (2015) will be able to register for free future map updates.

If you purchase the unit from today onward, it will be automatically entitled to the free updates.

If you purchased the unit earlier this year, you will have to make a call to ESRI: 02-2669944 (have ready your warranty and receipt).

Few facts about nuvi 55:

  • first introduced in Thailand in July 2014
  • dual orientation 5″ display
  • comes with preloaded maps for Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei
  • speaks streets names
  • provides line assist, junction view as well as predicts your route (myTrends)
  • auto sorts multiple destinations
  • displays upcoming points of interest along the route