Pulse Oximeter

The fēnix® 5X Plus device has a wrist-based pulse oximeter to gauge the saturation of oxygen in your blood. Knowing your oxygen saturation can help you determine how your body is acclimating to high altitudes for alpine sport and expedition. When you view the pulse oximeter widget while you are not moving, your device analyzes your oxygen saturation and your elevation. The elevation profile helps indicate how your pulse oximeter readings are changing, relative to your to elevation.

On the device, your pulse oximeter reading appears as an oxygen saturation percentage and color on the graph. On your Garmin Connect™ account, you can view additional details about your pulse oximeter readings, including trends over multiple days.

Screenshot of the pulse oximeter with callouts

Callout number one

The oxygen saturation percentage scale.

Callout number two

A graph of your average oxygen saturation readings for the last 24 hours.

Callout number three

Your most recent oxygen saturation reading.

Callout number four

The elevation scale.

Callout number five

A graph of your elevation readings for the last 24 hours.

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