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Old 15-01-2018, 02:31 PM   #1
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Noob question - charging of fenix 5x

Hi,

I've just purchased the fenix 5x from All Bright Technology, as recommended by one of the helpful members here.

Sorry for the noob question (watch is expensive hence i need to be sure):

1. The wall plug isn't included. Hence is it only recommended to charge it via USB from the laptop.

2. As usual the seller told me charge 8 hrs first. I thought this 8 hrs charge before use is not applicable to new lithium ion batteries ?

Thanks.
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Old 15-01-2018, 10:28 PM   #2
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Hi,

I've just purchased the fenix 5x from All Bright Technology, as recommended by one of the helpful members here.

Sorry for the noob question (watch is expensive hence i need to be sure):

1. The wall plug isn't included. Hence is it only recommended to charge it via USB from the laptop.

2. As usual the seller told me charge 8 hrs first. I thought this 8 hrs charge before use is not applicable to new lithium ion batteries ?

Thanks.
no need for 8hrs charge, tell the seller to upgrade his knowledge..
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Old 16-01-2018, 12:48 AM   #3
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no need for 8hrs charge, tell the seller to upgrade his knowledge..
this seller calls itself "authorized distributor" but they aren't listed on the page below:
http://www.garmin.com.sg/buy/sg/distributor/

but anyway, they provide their own shop warranty and hence can be considered as "grey dealers".

but if i were buying this, i'd still prefer to get from a dealer that gets their stock from the local distributor:
https://www.qoo10.sg/item/GARMIN-GAR...ANTY/527137988
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Old 17-01-2018, 11:43 AM   #4
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click under "Dealer". All Bright is listed there.

Anyway i'd rather get the EU / US version.
The APAC (Asia Pacific) version is the slowest to get firmware updates.
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Old 17-01-2018, 11:06 PM   #5
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well, "authorized distributor" is clearly shown in their ad
https://www.qoo10.sg/item/GARMIN-FEN...ANTY/531596552

and you paid.... $999?
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Old 17-01-2018, 11:08 PM   #6
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if you think apac firmware is slow, you haven't experienced how "fast" they update their china firmware yet
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