68points

Garmin Fenix 2

28points

Garmin Forerunner 610

Comparison winner
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Garmin Fenix 2 vs Garmin Forerunner 610

Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610

Why is Garmin Fenix 2 better than Garmin Forerunner 610?

  • 7 days longer battery life
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    35 daysvs28 days
  • 42h longer battery life - GPS
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    50hvs8h
  • Provides activity reports
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  • Has a route tracker
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Has a barometer
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  • Tracks your sleep
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Why is Garmin Forerunner 610 better than Garmin Fenix 2?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
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  • Can upload maps
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  • 3.34x higher resolution
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    128 x 128pxvs70 x 70px
  • 18.6g lighter
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    72gvs90.6g
  • 2.8mm thinner
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    14.2mmvs17mm
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 3.3mm narrower
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    45.7mmvs49mm

Price comparison

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistance
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

70 x 70px

128 x 128px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.weight

90.6g

72g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
3.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
4.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
5.Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
6.has a compass
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
2.Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
4.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
5.Counts how many calories you've burned
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
6.Has goal setting
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Fenix 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Forerunner 610
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
4.supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
5.Automatically syncs
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Battery

1.battery life

35 days

28 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.battery life in training mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Fenix 2)

8h

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
6.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
2.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
4.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
5.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
6.Locates your phone
Garmin Fenix 2
Garmin Forerunner 610
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

Miscellaneous

1.Has auto pause
Garmin Fenix 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Forerunner 610
It can determine when you have stopped working out and pause your current workout tracking until you start moving again.
2.waypoints

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Fenix 2)

100

Waypoints are locations or landmarks worth recording and storing in your GPS. These are locations you may later want to return to, for example favorite restaurants, bars etc.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
4.Supports widgets
Garmin Fenix 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Forerunner 610
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
5.Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Forerunner 610
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
6.iOS app size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value.

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

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