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Garmin Forerunner 305

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Garmin Forerunner 305 review: specs and price

Garmin Forerunner 305
Garmin Forerunner 305
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Why is Garmin Forerunner 305 better than the average?

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Forerunner 305

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.sweat resistant
Garmin Forerunner 305

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

3.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 305

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

4.waterproofing maximum depth

1m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

5.weight

77g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

6.thickness

17.8mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 305

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 305

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 305

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Garmin Forerunner 305

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.

3.Measures pace
Garmin Forerunner 305

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.

4.Has goal setting
Garmin Forerunner 305

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Forerunner 305

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.

Connectivity

1.Supports ANT+
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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, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

Battery

1.battery life in training mode

10h

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

Best

Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

3600h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 305

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Forerunner 305

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.

2.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Forerunner 305

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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