Garmin Forerunner 305
Garmin Forerunner 305
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Garmin Forerunner 305 review: 20 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Forerunner 305
62% have it

2. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Garmin Forerunner 305
59% have it

3. Provides activity reports

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.
Garmin Forerunner 305
40% have it

4. weight

77g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

5. thickness

17.8mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

6. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Forerunner 305
95% have it

7. Supports ANT+

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.
Garmin Forerunner 305
27% have it

8. waterproofing maximum depth

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.
1m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

9. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Forerunner 305
37% have it

10. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Forerunner 305
76% have it

11. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Forerunner 305
92% have it

12. Measures pace

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.
Garmin Forerunner 305
70% have it

13. battery life in training mode

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
10h
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7: 3600h

14. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Forerunner 305
76% have it

15. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Garmin Forerunner 305
71% have it

16. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Garmin Forerunner 305
90% have it

17. Includes access to online portal

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.
Garmin Forerunner 305
65% have it

18. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Garmin Forerunner 305
78% have it

19. height

68.6mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

20. width

53.3mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

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