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Garmin Forerunner 610

Garmin Forerunner 610
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Garmin Forerunner 610 review: specs and price

Garmin Forerunner 610
Garmin Forerunner 610
37
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Why is Garmin Forerunner 610 better than the average?

  • Thickness
    14.2mmvs14.79mm
  • Battery life in power save mode
    672hvs256.44h
  • Width
    45.7mmvs47.23mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

2.sweat resistant
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

3.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

4.resolution

128 x 128px

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300 x 320px

5.weight

72g

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33g

6.thickness

14.2mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

3.has a compass
Garmin Forerunner 610

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 610

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
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.

3.Has goal setting
Garmin Forerunner 610

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

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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.

5.Tracks steps taken
Garmin Forerunner 610

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

6.Measures fat consumption
Garmin Forerunner 610

Knowing how many grams of fat have been consumed is useful if you want to lose weight.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Forerunner 610

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

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

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Forerunner 610

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

8h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

3.battery life

28 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Tech4o Traileader Jet

730 days

4.battery life in training mode

8h

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

5.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 610

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.battery life in power save mode

672h

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.

Best

Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

16500h

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 610

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Includes access to online portal
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.

3.Has social features
Garmin Forerunner 610

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

Miscellaneous

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Forerunner 610

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.

2.waypoints

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.

Best

Garmin Fenix 5S Sapphire

1000

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