Magellan Switch
Magellan Switch
Top 57%774 points
Top 57%
Top specs and features

Magellan Switch: 34 facts and highlights

1. weight

69g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

2. Can upload maps

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Magellan Switch
25% have it

3. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Magellan Switch
56% have it

4. thickness

17mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

5. Has a barometer

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.
Magellan Switch
38% have it

6. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
8h
Polar M200: 144h

7. resolution

144 x 168px
Casio Pro Trek Smart (WSD-F20): 320 x 300px

8. 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.
Magellan Switch
39% have it

9. 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.
Magellan Switch
27% have it

10. Has trackback mode

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Magellan Switch
19% have it

11. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Magellan Switch
61% have it

12. Has goal setting

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

13. Has multi-sport mode

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.
Magellan Switch
28% have it

14. 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.
50m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

16. height

58mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

17. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Magellan Switch
95% have it

18. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Magellan Switch
88% have it

19. Has an altimeter

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.
Magellan Switch
20% have it

20. 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.
Magellan Switch
70% have it

21. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Magellan Switch
76% have it

22. 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.
Magellan Switch
71% have it

23. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Magellan Switch
90% have it

24. 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.
Magellan Switch
65% have it

25. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Magellan Switch
56% have it

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