Garmin Forerunner 610 GPS watch

Garmin Forerunner 610 review: A GPS watch aimed at the fitness junkie

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  • Expert Rating

    4.00 / 5
  • User Rating

    3.00 / 5 (of 3 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 499.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Jamie

5.0

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Pros
Accuracy, fast sensor & satellite connections, easy to use, can be an everyday timepiece
Cons
Battery life for extended continuous use of an activity.
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I have had this watch for 10 months. Easy to use, accurate, fast connection to GPS and sensors, adjustable data screens, internal pacer and course racer, customized user workouts that you can make and download onto your watch, auto upload syncing of your last activity and auto downloads to your watch of scheduled workouts. This watch does everything except run the actual miles! The touchscreen is easy to use and responsive. The watch wears well and I often use it for a daily timepiece.
I just sold my black 610 and purchased the white one. The old one worked flawlessly but I liked the colors of the new limited version. Garmin actually improved the watch(in my opinion) by switching out the white one's back to plastic from the metal that was on my old black one. This made the watch weigh about half of what it did before! I like it!
This is a great watch if you are a runner or even a casual biker. The sports are easily switched quickly and even if you just use GPS for both, it is accurate and reliable in either sport. I have found the battery life very good for my needs as I don't usually do any 1 activity for more than 6 hours. If you do all day runs or rides(or both), then the battery life will limit you for this watch. But 99% of users will find the battery life more than adequate.

Alan R.

4.5

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Pros
GPS
Cons
heavy
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I have one of these, really good and the GPS works perfectly but it's heavy - can really feel it after a 12km run.

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