Listing all the features packed into Garmin’s latest Forerunner could take hours, so we’ll focus on its evolution from the 610.
Clearly it’s been on a diet coming in 30g lighter (at 44g), despite the ability to Bluetooth workouts to your iPhone (4S or later; no Android) for further analysis. You can also tweet, Facebook and ‘Live Track’ your runs, which, despite bordering on narcissism, is a useful safety feature.
A myriad of new metrics will satisfy the technophiles: vertical oscillation, ground contact time, recovery time, VO2max predictor… An accelerometer within the chest pod gives you a wealth of data, but while the data feedback’s impressive, it can be overwhelming.
More useful is the improved heart-rate connectivity and the touchscreen working seamlessly with gloves. It’s easy to use but, without cycling and swim feedback and for that price, we’d still go for the 910XT.
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