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On top of tracking the stats that most sports watches track, such as step count, burned calories and covered distance, the Forerunner also records a number of in-depth measurements, like heart-rate patterns, running cadence, VO2 max, and many others. See More
Even though this watch was first introduced in 2015, in many ways it still beats the vast majority of new and much more expensive watches: It's 10 to 20 grams lighter than most alternatives; The battery lasts for four whole weeks with the GPS turned off, when the majority of newer models last only for 5-10 days. In GPS mode, it lasts for 16 hours, outperforming most watches that hold a charge for 5-10 hours. And with both GPS and Glonass, the precision and reliability of tracking are great too. Best part of all, the Forerunner 630 comes around $200 cheaper than what you'd pay for a newer watch with comparable performance. See More
In idle mode, the battery will last for up to four weeks, when most GPS watches last at best 7-10 days. Of course, the actual battery life will depend largely on how you use the watch, but it's one of the best batteries available in a sports watch nevertheless. See More
Especially if you owned previous Garmin models, using this watch is very simple. All modes and apps can be accessed via the touchscreen. You can also access some functions, like turning the watch on and off and locking the screen with physical buttons on the sides. See More
Not only is this watch useful for running, you can leave it on for the whole day and it will monitor your sleep, give recommendations on training intensity as well as recovery, and keep your heart rate in check. With GPS off, it can work for 20 days, so you'll only have to take it off twice a month or so to recharge. See More
Even to date, the majority of sports watches don't offer particularly good hear rate tracking capabilities. You either have to buy an additional chest strap or rely on built-in sensors that are often imprecise. The M430 offers the best of the two worlds - you can get data nearly as precise as from a chest strap without having to buy and wear one. See More
Among many other types of sports, the Forerunner 935 lets you track running, biking, and swimming. Better yet, you can combine the whole triathlon training session under a single workout - you don't even have to press a button to get accurate data from each activity. See More
The Garmin Forerunner 935 will be a good option for a person who likes to try a lot of different activities, such as hiking, skiing, skydiving, rowing, and many more. It can track a vast number of in and outdoor activities and provide in-depth indicators that will help you adjust the intensity and timing of your workouts. See More
If you're training for a marathon or are planning to go on a multiple-day hike, this is one of the best sports watches to have. It can last for full 24 hours with GPS on, while the majority of alternatives available on the market provide less than a half of that time. See More
You'll never have to worry about getting lost with a Spark 3 on your wrist. First of all, you can create a new interesting route in the app from the comfort of your home and then simply follow it with your watch during the run. Or you can record your whole route as you run or hike and then trace back your steps in case you get lost. See More
The Spark 3 comes in several flavors: the basic Spark 3; Spark 3 Cardio with a built-in heart rate monitor and Spark 3 Music that can store music and connect Bluetooth headphones. There's also a combination of Cardio + Music. See More
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