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Garmin edge 500

Garmin edge 500
alaScore 82

349 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 349 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The screen and value for money also get good feedback.

usability, value for money, screen, performance, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin edge 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 349 reviews)

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Streamlined Bike GPS Offers Massive Data, Light Weight

 

Garmin's Edge 500 is a new bike-specific GPS serving a geek's buffet of cycling metrics.

No waste — every data field is specific to cycling. Crazy lightweight. Seamless integration with desktop and online utilities

A more secure mount would be nice. Awkward button placement

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Garmin Edge 500

 

The Garmin Edge 500 is a GPS-enabled cycling computer. It does not have the navigation functions available on some other members of the Edge series, though like certain models, it can be paired with a heart rate monitor and power meter. Here's a bit...

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Garmin Edge 500: In-bike GPS

 

With GPS devices entering PMPs and cellphones, there's very little hope of these devices surviving as stand-alones. However, with a little corporate genius nailed into its back, the company has rolled out a smaller version of the GPS units that can sit...

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Edge 500

 

We recommend the Garmin Edge 500 bike GPS and recognize it as one of the top products available. It was designed specifically for cyclists and flaunts the features and the design to back it up. We were impressed with the number of features available...

This bike GPS has a wide variety of options and features so cyclists can train more effectively and keep the focus on their goals

The elevation reading is not 100-percent accurate at all times

It is one of the top GPS units available today. We appreciated the design, the feature set and the ease of use.

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Amazon review summary for GARMIN edge 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 323 user reviews of GARMIN edge 500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability, screen, performance, build quality, design

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Edge 500 GPS-Based Cycling ComputerGarmin Edge 500 GPS Bicycle Unit

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Amazon review summary for GARMIN edge 500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 139 user reviews of GARMIN edge 500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, performance, screen, build quality

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Edge 500 Bike GPS ComputerGarmin Edge 500 GPS Bike Cycling Computer with Heart Rate Monitor and Cadence Sensor - RedGarmin Edge 500 Bike GPS with Heart Rate Monitor

Product Specifications

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Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:Quarter Turn Bike Mount
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin

Miscellaneous

CE Product Type:GPS receiver bike mount
Compatible Mobile Devices:Garmin Edge 500
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