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Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 500
alaScore 86

805 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 805 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and performance. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, price, 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 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Edge 500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 155 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 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, price, screen, size, reliability

97% 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 Bike GPS with Heart Rate Monitor and Cadence SensorGarmin Edge 500 GPS Bike Cycling Computer with Heart Rate Monitor and Cadence Sensor - Red

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Edge 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 341 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, size, durability

reliability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Edge 500 Cycling GPS with Speed/Cadence Sensor and Digital Heart Rate MonitorGarmin Edge 500 Cycling GPSGarmin Edge 500 GPS-Based Cycling Computer

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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.

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Garmin Edge 500 GPS Cyclecomputer Review

 

Compact, feature-packed, highly customizable., Sharp appearance, nice detail and finish., Convenient and sturdy stem or bar-mount system., Compatible with heart rate monitor, cadence/speed sensor, and third-party power meters.

Smallish display size = difficult to see text if more than five data fields displayed.

Update: Garmin has issued a July, 16, 2010 firmware update to fix the freeze/lock problems described in user reviews below. The Garmin Edge 500 is compact and has a clean, no-wires installation. It has a customizable, multi-mode display, accommodates...

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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.

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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