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Garmin Forerunner 30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 227 reviews of Garmin Forerunner 30. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and price. The design and usability also get good reviews.

reliability, usability, design, price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Forerunner 30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 227 reviews)

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Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Hands-on: Garmin’s New Forerunner 30 Running GPS Watch

 

Hold on, I know what you're thinking: Didn't the Forerunner 30 come out last year?

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Garmin Forerunner 30 review

 

Garmin's cheapest Forerunner is a solid budget motivator for road runners...

Very easy to use ; Clear screen ; Solid GPS tracking ; Garmins don't get cheaper than this

Buggy phone notifications ; Not a looker ; HR sensor struggles with high intensity workouts

Garmin’s simplest running watch lacks flexibility and software sheen, but it's a great budget choice for road runners

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew London (techradar.com)

Garmin Forerunner 30 review

 

A pared-back run tracker that packs in some serious features

Clear screen ; Intuitive controls ; Great app

Design definitely fitness-focused ; No touchscreen ; Move IQ isn’t capable enough yet

The Garmin Forerunner 30 is a pared-back version of the Forerunner 35, and while it lacks some of the more advanced features of its bigger sibling, Garmin has got the balance right to still leave the 30 feeling well-rounded and impressive.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Alan Martin (alphr.com)

Garmin Forerunner 30 review: A bargain at full price, now even cheaper

 

The Forerunner 30 delivers good performance, GPS and heart-rate tracking in a beautifully affordable package

The Garmin Forerunner 30 is a solid, dependable running watch. It's not flashy, but it gets the job done and you miss it when it's not around. On one run, wearing my charmingly inaccurate Gear Fit2, a pair of running headphones and the Forerunner 30,...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Garmin Forerunner 30 review

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Garmin claims that the Forerunner 30 is a simple-to-use GPS fitness watch with wrist-based heart-rate monitoring, but how did it perform in our ease-of-use and accuracy testing? To find out whether this fitness watch is the leader of the pack, read our...

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Design

Band color:Black / Purple / Turquoise
Band material:Silicone
Dustproof:Y
Housing color:Black
Shape:Rectangular
Splash proof:Y
Waterproof:Y

Features

Accelerometer:Y
Built-in camera:N
Built-in Microphone:N
Clock mode:12h
Display Diagonal:0.93
Display Resolution:128 x 128
Display size (HxV):0.925 x 0.921
FM radio:N
Personal goals:Y
Quality of sleep:Y
Touchscreen:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y

Packaging Content

Manual:Y

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y
USB port:N
Wi-Fi:N

Power

Battery Life:120

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.6
Thickness:0.524
Weight:1.32
Width:1.4