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Garmin Forerunner 305

Garmin Forerunner 305
alaScore 83

8557 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8557 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the design and value for money are generally positive. The screen and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the memory.

usability, performance, screen, value for money, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Forerunner 305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Forerunner 305

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 738 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 305 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, performance, screen, reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Forerunner 305 Wrist-Worn GPS Personal Training Device with Heart Rate MonitorGarmin Quick release bike mount, 010-10889-01Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS with Heart Rate Monitor

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Forerunner 305

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6221 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 305 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability, performance, screen, value for money, design

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver With Heart Rate Monitor (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver With Heart Rate Monitor (Bilingual)Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver with Heart Rate Monitor

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Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Enabled Trainer

 

Garmin's foray into GPS products is pretty well-known. The company has also made developments in the Health and Fitness department and the Forerunner GPS watch is one such device that's aimed at this. The Forerunner 305 has come for a review and as we...

The Forerunner 305 is priced at Rs. 19,392 which is definitely high. It makes a lot of sense for those who are very serious about working out and keeping fit. It's a nice way to keep track of all the work outs that have been done and the calories that...

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Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Watch

 

The Forerunner is a data delight for outdoor fitness buffs, effortlessly tracking speed, distance, heart rate, and calorie counts, with presets for both running

Easy to set up. Crunches data with more charts and graphs than most PowerPoint presentations. Online MotionBased service lets you compare results with other users, download routes, and conduct virtual races. Rechargeable battery. Heart rate monitor...

Buttons hard to manage. Bulky, ugly

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Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Watch Review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 is truly an amazing training tool and racing essential for any serious runner, as well as the weekend workout warrior. Whether you're out pounding the pavement in the

Heart rate monitor ; Large LCD display ; Adequate weight

Large size ; Less than average coverage in cloudy weather

With a price of around$249.99, the Garmin Forerunner 305 provides a complete solution for analyzingand monitoring workout data at a reasonable price. The unit has a variety ofcustomizable features and displays. The ability to upload results to a...

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Budget GPS sports watch

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 isn't the smallest or most stylish GPS watch in Garmin's lineup, but experts say it is easily the best value. The GPS-enabled watch includes a host of advanced training features while costing much less than its counterparts....

Excellent value, heart-rate chest strap included, numerous training features

Big and bulky, slow GPS connectivity

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Reviewing the Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS receiver (with heart rate monitor) is designed to be a navigator for joggers. The built-in heart rate monitor lets users keep track of their fitness levels. Built as a watch, this unit is also known as the Garmin...

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Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 Forerunner GPS could prove to be an invaluable addition to the runner's toolkit

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Garmin Forerunner 305 and 205 GPS Fitness Training Aids

 

Garminâ'"s Forerunner 305 and 205 are wristwatch GPS personal trainers having almost identical specifications. Both units are attractive yet with a â'"sports likeâ' look

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Gadgetell Review: Garmin Forerunner 305 personal GPS

 

Product: Garmin Forerunner 305 Price: $349.99 Rating: Very Good 8.0/10.0 Pros: GPS tracking, heart rate monitor, reasonably lightweight, large display. Cons: Battery life, size, spotty coverage at times and expensive for most amateur athletes...

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Garmin Forerunner 305 Review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 updates the Forerunner 301, and there are a number of improvements that go beyond the stylish appearance, such as the addition of customizable data screens. But the thing likely to wow everyone is the SiRFSTAR III chipset,...

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Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS sports watch and heart rate monitor

 

Sports watch for runners and active outdoors people. Built-in heart rate monitor. GPS receiver for navigation and tracking your route. The device monitors heart rate, speed, distance, pace, and calories for efficient training session. Included Training...

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Product Specifications

Form meets function with Garmin's next-generation, sleek and stylish line of personal trainers - the Forerunner 305. Don't let its good look fool you. This taskmaster will continually push you to do your personal best. The Forerunner 305 combines all of the popular features found in the 301 along with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, new courses feature, and robust wireless heart rate monitor for optimal performance. Designed for athletes of all levels, this running partner and personal trainer has one goal in mind - a better you. It continuously monitors your heart rate, speed, distance, pace and calories burned so you can train smarter, more effectively. It tracks your every move with a super-sensitive GPS that even works on tree-covered trails and near tall buildings.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):10hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:160 x 100

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.7in
Height:0.7in
Weight:2.7oz
Width:2.1in

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:Distance / Time/date
Recommended Use:Running
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:305
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Forerunner

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:50
Waypoints:100
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