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MIO Cyclo 505 HC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of MIO Cyclo 505 HC. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the maps and screen. The route planning and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the performance. Some have doubts about the durability and reliability.

usability, route planning, screen, maps

price, reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the MIO Cyclo 505 HC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for MIO Cyclo 505 HC

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of MIO Cyclo 505 HC from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the route planning and performance, whereas comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the durability and price.

usability, performance, route planning

price, durability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MIO CYCLO 505 HC BUNDLE UKMIO CYCLO 505 HC BUNDLE UK

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review

 

We've had a love/hate relationship with the Mio Cyclo 505 in the number of weeks that we've been using it. Love because there's as much here as any cycling computer can offer these days and its full mapping and routes have come in handily plenty of...

Full navigation including on-screen maps and routes, screen visible in variety of conditions, shows active time in addition to session time, heart rate and cadence monitors included (HC model only), good variety of active views, history viewable on...

Cable tie fittings are poor - should use bands and tape, cadence monitor unreliable on all frames due to method of fit, slow start-up time, online monitoring less proficient than some competitors, hugely expensive, no custom screens available, route...

The Mio Cyclo leaves us feeling torn. Despite the quality of the device and the sensor abilities, it's the sub-standard cable-tie method of attachment which fails to deliver. Pricey kit such as this - it's a pound shy of £470 shouldn't have overlooked...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Matt Hanson (techradar.com)

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review

 

Satellite navigation for your bike

Works well ; Good features ; Easy to attach to bike

Very expensive ; Slow touchscreen

It's very expensive and the touchscreen is slow, but it's a great addition if you're a keen cyclist who wants to explore new routes. It's really hard to justify that price tag, though, especially if you already own a smartphone. It's not perfect, but...

Aug, 2013