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Garmin Swim

Garmin Swim
alaScore 82

506 reviews

Jun, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 506 reviews of Garmin Swim. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Garmin Swim is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Swim

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of Garmin Swim from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Swim

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 user reviews of Garmin Swim from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Ray Maker (dcrainmaker.com)

Garmin HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM In-Depth Review

 

It's been a few months since Garmin introduced the HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM, which record heart rate data while you're swimming. They started shipping the units back in mid-August, and through some recent travels in September & October I've finally gotten...

Nov, 2015

Recommended!

Expert review by : James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Garmin Swim

 

Garmin's Swim is a must-have fitness gadget for anyone who takes their swimming seriously.

Nearly automatic operation - just press start and swim ; Wireless Garmin ANT USB adapter included ; Lots of parameters recorded, including stroke and SWORF

Length detection needs smooth, unbroken swimming ; Full manual is download only ; No tracking for pools under 20 yards long

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Joe Svetlik (techradar.com)

Garmin Swim review

 

The Garmin Swim is great for tracking swimming, but not much else

Accurate swimming tracking ; Records plenty of data ; Easy to use

Not the most stylish ; Doesn't track any other activities ; Confusing desktop app

There's room for improvement, but for serious swimmers, this is the only device worth owning.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Exactly what I wanted

 

I needed a watch that would help count distance in meters and lengths and this does exactly that. Its display is clear even with goggles on. You can switch between a large display in meters or lengths or time etc. I have only had the watch a week but...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Good watch for swimming

 

So I've had this watch for over 2 years and thought I'd finally get around to writing a review. Initially I had some issue with it sometimes saying I'd done a couple of breaststrokes during my front crawl swim, but a firmware update I did early on...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Poor in so many ways

 

Biggest problem was when I changed the "user changeable" battery. Looked all right on dry land, but flooded when I used it. It was outside the one year warranty, and Garmin refused to do anything about it. The other problem is the website which...

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

helpful

 

it cannot get my pool length correct,I have tried it in metric and imperial size and it comes out either too short or to long.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

really works

 

this low profile swim watch marries both the simple normal functions of an everyday watch with more than enough accurate data gathering to take your training to another level

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Works well

 

I have used several different devices to measure the number of lengths I do and this is easily the best. Once set up, and this is not difficult, you tell the watch how big the pool is and off you go. It has no problem in accurately counting the lengths...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Good - but ...

 

Clear display, easy to navigate menu system

Doesn't display correct lap count (even if it has counted laps correctly), not sufficiently waterproof

Dec, 2013
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