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Bike GPS reviews:
Polar V650, Garmin Edge 500, and 810, O-SYNCE | DC Rainmaker
2. $699 for the performance bundle -Includes the cadence and speed sensors as well as the heart rate monitor.
3. ANT+ (A bluetooth like wireless protocol owned by Garmin)
4. Bluetooth Smart - (Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth LE, BLE)- A lower power Bluetooth which will
Top 10 rated the Garmin Edge 510 higher than the 810 and 1000 apparently because it had better battery life, 20 vs 15 hrs.
The Gramin 810 and 1000 See 810 vs 1000 | Garmin.com Both have Turn by turn directions with better maps. No voice directions, but they beep before a turn and keep beeping if you get off course. Bluetooth to talk to your smartphone. ANT+ Garmin Cycle Map includes OSM (Open Street Map) content with routable road and bike paths, elevation data, points of interest and address search. Color touch-screen displays that still work (most of the time) when it rains or if you're wearing gloves The Garmin 1000 Has a 3.0 in screen vs 2.6 in Internal memory in addition to microSD card Smart Notifications - See your text, email and call Notifications from your iPhone 4s or later. Uses the Russian satellites (GLONASS) in addition to US GPS Wi-Fi Auto sync with computer Unit to unit route transfer Cleaner icon interface Has bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth Smart) used by some data sensors Integrates with Shimano's Di2 electronic gearing system (it can display your current gear selection)See Garmin Edge 1000 vs Edge 810: Battle of the Bike GPS Heavyweights | SportiveCyclist
Anyone in the market for a bike GPS, may want to buy the Garmin Edge 810. Not only did this product receive a full five stars from "Stuff", it was also declared "Editor's Choice" by "Outdoor Gear Lab".
Smartphone vs mobile GPS :
Advantages of mobile GPS: More rugged and water resistance Better battery life Touch screen works with gloves Maps available offline without loading special apps. Advantages of Smartphones: Can use cell tower triangulation for more accuracy with poor satellite reception Voice navigation More powerful processorLinks:
Have Smartphones Made the Handheld GPS Obsolete? - ADV Pulse
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