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5.1 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 201

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 201

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Overall 4
4.0

"Does not work in New York"

CNET
28 November 2004
  • Pros: The watch is great when it is working. Also love the plethora of features.
  • Cons: Had so much trouble with this watch under what I thought was a clear view of the sky. Ran routes that had some tree cover and buildings and was extremely frustrated to see it not working for long periods of time. I was able to forgive the intial load ti
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Overall 4
4.0

"Not for in-town"

CNET
17 June 2004
  • Pros: Great idea. Keeps a record of (allegedly) two-years length, with distance, time, and a lot more with the clunky software. The lighted screen is very helpful, too.
  • Cons: I live in-town, where buildings/trees prevent a reliable GPS signal. Distance for laps is very inaccurate, and its speed seems very inaccurate even on a straight run. When I am running at a steady easy pace on level ground, it swings from a 22-minute pace
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