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Garmin Forerunner 205
5.7 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 205

The Forerunner 205 sports a unique design that wraps the GPS ant Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 205

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Overall 2
2.0

Photo of item is that of a Forerunner 205 - not the Foretrex 205

Ralph, Amazon
30 May 2007
  • Summary: The features of this particular item number/seller are mis-represented as a Foretrex 205, but as you look at the item's photograph the word Forerunner is clearly visible. Garmin GPS FORETREX 205 Wrist Wearable Personal Navigator - 010-00361-00 THe two designs have very different purposes.
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Overall 2
2.0

Quality issues

Tech Runner, Amazon
21 June 2006
  • Summary: I had the 201 for a while, and love it; but I lost the charger, so I thought this would be a good time to upgrade, and get better reception in the trees. In my limited trials, it delivers as promised, and I have never lost signal. It is a great device except...
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Overall 2
2.0

I bought this device as a tool for training mainly…

Trailspace.com
15 May 2006
  • Excerpt: I bought this device as a tool for training mainly on trails. On power up, the 205 picks up a signal and location within a few seconds. In clear conditions the device performed well giving accurate pace and distance data.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very poor replacement for the 201

tobor "8th Man", Amazon
26 March 2006
  • Summary: The Forerunner 205 is touted in the sales literature as an upgrade from the 201. Specifically it is supposed to have a superior GPS chipset as well as a better design. Unfortunately, this "update" falls well short of the intended goal. I own the Forerunner 201, as do a number of my friends.
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Overall 2
2.0

cheap

longtail, Amazon
1 August 2014
Overall 2
2.0

Over priced and incomplete

C. M. Stephenson "Christine", Amazon
16 August 2012
  • Summary: The accessory let is a piece of moulded plastic and 2 cable clips. To use as described you also need an alternative watch strap( not included) The theory is that it's an alternative to having a separate bike computer if you already have a garmin.
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Overall 2
2.0

Garmin Forerunner 205

Anonyme, Comment Ça Marche
29 November 2009
  • Excerpt: bonne accroche logiciel buggé; altitude fausse; heure décalée; affichage qui change sans arrêt et sans logique, peu paramétrable
  • Pros: bonne accroche
  • Cons: logiciel buggé; altitude fausse; heure décalée; affichage qui change sans arrêt et sans logique, peu paramétrable
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