Garmin Forerunner 210 GPS-enabled Running Watch - All a Runner Needs
14 June 2013
Conclusion: Garmin has nine sport watches in its product lineup, ranging in price from $129 to $399, depending on accessories. The Forerunner 210 GPS-enabled sport watch sells for $349 (list) including heart rate monitor strap and stride-sensing foot-pod, or $299 without these two options. This places it near the high end of Garmin's GPS watch line. It's an excellent all-around runner's watch.
Pros: Light and compact., Does it all for runners, including heart rate monitor and foot-pod., Easily keep a detailed training log with free Garmin Connect online.
Summary: TrustedReviews.com has the best review of the Garmin Forerunner 210. The hands-on test culminates in a rating and several pages of analysis on ease of use, features and performance. We also found a very detailed review at DCRainmaker.com, a triathlon blog. Shorter reviews at Men's Journal, RunTheLine.com and About.com are also helpful.
Pros: Easy to use, GPS-enabled, Acquires satellites quickly, Displays current pace
Cons: Can't be used for swimming, Display isn't customizable
Excerpt: The Garmin Forerunner 210 is a new mid-range sportswatch that adds some features to the entry-level Forerunner 110, including added pace functionality. The 210 also retains the small size of its younger brother, and uses the same button-driven interface, avoiding the touch bezel often complained about on the 405 series.