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Garmin Forerunner 220

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 220

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GPS Connects Quickly! Even Out In The County

greenbayfan12, Bestbuy
1 week ago
  • Summary: My biggest concern was how will the GPS work out in the country. Prior to buying the Forerunner 220 I had owned the 210.
  • Pros: GPS connects really fast! Syncs to iphone via bluetooth to upload workouts! Garmin Connect online is easy to use
  • Cons: Have had this watch for over 2 months now and have zero complaints
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Lightweight and accurate

egstrait, Bestbuy
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: This GPS fitness watch is very unobtrusive on the arm compared to all my other GPS device.
  • Pros: Very fast GPS lock. Great battery life
  • Cons: Nothing so far
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Great for running

RAF64, Bestbuy
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: Just bought this based on a friend's recommendation. I had been using a Fitbit Force but sent it back under the recall.
  • Pros: GPS is very accurate
  • Cons: Bluetooth a little flaky at first, transfer of some info requires cable.
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a successfull purchase

roeeginga, Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: I am happy with the purchase! everything was great and I got it on time. Highly recommended, Warm Regards, Royi.
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Simple, easy, good for me!

J. P., Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: If you're an occasional runner such as myself, this watch is perfect. It's easy to use, easy to navigate, super light weight. I have the old Garmin 405?- silver thing- and the battery doesn't work worth a darn. This one, the GPS is easy to turn off when it's not being used, you can even turn off the entire watch if you choose. I guess the dude who lives at: 28602 74th dr NW, Stanwood, Washington didn't like it. He ran 14 miles with and returned it.
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Not intuitive

wdrury, Amazon
14 June 2014
  • Summary: Instructions not intuitive. I went with Garmin over Nike because Garmin is known for GPSs. Nike uses Tom Tom. Nike works instantly and acquires the gps signal immediately in my area.
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Glitch Fixed

R. Siegel, Amazon
12 June 2014
  • Summary: Had this watch for under 2 months. Whenever I take it out, it "pauses" after 6 seconds - over and over. Also unable to download any updated software. Been waiting on hold at Garmin for 40 minutes. UPDATE - Well after 45 minutes on hold, a woman came on the line and spent about 20 minutes (without rushing me) and walked me through the software (and got it to work), how to upload etc.
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Great experience so far

redshirt, Amazon
12 June 2014
  • Summary: After having taken this GPS watch on a few runs, I've been very pleased with it. * GPS is very accurate * Display is very easy to read even in direct sunlight * Beeps are very audible * The wrist strap holder thing (the loop to hold the wrist strap in place) has 3 nubs on it that secure it the wrist strap. So even if you brush up against it, it doesn't move.
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Absolutely Love This Watch

shireen, Amazon
12 June 2014
  • Summary: I originally purchased the Nike GPS watch over a year ago. After a year, the screen fogged up due to sweat getting into the screen. Although Nike states the watch is water resistance 50 meters, I never used it in water just to avoid this issue. After some calls Nike.com was very helpful and told me I could exchange it for another even though it was over the one year contract. I exchanged it and within a week, I had issues with the new watch.
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Fantastic device for the novice as well as advanced.

Eric U, Amazon
10 June 2014
  • Summary: -As soon as I got the watch I was excited to go for a run and compare my phone apps (GPS, pace, and heart rate) to the Garmin. I had been having great difficulty in getting a solid accurate route on my phone via GPS. My phone was regularly off a half, to a mile each run. The Garmin has my runs very accurate, and matching my mapping programs to verify. The signal locks on very fast, in less than 15 seconds.
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