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9.7 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 620

Great Deal: $379.99

Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 620

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William E. Liberatore, Amazon
25 July 2014
  • Summary: I bought this watch as an upgrade to the Garmin 310xt that I had used for almost 2 years. I had a very difficult time pulling the trigger on this purchase because I really was not impressed with the 310xt. It had serious connectivity issues which made using it rather annoying. I read some reviews on the 620 and it seemed like it may have been the same. In my case, it is so far so good. The 620 can use the power cord as a connection to upload your data.
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Too expensive for what it Provides!

JoJo, Amazon
12 July 2014
  • Summary: If you are an Avid runner, and don't mind paying premium price, go ahead and get this, But if you are on a limited income and watch what you purchase then stop here and look elsewhere. I decided that this was too much money for a watch that, really, you can only use for running. This stuff is way overpriced or maybe I am to Frugal? Honestly after having tried several options for running watches, I ended up going with a simpler option.
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Awesome training partner for the solo runner

george, Bestbuy
9 July 2014
  • Summary: It makes you more efficient at training with the additional data it provides you from each run.
  • Pros: All of the feedback features
  • Cons: Takes a little time to get used to.
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technically perfect, with some software flaws

M. Fernandez-Serra, Amazon
30 June 2014
  • Summary: I would certainly buy it again and I would choose it over any other GPS watch in the market. I still gave it only 4 stars, because of a number of initial problems that were more related to the lack of more accurate instructions in the manual and to a not very intuitive software. The first two runs I did not manage to record them, cause after pressing "run" (and not looking at the screen), 5 min later or so it announced to go in power save mode...
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Device never worked for even a single run...

miJ nitsuA, Amazon
29 June 2014
  • Summary: So disregarding the most recent reviews warnings against this device, I dropped the $400+ to get the complete package including the HR strap. (It by the way came complete with sharp edges on the skin side of the strap which were bad enough to rub a raw spot on me even when I was just trying it on. Nice.
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First didn't work, second one died after 3 months...doesn't live up to the hype

old runner, Amazon
24 June 2014
  • Summary: I have owned Garmin 205, 305, 310, which all have been accurate and dependable. Not so for the 620. The first 620 I received I returned because the auto pause would not work. The second one has died immediately after receiving a firmware update. Still waiting for repair authorization from Garmin. Aside from the dependability factor, the 620 simply is not worth the price. The many great features which are highly promoted are highly inaccurate. i.e.
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The best running watch but ...

E. A Lerner, Amazon
19 June 2014
  • Summary: I suggest saving your money and buying a Garmin 220. Wifi and BlueTooth connectivity useless. Garmin connect is terrible (but Strava is a free alternative). Nevertheless the best running watch.
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Grate Watch - Very Complete!

Carlos M., Amazon
19 June 2014
  • Summary: I owned a 610 but this one is lither and faster to get signal and a have a lot of new features!
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Perfect for runners

Cesar Salazar "CFS", Amazon
17 June 2014
  • Summary: I replaced my old and faithful Forerunner 305, with which I had a number of issues with keeping track of my heart rate, especially with sudden changes in longer runs. The 620 picks up satellites immediately, never misses a beat on my HR and is quite accurate in all the metrics that I care about. I also like the fact that I don't need to use the foot-pod to keep track of cadence.
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fun product

Richard Powers, Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: I am enjoying the new gps watch for running. I had a 3 year old basic one previously and this one runs circles around the old one. Much easier to use and it picks up satellite signals immediately. I am very happy with it.
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