Summary: Ok, if you are looking at these reviews you are probably wondering why you would buy this watch over the dozens of GPS Running watches on the market now. In one word... Dependability! I have the FR60 and I bought this watch for my wife. I also own a GPS watch. If you are absent minded and always forget to charge your GPS watch, it won't do you any good on a run. This watch will last about six months on one coin size battery.
Excerpt: Perfect for recording gym workouts, and if you're with Discovery it helps with your Vitality points. Only issue is i can't get the footpod and heart rate monitor to work together. Need to investigate further.
Summary: I was very excited to get this for Christmas. Great for tracking my progress. Only once so far it has not worked. I recommend this for anyone needing to stay on track with their exercise program.
Summary: I wasn't really excited about ordering a heart rate monitor that required a chest strap, and I have done lots and lots of research on heart rate monitors- I wanted to get something that was affordable and worked for me. Well this one takes the crown! I love it. Easy to use, easy to read, very accurate. I am still trying to figure out how to use it with the foot pod, but maybe I am doing something wrong. I love that it keeps track of my workouts, and my calories.
Summary: I should have trusted more on the reviews about the buttons. The watch is great, links great, measures everything accurately, weights nothing and looks durable... BUT the buttons are just so wrongly designed, poor touch, really hard to press them, while running almost impossible. This should have been sent back (as I live oversees I can't).
Summary: I purchased this watch to monitor my heart beat while I exercised while pregnant. It is very difficult to switch between the settings and I went several complete workouts without getting it to the proper menu setting. The band does not stay is place. I'm average sized, but the belt would constantly slide down so that I would not get a reading. I tried tucking it into my sports bra while jogging and that slightly helped. I'm extremely disappointed with this product.
Summary: The good: it gets a reliable heart rate signal from the chest strap. The mediocre: it's ok looking - less attractive than the Polar watches, more attractive than some of the others. The terrible: I find it really, really hard to use. I found it easy to set up, sync with the transmitter, program the date and time, etc, but I haven't been able to figure out how start, pause, and finish a session with a press or two of a button.