Garmin Edge 500 vs 800

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin Edge 500 vs 800

Garmin Edge GPS
Garmin Edge 500Garmin Edge 800
ModelsEdge 500
Garmin Edge 500
Edge 800
Garmin Edge 800
View the latest priceGarmin Edge 500 Cycling GPSGarmin Edge 800 GPS-Enabled Cycling Computer
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:1.9" x 2.7" x 0.9" (4.8 x 6.9 x 2.2 cm)2.0" x 3.7" x 1.0" (5.1 x 9.3 x 2.5 cm)
Display size, WxH:1.2" x 1.4" (3.0 x 3.7 cm)1.4" x 2.2" (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:128 x 160 pixels160 x 240 pixels, touchscreen
Weight:2 oz (56.7 g)3.5 oz (98.0 g)
Battery life:up to 18 hours15 hours, typical
Ability to add maps:noyes
Accepts data cards:nomicroSD card (some versions include a CityNavigator microSD card)
Routes:0Limited by memory space available
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace):noyes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals):noyes
What's Common
Battery:rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
Water resistant:yes (IPX7)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver:yesyes
History:1,000 laps (dependent on memory usage)1000 laps
Heart rate monitor:yes (some versions)yes (some versions)
Bike speed/cadence sensor:yes (some versions)yes (some versions)
Garmin Connectル compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):yesyes
Virtual Partnerᆴ (train against a digital person):yes (within a course)yes
Courses (compete against previous activities):yesyes
Auto Pauseᆴ (pauses and resumes timer based on speed):yesyes
Auto Lapᆴ (automatically starts a new lap):yesyes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout):yesyes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts):yesyes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal):yesyes
Heart rate-based calorie computation:yesyes
Customizable screen(s):yesyes
Barometric altimeter:yesyes
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+ル-enabled power meters):yes (records data approx. 1 per second)yes (records data approx. 1 per second)
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride):yesyes
What's Unavailable
Foot pod:nono
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer):nono
Virtual Racerル (compete against other activities):nono
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button):nono
Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert):nono
Swim metrics (stroke type, stroke count and pool lengths):nono
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness):nono
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):nono
Sport watch:nono
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