Garmin Forerunner 10 vs 620

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A comparison chart between Garmin Forerunner 10 vs 620 GPS watch.

Garmin Sports / Running GPS
Garmin Forerunner 10
Forerunner 10
Garmin Forerunner 620
Forerunner 620
Introduction DateGarmin Forerunner 10 was announced by Garmin on August 28, 2012)Garmin Forerunner 620 was announced by Garmin on September 16, 2013)
View the latest price from Amazon.comGarmin Forerunner 10 GPS Watch (Black/Red)Garmin Forerunner 620
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:Black/Red: 1.79” x 2.25” x 0.62” (4.55 cm x 5.72 cm x 1.57 cm);

Pink/White & Green/White: 1.58" x 2.05" x 0.62" (4.01 cm x 5.22 cm x 1.57 cm)
1.8" x 1.8" x 0.5" (4.5 x 4.5 x 1.25 cm)
Display size, WxH:Black/Red: 0.98” x 0.94” (2.5 cm x 2.4 cm); Pink/White & Green/White: 0.81” x 0.77” (2.1 cm x 2.0 cm)1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH:55 x 32 pixels180 x 180 pixels
Weight:Black/Red: 43 g (1.5 oz); Pink/White & Green/White: 36 g (1.3 oz)1.5 oz (43.6 g)
Battery life:5 weeks in power save mode; 5 hours in training modeup to 6 weeks in watch mode; up to 10 hours in training mode
History:7 activities200 hours of activity data
Heart rate monitor:NoYes (Some versions)
Foot pod:NoYes (optional)
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer):NoYes
Virtual Partner (train against a digital person):NoYes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout):NoYes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts):NoYes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace):NoYes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal):NoYes
Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert):NoYes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals):NoYes
Heart rate-based calorie computation:NoYes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness):NoYes
Additional:Virtual Pacer (compares current running pace to target): Yes

Personal Records: Yes

Run/walk feature: Yes
V02 max estimate: Yes
Recovery advisor: Yes
Race predictor: Yes
Running dynamics: Yes
Run/walk feature: Yes
What's Common
Battery:rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
Water resistant:Yes (50m)Yes (50m)
High-sensitivity receiver:YesYes
Garmin Connect compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):YesYes
Auto Pauseᆴ (pauses and resumes timer based on speed):YesYes
Auto Lapᆴ (automatically starts a new lap):YesYes
Customizable screen(s):YesYes
Shock Resistant:YesYes
Sport watch:YesYes
What's Unavailable
Ability to add maps:NoNo
Accepts data cards:NoNo
Bike speed/cadence sensor:NoNo
Virtual Racer (compete against other activities):NoNo
Courses (compete against previous activities):NoNo
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button):NoNo
Swim metrics (stroke type, stroke count and pool lengths):NoNo
Barometric altimeter:NoNo
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):NoNo
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+ル-enabled power meters):NoNo
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride):NoNo
Amazon's Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical reviewClick here to read the reviews on Forerunner 10 Click here to read the reviews on Forerunner 620
Demo Video
Relevant VideoClick here for Garmin Forerunner 10 demo videoNA
Check Price
View the latest price from Amazon.comClick on this link Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS Watch (Black/Red)Click on this link Garmin Forerunner 620
Garmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 620

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