Garmin Forerunner 405 vs 405CX

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Comparison chart of product specifications and features between Garmin Forerunner 405 and 405CX

Garmin Forerunner GPS
Forerunner 405Forerunner 405CX
Forerunner 405
Forerunner 405CX
ModelsForerunner 405Forerunner 405CX
View the latest priceGarmin Forerunner 405 Wireless GPS-Enabled Sport Watch with USB ANT Stick and Heart Rate Monitor Garmin Forerunner 405CX GPS Sport Watch with Heart Rate Monitor
What's Difference
Heart rate monitor: yes (some versions)yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation: noyes
What's Common
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 1.88" x 2.78" x 0.646" (4.8 x 7.1 x 1.6 cm)1.88" x 2.78" x 0.646" (4.8 x 7.1 x 1.6 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.06" (2.7 cm) diameter1.06" (2.7 cm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH: 124 x 95 pixels124 x 95 pixels
Weight: 2.11 oz (60 g)2.11 oz (60 g)
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: 2 weeks in power save mode; 8 hours in training mode2 weeks in power save mode; 8 hours in training mode
GPS-enabled: yesyes
Water resistant: yes (IPX7)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yesyes
Lap history: 1000 laps1000 laps
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 100100
Routes: 00
Bike speed/cadence sensor: yes (optional)yes (optional)
Foot pod: yes (optional)yes (optional)
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer): yesyes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data): yesyes
Garmin Training Center® software compatible: yesyes
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person): yesyes
Courses (compete against previous activities): yesyes
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed): yesyes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap): yesyes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout): yesyes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts): yesyes
Simple workouts (input time, distance and calorie goals): yesyes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace): yes (for advanced workouts only)yes (for advanced workouts only)
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal): yes (for advanced workouts only)yes (for advanced workouts only)
Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert): nono
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals): yesyes
Customizable screen(s): yesyes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): yesyes
Sport watch: yes yes
What's Unavailable
Training effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness): nono
Virtual racer™ (compete against other activities): nono
Touchscreen: nono
Basemap: nono
Ability to add maps: nono
Accepts data cards: nono
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button): nono
Barometric altimeter: nono
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+™-enabled power meters): nono
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride): nono
Amazon’'s Customer Reviews
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Demo Video
Video 1 of Garmin Forerunner 405 click here – from YouTube.comVideo 1 of Garmin Forerunner 405CX Review click here – from YouTube.com
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Forerunner 405 Wireless GPS-Enabled Sport Watch with USB ANT Stick and Heart Rate Monitor Click on this link Garmin Forerunner 405CX GPS Sport Watch with Heart Rate Monitor

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