Garmin Forerunner 610 vs 620

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Comparison chart of product specifications and features between Garmin Forerunner 610 and 620

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Garmin Sports / Running GPS
Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 620
Forerunner 610
Forerunner 610
Garmin Forerunner 620
Forerunner 620
Introduction DateGarmin Forerunner 610 was anNounced by Garmin on April 12, 2011Garmin Forerunner 620 was anNounced by Garmin on September 16, 2013
View the latest price from Amazon.comGarmin Forerunner 610 Touchscreen GPS Watch With Heart Rate MonitorGarmin Forerunner 620
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:1.80" x 2.50" x 0.56" (4.57 x 6.35 x 1.42 cm)1.8" x 1.8" x 0.5" (4.5 x 4.5 x 1.25 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:128 x 128 pixels180 x 180 pixels
Weight:2.54 oz (72 g)1.5 oz (43.6 g)
Battery life:4 weeks in power save mode; 8 hours in training modeup to 6 weeks in watch mode; up to 10 hours in training mode
Water resistant:Yes (IPX7)Yes (50m)
History:1000 laps200 hours of activity data
Bike speed/cadence sensor:Yes (optional)No
Virtual Racerル (compete against other activities):YesNo
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace):Yes (for advanced workouts only)Yes
Additional:V02 max estimate: Yes
Recovery advisor: Yes
Race predictor: Yes
Running dynamics: Yes
What's Common
Display size, WxH:1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter
Battery:rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
High-sensitivity receiver:YesYes
Heart rate monitor:Yes (some versions)Yes (Some versions)
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
Virtual Partner (train against a digital person):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
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal):YesYes
Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert):YesYes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals):YesYes
Heart rate-based calorie computation:YesYes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness):YesYes
Customizable screen(s):YesYes
Shock Resistant:YesYes
Sport watch:YesYes
Additional:Watch functions include date and alarm.
Run/walk feature: Yes
Watch functions include date and alarm.
Run/walk feature: Yes
What's Unavailable
Ability to add maps:NoNo
Accepts data cards: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
Official Specs and Features
Learn more from the manufacturer site.
Read more about Garmin Forerunner 610 at
Read more about Garmin Forerunner 620 at
Amazon's Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical reviewClick here to read the reviews Forerunner 610Click here to read the reviews on Forerunner 620
Demo Video
Relevant VideoGarmin Forerunner 610 demo video from NA
Price Check
View the latest price from Amazon.comClick on this link Garmin Forerunner 610 Touchscreen GPS Watch With Heart Rate MonitorClick on this link Garmin Forerunner 620

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