The T4.0 and ANT+ transmission provides instant connectivity of this Mio LINK heart rate monitor wrist band to sports devices and mobile apps. It also works with Mio GO fitnes app and has a single-button Start, Stop and Sunc activation. The Tri-Color LED suggests the heart rate zones set up by Mio GO App, LED charging status and a rechargeable battery. Enjoy the freedom of running, swimming and cycling without the problem of a heart rate monitor chest strap. It tracks the heart rate with precision from the wrist. This helps in training the heart and with its comfy silicone band and waterproof design, this LINK fitness watch can endure even the most rigorous workouts.
Single button start stop and sync activation
Waterproof design and lightweight
App shows heart rate, but does not keep record
Weight: 1.3 ounces
Garmin HRM Run tracks 6 varied running dynamics metrics including ground contact time balance, stride length and vertical ratio as well as cadence, vertical oscillation and ground contact time. This strap can be comfortable and easily adjusted. Real time data helps athletes to track performance to the next level to improve running form. Small lightweight module, non-slip strap, tracking advanced heart rate features like recovery time estimates, stress score, performance condition and predicated race times as well as VO2 max value and lactate threshold offer value. Numerous key running dynamic metrics are also incorporated into the fitness watch’s capabilities.
6 different running metrics
Real time data and small, lightweight module
Hard to wash, as HRM cannot be removed from strap
Weight: 3.2 ounces
The Garmin Forerunner 920 fitness watch with HRM is perfect for a run. It comes bundled with an HRM-Run heart rate monitor and when paired with the HRM Run TM Monitor, provides accurate feedback for running form through measurement of ground contact time, cadence and more. It can be paired with ANT+ compatible sensors and Control VIRB Elite action camera to note your significant fitness accomplishments. Smart notifications, VO2 max, recovery time and race predictor make this an advanced fitness smartwatch for your running needs. Forerunner 920XT has several high-end features and is wet-suit friendly as well as lightweight, besides boasting a high-resolution color display.
High resolution color display
Running dynamics and feedback on ground contact time, vertical oscillation and measurement of cadence
ANT+ stick has to be used for Bluetooth and wireless integration
Weight: 2.1 ounces
Garmin Forerunner 920 Tri Bundle is known for its capacity to estimate VO2 max, recovery time and race times for distances when used with heart rate and VO2 for cycling when a power meter is employed. When it is paired with the HRM Run monitor, this Garmin fitness watch provides feedback on running form through the measurement of ground contact time, vertical oscillation and cadence. It even records speed, ascent, descent, distance, grade and more. Paired with ANT+ compatible sensors, it measures useful metrics and there’s even a controlling VIRB Elite action camera to record and review your fitness attainments. Elite or amateur, this fitness watch suits every type of athlete.
Records speed, distance, ascent and descent, grade and more, pairs with an ANT+ compatible sensors to measure heart rate
Smart notifications, multisport GPS watch
Cost and lack of support for Bluetooth chest straps
Weight: 2.2 ounces
The Polar V800 GPS sports watch is an advanced multisport tracker for all serious sportspersons and professional athletes who want to attain peak performance. Built-in GPS ensures the ride, hike or run can be tracked accurately and effortlessly measuring the route, distance and speed. This advanced training watch is perfect for personalized training and comes with a blend of training load with 24/7, round-the-clock activity data for excellent recovery status. This special edition triathlon watch comes with a compatible H7 heart rate sensor, universal bike mount and cadence sensor. This high performance waterproof sports watch also has full Bluetooth Smart sensor support and running cadence sans additional sensors. Convenient USB charging completes the lineup.
Heart rate monitor included
Special edition triathlon watch
Polar sync software lacks intuitive interface
Weight: 11.5 ounces
The Polar MP400 GPS Smart fitness watch offers a GPS enabled technology to keep track altitude, distance and pace. Tracking workouts, steps, calories burnt, sleep quality and activities 24/7. This waterproof fitness trainer is alert about running cadence to achieve running efficiency and avoid weather based injuries. Compatible with the H7 heart rate sensor ensures the right intensity with target heart rate zoning. Plan, collaborate and sync the training using the Polar flow web service and app. This social smartwatch is perfect for runners who want a trendy design and advanced training features and GPS.
Big watch unlike tiny fitness watches cumbersome; Requires an external heart rate monitor
Weight: 6.4 ounces
This wrist based heart rate monitor offers customized training guidance to reach critical fitness goals. Tracking workouts, distance, steps, calories burned, sleep quality and 24/7 activity was never easier. This waterproof fitness tracker offers advanced technology and calorie counter capabilities. This fitness watch is the first to have a Polar personalized training guidance. It also comes with smart watch features such as smart notifications. The fitness watch also has a high resolution color touchscreen for the visibility. Easy readability ensures ease of tracking and effective fitness monitoring too. Beat the inconvenience of a chest strap with this handy fitness watch.
Waterproof fitness tracker
Calorie counter capabilities.
Weight: 5.8 ounces
Garmin Fenix 5X features a sapphire lens that is wireless enabled and scratch resistant. It is the ultimate multisport GPS watch with full color US topography mapping and outdoor navigation features. It has a rugged design that features PVD coated stainless steel bezel, rear care and buttons.It also has navigation sensors including GLONASS and GPS capacity to track more complex environments and three-axis compass, barometric altimeter and gyroscope. Placing the stats at the fingertips with performance widget that displays training load, status and more.
GPS + 3axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter
Smart notifications and automatic uploads to Garmin connect online fitness
Proprietary cable for charging no micro USB
Weight: 9.6 ounces
This Mio FUSE fitness watch offers accurate wrist based heart rate at the time of exercise. Track activities such as sleep, steps, distance, pace, goals and calories using seamless and smooth technology. Sync wirelessly through Bluetooth Smart 4.0 to countless apps and work with the Mio PAI or Personal Activity Intelligence app. This fitness watch has 3ATM water resistance. Paired with the Mio Heart Rate Technology, it takes fitness to a whole new level. Mio FUSE is a sleek, excellent performance wristband combining features of sports watch, activity tracker and heart rate monitor.
Precision heart rate from the wrist, no chest strap required
Water resistance to 30 meters
Firmware needs to be upgraded for sleep tracking
Weight: 1.4 ounces
Garmin Forerunner 230 offers audio prompts from connected smartphones, 44% larger screens than the 220 in the same size, battery life of up to 16 hours in training mode and 5 weeks in watch mode. This wonderful fitness watch also issues smart notifications and tracks activities such as steps, calories and distance across the day. The Forerunner 230 also offers GPS and GLONASS connectivity and has a capacity to record steps even when you are not running. Automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, and live tracking offers a big bonus. Now, download customizable watch faces and apps from Connect IQ. Track heart rate, heart rate zone and VO2 max estimates to train more efficiently.
Tracks pace, distance, time and heart rate as well as VO2 max
Live tracking and smart notifications
Heart rate monitor not included
Weight: 1.4 ounces
This CatEye wireless cyclocomputer has a single button operation. Alongside, there are as many as 8 functions and wireless speed sensors suited for every type of riding. Now, get the current average and maximum speed values from this speedometer. The wireless bike computer also has trip and total distance, and features auto start and stop, power save and sleep mode. Calorie consumption is another critical factor in measuring progress towards fitness goals. The display is easy to read and this can calculate your distance, calories and more. The one button function is simply amazing while the sleep function conserves the battery. This wireless bike computer is waterproof too.
One button function
8 functions and wireless speed sensors
Does not light up at night
Weight: 0.2 pounds
This Garmin cycling computer offers in-ride challenges through Strava live segments. It records cycling specific VO2 max and recovery time, when employed with power and heart rate. It pairs with compatible ANT plus indoor trainers for data display and controlling. This GPS enabled bike computer also tracks functional threshold power, watts/kg and cycling dynamics when using Vector or Vector 2 power meters. Connected features include live tracking, automatic uploads, smart notifications, sending and receiving courses, weather updates and social media sharing. This cyclocomputer is the first to have Strava live segment challenges. Packed with advanced analytics features such as cycling specific time in zone, indoor2trainer support, cycling dyanmics3 and in-ride challenges. Connected features include live tracking and automatic uploads to Garmin Connect. This is compatible with even GPS and GLONASS so signaling options are in plenty.
Strava live segment challenges
Advanced analytic features
Item tracks speed without sensor only when GPS signal there/speed sensors are needed indoors
Weight: 2.1 ounces
Magellan Cyclo 315hc is a wonderful choice for those who are looking for a rugged, water resistance of IPX-7 and a heart rate monitor cum speed and cadence sensor. It can handle any terrain and there is a user-friendly, intuitively designed interface in a 3 inch color touchscreen. Swipe anywhere and access large control buttons for gloved hands with this amazing touchscreen. It functions well with 130 ANT plus sensors and also is perfect for recording information from Di2 electronic shifting with Di2 wireless and D-Fly units. Customized cycling profiles up to six in number can be created and this cycle has the complete US road network and OSMs for easy navigation, even facilitating the discovery of new routes and trails and sharing the same. For mountain biking profiles routes suggested show the percentage of dirt versus paved roads. This cylcocomputer provides up to 3 routes for riders to select. Graded loops are also available for traveling to new cities.
Functions with 130 ANT plus sensors
Up to six customized cycling profiles
Map only updated to 2015 June (OSM and TA Maps)
Weight: 1.3 pounds
The Soongo bike computer has multiple functions. It records speed, maximum and current speed, odometer, clock, distance, maintenance alert, scan and more. All cycling data is easily held by this wireless cycling computer cum speedometer and odometer. Its intuitive interface and available green backlight are added advantages. Click any button and wait for 6 seconds and et voila, you can read statistics thanks to the backlight, even in the darkened sky. Water proof functions enable rain resistance, and the bike computer is also resilient when it comes to stable data transmission through wireless technology, provided the distance is not more than 60cm. Its large LCD display and numbers ensure there is no problem when it comes to squinting or leaning down to understand the stats. This amazing cycling computer is suitable for common bikes, road cycles, folding bikes and even mountain bikes. It can add the precision and fun to hiking, climbing etc also.
Wireless cycling computer
Large LCD display
Designed to be installed on the front fork only, won't work in the rear
Weight: 2.9 ounces
The Garmin Edge 820 is a cycling computer with a difference. Its high resolution touchscreen display is portable and compact, with a 2.3 inch high resolution capacitive touch display. This works with gloves and even wet hands for those driving in inclement weather. Group track function enables the other riders in the pack to stay in touch with you and vice versa. This boosts cohesion and team awareness. Performance features of this marvelous cyclocomputer include Vo2, recovery advisor, performance condition, stress score, advanced cycling dynamics, strava live segments FTP and watts/kg tracking. This bike computer comes with Connect IQ to download free customized apps and data fields. Its battery life is impressive, lasting up to 15 hours with the battery save mode extending life up to 50% while tracking ride details. This compact, touchscreen cycling computer is seriously the right choice for pros and amateurs alike. Turn by turn GPS navigation, a fast altimeter and high tech metrics such as recovery advisor time, advanced cycling dynamics and v02 Max are just some of the amazing features of this cyclocomputer.
2.3 inch high resolution capacitive touch display usable through even wet hands
Group track function and Connect IQ
Cannot turn off virtual partner
Weight: 3.2 ounces
Say hello to modern day wireless LCD display enabled Raniaco Bike computer and bid farewell to your cycling worries. This cyclocomputer is small in size light in weight and has multiple functions. It works as a bike speedometer and an odometer, measuring speed, riding time and distance. Wireless and waterproof, it is the epitome of convenience and durability. You also have a choice of setting the backlight to green or white color. The 83 grams light cycling computer records traffic speed, total traffic mileage, single lane mileage, maximum driving speed, average speed, driving time, miles set and more.
wireless and waterproof
small in size, light in weight
rubber O-ring must be doubled up when installing the bracket
Trade up with the ELEMNT Wahoo cyclocomputer. This is a simple GPS enabled bike computer that can be downloaded and paired to configure and ride. Companion apps automate pairing and ensure the configuration fastens for tension-free set ups. The element app ensures any destination, point of interest or address is reached through optimized routes. Automatic downloads and uploads are perfect when synced with third party apps such as Strava and Komodo. Syncing, acquiring and pushing data through ANT plus, Bluetooth and WiFi ensures there is no need to tether the laptop to sync data, do software updates or map downloads. Breaking stereotypes and creating a sensation, this GPS enabled bike computer pairs with cycling sensors across a wide gamut. Confusion is eliminated when it comes to menus. A free companion app permits setting up of data fields, customization of profiles, tracking data and sharing it effortlessly to monitor fitness goal progression. An added bonus is the programmable LED quick look indicator providing a quick way out if you’re on pace with metrics such as speed, power and cadence.
Companion apps for automating pairing
No need for laptop or PC to sync data
Device does not work with existing Garmin mounts, live tracking only works when phone app open
Weight: 1 pounds
This GPS enabled cycling computer sees what is needed with ease and stays focused on the road, helping riders to use its glove-friendly touchscreen at the swipe of a finger. The display adjusts automatically for low light areas such as tunnels and shades. Every ride becomes a race against yourself with the Garmin Connect segments and real time results on the Edge 1000. This includes alerts for start, finish and leaderboard rankings for each segment. Smart notification lets you check text, email and call notifications from iPhone 4S or higher. With preset maps and preprogrammed points of interest, bike specific navigation is simple as can be. Navigate new routes through the round trip routing and route planner, permitting you to create routes using POIs or maps directly in a device. Instant uploads to Garmin Connect mobile promotes analysis and sharing of fitness data. Connected features include incoming call and text alerts, sending, receiving courses, social networking, live tracking and weather updates. With so many features and functions, this cycling computer packs a powerful punch.
Glove friendly touchscreen
Garmin connect segments and real time results on Edge 1000
Does not calculate calories burnt
Weight: 4 ounces