Garmin Forerunner 205

  • Price Paid:$120.00
  • User rating:
    (4.8)
  • Would buy again from this company: Yes
  • Used product for: 1 years 2 months
  • # of logged workouts:

"This watch is great is someone already has a bike computer and does not want to train with a heart rate monitor. The price is alot cheaper than the newer models 305 and 405, but at the same time one can not use an accessories. I still strongly recommend this watch."cxk9758

(5)

Ease of installation

The watch comes with a CD with the software which can be downloaded and updated with a free program from the website

(4)

Ease of use

This watch does take some getting used to but once you learn how to use it, the things one can do is almost endless.

(5)

Quality of Construction

The watch is strong yet big because of the signal for the GPS but the watch strap is also made of quality material

(5)

Fit

The watch comes with two different length wrist bands therefore should be able to fit almost anyone. the problem is if one has a very small wrist because of the size of the watch

(5)

Comfort

The watch comes with two different length wrist bands therefore should be able to fit almost anyone. the problem is if one has a very small wrist because of the size of the watch

(5)

Adjustability

The watch comes with two different length wrist bands therefore should be able to fit almost anyone. the problem is if one has a very small wrist because of the size of the watch

(5)

Durability

This watch has lasted my long runs esp. if it starts to rain also I have heard people using the watch in the pool but I have not

(5)

Value

The price is great esp. if one does not need the heart rate monitor or cadence for the bike. This watch is really great for a long distance runner

(4)

Appearance

The watch is pretty big and bulky but there is much more improvement from the first generation series

(5)

Customer Service

Garmin is very reliable and quick to respond to emails

(5)

Performance

Performance is excellent.

Strengths

Many different screens to view and once you learn how to use it, the amount you can do with it is almost endless. Great for the runs.

Weakness

No up-grades able with this model. One would have to upgrade to the 305 in order to use any accessories.

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Buyers clubForerunner 205
  • 10 people use
  • 106 workouts logged
  • 1658.68 miles / 369.82 hours logged