"If it works great but often fails to transfer using ANT"1.5 starson by akervell
Pros: Better battery life (>10 hours), nicer functions compared to the earlier Forerunner 305, more comfortable on the wrist too. Satellite reception is great and once it has a fix it will keep it even in dense tree cover and urban environments. You must g
Cons: The ANT wireless transfer of data is an absolute disaster zone. It rarely works first time, and any large transfer such as a firmware update, course transfer or workouts, it will inevitably fail. You will have to start the transfer all over again, and ra
Summary: If you can get it to work then it is indeed a great watch with good battery life and satellite pickup on the road or run. However the wireless ANT connection is very problematic, incredibly slow and dropping out on a regular basis. The mapping of your track on the watch often fails too, and history is not always successfully downloaded despite being in the watch history. I would not recommend this watch - go back to the forerunner 305 for fully functioning and good data transfer if you can cope with the poorer battery life and slightly less comfortable fit.
Thanks for your submission!
Write a Review
|Initial Sort Order|
|Get free shipping on orders over $35.00||Yes|| |
|Free Shipping. Ships same day.||Yes|| |
|New - Ships 1-2 Days||Yes|| |
|See all prices|