A Global Positioning System (better known by its acronym, GPS) works the same way, no matter the receiver you use. However, the air activity you make does affect the receiver is best for you. Several manufacturers, being Garmin leader offering units GPS wrist at different prices and with different characteristics. Each one of them is designed for a niche market specifically.
Designed for adventurous hikers, the Garmin Fenix-chosen as Editor’s Choice (Editors’ Choice) 2013 magazine “Backpacker Magazine” – has a receiver with 1000 data points, as well as a set of altimeter, barometer compass and three-axis (known as “ABC” by its acronym: altimeter, barometer and compass). Illuminated LCD display works up to 50 hours on a charge with GPS activated, or 10 weeks as a simple clock. Its suggested retail price in March 2013 is US $ 399.99.
Garmin Forerunner 210
This sports watch with GPS and shock resistance works very well as a multipurpose coach. An optional heart monitor tracks the efficiency of training, while an optional pedometer keeps track of the distance on a treadmill. The battery lasts eight hours in training mode and three weeks in power-saving mode. The suggested retail price is US $ 249.99 with heart monitor and US $ 199.99 without
Garmin 310XT Foreunner
The Garmin Forerunner 310XT was designed for triathletes. Water resistant to 164 feet (50 meters), the watch includes an optional bike mount to give your wrist a break and a heart monitor so that you make sure you’re ejercitándote your maximum aerobic capacity. The battery lasts for 20 hours.The suggested retail price is US $ 299.99 with the package assembly or US $ 249.99 just for the clock.
Garmin Forerunner 405
The Garmin Forerunner 405 is a versatile tool that tracks cross-training location, calories burned and pace and heart rate. Cardiac monitoring is synchronized with an optional sensor. It integrates with Garmin Connect community so you can track your workouts and share your performance with your friends. While Garmin has discontinued Forerunner 405, the device continues to be widely available and highly valued for its price range.
Garmin Foretrex 401
A total of 17 hours of loading and its replaceable AA batteries make this multi-purpose GPS unit a valuable resource on the road. The Foretrex 401 ABC capabilities and its ability to orientation with Garmin BaseCamp software help you to plan a route. In addition, the TracBack feature helps you retrace your steps. This device puts aspects of GPS navigation in the foreground. The suggested retail price is US $ 199.99.
Motorola MotoActv Golf Edition
Like golf? The Motorola MotoActv Golf Edition includes precise GPS maps of more than 20,000 different golf courses, so you always know the exact distance to the next green. In addition, the clock includes an MP3 player and integrated FM radio so you can listen to some relaxing Bach if your ball lands in the sand bunker. The suggested retail price is US $ 299.99.
Nike + GPS SportsWatch
This clock keeps track of various data: speed, pace, calories, heart rate and intervals. However, the biggest advantage of Nike + SportsWatch is its seamless integration with Nike + followers online and social media tools suite. The Nike + ecosystem share your performance with others, helping you achieve your fitness goals and giving you the chance to show off a new personal record.Its illuminated display lasts for about eight hours on a single charge LCD. The suggested retail price is US $ 149.
Timex Marathon GPS
GPS trackers wrist do not always have to cost the arm that you put you all. The Timex Marathon GPS sells for a suggested price of US $ 125, for which you get a battery life of eight hours, water resistance to 30 meters and data rate and speed based on GPS. The device also calculates automatically so you can concentrate on your career instead of worrying about tracking her down.
The tracker luxury watch Suunto ABC includes features and a thermometer. In addition, the GPS unit can be configured to measure a greater or lesser precision, greater precision and less runners for hikers, for example, with a great impact on battery life. The battery lasts 15 hours in training mode and 50 hours energy saving mode. The watch is water resistant to 100 meters. The suggested retail price is US $ 500.
Suunto GPS Track POD
Suunto POD developed a series of small devices belt with sensors that optimize component devices such as watches Quest line. The POD serve different purposes: some track speed and distance, while others trace pedaling efficiency. GPS Track POD, which adds GPS functionality to watches that otherwise would not have it, sells for US $ 149. Its battery lasts for 100 hours when configured to perform a scan every 60 seconds.