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The Maps and Character Set Problem of Garmin Watches

Garmin watches sound like one of the best choices for the traveling runner who goes different places in the world. Many smartwatch features, navigation with actual maps –…

fenix 6X Pro Thoughts: The Best Watch I was Happy to Send Back

The fenix 6X Pro Solar is – if you don’t count their luxury “Marq” line – Garmin’s top of the line. Garmin Germany gave me a chance to…

Daily Tracking Comparison Data: Garmin Forerunner 945 vs. Polar Vantage V

One more for general activity and sleep comparisons, this time with Garmin vs. Polar, Forerunner 945 vs. Vantage V…

Garmin Forerunner 945 vs. Suunto 5: Daily Tracking Comparison Data

Want to see how the Garmin Forerunner 945 and the Suunto 5 compare in everyday data tracking (steps, calories, sleep) plus battery runtime? Here you go:

Sports Watch Performance: Winter Hiking in the Mountains

My “I’ve got to get out”-overnighter in the mountains led me into wintry mountains – and to GPS tracks from Coros Apex, Suunto 9 Baro, Polar Vantage V,…

(GPS) Performance Testing: Florence

The small streets of Florence, run with a Coros Apex, Polar Vantage V, Suunto 9 Baro, and Garmin Instinct – it really puts GPS to the test.

Garmin Instinct vs. Suunto 9: On the Sarstein, To Hallstatt

Mid-December, I wanted to see if I could get over the Sarstein to Hallstatt – and use that as a test for the Garmin Instinct and Suunto 9.

GPS and Altitude: Polar Vantage V vs. Suunto 9 Baro vs. Garmin Instinct

Not to make Polar and Suunto the only theme here, leave Garmin out – or as perfect – let’s have a look at some comparison data from Polar…

Heart Rate Comparisons: Garmin fenix5X oHR, Suunto Movesense, Suunto Spartan WHR

Time for some more comparison data and discussion. This time, heart rate measurements via the old-fashioned chest strap versus the newfangled optical heart rate. Garmin with the fenix…

Garmin fenix 5X vs Suunto: GPS Track Comparison

Always a question – if not the question – with the sports/outdoor watches: So, which is better? The answer may actually not be as clear as many would…