Editors Liked

  • Syncs with Polar heart-rate straps for pulse-based calorie counting
  • Foot pod auto calibrates via GPS
  • Just 16 mm thick and 66 grams
  • Cheaper and better-looking than its competitors
  • Thin enough to wear as an everyday watch
  • Online ecosystem is incredibly beneficial
  • Integrated USB connectors
  • Attractive design
  • Long battery life
  • Web component is a great resource for tracking workouts and getting training tips
  • Large fonts
  • Buttons and tap-for-lap
  • Ergonomically for runners
  • Accurate
  • Powerful tracking
  • Comfortable
  • Affordable

Editors Didn't Like

  • Too simple for competitive athletes
  • No heart-rate zones
  • Must upload for elevation data
  • The Nike+ GPS app can do almost all the same things for 1/100th the cost
  • Heart rate monitor sold separately
  • Requires calibration for indoor running
  • No cycling (MPH) mode
  • Feels big and heavy on your wrist
  • No music options
  • Not practical for everyday wear
  • Using Nike+ sensor requires Nike shoes
  • Little flexibility and zero non-running features