Planet Bike Protege 9.0 Wireless
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Price $54.97 at Amazon$399.99 at Backcountry
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Pros Stem mount, good display size, multiple modes displayedAwesome features and app environment, Bluetooth Smart and ANT+, good battery life, touchscreen, radar and bike light controlExcellent battery life, reliable, multi-color screen, tons of GPS navigation features, robust phone appReasonably priced, great companion app, offline maps and navigation, long battery life, can be used in landscape or portrait orientationCompetitive price, aerodynamic, GPS and GLONASS, ANT+, Bluetooth smart, WiFi, maps, large screen, easy to use and set up, zoom feature
Cons Setup is complicated, phantom speed readingsSystem might crash, navigation glitches, Strava Live Track integration issuesNo touchscreen, head unit relies on phone a bit too much, app setup and syncing can be a pain, routing can be clunkyHeavier, no preloaded maps, button layout isn't incredibly intuitiveNo color screen, slower to startup
Bottom Line Larger in size than the Strada Slim, yet basic and similar in functionA top-end GPS bike computer with cool, useful features, but may need more developmentLots of practical features and a long battery life - what more could you want in a bike computer?Best in class battery life, offline maps and navigation, and great smartphone integration are just a few of the things we loved about the the Lezyne Mega XLFully featured and incredibly easy to use, Wahoo Fitness' BOLT GPS cycling computer seamlessly integrates with your smartphone and offers ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart sensor compatibility
Rating Categories Protege 9.0 Wireless Garmin Edge 830 Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT ROAM Lezyne Mega XL GPS Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT BOLT
Ease Of Use (30%)
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Specs Protege 9.0 Wireless Garmin Edge 830 Wahoo Fitness... Lezyne Mega XL GPS Wahoo Fitness...
GPS enabled? No Yes - GPS, Glonass, Galileo Yes - GPS, Glonass, BEIDOU Galileo, QZSS Yes - GPS, Glonass Yes - GPS, Glonass, BEIDOU Galileo, QZSS
Cadence Sensor? No Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes, any ANT+, Bluetooth Smart Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart
Heart Rate Monitor? No Yes, ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes (strap sold seperately) Yes, ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart
Weight 57g 81g 95g 82g 62g
Dimensions 1.5" x 1.8" x 1" 1.9" x 3.2" x 0.8" 2.3" x 2.3" x 0.7" 2.3" x 3.1" x 1.05" 2.9" x 1.8" x 0.87"
Display Size 1.4" x 1.1" 1.7" x 2" 1.35" x 2.25" 1.4" x 2.3" 2.2"
Battery Type CR2032 Re-chargable lithium ion Re-chargable lithium ion Re-chargable lithium ion Lithium Ion
Battery Life 1+ years 20 hours 17 hours 48 hours 15 hours
Touchscreen? No Yes Yes Yes No
Phone App None Garmin Connect ELEMNT Lezyne Ally V2 ELEMNT
Accessory Interface ANT+, BTLE, BT. Analog Wireless Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+
Strava Segments No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Text, Email, Call notifications No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Navigation No Yes Yes Yes Yes
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