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Garmin Edge 1030
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Price $449.93 at REI
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Pros Fully featured, maps, large color touchscreen, excellent navigation, several mount options includedAwesome 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 Heavy, expensive, slower startup, large sizeSystem 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 The fully featured Edge 1030 is the top of the line computer from the undisputed king of GPS, GarminA 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 Garmin Edge 1030 Garmin Edge 830 Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT ROAM Lezyne Mega XL GPS Wahoo Fitness ELEMNT BOLT
Ease Of Use (30%)
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Versatility (20%)
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Specs Garmin Edge 1030 Garmin Edge 830 Wahoo Fitness... Lezyne Mega XL GPS Wahoo Fitness...
GPS enabled? Yes - GPS, Glonass Yes - GPS, Glonass, Galileo Yes - GPS, Glonass, BEIDOU Galileo, QZSS Yes - GPS, Glonass Yes - GPS, Glonass, BEIDOU Galileo, QZSS
Cadence Sensor? Yes, any ANT+, Bluetooth Smart 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? Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes, ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes (strap sold seperately) Yes, ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart Yes, any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart
Weight 123g 81g 95g 82g 62g
Dimensions 2.3" x 4.5" x 0.8" 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 1.75" x 3" 1.7" x 2" 1.35" x 2.25" 1.4" x 2.3" 2.2"
Battery Type Lithium Ion Re-chargable lithium ion Re-chargable lithium ion Re-chargable lithium ion Lithium Ion
Battery Life 20 hours 20 hours 17 hours 48 hours 15 hours
Touchscreen? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Phone App Garmin Connect Garmin Connect ELEMNT Lezyne Ally V2 ELEMNT
Accessory Interface ANT+, BTLE, BT. ANT+, Bluetooth Smart Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ Bluetooth Smart, ANT+
Strava Segments Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Text, Email, Call notifications Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Navigation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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