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Garmin Forerunner 305

Garmin Forerunner 305
alaScore 82

4707 reviews

Jun, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4707 reviews of Garmin Forerunner 305. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other GPS Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS Watches the Garmin Forerunner 305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Forerunner 305

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 305 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other GPS Watches on Amazon.co.uk.

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Forerunner 305

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2347 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 305 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other GPS Watches on Amazon.com.

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Expert review by: PC Pro (alphr.com)

Garmin Forerunner 305

 

A bargain training tool with a comprehensive feature set.

May, 2008

Expert review by: Rossi Fernandes (tech.firstpost.com)

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Enabled Trainer - Tech2

 

Garmin's foray into GPS products is pretty well-known. The company has also made developments in the Health and Fitness department and the Forerunner GPS...

Publish date: July 5, 2011 2:10 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 8:07 pm

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Ashish Koshy (tech.firstpost.com)

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Enabled Trainer

 

Garmin's foray into GPS products is pretty well-known. The company has also made developments in the Health and Fitness department and the Forerunner GPS watch is one such device that's aimed at this. The Forerunner 305 has come for a review and as we...

The Forerunner 305 is priced at Rs. 19,392 which is definitely high. It makes a lot of sense for those who are very serious about working out and keeping fit. It's a nice way to keep track of all the work outs that have been done and the calories that...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Mat Honan (wired.com)

Review: Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Watch

 

The Forerunner is a data delight for outdoor fitness buffs, effortlessly tracking speed, distance, heart rate, and calorie counts, with presets for both running and...

Easy to set up. Crunches data with more charts and graphs than most PowerPoint presentations. Online MotionBased service lets you compare results with other users, download routes, and conduct virtual races. Rechargeable battery. Heart rate monitor...

Buttons hard to manage. Bulky, ugly

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: (audioholics.com)

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Watch Review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 is truly an amazing training tool and racing essential for any serious runner, as well as the weekend workout warrior. Whether you're out pounding the pavement in the

Heart rate monitor ; Large LCD display ; Adequate weight

Large size ; Less than average coverage in cloudy weather

With a price of around$249.99, the Garmin Forerunner 305 provides a complete solution for analyzingand monitoring workout data at a reasonable price. The unit has a variety ofcustomizable features and displays. The ability to upload results to a...

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

Budget GPS sports watch

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 isn't the smallest or most stylish GPS watch in Garmin's lineup, but experts say it is easily the best value. The GPS-enabled watch includes a host of advanced training features while costing much less than its counterparts....

Excellent value, heart-rate chest strap included, numerous training features

Big and bulky, slow GPS connectivity

May, 2011

Expert review by: Debasis Das (brighthub.com)

Reviewing the Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS receiver (with heart rate monitor) is designed to be a navigator for joggers. The built-in heart rate monitor lets users keep track of their fitness levels. Built as a watch, this unit is also known as the Garmin...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: CityGirl (associatedcontent.com)

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 305 Forerunner GPS could prove to be an invaluable addition to the runner's toolkit

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Johnathan Bray (pcauthority.com.au)

Garmin Forerunner 305

 

A good training tool with a comprehensive feature set

It's also a little more versatile than its big brother, the 705, for runners and triathletes. The package includes a heart-rate monitor and allows you to set up different heart-rate and speed alerts for different activities. Profiles for biking,...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

The Complete Trainer: Garmin Forerunner 305

 

A complete solution for monitoring and analyzing workout data., Highly customizable display., Connectivity to personal computer training software and online tools.

Setup, and mastering the features will take a little time and practice.

The Garmin Forerunner 305 provides a complete solution for monitoring, storing, analyzing, and sharing a wide range of workout data. Its built-in GPS capability (including a high-sensitivity receiver that works well even under tree cover or in urban...

May, 2008

Product Specifications

Form meets function with Garmin's next-generation, sleek and stylish line of personal trainers - the Forerunner 305. Don't let its good look fool you. This taskmaster will continually push you to do your personal best. The Forerunner 305 combines all of the popular features found in the 301 along with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, new courses feature, and robust wireless heart rate monitor for optimal performance. Designed for athletes of all levels, this running partner and personal trainer has one goal in mind - a better you. It continuously monitors your heart rate, speed, distance, pace and calories burned so you can train smarter, more effectively. It tracks your every move with a super-sensitive GPS that even works on tree-covered trails and near tall buildings.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):10hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:160 x 100

Design

Colour of product:Grey / Grey, Red
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof:Y

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.9cm
Height:1.8cm
Weight:77g
Width:5.3cm

Display

Display Resolution:160 x 100
Display size (HxV) (imperial):1.5 / 33 x 20.3

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y
Number of waypoints:100

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:Distance / Time/date
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Running
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:305
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Forerunner

Miscellaneous

Waterproof:Built-in / Yes

Navigation

Waypoints:100

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Performance

Advanced workouts:Y
Audible alarm(s):Y
Heart rate monitor:Y
Interval training:Y
Lap history:1000
Pace alert:Y
Time/distance alert:Y

Power

Battery Life:10
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:CR2032
Rechargeable battery:Y

Software

Bundled software:Garmin Training Center

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):53.3 x 68.6 x 17.8
Weight:77