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Garmin Forerunner 301

Garmin Forerunner 301
alaScore 78

760 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 760 reviews of Garmin Forerunner 301. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Garmin Forerunner 301 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Forerunner 301

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 301 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Forerunner 301

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 602 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 301 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2018

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

Garmin Geko 301

 
Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

Battery

Run Time (Up To):14hour(s)/16hour(s)/9hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:100 x 64

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Certificates

RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Grey / Silver
Form factor:Handheld
Waterproof:Y

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.8cm/2.4cm
Height:4.4cm/9.9cm
Weight:78g/88g/96g
Width:4.8cm/8.3cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display number of colours:Monochrome
Display Resolution:100 x 64 / 64 x 100
Display size (HxV):1.7 / 23.4 x 36.6 / 35.6 x 22.9 / 36.6 x 23.4
Display size (HxV) (imperial):1.7 / 23.4 x 36.6 / 35.6 x 22.9 / 36.6 x 23.4
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

Acquisition times - autolocate:300
Acquisition times - cold:45
Acquisition times - warm:15
Channels quantity:12
GPS (satellite):Y
GPS accuracy - position:15
GPS accuracy - velocity:0.05 meter/sec
WAAS capability: Yes

GPS System

Connectivity:Serial/USB
DGPS:DGPS ready
GPS Functions / Services:12-hour pressure trend / Ascent/descent rate / Bearing / Electronic compass / Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) / Heading / Speed / Time/date / VMG (Velocity Made Good)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking/Running
SBAS:WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

GPS type

Auto:No / Yes
Aviation: No
Bicycle: Yes
Bike/Scooter: Yes
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Motorcycle: No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking):No / Yes
Sport (fitness, running):No / Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:301
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Forerunner/Garmin Geko

Indication

Audible alarm(s):No / Yes

Map

Map view options:2D

Miscellaneous

Waterproof:Built-in / Yes

Navigation

Automatic routing: No
Barometric altimeter:No / Yes
Electronic compass:No / Yes
Photo navigation: No
Position format:Lat/Lon, Maidenhead, MGRS, UTM/UPS
Routes:20
Routes quantity:10 / 20
Tracklog Points:10000
Tracks:10
Tracks quantity:10 / 10000
Waypoints:100/500
Waypoints per route:125

Networking

Bluetooth: No

Operational conditions

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

Other features

Additional map options:n/a
Antenna type:Built-in patch
Basemap: No
Dimensions (WxDxH):82.8 x 43.5 x 18
Dynamics:6g
GPS Receiver:Y
Interface:RS232 with NMEA 0183 / Serial (4x USB), parallel, RJ-45, RJ-11 / USB / “serial”
Number of tracklog points:1536
Waypoints per Route:50

Performance

Heart rate monitor:Y
Interval training:Y
Lap history:5000
Pace alert:Y
Time/distance alert:Y

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):15 / 18 / 9
Battery technology:Alkaline / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:AAA / li-ion
Number of Batteries Supported:2

Software

Bundled software:Five entertaining, interactive outdoor game

Sport

Interval training: Yes
Pace alert: Yes
Time/distance alert: Yes

Technical Details

Area calculation:No / Yes
Colour of product:Grey / Silver
Form factor:Handheld
Heart rate monitor: Yes
Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
Image viewer: No
Interface Type:Thumb Stick
Number of waypoints:50 / 500
Sun & moon information: Yes
Tide tables: No
Unit-to-unit transfer: No
Waterproof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.8 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.44 / 23 / 9.9
Dimensions (WxDxH):82.8 x 43.5 x 18
Height :2.4 / 4.3 / 4.35 / 43 / 9.9 / 9.91
Weight:65.2 / 78 / 87.3 / 88 / 96
Width:4.8 / 4.83 / 7.5 / 75 / 8.28