Garmin Forerunner vs Nike Sportband
The Garmin Forerunner series is a selection of sport watches produced by Garmin. Most models use the Global Positioning System (GPS), and are targeted at road runners and triathletes. Forerunner series watches are designed to accurately measure distance, speed, heart rate (optional), time, altitude, and pace, all of which can be important to athletes in training.
The Nike+ SportBand tracks your pace, distance, time, and calories burned while you run or walk. Plus, with the Polar Wearlink+, you can track your heart rate. Connect to nikeplus.com to see your runs, check your NikeFuel, set goals, map new routes, and share your runs with friends. An easy-to-use device with a customizable display, so you see whatever info is most important to you.
Latest news about Garmin Forerunner and Nike Sportband:
02.10.14. Garmin announced new super-smart Forerunner 920XT. The new running watch Garmin Forerunner 920XT promises enough bells and training whistles to help you go from couch to 100 miler in a few weeks. It looks similar to the previous models – large screen, big body, comfortable strap – but is waterproof and allows you to track bicycle rides and pool laps. Its high-resolution color display features a watch mode, and daily activity tracking features including steps, distance, calories, countdown to a personalized daily goal, audible move alert after one hour of inactivity, and sleep tracking. It also connects to your cellphone allowing you to pick up reminders, text messages, and notifications right on your watch. It also includes WiFi so you can upload stats directly without a cable. The watch costs $449 without a heart rate monitor and $499 with.