My Garmin 610 was acting up a bit, not charging right, not holding a charge, etc. So, a few weeks before the Chicago Marathon I decided to upgrade to a 620. Big mistake. I immediately had similar problems with not holding a charge. It seemed overall that the 620 is even worse quality than the 610. I have been using Garmins since the original oblong 2xx model. It seems as though each one gets worse. Sigh. I ended up, after MUCH arguing and bad service from Nike Air Max 90 Dames Garmin, returning the 620 and just sticking with the 610. So, I didn’t get far enough to know if the 620 had GPS issues. What I did experience was Nike Air Max 95 Homme about mile 16+ of the marathon my 620 started flashing “low battery”. It lasted until the end of the race and then went dead not long after. I really want a GPS unit with the optical hr but I don’t see any good alternatives yet. I thought about the 920XT but (1) it is still a Garmin, with all the related problems, and (2) I don’t do tri’s, I am basically a runner first and foremost. I really hope technology changes quicker and we get a good alternative to Garmin.If you aren’t already, you should read DC Rainmaker’s blog (Pete frequently references his blog posts here on this site). You’ll find lots of good alternatives and comparisons there.
I also had a 610, and the electronics worked fine.Adidas NMD Mujer I had lots of problems with the build quality: the pins that connected the watch band frequently (3x) broke or popped out during runs (I seem to Adidas Superstar Damen recall Pete had an article about this problem – glue was a simple fix). I also had rust on the back of my 610, which precipitated a replacement.
I’m Nike Air Huarache Mujer not a Garmin fanboy, but I do find their customer service, features, and design better than most/any other competitors. When I have contacted tech support, I’m usually speaking to someone in the USA, and have pretty short wait times. Their agents can usually diagnose and address my problem over the phone – which is really helpful, but often not the norm.
I’ve looked long an hard at Suunto, and still may make the move – but their proprietary software (MovesCount) was a deal-breaker for me compared to Garmin’s. Specifically, I use MyFitnessPal to Nike Air Max 90 Womens Pink track my calorie intake/diet, and MovesCount isn’t compatible. (Garmin Connect is). So I’d have to use another app like Strava to share my data. Nike Air Max 90 Dames ZwartThat *might* work, but I’d rather stick with something that I know *will* work.
One other thing – where you buy your watch can make a big difference Nike Free Run 3.0 Dames in product satisfaction. I’m personally a big fan of REI, who has an excellent 1-year satisfaction guarantee on every product they sell. They have been easy to work with when Garmin has been unable to sufficiently address my needs.