Yearly Archives: 2015

Garmin Edge 1010

Recommendation: Buy the Edge 1000 if you need a computer Expected Early 2017 seems most likely, probably at CES. History Product Announced Available Edge 1000 APR 9, 2014 MAY 2014 Edge 1010 2017? Features Likely ConnectIQ 2 support Better Screen

Posted in Cycling, Garmin

Suunto Epix

Recommendation: Don’t wait, this is pure speculation Expected Might never happen. History Product Announced Available No history Features Possible Huge colour screen Powerful platform full detailed mapping Unlikely Opinion OK bear with me, I promise I’m not insane. Manufacturers often

Posted in Cycling, Multisport, Running, Suunto

Suunto Ambit 4

Recommendation: Spartan Ultra will replace the Ambit Line Expected Never – Spartan Ultra replaces this. History Product Announced Available Ambit JAN 18, 2012 APR 2012 Ambit 2 APR 29, 2013 MAY 2013 Ambit 2R JAN 28, 2014 MAR 2014 Ambit

Posted in Cycling, Multisport, Running, Suunto, Swimming

Polar M400.Next

Recommendation: Buy the M400, don’t wait if you need a watch Expected Late summer 2016 seems most likely. History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Features Likely Optical

Posted in Polar, Running

Polar M400

Recommendation: Buy with caution History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Notes This watch is an excellent running watch and activity tracker. Although it lacks many of the

Posted in Polar, Running

Garmin Swim 2

Recommendation: Buy the Swim, Swim 2 is unlikely to appear Expected At this point, I’m not expecting a Swim 2. If there is then CES 2016 seems most likely but realistically just look at the other watches if you need

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What we’re expecting, and when

Multisport Year <Devices 2016 Polar v800.next Suunto Ambit 4 Garmin Forerunner 930XT 2017 Fenix 4 Epix 2 Cycling Year <Devices 2016 Garmin Edge 820 2017 Garmin Edge 1010 Running Year <Devices 2016 Polar M400.Next 2017 Ambit 4R

Posted in Cycling, Garmin, Multisport, Polar, Running, Swimming

Garmin Edge 820

Recommendation: Imminent Expected Early2016 seems most likely, probably at CES.Summer 2016 if at all. History Product Announced Available Edge 800 AUG 26, 2010 NOV 2010 Edge 810 JAN 7, 2013 JAN 2013 Edge 820 JAN 2016? Features Likely ConnectIQ support

Posted in Cycling, Garmin

Garmin Edge 810

Recommendation: Don’t buy, this device is end of life. History Product Announced Available Edge 800 AUG 26, 2010 NOV 2010 Edge 810 JAN 7, 2013 JAN 2013 Notes The Edge 810 has been around for a while at this point,

Posted in Cycling, Garmin

When things launch

When looking at likely timelines for product launches, there are a few big events each year which have been used to launch products. Sometimes a company will just randomly launch something, but many will stick to announcing at trade shows.

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