Monthly Roundup – July 2016

I thought it might be useful to have a roundup of recommendations so everything is in one place, and so we have a nice record of speculations updated for July 2016…

In alphabetical order of manufacturer.

Manufacturer Device Current Speculation
Garmin Fenix Don’t buy – this is very old
Garmin Fenix 2 Don’t buy – Fenix 3 is now cheap and Fenix 2 is not getting updates.
Garmin Fenix 3 Fenix 3 HR Buy – this probably won’t be updated until winter
Garmin Fenix 4/HR Probably coming in January
Garmin Forerunner 910XT Don’t buy – this is very old
Garmin Forerunner 920XT Buy – this probably won’t be updated until autumn/fall
Garmin Forerunner 930XT/935XT Probably coming in autumn/fall
Garmin Forerunner 735XT Buy – this is brand new and seems to be running Fenix code so hopefully isn’t buggy
Garmin Epix Buy – this probably won’t be updated until winter
Garmin Epix 2 Hopefully coming in January
Garmin Edge 510 Don’t buy, this is very old
Garmin Edge 520 Buy, this is very new
Garmin Edge 810 Buy if you get a good deal, this is overdue for replacement for a while though
Garmin Edge 820 Leaked, this is imminent
Garmin Edge 1000 Buy if you get a good deal, this is overdue for replacement
Garmin Edge 1010 Coming soon, possibly to align with new ConnectIQ features
Polar v800 Wait – update is probably imminent
Polar v800.next Overdue, expected announcement at Kona in October
Polar m400 Wait – update is probably imminent
Polar m400.next Overdue, hopefully August
Suunto Ambit 2 Don’t buy unless you get a great deal
Suunto Ambit 3 Replacement announced – buy if you get a good deal and are not bothered by being a generation behind
Suunto Ambit 4 Officially not going to happen, Spartan Ultra has replaced Ambit
Suunto Spartan Ultra Released and due in stores by September
Suunto Kailash Buy if you can work out what it’s for or who it’s aimed at
Suunto Traverse Why Suunto, WHY!?
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One comment on “Monthly Roundup – July 2016
  1. Thomas G says:

    Anybody with a link to the leaked 820 video?

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