Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
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Product Announcement DateAUG 28, 2012MAR 29, 2010OCT 4, 2010JAN 3, 2006APR 2, 2009JAN 4, 2008OCT 4, 2010APR 12, 2011OCT 4, 2011
Actual Availability/Shipping DateSEP 2012MAY 2010OCT 2010FEB 2006JUN 2009JAN 2008OCT 2010APR 15, 2011JAN-APR 2012
GPS Recording FunctionalityYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Data TransferUSBUSBUSBUSBANT+ WirelessANT+ WirelessANT+ WirelessANT+ WirelessANT+ Wireless
Waterproofing50 metersIPX7IPX7IPX7YesIPX7IPX7IPX7Yes - 50m
Battery Life5 Hours~10 hours10 hours10 Hours20 Hours8 Hours10 Hours8 Hours20 Hours
Recording IntervalSmartSmartSmart1s or Smart1s or SmartSmartSmart1-second & smart1s or Smart
Satellite Pre-Loading via ComputerNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Quick Satellite ReceptionGreatGreatGreatOKGreatGoodGoodGreatGreat
AlertsSound/VisualLap OnlyAudio/VisualSound/VisualVibrate/Sound/VisualSound/VisualSound/VisualAUDIO/VISUAL/VIBRATEVibrate/Sound/Visual
Backlight GreatnessOKGoodGoodGoodGreatGoodGoodGreatGreat
Ability to download custom apps to unit/deviceNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Acts as daily activity monitor (steps, etc...)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
ConnectivityGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Bluetooth Legacy (pre-4.0) to PhoneNoNoNoNoVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterNoNoVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterNo
Bluetooth Smart (4.0+) to Phone UploadingNoNoNoNoVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterNoNoVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterVia Wahoo Fitness Adapter
Phone Notifications to unit (i.e. texts/calls/etc...)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Live Tracking (streaming location to website)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Emergency/SOS Message Notification (from watch to contacts)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Built-in cellular chip (no phone required)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
CyclingGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Designed for cyclingBarelyBarelyBarely (Speed mode only)YesYesYesYesYesYes
Power Meter CapableNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYes
Power Meter Configuration/Calibration OptionsN/AN/AN/AN/AYesN/AN/AN/AYes
Power Meter TSS/NP/IFN/AN/AN/AN/ANoN/AN/AN/AYes
Speed/Cadence Sensor CapableNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
RunningGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Designed for runningYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Footpod Capable (For treadmills)NoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Running Dynamics (vertical oscillation, ground contact time, etc...)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
VO2Max EstimationNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Race PredictorNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Recovery AdvisorNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Run/Walk ModeYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes
SwimmingGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Designed for swimmingNO (PROTECTED THOUGH JUST FINE)NoNoNoPartialNoNoNoYes
Openwater swimming modeN/AN/AN/ANoYesN/AN/AN/AYes
Lap/Indoor Distance TrackingN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Record HR underwaterN/ANoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Openwater Metrics (Stroke/etc.)N/AN/AN/ANoDistance, no strokeN/AN/AN/AYes
Indoor Metrics (Stroke/etc.)N/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Indoor Drill ModeN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/ANo
Indoor auto-pause featureN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/ANo
Change pool sizeN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Indoor Min/Max Pool LengthsN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/A20m/22y to 100y/m
Ability to customize data fieldsN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Can change yards to metersN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Captures per length data - indoorsN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
Indoor AlertsN/AN/AN/ANoNoN/AN/AN/AYes
TriathlonGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Designed for triathlonNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoYes
Multisport modeN/AN/ANoYesYesN/AN/ANoYes
WorkoutsGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Create/Follow custom workoutsNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
On-unit interval FeatureNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Training Calendar FunctionalityNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
FunctionsGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Auto Start/StopYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Virtual Partner FeaturePace AlertsNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Virtual Racer FeatureNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes
Records PR's - Personal Records (diff than history)YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Day to day watch abilityYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNo
Hunting/Fishing/Ocean DataNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Tidal Tables (Tide Information)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Jumpmaster mode (Parachuting)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
GeocachingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Weather Display (live data)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
NavigateGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Follow GPS Track (Courses/Waypoints)NoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYes
Markers/Waypoint DirectionNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNo
Routable/Visual Maps (like car GPS)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Back to startNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Impromptu Round Trip Route CreationNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Download courses/routes from phone to unitNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
SensorsGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
Altimeter TypeNoneYesGPSGPSGPSGPSYesGPSBarometric
Compass TypeN/AN/AN/AGPSGPSGPSGPSN/AGPS
Heart Rate Strap CompatibleNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ANT+ Heart Rate Strap CapableNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ANT+ Speed/Cadence CapableNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
ANT+ Footpod CapableNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ANT+ Power Meter CapableNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYes
ANT+ Weight Scale CapableNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYes
ANT+ Fitness Equipment (Gym)NoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesYes
ANT+ Remote ControlNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
ANT+ eBike CompatibilityNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Di2 Shifting IntegrationNoNo
Bluetooth Smart HR Strap CapableNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Bluetooth Smart Speed/Cadence CapableNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Bluetooth Smart Footpod CapableNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Bluetooth Smart Power Meter CapableNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Temp Recording (internal sensor)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Temp Recording (external sensor)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Compatible with Firstbeat HR toolsNoYesYesNoYesFR405CX OnlyYesYesYes
SoftwareGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
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Web ApplicationGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin ConnectGarmin Connect
Phone AppGarmin Connect MobileGarmin FitGarmin FitGarmin FitGarmin FitGarmin FitGarmin FitGarmin FitiOS/Android
Ability to Export SettingsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
PurchaseGarmin Forerunner 10Garmin Forerunner 110Garmin Forerunner 210Garmin Forerunner 305Garmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 405Garmin Forerunner 410Garmin Forerunner 610Garmin Forerunner 910XT
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