Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
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General: Price$170$399.00
General: Product Announcement DateAPR 2, 2009OCT 4, 2011
General: Actual Availability/Shipping DateJUN 2009JAN-APR 2012
General: GPS Recording FunctionalityYesYes
General: Data TransferANT+ WirelessANT+ Wireless
General: WaterproofingYesYes - 50m
General: Battery Life20 Hours20 Hours
General: Recording Interval1s or Smart1s or Smart
General: Satellite Pre-Loading via ComputerNoNo
General: Quick Satellite ReceptionGreatGreat
General: AlertsVibrate/Sound/VisualVibrate/Sound/Visual
General: Backlight GreatnessGreatGreat
General: Ability to download custom apps to unit/deviceNoNo
General: Acts as daily activity monitor (steps, etc...)NoNo
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Connectivity: Bluetooth Legacy (pre-4.0) to PhoneVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterVia Wahoo Fitness Adapter
Connectivity: Bluetooth Smart (4.0+) to Phone UploadingVia Wahoo Fitness AdapterVia Wahoo Fitness Adapter
Connectivity: Phone Notifications to unit (i.e. texts/calls/etc...)NoNo
Connectivity: Live Tracking (streaming location to website)NoNo
Connectivity: Emergency/SOS Message Notification (from watch to contacts)NoNo
Connectivity: Built-in cellular chip (no phone required)NoNo
Cycling: Designed for cyclingYesYes
Cycling: Power Meter CapableYesYes
Cycling: Power Meter Configuration/Calibration OptionsYesYes
Cycling: Power Meter TSS/NP/IFNoYes
Cycling: Speed/Cadence Sensor CapableYesYes
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Running: Designed for runningYesYes
Running: Footpod Capable (For treadmills)YesYes
Running: Running Dynamics (vertical oscillation, ground contact time, etc...)NoNo
Running: VO2Max EstimationNoNo
Running: Race PredictorNoNo
Running: Recovery AdvisorNoNo
Running: Run/Walk ModeNoYes
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Swimming: Designed for swimmingPartialYes
Swimming: Openwater swimming modeYesYes
Swimming: Lap/Indoor Distance TrackingNoYes
Swimming: Record HR underwaterNoNo
Swimming: Openwater Metrics (Stroke/etc.)Distance, no strokeYes
Swimming: Indoor Metrics (Stroke/etc.)NoYes
Swimming: Indoor Drill ModeNoNo
Swimming: Indoor auto-pause featureNoNo
Swimming: Change pool sizeNoYes
Swimming: Indoor Min/Max Pool LengthsNo20m/22y to 100y/m
Swimming: Ability to customize data fieldsNoYes
Swimming: Can change yards to metersNoYes
Swimming: Captures per length data - indoorsNoYes
Swimming: Indoor AlertsNoYes
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Triathlon: Designed for triathlonYesYes
Triathlon: Multisport modeYesYes
Workouts: Create/Follow custom workoutsYesYes
Workouts: On-unit interval FeatureYesYes
Workouts: Training Calendar FunctionalityNoNo
Functions: Auto Start/StopYesYes
Functions: Virtual Partner FeatureYesYes
Functions: Virtual Racer FeatureNoYes
Functions: Records PR\\\'s - Personal Records (diff than history)NoNo
Functions: Day to day watch abilityNoNo
Functions: Hunting/Fishing/Ocean DataNoNo
Functions: Tidal Tables (Tide Information)NoNo
Functions: Jumpmaster mode (Parachuting)NoNo
Functions: GeocachingNoNo
Functions: Weather Display (live data)NoNo
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Navigate: Follow GPS Track (Courses/Waypoints)YesYes
Navigate: Markers/Waypoint DirectionNoNo
Navigate: Routable/Visual Maps (like car GPS)NoNo
Navigate: Back to startYesYes
Navigate: Impromptu Round Trip Route CreationNoNo
Navigate: Download courses/routes from phone to unitNoNo
Sensors: Altimeter TypeGPSBarometric
Sensors: Compass TypeGPSGPS
Sensors: Heart Rate Strap CompatibleYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Heart Rate Strap CapableYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Speed/Cadence CapableYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Footpod CapableYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Power Meter CapableYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Weight Scale CapableYesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Fitness Equipment (Gym)YesYes
Sensors: ANT+ Remote ControlNoNo
Sensors: ANT+ eBike CompatibilityNoNo
Sensors: Bluetooth Smart HR Strap CapableNoNo
Sensors: Bluetooth Smart Speed/Cadence CapableNoNo
Sensors: Bluetooth Smart Footpod CapableNoNo
Sensors: Bluetooth Smart Power Meter CapableNoNo
Sensors: Temp Recording (internal sensor)NoNo
Sensors: Temp Recording (external sensor)NoNo
Sensors: Compatible with Firstbeat HR toolsYesYes
Function/FeatureGarmin Forerunner 310XTGarmin Forerunner 910XT
Software: PC ApplicationGTC/ANT AgentGTC/ANT Agent
Software: Web ApplicationGarmin ConnectGarmin Connect
Software: Phone AppGarmin FitGarmin Fit
Software: Ability to Export SettingsNoNo
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