Garmin Edge 500 vs 510 Side by Side Review

The Garmin Edge 500 vs 510 takes the features of the 500 and builds on that foundation for the 510.  Let’s take a look at the key upgrades to be found.

New Key Features on the Edge 510:

Larger Screen – Including Color and Touchscreen

Connectivity Features – Pair with your smartphone (iOS and Android) to gather and transmit live training data to Garmin Connect, and social contacts such as Facebook and Twitter.

Longer battery life

Live Weather Updates

 

 

Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 510

Price  

Retail: $249.99

Garmin Edge 500 – Red

Garmin Edge 500 – Blue

Garmin Edge 500 – Neutral

 

Retail: $329.99

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Colors Silver/Black, Silver/Blue, Red/Black Black
Size 1.9″ x 2.7″ x 0.9″

4.8 x 6.9 x 2.2 cm

2.0″ x 3.4″ x 0.9″

5.2 x 8.6 x 2.4 cm

Weight

2 oz (56.7 g)

2.8 oz (80 g)

PC Interface

USB

USB

Wireless Capabilities ANT+ Pair with:

Heart Rate Monitor

Speed/Cadence Bike Sensor

Power Meter – records data approx. 1 per second

ANT+ Pair with:

Heart Rate Monitor

Speed/Cadence Bike Sensor

Power Meter – records data approx. 1 per second

Display 1.2″ x 1.4″ (3.0 x 3.7 cm)

128 x 160 pixels

Button Navigation

1.7″ x 1.4″ (4.4 x 3.5 cm)

176 x 220 pixels

Color Touchscreen

Glove Friendly

Customizable

 Online

Social

Mobile

Connectivity

Not Available  USB

Garmin Connect Mobile – Smartphone app which transfers data from the Edge to Garmin Connect

App is available in iOS and Android Versions

Live Tracking

Instant Upload and Ride Sharing Capabilities

Social Network Sharing

Weather Updates

Data Tracking Distance

Speed

Cadence (Optional Equipment)

Heart Rate (Optional Equipment)

Ascent/Descent

Temperature

Optional Power (Optional Equipment)

Barometric Altimeter

Temperature displays and records while you ride

Distance

Speed

Cadence (Optional Equipment)

Heart Rate (Optional Equipment)

Elevation

Temperature

Optional Power (Optional Equipment)

Barometric Altimeter

Temperature – Displays and Records while you ride

Maps Not Available Not Available

Battery Type

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

Up to 18 Hours

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

Up to 20 Hours

Water Resistant

Yes (IPX7)

Yes (IPX7)

History 1000 Laps Up to 180 Hours
Waypoints & Favorite Locations

0

200

Routes 0 0
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Common Features Use with Garmin Connect

Virtual Partner

Compete against your previous courses

Auto Pause – The timer will pause and resume based on speed

Auto Lap

Auto Scroll – Will automatically cycle through data screens during workout

Advanced Workouts – Allows you to create custom workouts

Time/Distance Alert

Heart Rate-Based Calorie Computation

Customizable Screen

Interval Training

Use with Garmin Connect

Virtual Partner

Compete against your previous courses

Auto Pause – The timer will pause and resume based on speed

Auto Lap

Auto Scroll – Will automatically cycle through data screens during workout

Advanced Workouts – Allows you to create custom workouts

Time/Distance Alert

Heart Rate-Based Calorie Computation

Customizable Screen

Interval Training

What’s in the Box Garmin Edge 500 Cycling GPS Unit

Bike Mount

USB Cable

AC Charger

Manual

Garmin Edge 510 Cycling GPS Unit

Bike Mount

USB Cable

AC Charger

Tether

Manual

Price  

Retail: $249.99

Garmin Edge 500 – Red

Garmin Edge 500 – Blue

Garmin Edge 500 – Neutral

 

Retail: $329.99

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