Garmin Forerunner 310XT vs 610 Side by Side Comparison Review

Whether you are training for a triathlon or marathon, we have a training watch for you. Find out the best watch for you with our Garmin Forerunner 310XT vs 610 comparison. While both offer many similar features, if you train for triathlons then the 310XT will be the better choice for you in that it has a swim mode and you can train with it in the water. With a smaller form factor and touchscreen, the 610 may better suit the runner and cyclist. See other comparisons under Running and Triathlon.

 

Garmin Forerunner 310XT

 Garmin Forerunner 610

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Forerunner 310XT Watch with HRM

Forerunner 310XT Watch Only

 

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Garmin 610 Watch w/HRM

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Size

2.1″ x 2.2″ x 0.8″

 1.80″ x 2.5″ x 0.56″

Weight

2.5 oz

2.54 oz

PC Interface

Wireless USB Ant+ Stick

Wireless USB Ant+ Stick

 Sport Modes Run

Cycling

Swim

You can program unique settings (alarms, alerts, etc.) for each mode

 Run

Cycling

You can program unique settings (alarms, alerts, etc.) for each mode

Display Monochrome LCD

1.3″ x 0.8″ Screen

160 x 100 Pixels

Button Navigation

Touchscreen

Monochrome LCD

1.0″ Diameter Screen

128 x 128 Pixels 

Battery Type

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

Up to 20 Hours

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

Power Save Mode: Up to 4 Weeks

Training Mode: Up to 8 Hours

Water Resistant

Yes – To 50M Depth

Yes (IPX7)

History

1000 Laps / 100 Waypoints

1000 Laps / 100 Waypoints

Equipment that can be added Heart Rate Monitor

Foot Pod

Bike Speed/Cadence Sensor

Tanita BC-1000 Body Composition Scale

Heart Rate Monitor

Foot Pod

Bike Speed/Cadence Sensor

Data Screens  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Features Automatic data sync with your computer

Compatible with Garmin Connect

Virtual Partner – Train against a digital person

Courses – Allows you to compete against your previous activities

Auto Pause – Will pause and resume based on speed

Auto Lap – Program to start a new lap based on distance

Auto Scroll – Display will cycle through data screens during workout

Multi-Sport – Easily change sports

Advanced Workouts – Custom Workouts

Alarm triggers based on a preset pace

Alarm triggers for time/distance when goal is reached

Vibration Alert

Customized Interval Training

Heart-rate based calorie computation

Customizable Screen

Compatible with 3rd part ANT+ Power Meters (Data computed approx. 1 per second)

Shock Resistant

Windows and Mac Compatible

Automatic data sync with your computer

Compatible with Garmin Connect

Virtual Partner – Train against a digital person

Auto Pause – Will pause and resume based on speed

Auto Lap – Program to start a new lap based on distance

Auto Scroll – Display will cycle through data screens during workout

Advanced Workouts – Custom Workouts

Alarm triggers based on a preset pace

Time/Distance Alert – Alarm triggers when goal is reached

Vibration Alert

Customized Interval Training

Heart-rate based calorie computation

Customizable Screen

Shock Resistant

Windows and Mac Compatible

Virtual Racer – Allows you to compete against other activities

Training Effect – This will measure the impact of a training session on your aerobic fitness

What’s in the Box Forerunner 310XT

USB ANT+ Stick

AC Charger

Charging Clip

Manual

Forerunner 610

USB ANT+ stick

AC charger

Charging cradle

Quick start manual

Owner’s manual on disk

Price  

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Forerunner 310XT Watch with HRM

Forerunner 310XT Watch Only

 

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Garmin 610 Watch w/HRM

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