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GARMIN Edge Series GPS Comparison
Which one suits your needs? Here's how the models are different and what they have to offer

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edge 130
edge 530
edge 830
edge 1030 plus
Edge explore
General           General
Physical dimensions:
1.6” x 2.5” x 0.6” (4.1 x 6.3 x 1.6 cm)
1.9" x 3.2" x 0.8" (50 x 82 x 20 mm)
1.9” x 3.2” x 0.8” (50 mm x 82 mm x 20 mm)
58 x 114 x 19 mm
4.1" x 2.2" x 0.9" (105.0 x 55.0 x 22.0 mm)
Physical dimensions:
Touchscreen:
x
x
Touchscreen:
Color Display
x
Color Display
Display size:
1.1" x 1.4" (27.0 x 36.0 mm); 1.8" diag (45.0 mm)
2.6" color
2.6” (66.04 mm)
3.5" (88.9 mm)
1.5" x 2.6" (39.0 x 65.0 mm); 3.0" diag (76.0 mm)
Display size:
Display resolution:
303 x 230 pixels
246 x 322 pixels
246 x 322 pixels
282 x 470 pixels
240 x 400 pixels, touchscreen
Display resolution:
Weight:
1.2 oz (33 g)
2.7 oz (75.8 g)
2.8 oz (79.1 g)
4.4 oz (124 g)
4.1 oz (116 g)
Weight:

Battery type:

rechargeable lithium-ion
rechargeable lithium-ion
rechargeable lithium-ion
rechargeable lithium-ion
rechargeable lithium-ion

Battery type:

Battery life:
12 hours
up to 20 hours GPS training mode
40 hours battery save mode
up to 20 hours GPS training mode
40 hours battery save mode
24 hours
up to 12 hours
Battery life:
Battery save mode: Extends battery live up to 50 percent while still tracking ride detail
x
Battery save mode: Extends battery live up to 50 percent while still tracking ride detail
In-ride power compatible (Garmin Charge battery pack)
x
In-ride power compatible (Garmin Charge battery pack)
Waterproof:
yes (IPX7)
yes (IPX7)
yes (IPX7)
yes (IPX7)
yes (IPX7)
Waterproof:
Maps & Memory           Maps & Memory
Ability to add maps:
x
Ability to add maps:
Basemap:
x - breadcrumb trail
pre-loaded Garmin Cycle Map with Integrated TrailForks content
pre-loaded Garmin Cycle Map with Integrated TrailForks content
pre-loaded Garmin Cycle Map
pre-loaded Garmin Cycle Map
Basemap:
Accepts data cards:
x
x - 16GB internal memory
x - 16GB internal memory
plus 32 GB internal memory
x - 16GB internal memory
Accepts data cards:
Waypoints:
100
200
200
200
200
Waypoints:
Routes:
30 courses
100
100
100 courses
100
Routes:
History:
100 hours
up to 200 hours
up to 200 hours
up to 200 hours
200 hours
History:
Address Search:
x
Address Search:
Navigation Features           Navigation Features
Popularity routing
x
Popularity routing
Turn-by-Turn navigation
x
Turn-by-Turn navigation
On-device recalculation
x
On-device recalculation
On-device Back to Start calculation
x
N/A
On-device Back to Start calculation
On-device A/B navigation, POI and address search
x
x
N/A
On-device A/B navigation, POI and address search
On-device roundtrip course creation
x
x
N/A
On-device roundtrip course creation
Clock Features           Clock Features
Time/Date
x
x
x
x
Time/Date
Sensors           Sensors
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo:
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
GPS
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo:
Ephemeris satellite predictions:
x
x
no (however, ephemeris data is supported from a computer and Garmin Connect™)
x
Ephemeris satellite predictions:
Barometric altimeter:
x
Barometric altimeter:
Accelerometer
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor:
x
x
Ambient light sensor:
   
Daily Smart Features           Daily Smart Features
Connectivity
Bluetooth, ANT+
Bluetooth, ANT+, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth, ANT+, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth, ANT+, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth, ANT+
Connectivity
Connect IQ™ compatible:
 (data fields only)
Connect IQ™ compatible:
Smart Notifications:
 (calls and texts only)
Smart Notifications:
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
x
x
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Weather
x
Weather
VIRB compatibility
x
x
VIRB compatibility
Smartphone compatibility
iPhone, Android
iPhone, Android
iPhone, Android
iPhone, Android
iPhone, Android
Smartphone compatibility
Safety & Tracking Features            
LiveTrack
LiveTrack
Group LiveTrack
x
Group LiveTrack
Rider-to-rider messaging
x
Rider-to-rider messaging
Incident Detection (offers automatic or manual alerts to emergency contacts)
Incident Detection (offers automatic or manual alerts to emergency contacts)
Assistance
Assistance
Bike alarm
x
x
Bike alarm
Weather alerts
Weather alerts
InReach® compatible
x
x
InReach® compatible
Activity Tracking Features            
Calories Burned
x
Calories Burned
Training, Planning & Analysis Features            
Customizable data pages
Customizable screen(s):
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed):
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed):
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals):
x
x
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals):
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts):
x
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts):
Downloadable training plans
x
Downloadable training plans
Daily workout suggestions
x
x
x
x
Daily workout suggestions
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap):
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap):
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person):
✔ (within a course)
x
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person):
V02 max
x
V02 max estimate
Training Effect (aerobic)
x
x
Training Effect (aerobic)
Recovery Advisor
x
Recovery Advisor
Virtual Partner
x
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
x
x
x
Race an Activity
On-device segments:
x
On-device segments:
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout):
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout):
Advanced power analysis
x
x
x
Advanced power analysis
Physio TrueUp
x
Physio TrueUp
Physiological measurements (may require use of additional accessories such as heart rate strap and/or power meter)
x
x
Physiological measurements (may require use of additional accessories such as heart rate strap and/or power meter)
ClimbPro Ascent Planner
x
ClimbPro Ascent Planner
Extended display
x
x
x
Extended display
   
Running Features            
Foot pod capable
x
x
(some versions)
x
x
Foot pod capable
Cycling Features            
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Courses (compete against previous activities):
Courses (compete against previous activities):
On-device course creation
x
x
On-device course creation
Cycling dynamics
x
x
Cycling dynamics
MTB dynamics
x
MTB dynamics
Integrated TrailForks trail data
x
x
Integrated TrailForks trail data
Power meter compatible
x
Power meter compatible
Varia compatibility
Varia compatibility
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal):
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal):
Garmin Connect            
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer):
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer):
Additional Features            
x
Shimano Di2 electronic shifting integration
x
x
Shimano Di2 electronic shifting integration
ANT+ Shifting
x
x
ANT+ Shifting
Edge remote compatibility
x
Edge remote compatibility
Auto start (timer starts automatically at custom speed):
x
x
x
Auto start (timer starts automatically at custom speed):
Elevation:
N/A
x
Elevation:
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):
x
N/A
N/A
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride):
x
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride):
Shock Resistant:
x
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Shock Resistant:
Operating Temperature:
-20º to 60ºC
-20°C to +55°C
-20°C to +55°C
N/A
N/A
Operating Temperature:
   
RoundTrip routing:
x
RoundTrip routing:
Routeplanner:
x
Routeplanner:
LEV/ebike compatibility via ANT+:
x
x
LEV/ebike compatibility via ANT+:
Bike speed/cadence sensor compatible:
Bike speed/cadence sensor compatible:
Heart rate-based calorie computation:
x
Heart rate-based calorie computation:
FTP Tracking
x
x
FTP Tracking
Time in zone
x
x
Time in zone
TrainingPeaks iLevels (WKO4)
x
x
TrainingPeaks iLevels (WKO4)
   


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