Garmin Approach X40 vs Garmin Forerunner 210

Garmin Approach X40 Garmin Forerunner 210

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Pace Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Forerunner 210 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Compass No NoBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No YesGarmin Forerunner 210 has a stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Garmin Approach X40 make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 can notify you who is calling
Music Control Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 allows control smartphone music player
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Yesn/aGarmin Approach X40 has a smartphone's remote control function
Find Phone Yesn/aGarmin Approach X40 allows you to locate your phone


Duration5 days21 daysGarmin Forerunner 210 battery life is about 4.2 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight31 grams52 gramsGarmin Approach X40 is 21.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.00” x 0.42 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 160 x 68 pixels n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Yesn/a


Android Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac No YesGarmin Forerunner 210 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoGarmin Approach X40 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No YesGarmin Forerunner 210 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No YesGarmin Forerunner 210 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Garmin Approach X40 has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes YesBoth provide ANT+ wireless technology
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