Garmin Forerunner 610 vs Garmin Forerunner 910XT

Garmin Forerunner 610 Garmin Forerunner 910XT

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No NoBoth don't monitor sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have built in heart rate sensor
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps No NoBoth don't count your steps
Pace Yes No
Stairs / Floors No YesGarmin Forerunner 910XT has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Forerunner 910XT 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 Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesGarmin Forerunner 910XT has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No NoBoth don't have phone notifications
Caller ID No NoBoth don't show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration28 days1 daysGarmin Forerunner 610 battery life is about 28.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP RatingIPX7n/a
Weight72 grams72 gramsBoth are the same weight

User Interface

Display YesE-ink Screen
Display Size1,0 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 128 x 128 pixels n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Yesn/a


Android No YesGarmin Forerunner 910XT is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS No YesGarmin Forerunner 910XT can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 610 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 610 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth No YesOnly Garmin Forerunner 910XT has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No YesSelect Garmin Forerunner 910XT if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC Non/aBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes YesBoth provide ANT+ wireless technology
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