Recommend me a running watch

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Sep 2020
6:36pm, 6 Sep 2020
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HellsBells
You are a load of enablers!
there’s nothing actually wrong with my 910, but I now seem to have ordered the 735!
Sep 2020
6:49pm, 6 Sep 2020
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sallykate
Oh you'll love it compared to the 910 HB - much much lighter, more wearable, and the Bluetooth upload is a definite advantage.
Sep 2020
11:47am, 7 Sep 2020
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Dvorak
I know that nearly everyone has a Garmin, but I've been looking outside the box - as my cheap Aldi watch is acting a bit oddly (measures distance, but stopped displaying it), I've been looking at this hihonor.com although I don't know if it will spit out a gpx (or similar) file, which is essential. There is also a cheaper version, a dearer one about to launch tomorrow (48 hours gps claimed), and a knock-off at £39.99 (!). Anyone have any experience of these?

(Actually, if Aldi stocked a new version, I'd probably buy that: I've certainly had my £45 worth from it.)
Sep 2020
11:55am, 7 Sep 2020
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The Scribbler
Thanks everyone, especially SJohnA for that link. After a bit of discussion here and over on my OW swimming group I have plumped for a 735XT and been able to make a much quicker decision that I would normally have been able to.
Sep 2020
9:49am, 8 Sep 2020
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geordiegirl
I love the Fenix 6s I bought earlier this year. Beaverbrooks are doing them with interest free credit! That I was tempted to upgrade to a different colour we won’t go into 4 months in 😂😂

Does everything you need and also looks fab.
Sep 2020
7:24am, 11 Sep 2020
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funkyPOM
Bad influencers. 735XT is on sale here - $300 = $170. Is that good? I have a 235 which I'm very happy with but would like to swim more with it
Sep 2020
11:55am, 13 Sep 2020
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chunkywizard
735 is the same technology as the 235 and is a generation old. Rumour has it (the5Krunner site) that a 745 is imminent out there is the already released 645/945 which is the current generation. It will cost more, but do more also. Depends if cost or functionality is your main driver.

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