Garmin 220 or TomTom Runner

The Garmin or TomTom debate is on again. Last time the Garmin 510 won and I have been really pleased with it, and with the Garmon Connect application and web based service.

Garmin or TomTom

Garmin Forerunner 220 TomTom Runner GPS Watch
Garmin
TomTom

Price
Let’s get this out of the way first. The Garmin is $299.99 including heart monitor and the TomTom is $219.99

Specs
Garmin

  • Advanced GPS running watch with a high-resolution color display and comfortable, lightweight design
  • Built-in accelerometer tracks distance and pace when indoors
  • Connected features2 include automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking and social media sharing so you can promote your achievements to your friends
  • Lets you know when you achieve a personal record
  • Pauses and resumes timer based on speed

TomTom

  • Extra Large Display
  • Graphical Training Partner
  • One Button Control
  • Ultra Slim Watch
  • Super Tough Display
  • Waterproof
  • Multi Platform Compatability
  • Outdoor & Indoor Tracking
  • Quick GPS Fix Technology

Which One
Technology Head: Garmin as I already have the Garmin 510 and use Garmin Connect
Style Head: Prefer the look of the Garmin
Financial Head: TomTom

Has to be said I have no real need for one as I only jog once in a blue moon, but I am thinking of one for Sands (that old excuse!) …. honest!

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