Garmin Forerunner 230 Review

This GPS watch is built for runners. Tracking time, distance, pace, heart rate and more, the information automatically uploads to your smartphone via a wireless connection and the watch has a large screen. There are a variety of face widgets available to download to customize this GPS watch to your needs. The ability to count calories, track steps, and receive reminders to get moving when you’ve been idol make this a great GPS watch.



  • Automatically tracks indoor vs outdoor running
  • No need to remove foot pod tracker to differentiate between terrains
  • Concise and easy to use
  • Lots of widgets
  • Long battery life



  • Very specific to runners; not good for general activity tracker
  • A lot of information can be overwhelming
  • Need to connect to mobile device to customize tracking