garmin edge 800 204x300   Garmin Edge 800The Edge 800 is the latest model from Garmin which combines all the best from its Edge 500 and Edge 705 models. It has a touchscreen interface and is smaller than previous models. It has a display of 2.6″ and has sleek lines. It also has GPS based features and new mapping options. This includes BaseCamp Route planning and BirdsEye Satellite imagery.

The Garmin Edge 800 allows you to plan and preview routes. It even has the option for viewing elevation changes. Connectivity for the unit is through ANT+ technology. This also accounts for wireless sync with other third party power meters.

Garmin Connect is also a bonus feature which lets you connect with other Garmin users around the globe. More so, the Edge 800 functions to track speed, distance, time, elevation, GPS position, climb, descent and calories burned.

The Garmin Edge 800 retails for $450. With the Performance and Navigation package which features a City Navigation mapping on micro SD card, speed/cadence sensor and a heart rate monitor, it will be priced $650.