Garmin Edge 800 GPS

Product code 5024-599


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This touchscreen GPS provides navigation and performance monitoring for long-distance bike tours, daily commutes, mountain rides, or cyclocross races. It has a built-in basemap and tracks your distance, speed, location and ascent/descent. Use it with an ANT+ heart rate monitor, speed/cadence sensor or a compatible power meter to scrutinize every aspect of your ride.

  • Rugged display stands up to the elements.
  • Sensitive control respond to the tap of a gloved hand. Switch training pages, pan, or zoom the map with a simple tap.
  • The sunlight-readable color display is viewable in all lighting conditions.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Cycle touring
  • Road cycling
Dimensions 9.3 x 5.1 x 2.5cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Display dimensions 5.5 x 3.6cm
Snooze No
Countdown timer No
Stopwatch Yes
Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

Low battery warning Yes
Bluetooth No
Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

Battery power indicator Yes
Heart rate monitor Sold separately
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Sold separately
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.

Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Wireless sync to computer No
Interface USB
Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Not compatible
Metric/imperial units format Yes
Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

Button lock Yes
Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

Batteries Rechargeable battery pack (non-removable)
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Workout history Yes
Haptic feedback No
Distance/time alarm Yes

A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Chest strap Sold separately
Touch screen Yes
Data card microSD card (not included)
New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Battery life 15 h
ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Interval training No
Made in Taiwan