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The new Garmin Edge 1000

Posted on: 16 May, 2014

Garmin Connect segments feature keeps you motivated and helps you push for continual improvement. Whether you are riding to improve your own personal best or see where you stand against the pros, Edge 1000 lets you connect, compare and compete.

The Garmin Edge 1000 adopts a new larger and higher resolution screen, as well as packs in communication technologies such as WiFi and full Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities. Finally, on the pure cycling side, it adds in integration with Shimano Di2 shifting while also incorporating many of the features of the Garmin Touring from mapping to automated route generation.


Edge 1000 is also compatible with ANT+ power meters, including Vector™, our unique pedal-based power meter that measures total power, left/right balance and cadence. A preloaded power-based workout on Edge 1000 allows you to calculate your functional threshold power (FTP), from which you can base your power training zones. The 1000 offers a training calendar and is compatible with advanced workouts, which you can plan, schedule and upload from Garmin Connect.

Major Features:

  • New larger high resolution full color screen
  • Addition of Shimano Di2 gearing information
  • Incoming Call and Text notifications
  • Garmin Segment Real-Time Challenges (on device)
  • WiFi added to device, full Bluetooth 4.0 chipset
  • Full and detailed maps included now
  • Added round trip routes (basically a ‘give me a surprise route’ option)

Minor Features:

  • Ability to change display to a horizontal orientation
  • Downloads satellite data ahead of time to speed acquisition to a few seconds
  • Increases data fields to 10 fields per page, up to custom 5 pages (+ lap summary, compass page, map pages)
  • Ability to edit saved workouts on the device itself
  • Added training calendar support (for scheduled workouts)
  • Added support for displaying PR’s in a menu

Sources: Garmin.com

 

* Edge 1000 with bundle version is available in Malaysia, online order now

 

 

 
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