Garmin has expanded its product portfolio in India with the release of a new cycling product. The Edge 1040 Solar GPS Cycling Computer was released by the company. The GPS cycling computer has the company’s own PowerGlass technology, and the company says that in battery saver mode, the battery will last for 100 hours.
Even in challenging conditions, it supplies the bike with accurate navigational coordinates. It is very simple to set up and allows for real-time monitoring of the ride. Using the Garmin Connect app, the Edge 1040 Solar may connect to a smartphone. The app’s activity profiles let the biker control his activities.
The Edge 1040 Solar is capable of providing a wealth of analytical data. The information includes things like training volume, mental focus, rest intervals, and climbing performance. On a hilly ride, the details of the course and the amount of elevation left can also be updated to the rider. You can view routes and ride data for numerous cities by downloading the Trailforks app. It’s easy to connect the device to the TacX indoor trainer, and the ride data will be sent to Garmin Connect right away.
When using the Edge 1040 Solar, Garmin has given safety tools for a better cycling experience. Incident detection and LiveTrack real-time location reports are some of these functionalities. The smartphone contains 64GB of internal memory and weighs 133g. The smart device supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ANT+ connections. Additionally, it has a magnetometer, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope.
Garmin Edge 1040 Solar: Specifications
- Dimension: 2.3″ x 4.6″ x 0.8″ (59.3 x 117.6 x 20.0 mm)
- Touchscreen: Color display
- Display Size: 3.5 Inches
- Display resolution: 282 x 470 pixels
- Weight: 133 g
- Battery type: rechargeable lithium-ion
- Battery life: Up to 35 hours / 45hours with Solar
- Battery saver mode: up to 70 hours / 100 hours with Solar
- Water rating: IPX7
- Safety and Tracking Features: LiveTrack, Group LiveTrack, Rider-to-rider messaging, Incident Detection, Assistance, Find My Edge, Bike alarm, Weather alerts, InReach compatible etc.
- Connectivity: Bluetooth: ANT+, Wi-Fi
- External memory storage: 64 GB internal memory
- Smartphone compatibility: iPhone, Android
- Warranty: 1 year
Garmin Edge 1040 Solar: Pricing and availability
The cost of the Garmin Edge 1040 Solar is Rs 72,990. It is made available online via the Amazon India website.