Top Selling GPS Watches for January

As in December, the top two best selling GPS watches in January continue to be the Garmin Forerunner 405CX and the Garmin Forerunner 305.

1. Garmin Forerunner 405CX

Garmin Forerunner 405CX gps watchThe Forerunner 405CX retains it's number one position as the best selling watch on in January. While this is a great watch the major driver of sales is undoubtedly the major discounting which is going out at retailers following the release of the Forerunner 410.

At the time of this post the Forerunner 405CX could be bought for £169 a massive 50% drop against the recommended retail price of £339.99. We recommended the 405CX when it was full price so it really is a no brainer purchase in our view at this sort of price.

Compare the latest prices on the Garmin Forerunner 405CX

2. Garmin Forerunner 305

garmin forerunner 305 gps watch The Garmin Forerunner 305 continues to sell strongly despite the abundance of newer watches which have hit the shelves in last 12 months. The reason for this is value for money, with the 305 providing an integrated GPS watch and heart rate monitor for under £100 at the time of writing. While this is good value we would personally pay an extra £20 and pick up a Unisex Forerunner 110 which is usually cheaper than either the mens or womens version.

Compare the latest prices of the Forerunner 305

3. Men's Garmin Forerunner 110

garmin forerunner 110 2The Forerunner 110 continue to sell well with all 3 models recording strong sales in January. The Forerunner 110 for men shades it over it's siblings this month although there was very little between the men's and unisex models in terms of sales. At the time of writing the unisex model is some £40 cheaper than the men's version and for that reason would be our preferred buy of the two models.

Compare the latest prices on the Men's Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS Watches

4. Garmin Forerunner 110 Unisex

garmin forerunner 110 unisex Appearing in our top 5 best sellers for the second month in a row, the Garmin 110 unisex model continues to sell well mainly at the expense of the women's version. The main reason for this appears to be price, with the Unisex model typically £30 to £40 cheaper than the women's version. Given the only difference between the models is the colour scheme, we really can't see how retailers can justify this price difference and savvy shoppers seem to agree with us.

Compare the latest prices for the Garmin Forerunner 110 Unisex

5. Garmin Forerunner 205

garmin forerunner 205 GPS watch A somewhat surprising entry this month, the Garmin Forerunner 205 had it's best month for some time showing that there is some life left in the old dog yet! This was undoubtedly due to significant price cuts by retailers in the January sales as they sought to shift their older stock.

While we have loved the 205 over the years it is now looking very dated beside it's competition. We would highly recommend you save your money and put it towards one of the FR110 series of watches.

Compare the latest prices for the Garmin Forerunner 205

Still not sure which is the best GPS watch for you? Why not contact us and we will try our best to point you in the right direction. Alternatively, why not have a look at our list of what we consider to be the best gps watches in 2011.

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Related posts:

  1. Top Selling GPS watches for February and March 2011
  2. Best Selling GPS Watches for December

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