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Garmin Approach G8 Handheld GPS

  • Release Date

    Jan-2014

  • Battery Life

    15 hours

  • Resolution

    240 x 400 pixels

  • Golf Courses Stored

    42,000

Description
The Garmin Approach G8 Handheld GPS is the perfect partner for your game. The touchscreen makes it easy to find, save and share your favorite courses, and the 53 mm x 112 mm x 15 mm size fits comfortably in your hand. With up to 15 hours of battery life, you can spend all day on the course without worrying about a dead battery. It also has shot distance measurements, so you know exactly how far you hit each shot. And with the pin pointer, you'll never lose sight of where you are on the course.
Specification
Garmin Approach G8 Handheld GPS
Design
Category
Handheld GPS
Other
Model Number
010-01231-00
Release Date
Jan-2014
Touchscreen
Yes
Size
53 mm x 112 mm x 15 mm
Resolution
240 x 400 pixels
Bluetooth
Yes
Music
No
Battery Type
Lithium Polymer
Battery Life
15 hours
Golf Courses Stored
42,000
Course Hazards on Map
Yes
Score Tracking
Yes
Par Tracking
Yes
Green Distance
Yes
Shot Distance Tracking
Yes
Pulse Oximeter
No
Compass
No
Gps
Yes
Heart Rate Monitor
No
Reviews of the Garmin Approach G8 Handheld GPS
Rated 4.6 / 5 from 3 Reviews
Garmin Approach G8 GPS Review
golfalot.com
  • - 5
All in all I think Garmin has got it cracked with the Approach G8. It does everything you want from a GPS, plus the WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity make updating the device and uploading scores simple, quick and easy. The speed it starts up and finds your golf course is fantastic and everything else it does quickly with clarity in one of the best l...
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Garmin Approach G8
criticalgolf.com
  • - 4.55
We are fans of the Garmin Approach G8’s form factor, lack of additional fees, and ability to easily determine distances, though have some concern around ease of use and the relatively small number of pre-mapped hazards displayed. The device and Garmin Connect online portal could both use some polish, but all in all, it is a good device. The additio...
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Garmin Approach G8 Golf GPS: An HONEST Review
outofboundsgolf.com
  • - 4.35
Overall, I found it to be one of the more accurate GPS units on the market and it was actually fairly close to my laser rangefinder and other markers on the course. I’ve tested a few other devices that were quite a bit off, so it was awesome to see the G8 be almost bang on. There were occasions when it was a bit off but it’s been quite solid the ma...
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