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New Release of Garmin GPS Running Watch: Forerunner 220 & 620

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If only they have options to trade in. Haha.

Especially trading-in of 210 with disintegrated wristband! Even though the wristbands of the 220 and 620 are replaceable, I'm put off Garmin for selling something like the quality of the 210.

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pre-ordered the 620...hope it arrives in time for X'mas

That is very fast!I had a look at the preorders and they were sold out too :o

So long the pre-orders? Which site u ordered from

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so spikey where did u pre-ordered from??

I believe there are a few websites to pre-order from and i am only using Garmin 620 with the heart rate bundle as an example:

1) http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Forerunner-620-Black-Bundle/dp/B00FBYYC90/ref=pd_sim_e_2

2) http://www.wiggle.co.uk/garmin-forerunner-620-gps-watch-with-hrm-run/ (free delivery to Singapore)

3) http://www.clevertraining.com/p-9029-garmin-forerunner-620.aspx?aid=120018820000016649&ref=shareasale&CA_6C15C=120018820000016649&CAID=c730820f-12f7-441d-bc87-070946cbc269 (DC rainmaker link with 10% off)

4) http://r-onetrading.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=1186&category_id=125&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=1&vmcchk=1 (R One Trading at Sim Lim Square. Price and availability information not out yet)

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so spikey where did u pre-ordered from??

I believe there are a few websites to pre-order from and i am only using Garmin 620 with the heart rate bundle as an example:

1) http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Forerunner-620-Black-Bundle/dp/B00FBYYC90/ref=pd_sim_e_2

2) http://www.wiggle.co.uk/garmin-forerunner-620-gps-watch-with-hrm-run/ (free delivery to Singapore)

3) http://www.clevertraining.com/p-9029-garmin-forerunner-620.aspx?aid=120018820000016649&ref=shareasale&CA_6C15C=120018820000016649&CAID=c730820f-12f7-441d-bc87-070946cbc269 (DC rainmaker link with 10% off)

4) http://r-onetrading.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=1186&category_id=125&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=1&vmcchk=1 (R One Trading at Sim Lim Square. Price and availability information not out yet)

last link how to 'pre-order'?? thanks.

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4) http://r-onetrading.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=1186&category_id=125&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=1&vmcchk=1 (R One Trading at Sim Lim Square. Price and availability information not out yet)

last link how to 'pre-order'?? thanks.

Maybe drop r-one trading an email/phone call to reserve the watch?

called. they say not available and cannot pre-order

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I'm very tempted to get the 620 as well.

Unfortunately even Navicom has no idea when it'll arrive on our shores.

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I'm very tempted to get the 620 as well.

Unfortunately even Navicom has no idea when it'll arrive on our shores.

Looks like our Singapore official Garmin distributor has no information about its availablity for sale in Singapore :(

I made the pre-order through clever training...the 10% off pays for shipping

That is a smart move to take advantage of the 10% discount. Are you using DC ranmaker affiliate link?

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I'm very tempted to get the 620 as well.

Unfortunately even Navicom has no idea when it'll arrive on our shores.

Looks like our Singapore official Garmin distributor has no information about its availablity for sale in Singapore :(

I made the pre-order through clever training...the 10% off pays for shipping

That is a smart move to take advantage of the 10% discount. Are you using DC ranmaker affiliate link?

Either u apply to be linked to clever training or through dc rainmaker's discount code...used dc rainmaker's discount code to show support for his website

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thanks. never did it before.. so u buy, and u pay everything, den go the post office there and pay and collect at e same time?

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thanks. never did it before.. so u buy, and u pay everything, den go the post office there and pay and collect at e same time?

that's right...you will get a notice in the mail

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sure kanna gst. how u pay the gst ar?

At the main post office in paya lebar area

we need to pay gst for online purchases? i didn't know that. is there any amount that is exempt?

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sure kanna gst. how u pay the gst ar?

At the main post office in paya lebar area

we need to pay gst for online purchases? i didn't know that. is there any amount that is exempt?

below S$400 inclusive of shipping handling and all kinda cost involved. :s

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Sharing my experience of using 610 the so called to be phased out model...

it TOTALLY sucks...

The distributor never believe i didnt swim or put the watch under water, but sweat and water vapour somehow went inside.. the only thing i did was running and i'm quite a heavy sweater...

In Summary, not once but TWICE the watch was spoilt.

1st time underwarranty.... water vapour went in and the touchscreen was not responsive at all.. so much for technology because the touchscreen spoil, there's nothing you can do

2nd time exactly same issue, but this time it was out of warranty (only this june)... they offer to replace one for $220... in the end i choose NOT to replace and spend a bit more on 210 instead.

SO dun say you are not warned.. make sure u check out the difference between 610 and 610..

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Sharing my experience of using 610 the so called to be phased out model...

it TOTALLY sucks...

The distributor never believe i didnt swim or put the watch under water, but sweat and water vapour somehow went inside.. the only thing i did was running and i'm quite a heavy sweater...

In Summary, not once but TWICE the watch was spoilt.

1st time underwarranty.... water vapour went in and the touchscreen was not responsive at all.. so much for technology because the touchscreen spoil, there's nothing you can do

2nd time exactly same issue, but this time it was out of warranty (only this june)... they offer to replace one for $220... in the end i choose NOT to replace and spend a bit more on 210 instead.

SO dun say you are not warned.. make sure u check out the difference between 610 and 610..

That is why i never trust a GPS watch with only basic water resistant level which doesn't allow water immersion. For Garmin 610, that was my main concern which i never buy it and opted for the lower end Garmin FR 10 which is fully waterproofed.

Actually, you should wait for 220 instead of buying 210 as 210's water resistance level is similar to 610. Just that it is button operated instead of touch screen.

Well, there are 2 detailed reviews of Garmin FR 220 and 620 separately which I have provided the links:

http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2013/11/garmin-forerunner-depth-review.html (garmin 220)

http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2013/11/garmin-forerunner-review.html (garmin 620)

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It seems that the Garmin 220 & 620 are finally available for online sale and free delivery to Singapore at valuebasket.sg

I have provided the 4 separate weblinks to buy them:

Garmin 620 @ SGD525 (Blue/black with HRM bundle): http://www.valuebasket.com.sg/en_SG/Garmin-Forerunner-620-GPS-Sports-Watch-with-HRM-RUN-%28Blue/Black%29/mainproduct/view/14813-AA-BK

Garmin 620 @ SGD 525 (White/orange with HRM bundle):http://www.valuebasket.com.sg/en_SG/Garmin-Forerunner-620-GPS-Sports-Watch-with-HRM-RUN-%28White/Orange%29/mainproduct/view/14813-AA-WH

Garmin 220 @ SGD 369 (Red/black HR Premium): http://www.valuebasket.com.sg/en_SG/Garmin-Forerunner-220-GPS-Sports-Watch-with-Premium-HRM--%28Red-/-Black%29/mainproduct/view/14816-AA-RB

Garmin 220 @ SGD 369 (Violet/white HR Premium): http://www.valuebasket.com.sg/en_SG/Garmin-Forerunner-220-GPS-Sports-Watch-with-Premium-HRM--%28Violet---White%29/mainproduct/view/14816-AA-WH

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