Garmin Approach X40 reviews verified by reevooReevoo

(8.5 out of 10)
Ease of use
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Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 86 reviews
(9 out of 10)


Leicester Occasional user
Golf tracking is great. It reminds you of holes which you have forgotten over time.
Due to its size, it's difficult to make a selection
Confirmed purchase: 08 January 2017
Published on: 06 February 2017
(10 out of 10)


Edinburgh Occasional user
Very comfortable quick and easy to use

Confirmed purchase: 03 January 2017
Published on: 02 February 2017
(9 out of 10)


southampton Always use sat nav
multiple functions and tiny
charging is sometimes difficult
Confirmed purchase: 24 December 2016
Published on: 30 January 2017

Here's a list of the questions other shoppers have asked owners of the Garmin Approach X40

  1. David asked on
    Are you able to update with courses not on the list. How long does the battery recharge take.
    1. Paul replied on
      Not to sure about the course update but I would be surprised if it didn't have the course you were after .the battery does not long at all at lasts very well for a good 2 to 3 rounds .
  2. amanda asked on
    Does it display the time?

    1. Shirley replied on
      At the touch of a button
  3. Mike asked on
    Can you switch the fareignheit scale to celcious?
    1. Peter replied on
      The weather function with temperature is only displayed via a paired Smartphone, so this information is coming from phone weather app not from within the watch.
  4. Milan asked on
    Where to find full list of preloaded golf

    1. Karen replied on
      I haven't tried this approach but if you tap on the golfer it will search and list all courses in your location
  5. Phil asked on
    Does the watch give calories burnt when weight training etc?
    1. Mark replied on
      Gives calories burned for all activities, however I've only used it for Golf and running, download the garmin connect app for your smart phone and sync with the x40 for more accurate data!

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  • Pre-loaded with more than 40,000 worldwide courses
  • Precise distance measurements to the front, middle and back of the green, plus doglegs and hazards
  • Activity tracking and heart rate monitor
  • AutoShot game tracker
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We are also happy to accept returns on any items within 30 days!
The Garmin Approach X40 GPS with heart rate technology is a super slim, stylish and highly sensitive GPS golf band that also can be used to give you an active and healthy lifestyle. With over 40,000 golf courses pre-loaded and precise distance measurements to the green and hazards, you can be assured of better course management.

The X40 features AutoShot game tracker which automatically records individual shot distances to give you a better way to understand how to improve your game through the Gamin Connect online application. The band also keeps track of your golf statistics such as greens in regulation, fairways hit and includes how many putts your have taken. Plus a clock and digital scorecard feature to track your score during your round of golf.
The design is slim and lightweight and has a 1" sunlight-readable, high-resolution touchscreen display. This display allows you to use the green view feature that shows the shape of the green, and allows you to manually change the pin position on the screen to give a more accurate distance measurement. Plus measures individual shot distances and calculates yardage for shots played anywhere on the course, even under tree cover.

The Garmin GPS Golf Band Features:

  • Pre-loaded with more than 40,000 worldwide courses
  • Precise distance measurements to the front, middle and back of the green, plus doglegs and hazards
  • Activity tracking and heart rate monitor
  • AutoShot game tracker
As part of a healthy lifestyle the band can be used to remind you to stay active with Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology that monitors you heart rate day and night. The activity tracking feature displays steps, calories burned, distance, time, and tracks various other activities such as running, walking and cycling.
This innovative device also receives smart notifications for incoming calls, texts, emails and other vibration alerts and can be used with the Garmin TruSwing golf swing sensor for enhanced swing metrics for total swing consistency. You can also wireless connectivity to upload and share scorecards, round performance and daily activities with Garmin Connect.
The band has a rechargeable Li-ion battery which lasts 5 days in activity mode, and up to 10 hours in GPS mode, and has a water rating of 5 ATM (50 meters) to give added protection during bad weather conditions on the course..
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