Garmin's Latest Cycling GPS Just Wants To Be Touched

Touchscreen Edge 800 to make its Aussie debut at the UCI Road Cycling World Championship in Geelong later this month.

Garmin might not be sure about its future in the mobile phone industry, but it's certainly sticking to its core competencies with the announcement of Australian availability of the latest in a long line of cycling GPS units, the Edge 800. Available later this month, the unit has a 2.6" Touchscreen display with only three physical buttons, Garmin's Basecamp software and the ability to include satellite imagery for a more real-world perspective on your rides.

The official release notes that the Australian debut of the device will take place at at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Geelong from the 29 September to the 3rd October, but you'll have to wait until November to buy one at retail with an RRP of $549 standalone or $649 bundled with a heart rate monitor and cadence sensor.

[Garmin]

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