Garmin Edge Explore 820

Garmin Edge Explore 820

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-01626-12


Main Features

  • Compact 2.3" hi-res colour touchscreen display that works with gloves and in the wet
  • GPS and GLONASS enabled
  • Features Garmin GroupTrack to keep tabs on other cyclists in your pack
  • Preloaded with Garmin Cycle Map of Europe for on and off-road turn-by-turn navigation
  • Supports cycling awareness accessories such as Varia Vision, Varia smart bike lights and rearview radar
  • Offers incident detection capabilities via an integrated accelerometer and sends your location to an emergency contact
  • Optional battery-save mode for longer rides extending battery life by up to 50 percent
  • Connected features: automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking, smart notifications, social media sharing, weather

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Package Includes

  • Edge Explore 820
  • Mounts (standard and extended out-front)
  • USB cable
  • Tether
  • Manuals


Technical Details

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 73.0 x 49.0 x 21.0 mm
Display size, WxH: 58.4 mm
Display resolution, WxH: 200 x 265 pixels, touchscreen, color
Weight: 67.7 g
Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: Up to 15 hours GPS training mode; up to 24 hours UltraTrac mode
Water rating: IPX7
GPS and GLONASS enabled: yes
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Barometric altimeter yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units) yes
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone) yes
VIRB® control yes

Maps & Memory

Basemap yes
Ability to add maps yes
History up to 180 hours
Waypoints/favorites/locations 200
Routes 100 (as courses)

Cycling Features

Bike speed/cadence sensor yes (some versions)

Performance Features

Heart rate monitor: yes (optional)
Courses (compete against previous activities) yes
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed) yes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap) yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout) yes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal) yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation: yes
Calculates calories burned yes
Customizable screen(s) yes
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride) yes
Shock Resistant yes

Garmin Connect

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer) yes


Additional Compatible with Varia™ bike radar and lights: yes
Edge® remote compatibility: yes
LiveTrack: yes
Operating temperature: -20°C to +55°C
Connected features via a smartphone: yes
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ and Garmin Connect™ Mobile: yes
Weather alerts: yes
Preloaded Garmin cycling map: yes
Wi-Fi® compatible: no
Round-trip routing: yes
Route planner: yes
Incident detection: yes
Connect IQ™ store compatible: yes
Audio prompts: yes