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Certainly, if you are looking at the two units similarly priced, this is the one to pick up.All of the previous updates are now baked into the Tom Tom Runner 3 from opening the box, along with the addition of 24×7 HR monitoring, ticking the “activity/lifestyle box” whilst the addition of trail running support gives you guidance on off-road tracks with the GPS unit Tom Tom uses two names for this watch line, the Runner and the Spark depending on where the watch is sold.Admittedly many people may also be using their phone as a communications device in case they have a problem, but I’ll confess, I do enjoy going for a run without any attachments at times, and the review period I’ve had with the Tom Tom Runner 3 has let me do that more easily!Although it would be interesting to find out exactly how much of the bulk on the is due to the Mp3 playback?However it’s worthwhile noting that the Tom Tom Runner 3 doesn’t have to be in a workout mode in order to play songs, so is essentially a small portable MP3 player as well!
Yes pure OTA updates are better, but at least there is an additional reason here you may be plugging the Tom Tom Runner 3 into a computer more often.
When your tunes have been loaded to the Tom Tom Runner 3, you then need to pair your Blue Tooth headphones This review unit came with the Tom Tom Bluetooth in-ear phones, which are surprisingly comfortable when using with Team Speak when Zwifting, although the microphone is a little sensitive, picking up more trainer noise, than when I use the normal in-box Apple headphones Pairing any headphones with the Tom Tom Runner 3 is a very simple procedure, just park your headphones in pairing mode, and let the Tom Tom go looking Once paired you can listen to all of your music, or have the specific playlist for different activities, selected using the joystick to navigate around.
The Tom Tom Runner 3 comes with 3GB of storage onboard, which is about 750 songs, surely that would cover most people’s workout playlist?!
Tom Tom uses a Life Q optical sensor for the Tom Tom Runner 3.
I’ve mainly been testing the Tom Tom Runner 3 when running whilst doing a parallel test with the Garmin Vivo Active HR, which gives an excellent comparison, price and performance-wise to compare optical HR recordings with.