overview

Echo streams data and controls from your smartphone to your wrist. At a glance, you can see distance, pace, and heart rate from fitness apps in realtime.

Critic reviews

6.8
3 reviews
  • Durability
    7.2
  • Portability
    7.3
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    6.8

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8.0
PC Mag May 9, 2014

Magellan's Echo smart sports watch offers a good value for a neat device that borrows some features from smartwatches. You still need to fire up an app to track your run, bicycle ride, or even golf game, but you can control the app that's doing the tracking from the watch itself.

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5.0
TechHive Jan 16, 2014

Casual runners probably won't care, and hard-core runners may want more features. The Echo works fine, but we're just not sure who it's for.

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7.0
TrustedReviews Jan 18, 2014

The Magellan Echo delivers on its promise to take running data to the wrist but could do with more built-in features to use when it's not hooked up to your smartphone.

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First Looks

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Engadget Jan 9, 2014

Considering that it looks as unthreatening as an old-school fashion watch, we imagine there's plenty of scope for this to catch on.

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phoneArena Jan 9, 2014

The Echo acts as a remote control for several fitness apps, which are running on the paired iOS device, and mirrors the data screen of the app from the smartphone to the watch. The smartwatch doesn't come with its own GPS chip on board - it connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth.

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