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Karoo 2

Garmin Edge® 1040

$579

$913

3.2 Inch Screen

480 x 800, 292 PPI
Smartphone-grade touchscreen with anti-glare and water droplet rejection

3.5 Inch Screen

282 x 470, 157 PPI
Touchscreen, anti-glare protector available separately

Frequent Software Updates

Including new features and bug fixes

Intermittent software updates including bug fixes

167g

Device and mount weight,
131g for device only

172g

Device and mount weight,
126g for device only

Onboard Sensors

3 axis accelerometer
3 axis magnetometer
3 axis gyroscope
Altimeter
Ambient temperature 

Onboard Sensors

Accelerometer
Altimeter
Ambient temperature
GPS
Glonass
Galleo
Magnometer

USB-C

IP67 waterproof with rubber hatch

USB Micro-B

With rubber hatch

Up to 14 hour
battery life

Up to 35 hour
battery life

Beeper notifications

Beeper notifications

45-Day

Risk-free return policy

30-Day

Refund on hardware purchases

HARDWARE

Hammerhead Karoo 2 mounting system
(Adapter for quarter turn mounts included)

Garmin Mounts (standard and out-front)

Cellular Data

Up to 4G LTE supported via optional SIM card

No cellular capability

32 GB

Total internal storage

32 GB

Total internal storage

QWERTY Keyboard

Smartphone style, via touchscreen

ABCDE Keyboard

Full-screen, via touchscreen

Touchscreen and Button Navigation

Interface navigable by touchscreen or buttons for almost everything. Use whichever you prefer.

Touchscreen Navigation

Buttons only for certain functions, touchscreen only for everything else

3rd Party Apps

Support for Xert as well as the ability to sideload Android APKs

3rd Party Apps

Via Garmin Connect IQ

Graphic Datafields

Dynamic heart rate and power zone datafields, upcoming and historical elevation, distance and elevation remaining, electronic shifting, tire pressure

Graphic Datafields

Heart rate and power zone graphics, upcoming and historical elevation, electronic gearing

INTEGRATION

All preferences, routes, and activities are saved to the cloud

No data backup – all settings lost after every reset

Smartphone notifications supported

Smartphone notifications supported

Connectivity

WiFi
ANT+
Bluetooth (sensors and audio)
2G/3G/4G
GPS

Connectivity

WiFi
ANT+
Bluetooth (sensors and audio)
GPS

Electronic Shifting Support

SRAM AXS, Campagnolo EPS, and FSA K-Force

Electronic Shifting Support

For SRAM eTap, SRAM AXS, Shimano Di2, Campagnolo EPS, and FSA K-Force

Rearview Radar Supported

Garmin Varia, Magene L508, Bryton Gardia R300

Varia Rearview Radar Supported

Smart Light Control

Via ANT+

No Smart Light Control

Trainer Support

Via ANT+ and Bluetooth

Trainer Support

Via ANT+ and Bluetooth

Wireless Route Import

Via web dashboard, Chrome extension, or Firefox extension

Manual File Imports

Automatic Route Sync

Manage all routes on the Karoo or web dashboard

Route Sync

Requires companion app, bluetooth connection, and sending routes via phone

Automatic Sensor Priority

With manual override

Automatic Sensor Priority

Strava Live Segments Supported

Strava Live Segments Supported

NAVIGATION

CLIMBER

Predictive Path Technology auto-detects upcoming climbs and displays a full-page breakdown of grade, distance-to-top, and elevation-to-top

ClimbPro

Auto-detects upcoming climbs and displays a full-page breakdown of grade, distance-to-top, and elevation-to-top

Pin-Drop Route Creation

Route-to-pin or create full savable routes on device

Ad-hoc route creation only

'Navigate to Start'

Navigate to the start of any route in your offline maps

'Navigate to Start'

Navigate to the start of any route in your offline maps

Rerouting Speed

Under 5 seconds on any route length

Rerouting Speed

Up to 20+ seconds for longer routes

Upcoming Elevation Graph

Available on all routes, pin-drop routing, and rerouting

Upcoming Elevation Graph

Available with certain routing filetypes

Map Interaction

Fast touchscreen pan and zoom, with pinch gestures or hardware buttons

Map Interaction

Touchscreen pan and zoom

Map Coverage

Free global maps, downloadable over WiFi

Map Coverage

One region included, paid additional map sets, installable free map layers 

Map POIs

Details like cafes, water fountains, bathrooms, and campsites. Global and route-level POIs as well.

Map POIs

POI list with icons at higher zoom levels, manual POI

Map Infrastructure Detection

Build any route for Pavement, Gravel or MTB specific surfaces

Map Infrastructure Detection

Cycling, MTB, tour cycling options

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45-day return policy
Free shipping on all orders

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