Product Comparison: Nautilus E614 vs Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine

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General Specifications
470 Elliptical Machine
About the Product
The Nautilus E614 Elliptical trainer features the DualTrack LCD multi-display console with goal tracking functionality enabling the user to set and track exercise goals of workout time, distance traveled, and calories burned.
As you probably know, Schwinn is a strong company and the Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine makes a great showing in its price range. The 470 Elliptical is a quiet-running, smooth machine with some great features that’ll get you fit and help you track your performance from workout to workout.
Key Specs
Resistance Features
20 levels of resistance
25 levels of resistance
Stride Length
20 in.
20 in.
Resistance Type
Magnetic resistance
Magnetic resistance
Flywheel Weight
18 lbs.
20 lbs.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Nautilus E614 Elliptical Trainer
  • It has great flywheel, which provides a smooth workout experience.
  • The 20 levels of resistance are useful to choose your preferred level of intensity.
  • Very happy with how stable the machine is and with the 20-inch stride length. I am getting a work out from this machine when too lazy to drive to the gym
  • The flywheel has large dings and scrapes. The machine looks second hand, if judging by the flywheel.
  • I am experiencing vibration in the arms that connect to the flywheel during operation.
Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine
  • Resistance and incline combine to give a workout comparable to commercial grade machines
  • The stride is very natural feeling, and this was my top priority when purchasing a new elliptical.
  • The stride length, resistance settings, and quiet nature of the machine are all positive aspects that I enjoy while using this elliptical.
  • Resistance levels work great and I think that level 25 it's really hard.
  • Using this machine for only two months I am experiencing a recurring clunk noise in the flywheel assembly.
Size & Weight
63.2 in.
63.2 in.
71.5 in.
70.1 in.
26.7 in.
28.2 in.
167.3 lbs.
186 lbs.
Drive Design Type
Foot Pedal Cushioning
Arm Handles
Ergonomic Grips
Pedal Straps
Foldable Design
What customers say about "Design"
Nautilus E614 Elliptical Trainer
  • Machine works great. At first I didn't like how the foot pedals are angled forward but I did get used to it after about a week of use.
  • The handles are closer in and at a nice height so I don't feel like I am overextending my arms.
  • The rubber wheels started to shred slightly after the first week and they still seem to be deteriorating.
  • After week there was start a thunking noise and wobble in one of the pedals.
  • I've had this for about two months and used regularly. One of the metal rings keeps popping off under pedal.
Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine
  • Pedals are large that let you find the comfortable spot for your feet.
  • The footplates are very large and cushioned, so it's easy to get on and off and stay in place while using it.
  • The hands do not slip because the arm handles with an ergonomic grips.
  • The big disadvantage is that it cannot be folded, it takes up a lot of space at home.
  • Often the legs fly off the pedals, it is a pity that there are no straps to fix them.
Console Display Type
LCD display
LCD display
Information On Display
Speed, Time, Distance, Level, Pedal revolutions per minute, Heart Rate, Calories
Speed, Time, Level, Distance, Pedal revolutions per minute, Heart Rate
Workout Programs
Heart Rate Monitor
Bluetooth Console
DualTrack™, Charging USB port, Sound system, Cooling Fan
Charging USB port, Sound system, Cooling Fan, SchwinnConnect™, Precision Path™, DualTrack™
What customers say about "Features"
Nautilus E614 Elliptical Trainer
  • The fan is perfect and has three levels of speed and will adjust to point towards your face or chest.
  • The speakers are a little quiet but I think that's enough.
  • Monitors don’t have any backlight. However, readability is great.
  • The computer does not track your speed and distance properly.
  • No telemetry-enabled heart rate, only contact, which means you have to hold on to handlebars in the middle to measure your heart rate.
Schwinn 470 Elliptical Machine
  • During workouts, I can watch my video because it has a tablet holder.
  • Variety of programs and tracking features, far in excess of what most people probably would use, but it's there.
  • Speaker system and fan, while unnecessary, are nice amenities. It's great to not need headphones, and the fan seems to help control sweat.
  • A tablet placed on the media tray will partially cover the wider monitor. However, you will still see all the main workout values on the smaller display.
  • Built-in speakers - poor quality and no volume control.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
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