Product Comparison: Bushnell Neo ION vs Bushnell NEO XS

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General Specifications
About the Product
Small, sleek comfortable design with long battery life. Preloaded with over 35,000 courses in more than 30 countries, no downloads and no membership fees ever.
This Bushnell Neo XS GPS Watch helps you get ready to hit the links in style. It is designed to be thin and comfortable, while offering a long battery life and up to four hazard distances per hole.
Key Specs
Golfing Features
Front/Center/Back distances, Round odometer, Shot distance calculator, Hazard/Layup Distances
Hazard/Layup Distances, Round odometer, Shot distance calculator, Front/Center/Back distances
Maps & Memory
Preloaded course maps: more than 35000
Preloaded course maps: more than 33000
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Bushnell Neo ION
  • Recognizes my home course quickly. Yardage to front/middle/back are accurate versus my son's Bushnell laser.
  • This gives you perfect yardage from everywhere. I wish it kept score but definitely worth giving that up for such an easy, intuitive device.
  • If you are looking for more than just distance to front, center and back of the green it does have distances to hazzaeds and layups
  • The yardages seem to be dead on. I compared it to other lasers and a golf cart gps.
  • I know it's accurate because when I first started using it I would stand on the yard markers to check the yardage.
Bushnell NEO XS Golf GPS Rangefinder Watch
  • I have always trusted the yardage and it stays true.
  • Very accurate, compared to my buddys laser it is spot on. Shows distance to hazard, shot measure, adjusts to next hole automatically
  • In over 50 courses, including country clubs, this watch gives yardage to bunkers, end of fairway; front, middle and back of the greens.
  • I wear it everyday, not just for golf. Odometer works well also.
  • Had this watch about two years. Works great, accurate within 5 yards, easy to use.
Size & Weight
2.13 in.
2.48 in.
1.8 oz.
1.9 oz.
1.77 in.
1.77 in.
0.59 in.
0.55 in.
Display Type
Monochrome LCD
Monochrome LCD
Display Size
1.1 in.
1.1 in.
What customers say about "Display"
Bushnell Neo ION
  • I liked the watch because the display was large and easy to read.
  • I like the display and it is very accurate and very good battery life.
  • The watch model is very comfortable, simple to operate, and accurate to within a yard or two. Nice display size.
  • Very easy to use. Helped my round so much. It's incredible to see actual distances, and how far you REALLY hit clubs.
  • Sometimes it is hard to read the small display letters on the watch. Have to move the display to sunlight to read the font.
Bushnell NEO XS Golf GPS Rangefinder Watch
  • very pleased with the watch, easy to use very clear to see and light to wear. Thanks.
  • Comfortable to wear and easy to read in any conditions outdoors
  • Seems to be quite accurate. Easy to read. So far has all the courses I've played at.
  • Easy to set up ad simple to use
  • On the plus side; the display is easy to read and the yardage seems accurate.
Battery Type
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Life
16 hours
12 hours
Auto hole advance, Auto course recognition, No Subscriptions Needed
No Subscriptions Needed, Auto course recognition, Auto hole advance
Accesories Included
Charging/data clip
Charging/data cable
What customers say about "Features"
Bushnell Neo ION
  • Battery is excellent got over 3 eighteen hole rounds and still had battery left
  • The battery lasts much longer before a charge is needed. I recommend this .
  • I only use the watch for golf but I like the level of water resistance.
  • So far so good; the battery seems stronger than the Neo, I got close to 15/20 hours of use before it blanked out
  • Once you pick the course you don't need to hit another button. Good if your not good with tech.
Bushnell NEO XS Golf GPS Rangefinder Watch
  • Find it far more convenient to have the information on my wrist than to peer at device mounted on trolley handle.
  • Battery life is longer than I expected I manage to play 2 rounds before a recharge.
  • Overall verypleased with it,easy to operate and provides me with the information i need.
  • My husband picked it and loves it. It has more than he bargained for. He likes that it also counts his steps.
  • I used mine for over a year and was happy with it. At the end of the warranty period, the unit would no longer charge and went completely dead.
  • Started fogging up about three months ago, then it would start freezing and now it's dead.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacter warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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