Product Comparison: Garmin Approach S20 vs Garmin Approach S2


General Specifications
Brand
Garmin
Garmin
Model
Approach S20
Approach S2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Approach S20 is the golfing partner that doubles as your everyday watch. Features more than 40,000 courses plus Garmin AutoShot round analyzer, activity tracking and smart notifications.
Approach S2 is a stylish and comfortable GPS golf watch with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver giving precise yardage to the front, back and middle of greens.
Key Specs
Type
Watch
Watch
Sensors
GPS, Accelerometer
GPS
Golfing Features
Yardage to F/M/B, Yardage to layups/doglegs, Measures shot distance, Digital scorecard, Stat tracking, Hazards and course targets, Round timer/odometer, Step counter, Distance traveled
Yardage to F/M/B, Yardage to layups/doglegs, Measures shot distance, Digital scorecard, Round timer/odometer
Maps & Memory
Preloaded courses maps: 41000
Preloaded course maps: more than 40000
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Garmin Approach S20 GPS Golf Watch with Step Tracking, Preloaded Courses, Midnight Teal
  • The GPS moves hole to hole, it tracks everything and even loads your steps, time and odometer automatically after the round
  • Great golf GPS. Distances very accurate.
  • I replaced an S2 that I had been using for a couple of years, and this GPS is better in every way.
  • GPS for golf purposes is accurate and intuitive. I really like the sunrise and sunset feature.
  • The GPS function and syncing is fantastic. It is spot on when compared to a laser or the PGA markers.
Garmin Approach S2 GPS Golf Watch with Worldwide Courses (Black)
  • Small, lightweight, easy to read, and always on and have distances right there with you without having to wake the device or advance holes.
  • This Garmin has an improved replaceable strap. It gets a GPS signal much faster than my old one.
  • It gives accurate yardage to the green, it's a snap to use, it's very comfortable to wear.
  • This watch is very accurate - I have checked it against GPS devices in golf carts.
  • The GPS picked up the signal right away I pressed the "ok" button to start the round and off we go.
Size & Weight
Height
1.9 in.
2.72 in.
Weight
1.6 oz.
1.9 oz.
Width
1.5 in.
1.77 in.
Depth
0.4 in.
0.55 in.
Display
Display Type
Sunlight-visible, transflective MIP
Monochrome LCD
Touchscreen
No
No
Display Size
1.3 in.
1 in.
Display Resolution
128 x 128 pixels
64 x 32 pixels
What customers say about "Display"
Garmin Approach S20 GPS Golf Watch with Step Tracking, Preloaded Courses, Midnight Teal
  • It's a basic display but easy to read. But that's all I was looking for, if you want a color screen you will pay big bucks. Recommended!
  • Fits nice, long lasting battery, easy to read display.
  • Display is easy to read and seems to be fairly accurate.
  • This is my first golf gps watch and I love it. It is fast, accurate, and the display is easy to read. This watch has an attractive, modern look.
  • The display numbers are nice and large and easy to read and the battery is by far the best of the three golf GPS watches I have owned.
Garmin Approach S2 GPS Golf Watch with Worldwide Courses (Black)
  • The screen also has better contrast and is easier to read.
  • The function buttons are more responsive and screen is clearer.
  • The pixels are fine. I had no problem seeing the distances in the sun or the shade and found the resolution just fine.
  • It shows the green area very clear and also it is very easy to read the display.
  • Setup is easy and the display is large and easy to read. I'm very pleased with this item.
Features
Color
Midnight Teal
Black / Red
Waterproof
Yes
Yes
Battery Type
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Connectivity
USB, Bluetooth
USB
Battery Life
15 hours
8 hours
Extras
Garmin AutoShot™, Auto CourseView updates, Green View with manual pin position, TruSwing™ compatible, TrueUp™, Sleep monitoring, Smart notifications, Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile, Sunrise/sunset times, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time
GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time
Accesories Included
Charging/data clip
Charging/data clip
What customers say about "Features"
Garmin Approach S20 GPS Golf Watch with Step Tracking, Preloaded Courses, Midnight Teal
  • With a full charge, battery will last for more than two rounds. In just watch mode, it lasts a least a week.
  • The battery life is very good, in non-GPS mode it lasts over a week, using the GPS it easily copes with two rounds and would probably go three.
  • Step counter seems accurate and the Garmin Connect app that goes with the watch is actually pretty cool.
  • Alerts you to messages on smartphone, when connected via Bluetooth
  • Works well on the golf courses. I like the sunrise and sunset information
Garmin Approach S2 GPS Golf Watch with Worldwide Courses (Black)
  • I really like this. The battery life is great. Before the round I turn it on, it finds the course I am on and downloads it.
  • After my round i think it used about a third of the battery, so if we were to plays another 18 i think the watch would perform just fine.
  • Great product. Very simple to operate and very accurate! Shot measurement, score keeping and pedometer are great bonus features.
  • The USB charging allows the batteries to be recharged anywhere!
  • Durable design survives water, sweat, sand and other elements.
  • The device worked very well during the first 12-15 months. Then, the battery started dying after just 2 to 3 hours of play.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacter warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.99 $
179.99 $

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