Garmin S12 Vs Garmin S62 Comparison And Review 2021
Its no secret that Garmin are number when it comes to gps technology around the world. The S12 and S62 represent the very latest gps watches from the top manufacturers.
The S12 is the latest entry level watch which succeeds the S10. It has a .9″ x .9″ black and white screen and it performs the most basic functions of a golf watch extremely well. It also has an incredible 30 hours battery life in GPS mode.
The S62 debuted in 2020 as the successor to the very popular s60 and it didn’t disappoint. The battery now gives 15 hours in GPS mode, you get a crystal clear 1.7″ screen with gorilla glass as standard, a virtual caddy and a heart rate monitor to name a few of the premium features.
Garmin S12 Overview
Plenty of golfers I know want the latest and greatest in golf technology and there are an equal amount that just want something simple that gives the key distances, quickly and accurately without breaking the bank. That is exactly what you get with the S12.
Don’t be fooled however that this is a super basic watch, it still has many more features that a lot of competing watches but without any gimmicks.
It has 42,000 courses that load quicker than its rivals when you get to the course. It shows distances to the front, middle and back of the green, also possessing a green view feature.
You get distances to any hazards on the hole and how long they are and you can even input your scores on each hole.
Autoshot measures the distance you hit each shot and tracks your progress in the free Garmin App and if you add the CT10 sensors to the clubs, you can take this to the next level.
Garmin S62 Overview
The S62 came around in early 2020 and blew the competition out of the water literally.
Not only does the watch load its 40000+ courses faster than the competition, it also lasts a whopping 15 hours in GPS mode which is at least 2 rounds.
the watch has fast change bands and downloadable interfaces for the 1.7″ x 1.7″ color touchscreen which will also give you distances to any point on the hole you are playing alongside green view with manual pin position. It is also incredibly accurate.
You get Autoshot and the Free Garmin App with the watch but you also get a virtual caddie that will suggest a club for you, even taking the wind and slope into consideration.
You get a heart rate monitor with the watch and also profiles for other sports. you can even pay for goods for services with the watch at the 19th hole after your round is finished.
For us the S12 is great for less tech savvy, those on a budget and those who also want to use a rangefinder. The s62 is best for anyone who wants the best watch on the market and is willing to pay a little bit extra for the privilege.