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SkyCaddie Linx Watch vs Garmin S4 Difference Between Review 

Compare the SkyCaddie Linx and Garmin S4 to see which is the best golf gps watch for you.  The SkyCaddie is the first to include a smartphone app and bluetooth.  The SkyCaddie requires an annual subscription for all but the basic functions while the Garmin continues to be free of annual fees. 

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 SkyCaddie Linx Watches Review

Garmin Approach S4 Golf GPS Color Choices

 SkyCaddie LINX

Black, White

Garmin Approach S4

Black, White

Price

 

Retail: $249.95

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Retail: $349.95

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Size

2.8" x 2.0" x .07"

1.83" x 2.41" x 0.58"

Weight

1.6 oz

2.06 oz

Interface

 

USB

Bluetooth

 

USB

Display

 High-Definition

Greyscale

1.7" Diameter

Positive & Negative Polarity

 

High-Resolution Touchscreen

Greyscale

1" Diameter

Positive & Negative Polarity

128 x 128 pixels

 

Battery Type

 

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

GPS Mode - Up to 8 Hours

 

Rechargeable Lithium-ion

Battery Life:

Watch Mode - 6 Weeks

GPS Mode - 10 Hours

Course Maps

 

Over 34,000 Pre-Loaded Courses

Pre-Loaded with Courses from Around the World

See Available Courses

 

 

Over 30,000 Pre-Loaded Courses

Pre-Loaded with Courses from Around the World

See Available Courses

Membership Plans

 

Base Features Don't Require Annual Fee

Linx is upgradeable to IntelliGreen Technology which includes the following:

Display up to 40 carries, hazards, and layups per hole.

Actual Green Shape

Precise distance to the pin

SkyGolf Mobile App - Enhances stat analysis, can update course you are about to play, manage your SkyGolf account

 

No annual fees

No fees for course updates and additions

You will be able to keep your unit current with new courses and course updates.

 Smart Notification

SkyCaddie Linx Smart Notification

Available with IntelliGreen upgrade

Garmin Approach S4 Smart Notifications

Connect wirelessly with your iPhone to receive Text, E-Mails, RSS Alerts. You will not have to constantly check your phone for incoming messages.

Green View

SkyCaddie Linx Green View

Available with IntelliGreen upgrade

Garmin Approach S4 Green View

Includes a dedicated Green View button which takes you directly without going thru menus

Green View will show you the true shape and layout of the green. With the touchscreen you will be able to move the pin to that days location.

 Track Stats

SkyCaddie Linx Stats

Available with IntelliGreen upgrade

Garmin Approach S4 Track Stats

Track Stats:

Putts per Round

Greens & Fairways Hit

Average Distance

Layup Distances

SkyCaddie Linx Layup

Up to 40 hazards, layups, and carries per hole when you upgrade to IntelliGreen 

Garmin Approach S4 Layups and Doglegs

The S4 will display yardages for layups, doglegs. You can also customize yardage points (mark traps and hazards)

Features

 

Time and Date

Current Hole Number

Par for Current Hole

Yardages - Front, Middle, Back

Up to 40 Hazards, Carries, Layups (IntelliGreen)

Green View with actual shape of green and precise distance to pin (IntelliGreen)

SkyGolf Mobile App

Bluetooth

Digital Scorecard

Stats

Auto Course and Auto Hole Advance

Shot Distance Measure

Water Resistance - Up to 30 meters

3 Timers and 5 Alarms

Round Timer and Pace of Play Timer

Track Distance and Calories Burned 

 

Time and Date

Current Hole Number

Par for Current Hole

Yardages - Front, Middle, and Back; Layups, Doglegs

Customizable Yardage Points

Green View with Manual Pin Positioning

Digital Scorecard - 1 Player

Print Scorecards from your computer

Shot Distance Measure

Alarm

Odometer - Measures your walking distance both on and off the course

Waterproof - 10m

Round Timer - Track how long the round took to play

What's in the Box

 

SkyCaddie LINX

USB Cable with Clip

User Documentation

 

Approach S4

Charging/Data Clip

Manual

Price

 

Retail: $249.95

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Retail: $349.95

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