Rob Borek

Thursday, October 27, 2022 – 16:03

Garmin’s top-tier GPS boasts impressive features and great battery life thanks to solar charging, but it doesn’t come cheap

4.5 / 5


The Garmin Edge 1040 Solar is a GPS cycling computer packed full of features. Taking over from the Edge 1030 Plus, it sits at the top of the Garmin product hierarchy in both price and performance and is aimed squarely at the most committed of cyclists.

The 1000-series Edge computers typically pave the way for new technology and features to trickle down into computers that sit underneath it in Garmin’s range, so expect simliar updates to the Edge 830 and Edge 530 soon.

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