Philip R.wrote a review of Garmin Edge 520 Plus Bike Computer on June 11, 2018
Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
I am a Garmin loyalist. I have been using the 820 since 2016 and the 810 before that, and both units have generally worked very well. But the screen on my 820 is beginning to fail, so I decided to get a new second unit. I thought I would save some $ and get the new 520 Plus - which is billed as more or less an 820 without the touch screen. I have a PhD, but honestly I could not for the life of me figure out how to use those 7 buttons. Sure, maybe it is just me. But I am returning it unused and getting another 820. I think this is why so many folks have switched over to the Wahoos. The 820 with touchscreen is reasonably intuitive, but I would suggest thinking twice about the 520 plus. Given the amount of functionality on the unit, IMHO touch screen is far better.