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Karoo 2

Wahoo ELEMNT Roam

£359

£299

3.2 Inch Screen

480 x 800, 292 PPI
Smartphone-grade touchscreen with anti-glare and water droplet rejection

2.7 Inch Screen

200 x 400, 166 PPI
Non-touch color screen with anti-glare protector available separately

Bi-Weekly Software Updates

Including new features and bug fixes

Intermittent software updates including bug fixes

167g

Device and mount weight,
131g for device only

137g

Device and mount weight,
93g for device only

Onboard Sensors

3 axis accelerometer
3 axis magnetometer
3 axis gyroscope
Altimeter
Ambient temperature 

Onboard Sensors

Altimeter
Ambient temperature 

USB-C

IP67 waterproof with rubber hatch

USB Micro-B

With rubber hatch

Up to 14 hour
battery life

Up to 17 hour
battery life

Beeper notifications

Beeper notifications

45-Day

Risk-free return policy

30-Day

Full refund

HARDWARE

Hammerhead Karoo 2 mounting system
(Adapter for quarter turn mounts included)

Wahoo quarter turn mount

Cellular Data

Up to 4G LTE coverage available via optional SIM card

No cellular capability

32 GB

Total internal storage

2.78 GB

Total internal storage

QWERTY Keyboard

Smartphone style, via touchscreen

No on-unit keyboard

Touchscreen and Button Navigation

Interface navigable by touchscreen or buttons for almost everything. Use whichever you prefer.

Interface navigable via hardware buttons only

3rd Party Apps

Support for Xert as well as the ability to sideload Android APKs

No 3rd party apps

Graphic Datafields

Dynamic heart rate and power zone datafields, upcoming and historical elevation, electronic gearing

Graphic Datafields

Dynamic heart rate and power zone datafields, upcoming and historical elevation, electronic gearing

INTEGRATION

All preferences, routes, and activities are saved to the cloud

No backup preference data

Smartphone notifications supported

Smartphone notifications supported

Connectivity

WiFi
ANT+
Bluetooth (sensors and audio)
2G/3G/4G
GPS

Connectivity

WiFi
ANT+
Bluetooth
GPS

Electronic Shifting Supported

For SRAM AXS, Campagnolo EPS, and FSA K-Force

Electronic Shifting Supported

For SRAM AXS, Campagnolo EPS, FSA K-Force, and Shimano Di2

Varia Rearview Radar Supported

Varia Rearview Radar Supported

Smart Light Control

No Smart Light Control

Trainer Support

Via ANT+ FE-C and Bluetooth

Trainer Support

Via ANT+ and Bluetooth

Wireless Route Import

Via web dashboard, Chrome extension, or Firefox extension

Route Import

Manual or third party only

Automatic Route Sync

Manage all routes on the Karoo or web dashboard

Route Sync

Manual sync and only from third parties

Automatic Sensor Priority

With manual override

Automatic Sensor Priority

Strava Live Segments Supported

Strava Live Segments Supported

NAVIGATION

CLIMBER

Auto-detects upcoming climbs and displays a full-page breakdown of grade, distance-to-top, and elevation-to-top

No climb detection

Pin-Drop Route Creation

Route-to-pin or create full savable routes on device

No route creation on device

'Navigate to Start'

Navigate to the start of any route in your offline maps

'Navigate to Start'

Navigate to the start of any route in your offline maps

Rerouting Speed

Under 5 seconds on any route length

Rerouting Speed

Slower than Karoo 2 on any length route

Upcoming Elevation Graph

Available on all routes, pin-drop routing, and rerouting

Upcoming Elevation Graph

Available with certain routing filetypes

Map Interaction

Fast touchscreen pan and zoom, with pinch gestures or hardware buttons

Map Interaction

Button input for pan and zoom

Map Coverage

Free global maps, downloadable over WiFi

Map Coverage

Free maps with companion app

Map POIs

Details like cafes, water fountains, bathrooms, and campsites. Manual and route-level POIs as well.

No native points of interest

Map Infrastructure Detection

Build any route for road, gravel or MTB specific surfaces

No routing or re-routing customization

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45-day return policy
Free shipping on all orders

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