I'm looking for (2) devices (I think):
–A wristwatch with Bluetooth and MP3 playback for my 7-year-old son, ideally with maps, fitness tracking, other fun tools but no games. This would be a tool he would grow with for a decade, instead of getting an off-brand MP3 watch from a suspect manufacturer in China.
–A GPS device for me to use in the backcountry (hiking/backpacking/skiing, including remote areas of the Southwest), ideally with fitness and music playback capabilities for cycling and other in-town fitness.
–Do these devices need their own data plans, or how do they connect to GPS outside of our in-home wifi?
–What kind of interface / partner devices do they need for loading music or other functions? (My gen-2 iPod still needs to plug into my laptop to load it with new music)
–Would the device I get for my son work for the backcountry GPS needs? (in which case, I can keep going with my phone in my pocket while cycling)
Thanks for your advice!
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