Sole New 2019 F80 Treadmill
The latest 2019 release Sole F80 is a powerful treadmill with a 3.5 HP continuous duty motor that offers great speeds between 0.5 and 12 miles per hour and 15 different incline levels. So it is designed for walking, jogging and fast walking with also a sturdy frame.
It has the decent speakers and Bluetooth feature and you can pair your smart portable device and listen to your favorite songs while you work out. You can put your tablet or the smartphone on the built-in tablet holder and you can watch Youtube videos to get distracted and go for longer or to follow workout programs of your choice.
The Sole F80 is often reviewed as one of the best treadmills on the market at its price level. It is easy on your joints and knees thanks to the Cushion Flex Whisper Deck that helps reduce the impact by about 40% than running on the regular pavement or the road. Some of the features that you can find on this brand new treadmill are what you can find on the very expensive models: Lifetime warranty, 12mph speed limit, 3.5HP motor (continuous duty), special deck and more.
When you’re done with your workout you can fold it up and lock it into its place. It is designed as a mobile unit that can be used in places like hotels, while keeping as powerful, sturdy and stable as a commercial grade unit. You’ll find six preset programs, 2 heart rate programs, 2 customizable workout conveniently on the display console. The low profile deck, low starting speed of 0.5mph and a big stop button are offered as the safety features. You have the incline controls and speed up and down buttons conveniently located on the handles and a cooling fan to use when it’s hot.
Sole F80 weighs 250 pounds and measures 82 x 37 x 57 inches- is fairly large but is foldable- 68 x 43 inches as folded. It has an impressive user weight capacity of 375 pounds. The LCD-backlit console is great with the vibrant colors and is easy to view and operate. It shows the standard indicators of Time, Incline, Speed, Calories, Speed, Pace and Pulse Rate. It also has the Peak and Valley graph and the quarter mile track function. You can connect your MP3 player, iPod etc. to listen to music. There is a USB port that lets you charge your smartphone and other devices.
The negative reviews are mostly to do with the issues they encountered with the assembly and a defective product received. Itis a commercial grade unit with a premium look and feel, that runs quietly even if you’re running fast, is durable with a very sturdy frame, commercial 3.5 CHP motor, thick running belt that measures 22x 60 inches, a large 9″ easy-to read display console, Bluetooth. You may need to tighten some bolts as they can get loose after the first assembly.
You won’t see the high-tech bells and whistles on the display panel but will you need them anyway? The Sole F80 is a reliable, sturdy and functional treadmill without the complicated features for home use. For the heart rate reading you can either use the wireless chest strap for more accurate results and the touch sensors on the handles. It is a well priced treadmill for overall great value and Sole is a reliable fitness brand that is known for robust, strong and functional units. The Sole F80 is claimed to be the value one in terms of price and functions. You’ll get an industry leading lifetime warranty for the deck, frame and motor, 2 years in home labor and 5 years for the parts. We don’t hesitate to recommend it to those with the budget.