Proform 1050E or Proform 1200E?
~~Side-By-Side Elliptical Comparison Review~~
Stride Length: In this first category, the Proform 1200E’s 21” stride length slightly edges out Proform 1050E’s 20”. The 21” stride length is considered very ideal for taller than average users.
Resistance Levels: In the resistance levels category, the Proform 1050E wins with 20 levels while the Proform 1200E only has 12.
Max Ramp: The Proform 1050E wins this category as it has an incline of 40 degrees while the Proform 1200E doesn’t even have an incline feature. It should be noted that most elliptical machines also don’t have this feature.
Built In Programs: When it comes to built-in programs, the Proform 1050E outnumbered its counterpart with an advantage of 24 to 15. It should be noted that for a machine that is sold at $799, you get your money’s worth with the 1050E.
Notable Features: The 1050E wins over the 1200E as it is better equipped with features. Both may have oversized foot pedals but there is better cushioning with the 1050E. The winning model also has a built-in sound system that allows you to connect your iPods and mp3 players while working out. Moreover, it offers a built-in iFit workout card module.
The 1200E on the other hand has limited features but it is an earth-friendly elliptical machine since you don’t need to have an external AC source as it can be manually generated by your pedaling.
Parts Warranty: When it comes to the parts warranty, the 1200E has a 2-year offer while the 1050E only has one year.
Labor Warranty: In this category, the 1200E gets another win with its 2-year offer of free labor coverage. It counterpart on the other hand offers 1 year.
Machine Weight: It is a tie between the two models as both did not indicate their actual machine weight which leads us to a stalemate.
Machine User Weight Capacity: Although this cannot be confirmed due to their non-disclosure of their actual machine weight, the Proform 1200E wins this category with a 350-lb maximum user weight capacity while the Proform 1050E has 325lbs.
Money Back Guarantee: It is another tie between the two models as they both offer a 30-day money back guarantee. Take advantage of this especially if you are unhappy with the performance of the machine.
Conclusion: At the time of the comparison review, the Proform 1050E is cheaper than the Proform 1200E but it is equipped with more features which makes it a great choice between the two.
But if you happen to be one of those people who wish to save Mother Earth, you should go for the 1200E since it is an earth-friendly machine. However, you get to have limited features by doing so.