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Schwinn (411 Vs. 430) Elliptical Cross Trainer | Comparison & Differences | Reviews 2020

February 5, 2020 by  
Filed under Elliptical Trainer

Schwinn 430 Elliptical

Schwinn 430 Elliptical Cross-Trainer

Schwinn 411 Elliptical

Schwinn 411 Elliptical Cross-Trainer

Schwinn 411 Vs. 430 Elliptical Cross Trainer Comparison: Schwinn is a leader in lower cost, high quality elliptical trainers. The Schwinn 411 and 430 elliptical machines are some of the most popular entry level ellipticals on the market. Highly rated, they both are excellent elliptical cross trainers for the home. Both models have magnetic resistance, have pulse grips, can handle up to a 300 lb. user.

The main differences between the Schwinn 411 and 430 are: The Schwinn 430 from a structural standpoint has a heavier flywheel, more resistance levels, weighs 68% more for stability, and has a manual incline. On the computer console, the 430 has more workout programs, more resistance levels, dedicated resistance keys, has two user profiles, adds speakers and a cooling fan.

The 411 in its advantage adds Bluetooth and Heart Telemetry, and the ability to run APPs on your smartphone or tablet. Below is a comparison chart of the differences between the two models.


Schwinn 411 Vs. the Schwinn 430
* Cross Trainer
* Magnetic Resistance
* 16 Resistance Levels
* No Incline
* LCD Console
* 13 Workout Programs
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Tablet/Book Holder
* 18-inch Stride
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* Water Bottle Holder
* 1 User Profile
* Bluetooth with APP
* 10 Year Frame Warranty
* 100 lbs.

Schwinn 411

* Cross Trainer
* Magnetic Resistance
* 20 Resistance Levels
* Manual Incline
* LCD Console
* 22 Workout Programs
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Tablet/Book Holder
* 20-inch Stride
* Built-in Fan
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* 2 User Profiles
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* 10 Year Frame Warranty
* 168 lbs.

Schwinn 430


Schwinn 411 Elliptical Trainer LCD Console

Schwinn's 411 Basic LCD Console
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Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer LCD Console

Schwinn 430 Dual LCD Console (click for larger image)

Schwinn 411 vs. 430 Console Comparison: The Consoles are quite different, the 411 has a very basic console. The 430 model has dual displays, so when you use the tablet/book holder, you can still see the other display. The 430 also has dedicated resistance buttons. Both models have pulse grips to read your heart rate.

The 430 has a manual incline, while the 411 has no incline capability. The Schwinn 430 Elliptical has 4 more resistance levels than the 411, and 9 more workout programs. Surprisingly only the cheaper 411 has Bluetooth with APP for your tablet or smartphone, which allows you to run a bluetooth heart rate strap. The Schwinn 411 elliptical trainer can also connect to the RunSocial® APP and race through 19 locations with 27 routes alongside friends while tracking pace and distance. Also you can connect to the Explore the World™ App.


Bottom Line 411 Vs. 430 Elliptical Machines: The 411 elliptical is the least expensive of Schwinn’s ellipticals, but does lack some features , including more resistance levels, programs, a cooling fan, speakers, and incline ramp. It also weighs a lot less, so stability will be reduced. But the 411 does include Bluetooth to connect heart straps and connect to APPs on your tablet or smartphone. Both models are highly rated, and will provide an excellent low impact workout.


Schwinn 411 Elliptical Trainer Schwinn 470 Elliptical Trainer Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer

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Bluetooth with APP
16 Resistance Levels
13 Workout Programs

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Power Incline
Backlit Screen
Speakers & Fan
Bluetooth with APP
25 Resistance Levels
29 Workout Programs

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Manual Incline
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Speakers & Fan
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20 Resistance Levels
22 Workout Programs

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