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Schwinn (411 Vs. A40) Elliptical Cross Trainer | Comparison & Differences | Reviews 2020

February 6, 2020 by  
Filed under Elliptical Trainer

Schwinn A40 Elliptical

Schwinn A40 Elliptical Cross-Trainer

Schwinn 411 Elliptical

Schwinn 411 Elliptical Cross-Trainer

Schwinn 411 Vs. A40 Elliptical Cross Trainer Comparison: Schwinn is a leader in lower cost, high quality elliptical trainers. The Schwinn 411 and A40 entry level elliptical machines which have basic functions, but both lack an incline ramp (See 470 model for motorized incline). Highly rated, they both are excellent elliptical cross trainers for the home. Both models have magnetic resistance, and have pulse grips. Both are economically priced ellipticals.


The main differences between the Schwinn 411 and A40 are: The Schwinn 411 from a structural standpoint has a heavier flywheel, more resistance levels, more workout programs, weighs 10% more for stability, and has wireless heart telemetry. On the computer console, the 411 has more workout programs, and more resistance levels. The Schwinn 411 has a far longer warranty than the A40.

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 A40
* 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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* Contact Heart Grips
* Heart Telemetry
* Water Bottle Holder
* 1 User Profile
* Bluetooth with APP
* 10 Year Frame Warranty
* 100 lbs.

Schwinn 411

* Cross Trainer
* Magnetic Resistance
* 8 Resistance Levels
* No Incline
* LCD Console
* 7 Workout Programs
* Max Weight: 275 lbs.
* Tablet/Book Holder
* 17.5-inch Stride
* Built-in Speakers
* Contact Heart Grips
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* Water Bottle Holder
* 1 User Profiles
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* 3 Year Frame Warranty
* 90.4 lbs.

Schwinn A40

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Schwinn 411 Elliptical Trainer LCD Console

Schwinn's 411 Basic LCD Console
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Schwinn A40 Elliptical Trainer LCD Console

Schwinn A40 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 A40 model also has a basic display. Both models have pulse grips to read your heart rate. The 411 also can read wireless heart telemetry.

The The Schwinn 411 Elliptical has double the resistance levels than the A40 (16 vs. 8), and 6 more workout programs. The 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. A40 Elliptical Machines: The 411 and A40 ellipticals are the least expensive of Schwinn’s ellipticals. The 411 appears to be better built with a few more practical features. If you want an incline ramp that is motorized, the 470 model has this feature. The 411 does include Bluetooth to connect heart straps and connect to APPs on your tablet or smartphone. The frame warranty on the 411 is over 3 times longer than the A40 (10 years vs. 3 years). Both models are well rated, and will provide an excellent low impact workout.


Schwinn 411 Elliptical Trainer Schwinn A40 Elliptical Trainer Schwinn 470 Elliptical Trainer

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Bluetooth with APP
16 Resistance Levels
13 Workout Programs

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Speakers
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8 Resistance Levels
7 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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Schwinn 470 Home Elliptical Cross-Trainer
The Schwinn 470 Elliptical Trainer is an excellent medium duty elliptical under $1000. If you upgrade to the 470, you will get a well built elliptical with a powered (motorized) incline ramp, 29 workout programs, 25 levels of magnetic resistance, 300 lb. weight limit, built-in speakers & Fan, Bluetooth with APP, a Backlit LCD screen. The Schwinn 470 elliptical has received outstanding reviews. The Schwinn 470 elliptical is our “BEST OF 2020” for ellipticals under $1000.