Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Running SmartwatchJosh Matthew October 10, 2019
$299.99 – $349.99
Garmin’s best-selling GPS running smartwatch with advanced training features and music!
Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Running Smartwatch
The Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Running Smartwatch takes your training to the next level with its advanced training features and analytics. The Forerunner 245 tracks your stats, crunches the numbers and gets to know all about your performance, running form, training history and even workout goals. In addition, the Forerunner 245 Music allows you to sync your playlists from select music streaming services and can store up to 500 songs. The Forerunner 245 also boasts up to 7 days of battery life in Smartwatch Mode, so you’ll never miss a workout!
Let the Music Play
With the Forerunner 245 Music, you can sync your playlists from select music streaming services to your watch for ad-free listening. You can even store up to 500 songs right on your watch. It’s easy to transfer music from your computer and then queue up your favorite playlist for easy listening through headphones enabled with Bluetooth technology.
Advanced Performance Analytics
The Forerunner 245 offers personalized training and recovery insight for smarter training decisions, helping you prepare for your next race. It keeps tabs on your VO2 max and understands how heat and altitude impact your performance.
More Ways to Work Out
Running is what you do, so train smarter with the tools available from Garmin Connect online fitness community. Create your own custom workouts, or download free ones that sync right to your watch.
Analyze Your Running Form
The Forerunner 245 GPS smartwatch also has the tools you need to improve your running form. The watch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, vertical oscillationand vertical ratio.
Stay Connected on the Run
The Forerunner 245 makes it easy to run without leaving important smart features behind. You can receive text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist.
Wellness and Advanced Sleep Monitoring
The Forerunner 245 has tools to help keep tabs on your overall well-being and the sleep you’re getting at night. For example, it’s Garmin’s first running watch to include a Pulse Ox sensor. This wrist-based sensor estimates your body’s blood oxygen saturation, which can help gauge how your body is absorbing oxygen — especially while you sleep.
Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Specs
- Physical Size: 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)
- Display Size: 1.2″ (30.4 mm) diameter
- Display Resolution: 240 x 240 pixels
- Weight: 38.5 grams
- GPS: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
- Connectivity: Bluetooth Smart, ANT+, Wi-Fi
- Smartphone compatibility: iPhone, Android
- Hear Rate: Wrist heart rate
- Water Rating: 5 ATM (50 m) water
- Battery Type: Rechargeable lithium-ion
- Battery Life: Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days | GPS mode with music: Up to 6 hours | GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
- Memory/history: 200 hours of activity data
In the Box
- Forerunner 245
- Charge/data cable