Garmin has rejiggered its with a larger emphasis on the wants of runners — monitoring stats and analyzing them to know your efficiency, coaching historical past and targets. The brand new line consists of 5 fashions: the Forerunner 45, 45S, 245, 245 Music and 945.
The entry-level Forerunner 45 and 45S collection will ship in Could beginning at $199.99. These have heart-rate monitoring through a wrist sensor and GPS; the 45S is a smaller dimension of the 45, at 39 millimeters versus 42mm. Options embody monitoring for extra exercises along with working, 24/7 operation, steps, distance, energy and sleep. Battery life is rated for as much as 7 days (13 hours as a GPS).
Including extra information choices, the Forerunner 245 and 245 Music embody VO2 monitoring, working dynamics and instruments for post-run well being evaluation like a pulse-ox sensor. The Music variant has storage for as much as 500 songs and playlist syncing from providers like Spotify or uploads out of your private assortment. They’re rated for as much as 7 days of smartwatch use; 6 hours with GPS and music. They’re out there now beginning at $299.99.
On the high of the meals chain, the Forerunner 945 combines the capabilities of the 245 Music, including house for 1,00zero songs, together with help for Garmin Pay and maps. Focused at extra aggressive athletes and people centered on coaching, it consists of on-watch working dynamics, exercise profiles and pulse-ox monitoring. Its battery life is rated for 2 weeks in smartwatch mode and 10 hours in GPS with music. It is out there now beginning at $599.99; there’s “triathlon bundle” with a few silicone bands, Garmin’s HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim displays and a fast launch equipment for $749.99.