Garmin Forerunner 245 & 245 Music Smart Watches Launched In India
The United States based Garmin has introduced the latest smartwatches under its Forerunner lineup in India. The wearables carry the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music and they were originally launched in the US in the month of May. Both devices are targeted towards runners and cyclists who wish to keep track of their workout stats. Besides, the newly launched devices also offer support for strength training, yoga, elliptical and tracking sleep cycles. The key difference between the two devices is that the Forerunner Music 245 can locally store upto 500 music tracks.
Both the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music have an identical look with a circular form factor and a wide polymer strap. The smartwatches measure 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 mm and can fit wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm. They feature a circular colour display that measures 30.4 mm or 1.2 inch. The touchscreen display has a resolution of 240 x 240 px.
The Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music duo of smartwatches weighs in at 38.5 grams. In terms of battery life, Garmin claims the two devices can provide a battery backup of upto 7 days on smartwatch mode, upto 6 hours on GPS mode with music and upto 24 hours on GPS mode without music. Both devices are also water resistant and a rated to 5 ATM of pressure.
The Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music duo of smartwatches include a whole host of sensors including GPS, GLONASS, Compass and an Accelerometer. Connectivity options on the two devices include Bluetooth, ANT+ and Wi-Fi. Safety and tracking features on the smartwatch duo include incident detection during select activities like fall detection.
The two smartwatches from Garmin also support traditional activity tracking features including a step counter, calories burned, distance travelled, stress tracking and body battery energy monitor.
Forerunner 245 & 245 Music Price and Colours
The Garmin Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music is offered in five colour options including Black, Lava Red, Aqua, Slate Gray and Yellow. Both the devices will be available for purchase on Amazon.in, Paytm and select offline stores. The prices for the two smartwatches are as follows:
- Garmin Forerunner 245: Rs 29,990
- Garmin Forerunner 245 Music: Rs 34,990