Garmin Forerunner 245

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The ​Forerunner is a running watch family by Garmin.

The Forerunner 245 came out in 2019. The latest model in the family is the Garmin Forerunner 265S.

Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the cheapest 30% of running watches today.

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Released
Feb 2019
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Battery life
Battery life
168 hours
288 hours
288 hours
672 hours
288 hours
288 hours
Battery life – GPS mode
Battery life – GPS mode
24 hours
28 hours
28 hours
111 hours
28 hours
28 hours
Screen size
Screen size
30 mm
30 mm
30 mm
23 mm
30 mm
30 mm
Weight
Weight
39 g
87 g
144 g
65 g
94 g
88 g
Height
Height
42 mm
46 mm
46 mm
45 mm
46 mm
46 mm
Resolution
Resolution
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
176 x 176 px
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
Waterproof depth
Waterproof depth
50 m
100 m
100 m
100 m
100 m
Pixel density
Pixel density
283 ppi
283 ppi
283 ppi
283 ppi
283 ppi
Charging time
Charging time
1 hours
Internal storage
Internal storage
4 GB
0 GB
32 GB
32 GB
Health tracking features
Health tracking features
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight tracking
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake tracking
Connectivity Types
Connectivity Types
ANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingWi-FiWireless syncing
ANT+Wi-FiANT+Wi-FiANT+NFCANT+Wi-FiANT+Wi-Fi
Sensors
Sensors
AccelerometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSHeart rate monitor
AccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSHeart rate monitorMonitors perspirationAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitor
Alerts
Alerts
Inactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alerts
Inactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedback
Screen features
Screen features
Always-on displayDamage resistant glass
Always-on displaySapphire glassAlways-on displaySapphire glassAlways-on displayAlways-on displaySapphire glassAlways-on displaySapphire glass
Battery features
Battery features
Battery level indicatorRechargeable battery
Rechargeable batteryRechargeable batteryRechargeable batterySolar powerRechargeable batteryRechargeable battery
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Garmin Forerunner 245 characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+106)
BrandGarmin (+68)
FeaturesAchievements (+72)Auto pause (+69)Calendar sync (+52)Call control (+55)Fall detection (+36)has fast/slow heart rate notifications (+64)has HRV tracking (+57)measures resting heart rate (+66)measures VO2 max (+62)Music playback (+67)Phone locator (+63)Social network integration (+53)Sunrise/sunset time (+64)Uploadable maps (+45)Widgets (+69)
Activity Tracking FeaturesActivity detection (+79)Activity tagging (+88)Coaching (+55)Distance tracking (+93)Elevation tracking (+85)Goal setting (+62)Live tracking (+47)Pace measurement (+92)Route uploads (+62)Steps tracking (+92)Swim stroke counter (+77)Swim stroke recognition (+46)Trackback mode (+59)
Health tracking featuresBMI tracking (+46)Calorie burn tracking (+78)Period notifications (+50)Sleep tracking (+75)Temperature tracking (+51)Water intake tracking (+43)Weight tracking (+38)
Connectivity TypesANT+ (+65)Automatic syncing (+51)Cloud syncing (+53)Wi-Fi (+48)Wireless syncing (+63)
SensorsAccelerometer (+90)Blood oxygenation monitor (+56)Cadence sensor (+44)Compass (+82)Galileo (+48)GPS (+92)Heart rate monitor (+85)
WaterproofingsIP67 (+83)Sweat resistant (+83)
AlertsInactivity alerts (+63)Irregular heart rate warnings (+35)Silent alarm (+71)Vibrating alerts (+74)
Supported peripheralsCompatible heart monitor (+72)Compatible smart scales (+50)
Screen featuresAlways-on display (+71)Damage resistant glass (+30)
Battery featuresBattery level indicator (+62)Rechargeable battery (+93)
ColorwaysBlack, Black / Aqua, Black / Berry, Black / Red, Black / Slate, White / Black
Specificationsvs Average
Model
245
Released
Feb 2019
Battery
Charging time
1 hours
Battery life – training mode
24 hours
Battery life – GPS mode
24 hours
Battery life
168 hours
System
Bluetooth version
4 m
Internal storage
4 GB
Measurements
Volume
22 cm³
Strap width
20 mm
Width
42 mm
Height
42 mm
Thickness
12 mm
Weight
39 g
Temperature
Min. temperature
-20 °C
Max. temperature
60 °C
Waterproofing
Waterproof depth
50 m
Screen
Pixel density
283 ppi
Resolution
240 x 240 px
Screen size
30 mm

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