Garmin Forerunner 245

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Garmin Forerunner 245: The Highlights

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 955.

Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently just above the median price of running watches today.

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Battery life
Battery life
168 hours
336 hours
1220 hours
480 hours
384 hours
Battery life – GPS mode
Battery life – GPS mode
24 hours
162 hours
105 hours
49 hours
24 hours
42 hours
Screen size
Screen size
30 mm
30 mm
20 mm
33 mm
36 mm
33 mm
Weight
Weight
39 g
58 g
43 g
53 g
85 g
76 g
Height
Height
42 mm
42 mm
40 mm
47 mm
51 mm
47 mm
Resolution
Resolution
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
156 x 156 px
260 x 260 px
205 x 148 px
416 x 416 px
Waterproof depth
Waterproof depth
50 m
100 m
100 m
50 m
50 m
100 m
Pixel density
Pixel density
283 ppi
282 ppi
276 ppi
282 ppi
452 ppi
Charging time
Charging time
1 hours
Internal storage
Internal storage
4 GB
32 GB
0 GB
32 GB
8 GB
16 GB
Health tracking features
Health tracking features
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight tracking
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingCalorie burn trackingSleep trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight tracking
Connectivity Types
Connectivity Types
ANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingWi-FiWireless syncing
ANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingNFCWi-FiWireless syncingANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingNFCWireless syncingANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingNFCWi-FiWireless syncingANT+Wireless syncingANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingMac OS X compatibleNFCWi-FiWireless syncing
Sensors
Sensors
AccelerometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSHeart rate monitor
AccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorMonitors perspirationAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitor3D compassAccelerometerBarometerCompassGPSAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorMonitors perspiration
Alerts
Alerts
Inactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alerts
Inactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmSmart alarmVibrating alertsInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsInactivity alertsInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alerts
Supported peripherals
Supported peripherals
Compatible heart monitorCompatible smart scales
Compatible heart monitorCompatible smart scalesCompatible heart monitorCompatible smart scalesCompatible heart monitorCompatible smart scales
Compatible heart monitorCompatible smart scales
Screen features
Screen features
Always-on displayDamage resistant glass
Always-on displaySapphire glassTouch screenAlways-on displayAlways-on displayDamage resistant glassTouch screenTouch screenAlways-on displayDamage resistant glassOLED/AMOLED displayTouch screen
Battery features
Battery features
Battery level indicatorRechargeable battery
Battery level indicatorRechargeable batterySolar powerWireless chargingBattery level indicatorRechargeable batterySolar powerWireless chargingBattery level indicatorRechargeable batterySolar powerBattery level indicatorRechargeable batteryBattery level indicatorRechargeable batteryWireless charging
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Garmin Forerunner 245 characteristics and specifications

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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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