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The Garmin Forerunner 945 and 245 series smartwatches are available locally now

By Wong Chung Wee - on 12 Jun 2019, 4:39pm

The Garmin Forerunner 945 and 245 series smartwatches are available locally now

Forerunner 245 in Amp Yellow and Slate Grey (Image source: Garmin)

Unveiled in May this year, the Garmin Forerunner 945, 245, and 245 Music smartwatches are available in Singapore now. The Forerunner 245 series come with performance monitoring tools like VO2 max and training status with adjustments for heat, recovery time, and aerobic and anaerobic training effects. There’s also a wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor that gauges how oxygen is being absorbed by the wearer. There's the Forerunner 245 in Amp Yellow that's exclusive to Southeast Asian countries, and the other color choice is Slate Grey. The Forerunner 245 is going for S$459.

Forerunner 245 Music in Aqua, Black and Lava Red (Image source: Garmin)

The Forerunner 245 Music can store up to 500 songs and lets you sync playlists from select preloaded music streaming services such as Spotify, or transfer music from a computer. It cones in three colors, i.e., Aqua, Black, and Lava Red (exclusive for Southeast Asia). The SRP of the watch is S$529.

Forerunner 945 in Black (Image source: Garmin)

The Forerunner 945 is intended for the “driven” individual, with its new feature called training load focus which will sort recent training history into different categories based on activity structure and intensity. There are also additional built-in activity profiles such as skiing, hiking and golfing.

Forerunner 945 in Blue (Image source: Garmin)

The watch sports a 1.2-inch display (240 x 240 pixels) with Corning Gorilla Glass DX, music storage of up to 1,000 songs and support for Garmin Pay. The Forerunner 945's battery can last up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode, up to 36 hours in GPS mode, and up to 10 hours in GPS mode with music. There are two color choices for this smartwatch, i.e., Black or Blue. Its recommended retail price is S$899.

There’s a Forerunner for Runners roadshow at Kallang Wave Mall now till 16th June 2019. Every purchase of a Forerunner 245 will come with a free Quick Release Watch Band (worth S$57); every purchase of a Forerunner 245 Music and Forerunner 945 will come bundled with a free Running Dynamics Pod (worth S$108) and additional charging cable.

Source: Garmin