Garmin Forerunner Review for 55/245/945 (and LTE) [Guide]

We would like to introduce and list everything you need to know about the Forerunner series of Garmin via our Garmin Forerunner Review for 55, 245, 945 and 945 LTE.

Garmin Forerunner Series Full Review

We have put together following table to help you better understand the Garmin Forerunner Review:

Review for#Forerunner 945 LTEForerunner 945Forerunner 55Forerunner 245
Lens MaterialCorning® Gorilla® Glass DXCorning® Gorilla® Glass DXChemically strengthened glassCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3
QuickFit™ watch band compatibleyes (22 mm compatible)yes (22 mm compatible)yes (20 mm, Industry standard)yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
Physical size44.4 x 44.4 x 13.9 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 128-218 mm
47 x 47 x 13.7 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 130-220 mm
42 x 42 x 11.6 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm
42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)
Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm
Display resolution240 x 240 pixels240 x 240 pixels208 x 208 pixels240 x 240 pixels
Battery lifeSmartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode with music: Up to 12 hours
GPS mode with LTE LiveTrack: Up to 10 hours
GPS mode with music and LTE LiveTrack: Up to 7 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 35 hours
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode with music: Up to 10 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 36 hours
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 20 hours
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode: Up to 24 hours
Water Resistance5 ATM5 ATM5 ATM5 ATM
ConnectivityBluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®, LTE (with subscription)Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®Bluetooth®, ANT+®Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Music storageUp to 1000 songsUp to 1000 songsNoYes, for only Forerunner 245 Music
Heart Rate Monitor,
GPS,
Accelerometer
YesYesYesYes
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen SaturationYesYesNoYes
All Activity Tracking FeaturesSameSameSameSame
Expert ReviewRead ReviewRead ReviewRead ReviewRead Review
Latest Price TagCheck on AmazonCheck on AmazonCheck on AmazonCheck on Amazon

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Forerunner 55 Short Review

Forerunner 55 Review

The Garmin Forerunner 55 is an entry level running watch. Altough, it is not as pricey as the high-end smart watches, it still features all the necessary functions which has been expected from a running watch. The key Garmin features for the activity traction has been included in the Forerunner 55. For further reading on Garmin Forerunner 55 Review, we recommend checking the:

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Forerunner 245 Short Review

Forerunner 245 Review

The Garmin Forerunner 245 is in between the Forerunner 55 and 945 considering the overall features and performance. This mid-level running watch has a decent battery consumption. Actually, beside the premium features comes with high-end Garmin products, the main difference is just about the battery consumption. The basic functions, “activity tracking”, are the same for all Garmin Forerunner series. For further reading on Garmin Forerunner 245 Review, we recommend checking the:

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Forerunner 945 & 945 LTE Insights

Forerunner 945 LTE & 945 Review

The Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE and 945 are the high-end running watches. These two are the most popular ones when it comes to activity tracking. Both has tons of features, and deserves high credit for their top performance. We only recommend these two watches to people who are experienced runners. Because, they are premium running watches and highly expensive compare to Forerunner 45 and 235 series. For further reading on Garmin Forerunner 945 Review, we recommend checking the:

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