Garmin Forerunner 45 ditches the square design

The Garmin Forerunner 45 is set to be released and will come in 2 models. While both models will have the same feature set, the 45s will be a perfect buy for those with smaller wrists. Garmin has included its incident detection feature, music control and Garmin Coach.

Garmin Forerunner 45 release details

  • What is it?: Its the Garmin Forerunner 45 and forerunner 45s
  • When is it out?: The Garmin Forerunner 45 should be available in April/May 2019
  • What will it cost?: The Garmin Forerunner 45 and 45s will retail at $199.99

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Garmin Forerunner 45 features and specs

Garmin will release the Forerunner 45 and the 45s, the latter being a lighter model. Both models will sport a whole new circular design. Moving away from the previous Forerunner 25 square design.

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The Forerunner 45 has several features that will keep the average runner happy, without overwhelming.

Both Versions:

  • GPS running watch with Garmin Coach training plan support
  • Easy-to-use running watch estimates heart rate at the wrist and features GPS to track your pace, distance, intervals and more
  • Works with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans that bring expert, personalised coaching right to your wrist
  • Safety and tracking features include incident detection (during select activities) which sends your real-time location to emergency contacts through your paired compatible smartphone
  • Sports apps for running, cycling, indoor track, treadmill, elliptical, cardio, yoga and more

Forerunner 45S Only:

  • Smaller-sized easy-to-use running watch estimates heart rate at the wrist and features GPS to track your pace, distance, intervals and more
  • Connected features include smart notifications for incoming texts and calls, automatic uploads to our Garmin Connect™ online community, live tracking and controls for the music playing on your paired compatible smartphone
  • Safety and tracking features include incident detection (during select activities) which sends your real-time location to emergency contacts through your paired compatible smartphone

Forerunner 45 specs

  • Water rating: 5 ATM
  • Unit dimensions: 1.65” (42 mm)
  • Weight:1.26 oz (36 g)
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 14 hours in GPS mode
  • Colours: Orange, Purple and white

Forerunner 45s specs:

  • Water rating: 5 ATM
  • Unit dimensions: 1.56” (39.5 mm)
  • Weight: 1.13 oz (32 g)
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 14 hours in GPS mode
  • Colours: Orange, Purple and white

As you can see from the features and specs above it does not have Garmin Pay, nor does it have any music storage like found on the higher end models. While you get Vo2Max estimation, the Forerunner 45 does not feature Firstbeat.

Garmin Forerunner 45 prices

The Garmin Forerunner 45 and 45s will retail at $199.99. Pricing outside of the US is still not known, but expect prices to be around £179 in the UK.

Garmin Forerunner 45 release date

Based on recent leaks with several of coming from Known Garmin retailers. Expectations are that the Forerunner 45 will be available in April or May 2019.

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Jon Ratcliffe
I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles. I cover Wearables, tech and smart home.My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.

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