Garmin launches Forerunner 745, an advanced GPS smartwatch for runners and triathletes

The smartwatch lets users sync indoor and outdoor workouts automatically from Garmin Connect or other training apps

author_img IANS Published :  27th November 2020 07:27 PM   |   Published :   |  27th November 2020 07:27 PM
Garmin Forerunner 745

Garmin Forerunner 745

Smart wearables and GPS tracker maker Garmin on Friday launched an all-new Forerunner 745, an advanced GPS smartwatch built for runners and triathletes looking for detailed training data, on-device workouts smartwatch features and more.

"The all-new Forerunner 745 is developed by Garmin's R&D team understanding the actual need of all the athletes which keeps them away from all the distractions and supports with the detailed performance metrics," Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India said in a statement.

The smartwatch lets users sync indoor and outdoor workouts automatically from Garmin Connect or other training apps, including TrainingPeaks and TrainerRoad, right to the watch.

It is compatible with Garmin Coach, free training plans that adapt based on a runner's goals and performance.

The watch features tools to track an athlete's well-being.

It comes with wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor that aims to help in providing a clearer picture of how athletes are sleeping and adjusting to altitude acclimation, while the 'Body Battery' energy monitor lets athletes track their energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest.

Additionally, the menstrual cycle tracking feature helps women adjust their training to maximize improvement potential and plan for upcoming races based on where they are in their cycle.

The watch can also stores up to 500 songs and lets users sync playlists from select preloaded music streaming services 3 such as Spotify, Amazon Music or transfer music from a computer.

The Forerunner 745 features up to one week of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours in GPS mode and up to six hours in GPS mode with music, the company claimed.

The smartwatch is priced at Rs 52,990 and is available in four colours: whitestone, magma red, neo tropic and black.

*Edited from an IANS report

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