The smartwatches from Garmin come with built-in incident detection feature, which allows users to their share their location with pre-chosen contacts, in case of emergency.
Garmin has today announced the launch of new Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music in India. The smartwatches are available for purchase from Amazon, Paytm Mall, Myntra, GO Sport Mumbai and Bangalore, Peloton Calicut, PlayWell Calicut and Kochi and Helios Watch Stores Pan India.
The Forerunner 245 is available in Slate and Amp Yellow colours and comes with a price tag of Rs 29,990. The Forerunner 245 Music is available in three colours including Black, Lava Red and Aqua and it is priced at Rs 34,990.
The smartwatches from Garmin come with built-in incident detection feature, which allows users to their share their location with pre-chosen contacts, in case of emergency. The location will be automatically shared if the watch registers a fall. The smartwatches come with Body Battery, which helps optimize the body's energy. This feature collects data “to gauge one’s energy reserves at any moment, so that the user can plan their day accordingly, optimizing times for activity and rest.”
The Forerunner 245 Music comes with the ability to store up to 500 songs on the watch. One even syncs his/her favourite music from select streaming services like Spotify. Both the watches are loaded five buttons along with an always-on, sunlight-readable display.
The Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music come with performance monitoring features like VO2 Max, which analyse the amount of oxygen one utilises during intense exercise. It further analyzes the recovery time post intense activity, aerobic and anaerobic training effect, and training status and load. It is equipped with improved race predictor, which can predict the race time and plan sessions accordingly.
The watches also come with advanced running dynamics such as ground contact time and balance, stride length, vertical oscillation and vertical ratio, which work on enhancing one’s overall running sessions. The wearable are equipped with Garmin Coach feature, which offers free training plans customised to a runner’s goal and performance.
It also includes multiple sport activity modes like run plus treadmill, indoor track, bike, indoor bike, treadmill, pool swim, row indoor, elliptical, stair stepper and more. The Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music delivers up to 7 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 6 hours in GPS mode with music and 24 hours in GPS mode without music.
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