Garmin launches new Forerunner 265 and 295 running series watches with advanced training features

MADRID, March 3 (Portaltic/EP) –

garmin has launched the new smart watches from his series focused to run with models Forerunner 265, 265S and 965which provide “advanced training metrics”, AMOLED display and “full color” integrated maps for 499.99 euros and 649.99 euros respectively.

The new Forerunner watches are designed for “train brilliantly”, As Garmin has emphasized on its website, thanks to its multiple functions intended to the help of training such as the triathlon and multisport profiles, the race ‘widget’, or the training status.

In this sense, the model Forerunner 965is the model of high-end and has been presented with a price of €649.99. with a weight of 53 grams, includes a 1.4-inch AMOLED screen and a capacity of 31 hour battery in GPS mode And till 23 days in its ‘smartwatch’ mode.

Regarding its design, it is equipped with a black titanium bezel with DLC coating, i.e. diamond-like carbon, to provide shock resistance and scratches. It also includes a silicone strap in the colors yellow, black and white. Its screen is touch screen, but it is also accompanied by buttons located on the sides.

Forerunner 965 stands out for all the facilities and accessories that it offers the user in its running workoutsbut also for others physical activitiesas well as for health monitoring. For this, the watch has sensors Pulse Ox, VO2 monitoring (maximum oxygen that can be consumed according to weight), among others.

Among the many features of Forerunner 965 are the integrated maps with multiband GPS, which offer “full color” indications and are very useful whether the user is out for a run through the streets of the city, or along tracks full of trees. In addition, thanks to the maps, the watch is able to create and suggest round-trip routes which, by entering the distance, calculate an itinerary that ends at the same starting point.

It also has a function that measures the user willingness to trainwhich takes into account the sleep qualitythe recoveryor the load of I train. Thus, the user can decide if “it’s a good day” to train or if they should take it more calmly.

Other functions that it includes are triathlon and multisport profiles, with which you can switch between the integrated profiles for triathlons, duathlons or even training sessions. Forerunner 965 even allows Create your own multisport profiles.

Following this thread, Garmin offers a new career widgetwhich helps the user to prepare for your next sporting event with tips and suggestions for personalized daily workouts. The recommended daily training sessions are adapted after each session to adjust to the “performance and recovery” of the user and take this into account for future competitions.

The watch is capable of displaying a race forecast and also includes free training plans created by professionalswith focused plans for 5km, 10km and half marathon races.

This ‘smartwatch’ even includes a function that shows the status of training with indicators that provide information on whether you are being productive or not. In this way, the runner can get an idea of ​​whether he is reaching his peak form, if he is overexerting himself or if he is not being productive.

In addition, it provides data such as Recovery time that the user will need before the next high intensity training, the control and sleep Score, body energy, heart ratestress control and even the monitoring of the menstrual cycle.

On the other hand, this ‘smartwach’ offers the Garmin Connectivity Advances, including connection to applications music like Spotify, Payments ‘contactless’ with Garmin Pay, and app notifications when connected to a ‘smartphone’ both Android like iOS.

It also has security and monitoring functions. For example, the accident detection function with which, in case of identifying that an accident has occurred, it sends a message with the specific location. You also have the option of ‘livetrack’ so that the user can track their location in real time. All functions can be programmed and configured from the application Garmin Connect.


On the other hand, the model forerunner 265 shares many of the features with the top model 965. However, it features a more affordable price of 499.99 euros and is already available for sale to users. In addition, this model includes a smaller size option with the 42mm Forerunner 265S instead of the 46mm of the large model. However, both watches share the same price.

In this sense, the model 265S offers up 24 hours of battery life in GPS mode and up 15 days in smartwatch mode; as for the 265offers up 20 hours of GPS use and 13 days of smartwatch use. Regarding its design, both use an AMOLED touch screen, they also have a black bezel with straps of different colors. colors, such as yellow, white, pink, black and blue.

Despite the fact that it also has multiple functions for training users who are runners and athletes. The 265 and 265S models do not include built-in maps neither some of the performance metrics additional training factors such as load ratio or effort levels.

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