Garmin Forerunner 645 Music GPS running watch with on-device music storage announced

Samsung’s Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX were one of the first devices with support for on-device music storage, now Garmin has introduced the first smartwatch that lets you store music for offline listening. It can store up to 500 songs so that you can connect a Bluetooth headset and play them when you are working out, without the need of a smartphone.

It has 24/7 heart rate monitoring2, advanced running dynamics, performance monitoring tools, connected features and more. It has a metal bezel, chemically strengthened glass and interchangeable bands.

Training status automatically evaluates previous exercise and fitness levels to let athletes know if they are training productively, peaking or overreaching.

Highlights of Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

  • 1.2-inch (240 x 240 pixels) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) always-on Garmin Chroma Display with chemically strengthened glass
  • Bluetooth Smart and ANT+, Compatible with Android and iPhone
  • Store up to 500 songs to your watch, and connect with Bluetooth headphones (sold separately) for phone-free listening
  • Syncs music from select streaming services for offline listening
  • Garmin Pay contactless payment solution lets you make convenient payments with your watch
  • Provides advanced running dynamics, including ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more
  • Uses wrist-based heart rate to offer performance monitoring features, including evaluating your current training status
  • 5 ATM water resistant
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 5 hours in GPS mode with music

The The Forerunner 645 Music comes with a black or cerise band and is available at a suggested retail price of $449.99 (Rs. 28580 approx.). The Forerunner 645 without music capabilities with black or sandstone band is available at a suggested retail price of $399.99 (Rs. 25410 approx.).

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