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Garmin Forerunner 965 and Forerunner 265 series launched: price and other details


Garmin is expanding its smartwatch range and has launched the Forerunner 965, Forerunner 265 Music and Forerunner 265S Music smartwatch series in India. The smartwatches are equipped with a high-resolution AMOLED screen and feature multiple functions such as stress monitoring, sleep monitoring, VO2 Max, respiration rate and more.

Garmin Forerunner 965, Forerunner 265 and Forerunner 265S: Price

Garmin Forerunner 965 comes with a price tag of 67,490, while the Forerunner 265 Music is priced at 50,490. The latter is offered in Black and Aqua colors. Garmin Forerunner 265S Music smartwatch cost 50,490. The smartwatch comes in black and pink color variants.

The all-new Garmin smartwatches can be purchased through e-commerce platforms Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Tata Luxury, Synergizer, Bhawa and Nykaa. It will be available through selected offline stores across the country.

Missy Yang, Marketing Head, Garmin ASIA & SEA said: “Over the years, the Forerunner has evolved to become a trusted companion for all runners around the world, providing them with accurate data analysis. We are delighted to have one of the most credible runners from India – Hima Das for launching the most powerful Forerunner smartwatches; Forerunner 965 & 265 al.”

Garmin Forerunner 965, Forerunner 265 and Forerunner 265S: specifications

Garmin Forerunner 965 has a 1.4-inch AMOLED screen. The smartwatch comes with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. On-device health features include HR sensor, SpO2 sensor, stress monitor, and sleep tracking.

Battery-wise, the Forerunner 965 is said to last up to 23 days in smartwatch mode and up to 31 hours in GPS mode.

Likewise, the Forerunner 265 is equipped with a 1.3-inch AMOLED display and has a layer of Ground Gorilla Glass 4 lens on the top. It is said to offer up to 13 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.

The smartwatches feature many performance monitoring tools such as Garmin Firstbeat Analytics such as VO2 max, performance condition, training effect and others. All three new Garmin smartwatches have more than 30 sport profiles, plus endurance and acute chronic workload features. With the Garmin Forerunner 265S Music watch, you can download songs and playlists from apps such as Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music to the device.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.