Garmin Adds Vibrant Displays To Its Forerunner GPS Smartwatches

Garmin announces the Forerunner 265 series and Forerunner 965, its first dedicated GPS running smartwatches with vibrant AMOLED displays.

Garmin has upgraded to vibrant AMOLED displays for its new Forerunner 265 and Forerunner 965 smartwatches.

Light, bright and made for any distance, Forerunner 265 and Forerunner 965 feature optional always-on, full-color displays that are easy to read no matter the weather conditions, while a responsive touchscreen complements the traditional 5-button design, allowing for fast access to everyday health features, smart notifications and more.

Forerunner 965 also includes a titanium bezel that makes a statement while still being light on the wrist.

Plus, advanced training metrics and recovery insights will help an athlete prepare for their next big race – all without sacrificing battery life; Forerunner 265 gets up to 15 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, while Forerunner 965 offers up to 23 days.

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Garmin Forerunner 965.

Dan Bartel, Garmin’s VP of Global Consumer Sales: “For 20 years, the Forerunner lineup has helped athletes of all levels reach their goals, and we are thrilled to continue to bring revolutionary advancements to our newest GPS running smartwatches with the addition of bright AMOLED displays.

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Garmin Forerunner 965.

“With Garmin’s premium training metrics, recovery insights, impressive battery life and more, athletes can run – and rest – easy knowing they have the tools to perform their best.”

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Garmin Forerunner 265.

The Forerunner 265 is available in two sizes: the 42mm sized Forerunner 265S features up to 24 hours of battery life in GPS mode and up to 15 days in smartwatch mode, while the 46mm sized Forerunner 265 offers up to 20 hours of battery life in GPS mode and up to 13 days in smartwatch mode.

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Garmin Forerunner 265.

Meanwhile, featuring a lightweight titanium bezel, a 47mm case size and Garmin’s largest AMOLED display at 1.4 inches, Forerunner 965 features up to 31 hours of battery life in GPS mode and up to 23 days in smartwatch mode.

Forerunner 965 will be available in late March and has a suggested retail price of $599.99 while Forerunner 265 is available now for $449.99.

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