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Garmin Forerunner 245 vs Garmin Forerunner 245 Music vs Apple Watch Series 5 40mm


Product Name

Garmin Forerunner 245

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music

Apple Watch Series 5 40mm

Product Image Garmin Forerunner 245 Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Apple Watch Series 5 40mm
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Our Rating 8.0 5.0 5.0
Brand Garmin Garmin Apple
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch Smartwatch

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General

Release April, 2019 April, 2019 September, 2019
Device Name Garmin Forerunner 245 Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Apple Watch Series 5 40mm
Device Type GPS Smartwatch GPS Smartwatch Smartwatch
Ideal for (Gender) Both Men & Women Both Men & Women Both Men & Women
Device Model 010-02120-01 (Slate Gray), 010-02120-00 (Berry) 010-02120-20 (Black), 010-02120-21 (White), 010-02120-22 (Aqua) A2156 (Global); A2094 (USA, LATAM, Canada)
Box Items Forerunner 245, Charger Data Cable, Documentation Forerunner 245 Music, Charger Data Cable, Documentation Apple Watch Series 5, Band, 1m Magnetic Charging Cable, 5W USB Power Adapter
Predecessor Garmin Forerunner 235 Garmin Forerunner 235
Successor - - Apple Watch Series 4

Body

Shape Circular Circular Rectangle
Case Dimensions 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 mm (1.66 x 1.66 x 0.48 in)) 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 mm (1.66 x 1.66 x 0.48 in)) 40 x 34 x 10.7 mm (1.57 x 1.34 x 0.42 in)
Case/Bezel Fiber-reinforced Polymer Fiber-reinforced Polymer Stainless Steel
Strap Material Silicone Silicone Nylon, Fluoroelastomer Rubber, Leather, Stainless Steel
Strap/Band Size 20 mm 20 mm
Replaceable Band Yes Yes Yes
Weight 1.35oz (38.5g) 1.35oz (38.5g) 39.8 g (1.41 oz)
IP Rating - -
Water Resistance 5 ATM 5 ATM 5 ATM, 50 meters
Colors Berry, Slate Gray Black, (White), (Aqua) Space gray, Gold, Silver

Display

Type LCD LCD LTPO OLED
Screen Size 1.2 in (30.4 mm) 1.2 in (30.4 mm) 1.57 inches, 7.8 cm2
Screen Resolution 240 x 240 pixels 240 x 240 pixels 394 x 324 pixels
Pixel Density - - ~326 ppi
Multi Touch Yes Yes Yes
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Sapphire crystal glass

Platform

Operating System Garmin OS Garmin OS watchOS 6.0
Chipset Sony Sony Apple S5
CPU - - 64-bit dual-core
GPU - - PowerVR

Memory

RAM - -
Internal Memory 200 hours of activity data 3.5 GB 32GB
SD Card Slot No No No

Cellular Network

Technology No No GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands 2G Bands:
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands:
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands:
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Global
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - USA, LATAM, Canada
SIM No No Apple e-SIM
Speed HSPA, LTE

Activity Tracker

Distance Yes Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Calories Consumption Yes Yes
Sleep Yes Yes Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes Yes 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes Yes Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
WiFi Yes Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
NFC No No Yes
USB Yes Yes No
Radio No no No

Control

Touch Yes Yes 3D Touch
Watchface Customizable Customizable Customizable
Voice Command No No Yes
Personal Assistant No No Siri
Smartphone Compatibility iPhone & Android iPhone & Android iPhone 6s or later with iOS 13 or above
Smartphone Companion App Garmin Connect Garmin Connect Apple Watch

Notifications

Activity Alert Yes Yes Yes
SMS Yes Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes Yes
Incoming Call Alert Yes Yes Yes
Calendar Reminder Yes Yes Yes
Weather Forecast Yes Yes Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Gyro Yes No Yes
Heart Rate Yes Yes Yes
Light - Yes Yes
Compass/Magnetometer Yes Yes Yes
Vibration/Haptics engine Yes Yes Yes
Other Sensors GLONASS, Galileo & PULSE OX GLONASS, Galileo & PULSE OX Barometric altimeter

Sound

Speaker Yes Yes Yes
Microphone No No Yes

Battery

Battery Type - - Lithium-Ion
Capacity - - -
Battery Life Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days, GPS mode: Up to 24 hours Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days, GPS mode: Up to 24 hours Up to 18 H
Standby 7 Days 7 Days -
Talk-Time - - -
Wireless Charging - - 5W Magnetic charging
Charging Time - - -
Quick Charging - - -

Additional Features

Language Multilingual Multilingual Multilingual
App Store Garmin Connect IQ Garmin Connect IQ Apple store
Builtin Payment Service No No Apple Pay
Bluetooth Music No Yes Yes

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