The Garmin Forerunner 965 and Forerunner 265 launched as India’s newest GPS Running smartwatches. The brand has brought its latest set of smartwatches with a premium design and many features. The Indian Sprinter Hima Das has joined hands with Garmin’s new smartwatch launch that took place in Bangalore.
The latest edition of Forerunner watches from the brand feature the world’s longest battery life in the smartwatch segment. Garmin has designed these smartwatches to target runners and triathletes requiring GPS and health tracking. The company has uniquely launched the new duo of smartwatches by organizing a 10K run to mark its 20th anniversary in the industry.
Let’s take a look at the features, complete specifications, pricing, and availability of the Garmin Forerunner 965 and 265 running smartwatches.
Garmin Forerunner 965 Specifications
The Garmin Forerunner 965 sports a 1.4-inch Circular AMOLED display and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 DX protection. The sturdy build quality accompanied by a 5 ATM rating provides the watch with better water resistance for swimming. The watch comes with an array of health features like heart rate and SpO2 monitoring.
In terms of the features for runners, Garmin has included Wrist-Based Running Dynamics which showcase stride length and vertical oscillation. The system even works in tracking the physical exertion during a run.
There’s more to it as Garmin has pre-loaded nifty features for women like the menstrual cycle tracker and a sleep monitoring system. The battery pack provided with the watch can survive for up to 23 days in smartwatch mode, and up to 31 days in GPS mode. This makes it one of the world’s longest-battery smartwatches in the market competing with major brands.
Garmin Forerunner 265 Specifications
The Garmin Forerunner 265 comes with a 1.1-inch AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection layered on top. The smartwatch comes in two variants the 265 and 265S, where both of them feature 5ATM water resistance. The health features on the 265 include heart rate, SpO2, and sleep monitoring. The watch can even track the menstrual cycles of women.
The fitness features of the watch for runners include oxygen consumption, performance condition, and training effect. The Forerunner 265 has a specialized triathlon mode along with access to 30 sports profiles for better activity tracking. The battery of the watch comes with a backup of 13-15 days in smartwatch mode and 20-24 hours in GPS mode.
Price and Availability
The Garmin Forerunner 965 costs Rs. 67,490 and comes in color options of Black and Amp Yellow. The Forerunner 265 and 265S costs Rs. 50,490 and flaunt in Black, Pink, and Aqua color variants.
The watches are available for sale in offline stores like Garmin Brand Store, Garmin Shopping Shop, Croma, Vijay Sales, Helios, Just-In-Time, Zimson Watch, Kamal Watch Co., Ruswic Stores, Mastermind, Vishal Trading, Cyclofit, and Decathlon. Garmin will sell the smartwatches on online platforms as well like Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Tata Luxury, Synergizer.com, Bhawar.com, and Nykaa.com