Garmin Unveils New Forerunner Series With Spotify Functions

Bringing music to your workouts in style.

Designed with the runner in mind, the new Garmin Forerunners – Forerunner 45 , Forerunner 245 , Forerunner 245 Music and Forerunner 945 – will not only track a run, but will monitor stats, crunch the numbers and get to know all about an athlete’s performance, training history, goals and more. The new Forerunner series is designed to meet the needs of all runners, no matter how far or fast they run.

With features specific to each model, the new Forerunner smartwatches deliver key running metrics and insight to every kind of runner, whether they’re training for their first 5K or already have dozens of finisher’s medals decorating their walls. Each watch is built with purpose in both form and function to help athletes train smarter, and possibly harder.

Forerunner 45

Designed for those who are training for their very first race or starting a new exercise plan, the easy-to-use Forerunner 45 series is the perfect companion for everyday use, monitoring heart rate at the wrist and featuring built-in GPS to keep track of pace, distance, intervals and more. The Forerunner 45 series is designed to be worn 24/7, and will monitor daily steps, distance, calories burned and sleep. Featuring all-day stress monitoring and Body Battery energy monitoring, users can focus on their wellness and better plan their day to optimise for activity and rest.  The Forerunner will retail for MYR 999.

 

Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music

Building upon one of Garmin’s most popular GPS running smartwatches, the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music include even more data and advanced features to help runners improve. The Forerunner 245 Music holds up to 500 songs and lets users sync playlists from select preloaded music streaming services, like Spotify and Deezer, or transfer music from a computer. Offering personalized training and recovery insight, both the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music include performance monitoring tools like VO2 max and training status with adjustments for heat, recovery time and aerobic and anaerobic training effects. The Forerunner 245 and 245 music will retail at MYR 1,450 and MYR 1,699 respectively.

 

Forerunner 945

Made for the driven, the qualifiers, the elite, the Forerunner 945 is a premium running and triathlon smartwatch that holds up to 1,000 songs and lets users sync playlists from select preloaded streaming services, including Spotify and Deezer, or transfer music from a computer. Whether hitting busy city streets or densely covered trains, full colour, onboard maps on the Forerunner 945 will help guide serious runners and multisport athletes so they never get lost on a run. The Forerunner 945 will retail for MYR 2,999.

The Forerunner 45, Forerunner 245, Forerunner 245 Music and Forerunner 945 are available now at participating concept stores. For more information, visit the official website or follow Garmin on Facebook.