As noted by the manufacturer, the novelty will offer daily training plans, will analyze the sports performance, while maintaining all the functions of modern smart watches. The device has “dozens” of profiles of sports activities, including swimming in the pool, cross-country running, cycling and others.
Forerunner 745 steel is lighter, weighs 47 grams and has a body diameter of 1.72 inches. For comparison, the body size of the older treadmill model, the Forerunner 945, is 1.9 inches and weighs 50 grams. At the moment Forerunner 745 is the smallest and lightest smart Garmin watch with a full range of functions for running and triathlon.
The watch is equipped with a 1.2 inch diameter MIP screen with a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass DX. There is protection against water 5ATM. The battery life is 1 week in smart hour mode, up to 16 hours in GPS mode and up to 6 hours in GPS mode with music.
Forerunner 745 has received tools for tracking major sports performance from Firstbeat Analytics. – VO2 max, workout load, workout status, aerobic and anaerobic training effects. Plus, you’ll see daily recommended running and cycling training based on your current workout load and VO2 max.
Spotify and Deezer music streaming services are installed, Garmin Pay contactless payment system is supported, there is a pulse oximeter, Body Battery function for choosing the best time for intensive sports or rest, menstrual cycle tracking, stress level. The watch also accepts text messages, social network updates and e-mails from your smartphone.
Forerunner 745 is available in 4 colors – black, white, green and red. In Europe, they are offered at a price of 500 euros.