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You now see yourself as a runner. And you want an easy-to-use GPS smartwatch that encourages running and healthy lifestyles. With the simple press of a button, you can start your run or walk right from your wrist.

You like running. And you want to take it to the next level with a GPS smartwatch that has the basic metrics and then some.

Advanced GPS running and triathlon smartwatch

You want the feel-good benefits of healthy living and the convenience of a GPS smartwatch that can make or take phone calls and send texts when connected with a compatible smartphone

General

Lens Material

chemically strengthened glass

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Bezel Material

fiber-reinforced polymer

fiber-reinforced polymer

stainless steel

Case material fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless-steel rear cover
QuickFit™ watch band compatible

yes (22 mm)

Quick Release bands yes (20 mm, Industry standard) yes (20 mm, Industry standard) yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
Strap material

silicone

silicone

silicone

silicone

Physical size

42 x 42 x 11.6 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm

42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)

Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm

43.8 x 43.8 x 13.3 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-216 mm

43.6 x 43.6 x 12.6 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 125-190 mm

Touchscreen
Color display
Display Size 1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter 1.3" (33.0 mm) diameter
Display Resolution 208 x 208 pixels 240 x 240 pixels 240 x 240 pixels 416 x 416 pixels
Display Type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) AMOLED optional always-on mode
Weight

37 g

38.5 g

47 g

51.0 g

Battery life

Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 20 hours
See details

Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode: Up to 24 hours

Smartwatch mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 6 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 16 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 21 hours
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Smartwatch mode: Up to 9 days
Battery saver smartwatch mode: Up to 10 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 8 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
See details

Water rating 5 ATM 5 ATM 5 ATM 5 ATM
Memory/History 200 hours of activity data 200 hours of activity data 200 hours of activity data 200 hours of activity data

Clock Features

Time/date
GPS Time Sync
Automatic daylight saving time
Alarm clock
Timer
Stopwatch
Sunrise/sunset times

Health Monitoring

Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second)
Daily Resting Heart Rate
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts yes (high and low) yes (high and low) yes (high and low) yes (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7)
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation yes (spot-check and optionally in sleep) yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep) yes (spot-check, and optionally all-day and in sleep)
Fitness Age yes (in app) yes (in app)
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor
All-day Stress
Relaxation reminders
Relaxation breathing timer
Sleep yes (advanced) yes (advanced) yes (advanced) yes (advanced)
Sleep score and insights
Hydration yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget) yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget) yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Women's Health yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget) yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Health snapshot

Sensors

GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Thermometer yes (tempe™ sensor required) yes (tempe™ sensor required)
Ambient light sensor
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+® Bluetooth®, ANT+® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart Notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Calendar
Weather
Battery saver (customizable low power watch)
Controls smartphone music
Plays and controls watch music
Music storage up to 500 songs up to 650 songs
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
VIRB® Remote
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™ iPhone® and Android™ iPhone® & Android™ iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Golf app
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
Garmin Pay™
BLUETOOTH phone calling and voice assistant support

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack
Group LiveTrack
Live Event Sharing Android™ Only Android™ Only Android™ Only
Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance

Tactical Features

Dual grid coordinates

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Calories burned
Floors climbed
Distance traveled
Intensity minutes
TrueUp™
Move IQ™
Garmin Connect™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ app) yes (optional Connect IQ app)

Gym & Fitness Equipment

Available gym activity profiles Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, HIIT, Pilates, Yoga Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Indoor Rowing and Yoga Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates and Yoga Strength, Cardio, HIIT and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
HIIT workouts
Yoga workouts
Pilates workouts
On-screen workout animations
On-screen workout muscle maps
Automatic rep counting

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
% HRR
Recovery time
Auto max HR
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) yes (with compatible accessory)
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) yes (using ANT+ or BLE) yes (using ANT+ or BLE)
Respiration rate (during exercise) Yoga and Breathwork only Yoga and Breathwork only
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
Heat and altitude acclimation
VO2 Max (Run)
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)
Training load focus
Training Effect
Training Effect (anaerobic)
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)
Improved recovery time yes (limited)
Daily suggested workouts yes (limited) yes (limited)
Custom alerts
Audio prompts
Finish time
Virtual Partner
Race an Activity
Auto multisport activities
Manual multisport activities
Course guidance
Garmin Live Segments
Strava Live Segments
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling) yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Trendline™ Popularity Routing yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

Running Features

Available run profiles

Running, Treadmill Running, Track Running, Indoor Track Running, Virtual Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor and Outdoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor and Outdoor Track Running, Virtual Running, Trail Running

Running, Indoor Track Running, Treadmill Running

GPS-based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) yes (with compatible accessory) yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) yes (with compatible accessory)
PacePro™ Pacing Strategies
Run workouts
Race predictor
Foot pod capable

Golfing Features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
Yardage to layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Automatic
Digital scorecard
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
Garmin AutoShot™
Green View with manual pin position
Hazards and course targets
PinPointer
Round timer/odometer
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)
Tournament legal

Outdoor Recreation

Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Skiing, Snowboarding, Backcountry Skiing, XC Classic and Skate Skiing, Stand up Paddleboarding, Kayaking, Rowing

Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing

Point-to-point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack®
UltraTrac mode
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
Total ascent/descent
Future elevation plot
GPS coordinates
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)

Cycling Features

Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Trail Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Courses
MTB Grit & Flow
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)
Race an activity
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) yes (with compatible accessory)
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter)
Power meter compatible
Advanced Vector support
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display)
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
Compatible with Varia™ lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming

Pool Swimming

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimrun

Pool Swimming

Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)
Drill logging (pool swim only)
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)
Auto rest (pool swim only)
Time and distance alerts
Pacing alerts (pool swim only)
Countdown start (pool swim only)
Pool swim workouts
Critical swim speed
Underwater wrist-based heart rate
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) yes (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™) yes (with HRM-Tri™, HRM-Swim™ and HRM-Pro™)

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app) yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app) yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app) yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app)