Garmin has brought its Forerunner 645 smartwatch to India. The device is priced at Rs. 39,990 ($589), quite a steep pricing compared to USD 450 price tag.
Garmin Forerunner 645 Features
The highlighting feature about the smartwatch is the capability to store up to 500 songs on the watch itself. These songs can then be streamed to Bluetooth headphones, giving an option to leave the smartphone at home. Along with that, the watch also supports Garmin’s touchless payment system, although we aren’t sure if it works in India.
The Forerunner 645 is more of a fitness tracker than a complete smartphone as it doesn’t exactly run Wear OS. However, it’s pretty comprehensive at that and includes all the functionalities along with GPS. The battery life without GPS is an impressive 7 days but slips to 14 hours with GPS and just 5 hours with GPS and music playback.
Without a doubt its a premium offering and at that price, it will find tough competing with the like of Apple Watch and other Android offerings.
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