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Forerunner 945 LTE

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE RUNNING WATCH DESIGN
Carry more on your wrist without the extra bulk or added weight. Fly past the competition with a lightweight, sporty smartwatch.

READY FOR ANYTHING
From open water swims to long training rides, this watch is up to the challenge. Its high-performance silicone band and durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX lens can handle just about anything.

THE POWER OF LTE 

LTE CONNECTIVITY
This LTE-connected smartwatch links you in fun ways to your family and friends and also provides peace of mind while you’re out doing your sport. Choose the plan that’s right for you.

ASSISTANCE
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, it can send a message to your emergency contacts with your location information3.

ASSISTANCE PLUS
Take safety seriously. This watch can automatically send your name and location to the Garmin IERCC, a 24/7 staffed professional emergency response coordination center4 that can contact and communicate with local emergency services.

LIVETRACK
Use LiveTrack to let friends and family follow your real-time location and even view your entire preplanned course. Rest assured that your loved ones know exactly where you’re running or riding.

SPECTATOR MESSAGING
Get midrace motivation with audio5 and text messages from your family and friends.

LIVE EVENT SHARING
Automatically send race updates to family and friends, without lifting a finger. While you’re powering through, they can stay up to date with your pace, miles completed and more.

 

YOUR PERFORMANCE. TAKEN TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily run and ride recommendations based on your current training load and training status.

GARMIN COACH
These free adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch.

SYNC TRAINING PLANS
Get your indoor and outdoor training plans from the Garmin Connect™ app, or sync seamlessly to your Forerunner from other platforms including TrainingPeaks® and TrainerRoad.

TRAINING EFFECT
See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback.

RECOVERY TIME
After each workout, the built-in recovery time advisor lets you know how long to rest before another big effort. It even accounts for all-day stress, sleep6 and daily activities outside of workouts.

BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Switch up your workouts with activity profiles for cycling, triathlon, pool and open-water swimming, track running and more. For races and brick workouts, switch sports with a single button press.

TRACK RUN
Use this built-in activity profile to measure your running distance more accurately around a 400-meter track.

IMPROVED INTERVALS
A new intervals data page and automatic classification keeps track of your fast and slow time, then separates them for you. Open repeats mode offers intervals structure with lap button control.

VO2 MAX
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. This metric even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.

PACE PRO
The PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.

RACE PREDICTOR
This specialized tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time.

PERFORMANCE CONDITION
While you run, analyze pace, heart rate and heart rate variability for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.

TRAINING LOAD FOCUS
This stat shows how your training load breaks down by categories of intensity and if that breakdown is balanced, focused or lacking in one or more areas.

TRAINING STATUS
This metric evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Our latest generation sensor provides heart rate data6 and alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities, even underwater.

RUNNING DYNAMICS
When used with a compatible accessory7, Forerunner 945 LTE measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance and more.

CYCLING POWER
Connect to a compatible Garmin power meter (sold separately) to work toward a more efficient ride with help from cycling dynamics, FTP and advanced training methods.
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EXTENDED BATTERY LIFE
Get up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 7 hours in GPS mode with music and LTE LiveTrack.

MAPS, ROUTES, AND MORE

FULL-COLOR MAPPING
Whether you’re running the city streets or riding densely covered trails, Forerunner 945 LTE provides built-in mapping to help keep you on track.

CREATE MORE COURSES
Create courses in our Garmin Connect app8, so you’ll never run out of places to run. Or plan one on other platforms such as Strava and Komoot, then automatically sync them to your Forerunner.

CLIMBPRO FEATURE
Use ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.

TURN-BY-TURN NAVIGATION
Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.

ROUND-TRIP ROUTING
Enter a distance you want to run or ride and get suggested courses that will bring you back to your starting point. Trendline™ popularity routing helps you find the best local paths.

MULTIPLE SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

PUT MORE ON YOUR WRIST

PULSE OX SENSOR
This wrist-based sensor9 monitors blood oxygen saturation levels to support advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation.

BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.

WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Use the Garmin Connect app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more. Even get details on your wrist with the Menstrual Cycle Tracking widget and Pregnancy Tracking app.

MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST
Download your playlists from select music streaming services10 — such as Deezer, Amazon Music and Spotify — right to your watch. Forerunner 945 LTE can store up to 1,000 songs.

GARMIN PAY PAYMENT SOLUTION
Breeze through checkout lines and select transit systems with the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution through participating providers.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch, when paired with a compatible smartphone.

SMART TRAINER CONTROL
Control your Tacx® Smart trainer via ANT+® technology for course simulation, automatic resistance changes and workout prompts when you use courses or workouts from your watch.

CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.

SYNC WITH GARMIN CONNECT
Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect app to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media.

Specs / Features

General

Lens Material

Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX

Bezel Material

fiber-reinforced polymer

QuickFit™ watch band compatible

yes (22 mm compatible)

Strap material

silicone

Physical size

44.4 x 44.4 x 13.9 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 128-218 mm

Color display Yes
Display size 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
Display resolution 240 x 240 pixels
Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight

49 g

Battery life

Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode with music: Up to 12 hours
GPS mode with LTE LiveTrack: Up to 10 hours
GPS mode with music and LTE LiveTrack: Up to 7 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 35 hours
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Water rating 5 ATM
Memory/History 200 hours of activity data

 

Health Monitoring

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

 

Sensors

GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Thermometer
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor

 

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®, LTE (with subscription)
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart Notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Calendar
Weather
Controls smartphone music
Plays and controls watch music
Music storage Up to 1000 songs
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
VIRB® Remote
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
Garmin Pay™

 

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack
Spectator messaging yes (with LTE subscription)
Group LiveTrack
Live Event Sharing
Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance
Assistance Plus yes (with LTE subscription)

 

Activity Tracking Features

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

 

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)
Respiration rate (during exercise) yes (with compatible accessory)
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Interval training
Improved interval (includes open repeats, intervals data page, rest screen and auto detection)
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
Daily suggested workouts
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)
Trendline™ Popularity Routing
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

 

Running Features

Available run profiles

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

GPS-based distance, time and pace
Running dynamics 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)
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)
Stride length (real time) 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

 

Outdoor Recreation

Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking

Point-to-point navigation
Bread crumb trail in real time
Back to start
TracBack®
UltraTrac mode
Around Me 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
Preloaded topographical maps
Preloaded road and trail maps
Downloadable cartography support
Compatible with BaseCamp™
GPS coordinates
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™)
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™)
Projected waypoint
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™)
XERO™ Locations

 

Cycling Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swim running

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™)