Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE GPS Multi-Sport Smartwatch


Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE GPS Multi-Sport Smartwatch

$649.99 $549.99

The folks at Garmin® want you to have peace of mind while you run, ride or swim. So leave your phone at home. From open water swims to long training rides, this watch is up to the challenge.

  • Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) color display
  • Corning® Gorilla® glass 3 lens
  • Fiber-reinforced polymer bezel
  • QuickFit™ watch band compatible (22 mm compatible)
  • Silicone band 
  • Fits wrists with 5-8.5" circumference
  • Color: Black
  • Battery life: Up to 2 weeks in smartwatch mode; up to 7 hours in GPS mode with music and LTE Live Track
  • History: 200 hours of activity data
  • Water rating:  5 ATM
  • Display resolution: 240 x 240 pixels
  • Display size: 1.2"
  • Case dimensions: 1.75" x 1.75"
  • Weight: 1.72 oz.


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

Health Monitoring:

  • Wrist-based heart rate
  • Daily resting heart rate
  • Abnormal heart rate alerts
  • Respiration rate (24x7)    
  • Pulse OX blood oxygen saturation (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
  • Fitness age (in app)
  • Body Battery™ energy monitor    
  • All-day stress
  • Relaxation reminders    
  • Relaxation breathing timer    
  • Sleep (advanced)
  • Sleep score and insights    
  • Hydration (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
  • Woman's health (in Garmin Connect and optional Connect IQ widget)


  • GPS    
  • GLONASS    
  • GALILEO    
  • Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor    
  • Barometric altimeter    
  • Compass    
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Thermometer    
  • Pulse OX blood oxygen saturation monitor 

Daily Smart:

  • Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®, LTE (with subscription) connectivity
  • iPhone® and Android™ compatibility
  • Connect IQ
  • 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
  • Pairs with Garmin Connect Mobile
  • Garmin Pay™  

Safety & Tracking:

  • LiveTrack
  • Spectator messaging (with LTE subscription)
  • Group LiveTrack
  • Live event sharing
  • Incident detection during select activities
  • Assistance
  • Assistance Plus (with LTE subscription, coverage details)


  • Dual grid coordinates

Activity Tracking:

  • Step counter    
  • Move bar     
  • Auto goal 
  • Calories burned 
  • Floors climbed   
  • Distance traveled    
  • Intensity minutes    
  • TrueUp™    
  • Move IQ™    
  • Garmin Connect challenges app (optional in Connect IQ app)

Gym & Fitness Equipment:

  • Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing, breathwork, Pilates and yoga profiles
  • Cardio workouts    
  • Strength workouts 
  • Yoga workouts
  • Pilates workouts   
  • Automatic rep counting    

Training, Planning & Analysis:

  • HR zones    
  • HR alerts    
  • HR calories    
  • % HR max    
  • % HRR    
  • Recovery time
  • Auto max HR
  • HRV stress test (with compatible accessory)
  • HR broadcast
  • Respiration rate during exercise (with compatible accessory)
  • GPS speed and distance    
  • Customizable data pages    
  • Customizable activity profiles    
  • Auto Pause®    
  • Interval training
  • Improved interval    
  • Advanced workouts    
  • Downloadable training plans    
  • Auto Lap®    
  • Manual lap    
  • Configurable lap alerts  
  • Heat and altitude acclimation  
  • V02 max (run)   
  • Training status 
  • Training load 
  • Training effect (aerobic)    
  • Training effect (anaerobic)
  • Primary benefit
  • Improved recovery time
  • Daily suggested workouts 
  • Custom alerts    
  • Audio prompts    
  • Finish time    
  • Virtual Partner    
  • Race an Activity 
  • Auto multi-sport activities
  • Manual multi-sport 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, indoor and outdoor track, treadmill, trail, virtual, ultra run profiles
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace    
  • Running dynamics (with compatible accessory)
  • Vertical oscillation and ratio (with compatible accessory)
  • Ground contact time and balance (with compatible accessory)
  • Stride length (with compatible accessory)
  • Cadence     
  • Performance condition
  • Lactate threshold (with compatible accessory)
  • PacePro™ pacing strategies
  • Run workouts    
  • Race predictor    
  • Foot pod capable  


  • Preloaded with 42,000 courses worldwide
  • Yardage to F/M/B of green
  • Yardage to layups / doglegs  
  • Measures shot distance (automatic)
  • Digital scorecard
  • Stat tracking
  • Garmin Autoshot™
  • Auto courseview updates
  • Green view with manual pin position
  • Hazards and course targets
  • Pinpointer
  • Handicap scoring
  • Truswing™ compatible
  • Round timer / odometer

Outdoor Recreation:

  • Hiking, climbing, snowboarding, XC skiing, SUP, rowing and kayaking profiles
  • 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 (via Connect IQ)
  • Hunt / Fish calendar (via Connect IQ)
  • Projected waypoint
  • Sun and moon information (via Connect IQ)
  • Xero™ locations


  • Biking, indoor biking, mountain trail, eBiking, eMountain trail biking profiles
  • Alerts
  • Courses
  • MTB grit and flow
  • Bike lap and lap maximum power
  • Race an activity
  • FTP (with compatible accessory)
  • Compatible with Vector™
  • 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 (with sensor)    


  • Pool swimming, open water swimming and swim running profiles
  • Open water swim metrics
  • Pool swim metrics 
  • Stroke type detection (pool swim only)
  • Drill logging (pool swim only)
  • Basic rest timer (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 (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)

Kid Activity tracking:

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

In the box:

  • Forerunner 945
  • Charging / data cable
  • Documentation

* No text messaging, calls or voice functionality. LTE connectivity (monthly service plan required) enables phone-free safety and tracking features, spectator messaging and live event sharing. No need to switch phone providers.

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Garmin International Inc® designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for the aviation, marine, automotive, and general recreation industries. What started in 1989, by a handful of dedicated engineers with a great idea for a product, has grown into a world-wide leading Global Positioning System (GPS) provider - both in sales and critical acclaim.

From the time its first GPS handhelds supported the Coalition forces in the Gulf War to its current reputation as a leading name in GPS innovation, Garmin has helped to take GPS to new heights by striving to go beyond the ordinary and offer exceptional performance not found in basic GPS receivers.

Today, Garmin has a diverse product line, distributors in virtually every part of the world, and has sold millions of GPS receivers. The company recognizes that its long-term success is based on its commitment to support its customers after the sale and is constantly aiming to win over our new customers with its guiding principles of innovation, convenience, performance, value and service.

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Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE GPS Multi-Sport Smartwatch

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