What is the difference between Garmin Vivoactive 4 and Forerunner 245?

Posted on Fri 13 May 2022 in Music

The Vivoactive range has NFC for contactless payments and both WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. The Forerunner 245 lacks NFC and only the Music version has WiFi connectivity. Battery life is largely similar. With all of these you'll get around a week in smartwatch mode and 5-6 hours with GPS and Music switched on.

Is Vivoactive better than forerunner?

While the Forerunner 245 has fewer sport modes than the Vivoactive 4, they're still impressive. It doesn't stop there. It can measure even more metrics when you pair your running watch with a compatible heart rate strap or the compact Running Dynamics Pod.

Should I buy Forerunner 245 music?

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: Verdict Its successor, the Garmin Forerunner 245 Music, has all that and more. At $349, the Forerunner 245 Music is nearly as expensive as the Apple Watch 6 ($399), but its in-depth tracking features and much better battery life makes it the better choice for serious runners.

Is Vivoactive 4 worth the money?

The Garmin Vivoactive 4 is a solid upgrade to the Vivoactive 3 and 3 Music, and will certainly please those in need of a midrange multisport watch. It's not as flashy as the new Garmin Venu, but that might be a good thing: It has a more readable display and longer battery life.

Does Garmin 245 have Garmin pay?

Other things that set the Forerunner 645 apart from the Forerunner 245 series is the silver bezel that surrounds its display, the Wi-Fi capabilities of both models (only the Forerunner 245 Music has Wi-Fi connectivity), and NFC for Garmin Pay.

Which running watch should I buy?

The best running watches you can buy today

  • Garmin Forerunner 245 Music. Best running watch overall.
  • Garmin Forerunner 55. Garmin's best entry-level running watch.
  • Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE. Best running watch for long (and safe) workouts.
  • Coros Pace 2.
  • Fitbit Sense.
  • Polar Vantage V2.
  • Apple Watch Series 7.
  • Garmin fenix 7 series.
  • Is Garmin coming out with a new Forerunner?

    Details are scarce so far, but following the launch of the Garmin Forerunner 55 in 2021 and the long-awaited Fenix 7 in January 2022, it's surely only a matter of time before the 955 arrives on runners' wrists.

    Which Garmin watch has the biggest face?

    Garmin Fenix 6X has the largest screen and the longest battery life.

    Is Garmin better than Fitbit?

    Fitbit has more high profile apps while Garmin's app store front is a better fit for adding extra data fields for sports tracking. On the music features front, the Garmin does offer offline playlist support for Spotify where the Fitbit just offers controls.

    Is there a difference between Garmin 245 and Garmin 245 music?

    The only real difference is the 245 Music offers the bonus of Wi-Fi connectivity and music storage. Once you're connected to Wi-Fi, you'll be able to sync audio content from third-party apps, like Spotfiy and Deezer, and store up to 500 songs.