Unisex

Garmin Forerunner 265S

5 out of 5 Customer Rating

Unisex

Garmin Forerunner 265S

5 out of 5 Customer Rating
$449.99
Club Price: $404.99
  • One Size

Available Until 7pm

Product Description

What if your next race was the performance of a lifetime? And personalized daily suggested workouts helped you do something you’ve never done? With the forerunner 265s smartwatch, you’ll see every insight lit up on a colorful amoled touchscreen display. Get ready to be better for it.


Details

Feature:

  • MORNING REPORT Receive an overview of your sleep1 and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.
  • RACE WIDGET Get ready for your next race — whether it’s a 10K or marathon — with training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
  • DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS Get workouts made for you. They adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery and take into account the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ calendar.
  • TRAINING READINESS From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
  • TRAINING STATUS Using indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
  • HRV STATUS Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
  • LIGHT, BRIGHT AND MADE FOR ANY DISTANCE PLAN GARMIN COACH Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.
  • RECOVERY TIME Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training. COURSES Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favorite third party platforms. SLEEP MONITORING AND SLEEP SCORE Understand how your body’s recovery with sleep score, breakdown of your sleep stages and detailed insights for improved sleep quality.
  • BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING Track your body’s energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest.
  • RACE PREDICTOR Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon.
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING Track and log your menstrual cycle or pregnancy to get exercise and nutrition education.
  • PREPARE WRIST-BASED RUNNING DYNAMICS This smartwatch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and more.
  • WRIST-BASED HEART RATE The watch constantly samples your heart rate to help you gauge how hard you work during activities. ACUTE LOAD Compare your recent training load to the optimal range to help improve your fitness.
  • TRAINING EFFECT See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed and power.
  • PERFORMANCE CONDITION While you run, get an analysis of your pace and heart rate for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.
  • VO2 MAX See your current fitness level and track changes over time to set goals, evaluate progress and more.
  • INTENSITY MINUTES Track your moderate and vigorous activity minutes.
  • HEALTH SNAPSHOT Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider. STRESS TRACKING Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
  • PULSE OX SENSOR Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep.
  • AUDIO PROMPTS Get alerts to know how you’re performing and even be guided through workouts.
  • CROSS TRAINING Forerunner 265S is preloaded with free HIIT, strength, cardio, yoga and Pilates workouts so you can switch up how you sweat.
  • PERFORM WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER See how much power you’re applying to the trail or road so you can manage effort and fine-tune training.
  • SATIQ™ TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI-BAND GPS Get superior positioning accuracy and optimized battery life.
  • PACEPRO™ FEATURE Plan race-day strategy with GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance.
  • BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS Tap in to 30+ built-in activities, including cycling, open-water swimming, strength training and more. TRACK RUNNING Record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.
  • TRIATHLON AND MULTISPORT PROFILES Switch between sports with one press by using built-in profiles or you can create your own. CONNECT MUSIC Download songs and playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts for phone-free listening.
  • SAFETY AND TRACKING If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, your watch will send a message with your live location.
  • GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS Breeze through checkout lines or transit systems with participating providers.
  • SMART NOTIFICATIONS Receive emails, texts and alerts on your watch when paired with your iPhone® or Android™ smartphone. LIVETRACK FEATURE Friends and family can follow your real-time location3 and view preplanned courses.
  • GARMIN CONNECT APP See your health and fitness information, connect with friends and more — in this free, zero-subscription app.
  • CONNECT IQ™ STORE Add watch faces, data fields and apps to your paired watch.

Included:

  • Forerunner 265S GPS running watch
  • USB-C charging/data cable
  • Documentation

Specs:

 

LENS MATERIAL

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

BEZEL MATERIAL

fiber-reinforced polymer

QUICK RELEASE BANDS yes (18 mm, Industry standard)
STRAP MATERIAL

silicone

PHYSICAL SIZE

41.7 x 41.7 x 12.9 (mm)

Fits wrists with a circumference of 115-178 mm

TOUCHSCREEN  
COLOR DISPLAY  
DISPLAY SIZE 1.1" (28.1 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 360 x 360 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE AMOLED Optional Always-On Mode
WEIGHT

39 g

WATER RATING 5 ATM
BATTERY LIFE

Smartwatch mode: Up to 15 days
GPS-Only GNSS mode: Up to 24 hours
SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode: Up to 18 hours
All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band: Up to 15 hours
GPS-Only GNSS mode with music: Up to 7.5 hours
SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode with music: Up to 7 hours
All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band with music: Up to 6 hours
See Details

CHARGING METHOD Garmin proprietary plug charger
MEMORY/HISTORY 8 GB

Clock Features

TIME/DATE yes
GPS TIME SYNC yes
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME yes
ALARM CLOCK yes
TIMER yes
STOPWATCH yes
SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES yes

Health Monitoring

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND) yes
DAILY RESTING HEART RATE yes
ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS yes (high and low)
RESPIRATION RATE (24X7) yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
FITNESS AGE yes
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR yes
ALL-DAY STRESS yes
RELAXATION REMINDERS yes
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER yes
SLEEP yes (advanced)
SLEEP SCORE AND INSIGHTS yes
HYDRATION yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
WOMEN'S HEALTH yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
HEALTH SNAPSHOT yes

Sensors

GPS yes
GLONASS yes
GALILEO yes
MULTI-FREQUENCY POSITIONING yes
SATIQ™ TECHNOLOGY yes
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR yes
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER yes
COMPASS yes
GYROSCOPE yes
ACCELEROMETER yes
THERMOMETER yes
AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR yes

Daily Smart Features

CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) yes
ON-DEVICE CONNECT IQ™ STORE yes
SMART NOTIFICATIONS yes
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY) yes
CALENDAR yes
WEATHER yes
REALTIME SETTINGS SYNC WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE yes
BATTERY SAVER (CUSTOMIZABLE LOW POWER WATCH) yes
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC yes
PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC yes
MUSIC STORAGE yes
FIND MY PHONE yes
FIND MY WATCH yes
VIRB® REMOTE yes
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone® and Android™
PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE yes
STOCKS yes (optional Connect IQ app)
GARMIN PAY™ yes

Safety and Tracking Features

LIVETRACK yes
SPECTATOR MESSAGING yes (with compatible smartphone)
LIVE EVENT SHARING Android™ Only
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES yes
INCIDENT DETECTION ALERT ON PHONE FOR WEARABLES yes
ASSISTANCE yes

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)

Gym & Fitness Equipment

AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING yes
CARDIO WORKOUTS yes
AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates, Yoga, Breathwork
STRENGTH WORKOUTS yes
HIIT WORKOUTS yes
YOGA WORKOUTS yes
PILATES WORKOUTS yes
ON-SCREEN WORKOUT ANIMATIONS yes
ON-SCREEN WORKOUT MUSCLE MAPS yes

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR ZONES yes
HR ALERTS yes
HR CALORIES yes
% HR MAX yes
% HRR yes
RECOVERY TIME yes
AUTO MAX HR yes
MORNING REPORT yes
RACE GLANCE/WIDGET yes
HRV STATUS yes
TRAINING READINESS  yes
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES) yes
RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE) yes (with compatible accessory)
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE yes
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES yes
CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES yes
AUTO PAUSE® yes
INTERVAL TRAINING yes
IMPROVED INTERVAL (INCLUDES OPEN REPEATS, INTERVALS DATA PAGE, REST SCREEN AND AUTO DETECTION) yes
ADVANCED WORKOUTS yes
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS yes
HRM RUNNING PACE AND DISTANCE yes
AUTO LAP® yes
MANUAL LAP yes
REST TIMER yes
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS yes
VO2 MAX (RUN) yes
VO2 MAX (TRAIL RUN) yes
TRAINING STATUS yes (improved)
TRAINING LOAD yes
TRAINING LOAD FOCUS yes
TRAINING EFFECT yes
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC) yes
PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS) yes
IMPROVED RECOVERY TIME yes
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS yes (7 days)
CUSTOM ALERTS yes
AUDIO PROMPTS yes
FINISH TIME yes
VIRTUAL PARTNER yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY yes
AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES yes
MANUAL MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES yes
COURSE GUIDANCE yes
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK yes
HOT KEYS yes
AUTO SCROLL yes
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH yes
PHYSIO TRUEUP yes
UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS yes
   

Running Features

AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES

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

GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE yes
RUNNING DYNAMICS yes
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO yes
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME) yes
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) yes
RUNNING POWER yes
GRADE-ADJUSTED PACE yes
PERFORMANCE CONDITION yes
LACTATE THRESHOLD yes (with compatible accessory)
PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES yes
RUN WORKOUTS yes
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB yes
RACE PREDICTOR yes
COURSE- AND WEATHER-SPECIFIC RACE PREDICTOR yes
FOOT POD CAPABLE yes
RUN/WALK/STAND DETECTION yes

Outdoor Recreation

AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES

Hiking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION yes
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME yes
BACK TO START yes
TRACBACK® yes
ULTRATRAC MODE yes
UP AHEAD yes
ELEVATION PROFILE yes
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION yes
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT yes
VERTICAL SPEED yes
TOTAL ASCENT/DESCENT yes
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT yes
PROJECTED WAYPOINT yes
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION yes

Cycling Features

AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, eBiking, eMountain Biking

ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES) yes
COURSES yes
BIKE LAP AND LAP MAXIMUM POWER (WITH POWER SENSOR) yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY yes
FTP (FUNCTIONAL THRESHOLD POWER) yes (with compatible accessory)
POWER CURVE AND % FTP WORKOUTS yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ AND RALLY™ (POWER METERS) yes
POWER METER COMPATIBLE yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY) yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR) yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS yes
SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR) yes

Swimming Features

AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming

OPEN-WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, STROKE DISTANCE, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) yes
POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) yes
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
"REPEAT ON" REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS yes
PACING ALERTS (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
COUNTDOWN START (POOL SWIM ONLY) yes
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS yes
CRITICAL SWIM SPEED yes
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE yes
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-Swim, HRM-Pro or HRM-Pro Plus)

Kid Activity Tracking Features

TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app)
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Connectivity

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