Garmin Forerunner 15
Garmin Forerunner 15
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Garmin Forerunner 15 review: 26 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Forerunner 15
62% have it

2. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Garmin Forerunner 15
25% have it

3. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Garmin Forerunner 15
59% have it

4. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
8h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

5. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
35 days
Tech4o Traileader Jet: 730 days

6. weight

43g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

7. Has a route tracker

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
Garmin Forerunner 15
34% have it

8. resolution

55 x 32px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px

9. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Garmin Forerunner 15
39% have it

10. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Forerunner 15
95% have it

11. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Forerunner 15
86% have it

12. thickness

16mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

13. waterproofing maximum depth

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
50m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

14. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Forerunner 15
30% have it

15. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Garmin Forerunner 15
16% have it

16. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Forerunner 15
76% have it

17. Supports ANT+

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Garmin Forerunner 15
27% have it

18. Measures pace

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Garmin Forerunner 15
70% have it

19. battery life in training mode

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
840h
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7: 3600h

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Forerunner 15
76% have it

21. Counts how many calories you have burnt

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
Garmin Forerunner 15
71% have it

22. Includes access to online portal

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
Garmin Forerunner 15
65% have it

23. height

46mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

24. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Garmin Forerunner 15
58% have it

25. width

57mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

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