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Garmin Forerunner 225

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Garmin Forerunner 225 review: specs and price

Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 225
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Why is Garmin Forerunner 225 better than the average?

  • Weight
    54gvs66.08g
  • Resolution
    180 x 180pxvs25611.74px
  • Height
    48mmvs53.09mm
  • Battery life in power save mode
    672hvs256.44h

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Forerunner 225

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 225

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

3.resolution

180 x 180px

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Suunto 9

300 x 320px

4.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

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.

Best

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

5.weight

54g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

6.thickness

16mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 225

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 225

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Forerunner 225

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 225

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Garmin Forerunner 225

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

3.Detects activities
Garmin Forerunner 225

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

4.Has goal setting
Garmin Forerunner 225

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Forerunner 225

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.

6.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Forerunner 225

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Forerunner 225

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Forerunner 225

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Garmin Forerunner 225

MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.

Battery

1.battery life with GPS on

10h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 225

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.battery life in power save mode

672h

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.

Best

Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

16500h

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 225

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Forerunner 225

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

3.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Forerunner 225

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.

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