51points

Garmin Forerunner 235

100points

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Garmin Forerunner 235
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Garmin Forerunner 235 vs Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Why is Garmin Forerunner 235 better than Garmin Forerunner 645 Music?

  • Has vibrating alerts
  • 0.2g lighter
    42gvs42.2g
  • 1.8mm thinner
    11.7mmvs13.5mm
  • 2.81% less body volume
    23.69cm³vs24.384375cm³
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone

Why is Garmin Forerunner 645 Music better than Garmin Forerunner 235?

  • Provides activity reports
  • Has a barometer
  • Has a route tracker
  • Syncs wirelessly
  • 48.84% higher resolution
    240 x 240pxvs215 x 180px
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has achievements
  • Has silent alarm

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Design

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

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

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

4.resolution

215 x 180px

240 x 240px

Best

Suunto 9

300 x 320px

5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.weight

42g

42.2g

Best

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33g

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Sensors

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

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

3.Has a barometer
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

4.has an accelerometer
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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.

5.has a compass
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

6.Has a 3D compass
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.

For example

Garmin Fenix 5X

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Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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.

2.Tracks distance
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Has a route tracker
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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.

4.Measures pace
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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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.Has goal setting
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Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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

3.Is compatible with Android
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Is compatible with iOS
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

5.Supports ANT+
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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.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life

9 days

7 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

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Tech4o Traileader Jet

730 days

3.has a rechargeable battery
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.Has a solar power battery
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

5.has a removable battery
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Magellan Echo Fit

6.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F10

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Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

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

2.Has achievements
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

3.Has silent alarm
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

4.Has notifications
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

5.Acquires GPS faster
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

It can periodically download data on the future position of GPS satellites. This enables it to lock on much faster, so you don’t have to wait around to get a GPS fix.

For example

TomTom Spark 3

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
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This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.

For example

Garmin Fenix 5 47mm

2.Can upload maps
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.

For example

Laser Navig8r Navwatch S20

3.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

For example

Suunto Traverse Alpha

4.Has a world timer
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

For example

Laser Navig8r Navwatch S20

5.Is geocaching friendly
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Geocaching friendly devices enable you to join in the global game of geocaching, hiding and finding treasures.

6.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
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It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.

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