50points

Garmin Forerunner 235

100points

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

84points

Polar M600

Garmin Forerunner 235
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Garmin Forerunner 235 vs Garmin Forerunner 645 Music vs Polar M600

Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600
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Why is Garmin Forerunner 235 better than Garmin Forerunner 645 Music & Polar M600?

  • Thickness
    11.7mmvs13.5,15mm
  • Volume
    23.69cm³vs24.384375,24.3cm³
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone

Why is Garmin Forerunner 645 Music better than Garmin Forerunner 235 & Polar M600?

  • Has a barometer
  • Has achievements
  • Detects activities
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a compass
  • Height
    42.5mmvs45,45mm
  • Compatible with Lose It
  • Alerts you to low phone battery

Why is Polar M600 better than Garmin Forerunner 235 & Garmin Forerunner 645 Music?

  • Has trackback mode
  • Acquires GPS faster
  • Compatible with heart rate monitors
  • Screen size
    1.3"vs1.23,1.2"
  • Has a stroke counter for swimming
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Watch band is replaceable
  • Screen is always on

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

2.sweat resistant
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

3.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

4.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

50m

10m

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.resolution

215 x 180px

240 x 240px

240 x 240px

Best

Suunto 9

300 x 320px

6.thickness

11.7mm

13.5mm

15mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

3.Has a barometer
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Has a temperature sensor
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.

For example

Garmin Fenix 5 47mm

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.Measures pace
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.

4.Has a route tracker
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.

5.Detects activities
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Has goal setting
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

4.Automatically syncs
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

5.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Supports ANT+
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.Alerts you to low phone battery
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

4.has a removable battery
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

For example

Magellan Echo Fit

5.wireless charging
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

2.Has achievements
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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
Polar M600

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

4.Acquires GPS faster
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.

5.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Has notifications
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

2.Can upload maps
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

4.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

5.Has a world timer
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

6.Is geocaching friendly
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Polar M600

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

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