84points

Garmin Forerunner 245

64points

Suunto 5

Garmin Forerunner 245
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116 facts in comparison

Garmin Forerunner 245 vs Suunto 5

Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5

Why is Garmin Forerunner 245 better than Suunto 5?

  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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  • 21.2% higher resolution
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    240 x 240pxvs218 x 218px
  • Has a compass
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  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • Supports ANT+
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  • 27.5g lighter
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    38.5gvs66g
  • Automatically syncs
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  • Detects activities automatically
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Why is Suunto 5 better than Garmin Forerunner 245?

  • 7 days longer battery life
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    14 daysvs7 days
  • 16h longer battery life - GPS
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    40hvs24h
  • Has multi-sport mode
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  • Has a gyroscope
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  • 0.4 higher rating on the App Store
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    4.4vs4
  • Has geotagging
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Price comparison

Garmin Forerunner 245

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Music, GPS Running...Garmin Forerunner 245 Music, GPS Running Smartwatch with Music and Advanced Dynamics, Black
Amazon logo
$319.99
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Sl...Garmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Slate
Amazon logo
$445.78
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Be...Garmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Berry
Amazon logo
$445.78
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245, GPS Running Smart...Garmin Forerunner 245, GPS Running Smartwatch with Advanced Dynamics, Slate Gray
Amazon logo
$297.00
Garmin Forerunner 245 walmartGarmin Forerunner 245 Music (Black) GPS ...Garmin Forerunner 245 Music (Black) GPS Running Smartwatch Power Bundle | +PlayBetter 2200mAh Portable Charger & PlayBetter HD Screen Protector Film (4-Pack)
walmart logo
$359.99

Suunto 5

Buy used:

$150.00

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Lightweight GPS Sports Watch, A...Suunto 5 Lightweight GPS Sports Watch, All Black
Amazon logo
$213.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Includ...Suunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Included Wearable4U Power Pack (All Black)
Amazon logo
$269.00
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9 GPS Sports Watch, Black
Amazon logo
$338.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, A...Suunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, All Black
Amazon logo
$487.45
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO Core Regular Black Digital Displa...SUUNTO Core Regular Black Digital Display Quartz Watch, Black Elastomer Band, Round 49.1mm Case
Amazon logo
$186.81
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9 GPS Sports Watch, Lime
Amazon logo
$369.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto - SUUNTO - Montres GPS - AMBIT3 P...Suunto - SUUNTO - Montres GPS - AMBIT3 PEAK Noir (HR)
Amazon logo
$452.21
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, S...Suunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, Slate Grey
Amazon logo
$179.99
Suunto 5 AmazonZeagle Stiletto/Atomic T3/Suunto D4i Nov...Zeagle Stiletto/Atomic T3/Suunto D4i Novo Package - Bundle of 5 Items
Amazon logo
$3,799.70

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistance
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

240 x 240px

218 x 218px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.weight

38.5g

66g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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 245
Suunto 5
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.
4.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
5.Has a barometer
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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.
6.has a compass
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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.Has a route tracker
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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.
3.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
It tracks how far you travel.
4.Measures pace
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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 (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
4.Automatically syncs
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

7 days

14 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
6.has wireless charging
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
2.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has silent alarm
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
4.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
5.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
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.
6.Locates your phone
Garmin Forerunner 245
Suunto 5
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

Miscellaneous

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
2.Has live tracking
Garmin Forerunner 245 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 5
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
4.Has coaching
Garmin Forerunner 245 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 5
The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.
5.Has period notifications
Garmin Forerunner 245 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 5
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
6.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Forerunner 245 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 5 (Suunto App)
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

Price comparison

Garmin Forerunner 245

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Music, GPS Running...Garmin Forerunner 245 Music, GPS Running Smartwatch with Music and Advanced Dynamics, Black
Amazon logo
$319.99
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Sl...Garmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Slate
Amazon logo
$445.78
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Be...Garmin Forerunner 245 Running Watch - Berry
Amazon logo
$445.78
Garmin Forerunner 245 AmazonGarmin Forerunner 245, GPS Running Smart...Garmin Forerunner 245, GPS Running Smartwatch with Advanced Dynamics, Slate Gray
Amazon logo
$297.00
Garmin Forerunner 245 walmartGarmin Forerunner 245 Music (Black) GPS ...Garmin Forerunner 245 Music (Black) GPS Running Smartwatch Power Bundle | +PlayBetter 2200mAh Portable Charger & PlayBetter HD Screen Protector Film (4-Pack)
walmart logo
$359.99

Suunto 5

Buy used:

$150.00

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Lightweight GPS Sports Watch, A...Suunto 5 Lightweight GPS Sports Watch, All Black
Amazon logo
$213.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Includ...Suunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Included Wearable4U Power Pack (All Black)
Amazon logo
$269.00
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9 GPS Sports Watch, Black
Amazon logo
$338.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, A...Suunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, All Black
Amazon logo
$487.45
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO Core Regular Black Digital Displa...SUUNTO Core Regular Black Digital Display Quartz Watch, Black Elastomer Band, Round 49.1mm Case
Amazon logo
$186.81
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9 GPS Sports Watch, Lime
Amazon logo
$369.99
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto - SUUNTO - Montres GPS - AMBIT3 P...Suunto - SUUNTO - Montres GPS - AMBIT3 PEAK Noir (HR)
Amazon logo
$452.21
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, S...Suunto 3 Fitness Tracker Sports Watch, Slate Grey
Amazon logo
$179.99
Suunto 5 AmazonZeagle Stiletto/Atomic T3/Suunto D4i Nov...Zeagle Stiletto/Atomic T3/Suunto D4i Novo Package - Bundle of 5 Items
Amazon logo
$3,799.70

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