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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 336 reviews

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    Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars

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89%would recommend to a friend
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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Running watch for a good price

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    Posted . Owned for 10 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Good for the price, I use it for running and it's very good

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Like it a lot

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    Posted . Owned for 10 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Wear it every day. Good at tracking workouts. Battery life is a little shorter than I expected.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Garmin watch quality

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    Posted . Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great watch but it broke after 4 months. Customer support was great with Garmin they sent me a brand new one, but the new one also broke after 6 months! Other then breaking it did exactly what is advertised.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Just what I needed

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I like the simplicity and the fact that it doesn't have a touch screen which helps the battery last longer.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    He’s lovin it!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought this for my nephew in the Philippines. He’s been wanting a Garmin watch because he likes to go walking, running or bike riding. In his own words, “I’m lovin’ it!”

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Garmin 45 Forerunner

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought the watch for the GPS and incident detection while bike riding which won't be until spring. My only complaint is not having larger sizes for the wrist bands.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Love It Fitness Motivation

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    They don't have Sprints or Racket sports. Other then that I love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love

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    Posted . Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Love it. It pairs well with my iPhone via the garmin connect app

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Accuracy, Battery, Ease of use

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great fitness watch

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    Posted . Owned for 11 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This is a vast improvement from the Forerunner 35. The band is a lot more resistant to breaking. I had to replace the band three times on the 35, and the last break caused me to purchase the 45. I like the body stress, heart rate, and accurate step count. I've only used it for running once, but it does keep accurate stats. I can't figure out the message compatibility, but maybe one day. Battery life is pretty good also, better than the 35. The color screen is also a plus. Menu navigation is pretty simple also. Definitely recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery, Ease of use, Price

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great for the price

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Excellent battery time, easy to use and nice style.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Price

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My Garmin Forerunner 45

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought this Smartwatch after researching for my needs, mainly for tracking daily steps. It does so much more! Also, it's compatible with my Go365 app which is a plus. Battery life is prolonged now that I canceled email notifications, which I don't need. The fit is good with the band even with my small wrist. Price was right and nice to get a Total Tech member discount. I'm very happy with my purchase and recommend the Garmin Forerunner 45.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Accuracy, Gps

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great budget option for runners.

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great watch for a mid level runner. You can build your own custom workout. I created my own running routine in the app. Very accurate GPS.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Price

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome watch!

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great watch for an even better price. Does anything a more expensive watch will do.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Highly recommend!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Love Garmin products! The Forerunner 45 had great battery life and was easy to use. My usage was fairly basic for step count, heart rate, and sleep tracking but this was a very capable of more!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome garmin

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    Posted . Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    When you get familiar with it, nothing can stop you. Amazing sport and many other activities support

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best entry-level fitness tracker on the market!

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    Posted . Owned for 6 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I had to have my Fitbit replaced twice under warranty, decided I needed to check out other options for fitness trackers --- for the price, you can't beat the functionality. The GPS works really well whether I'm just walking the dog around the neighborhood, or riding the bike 40 miles. Garmin's app is really nice, and the website functionality is awesome.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The best watch!

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    Posted . Owned for 6 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Garmin is perfect for running. It has helped me improve my time by several minutes. Couldn't love this watch more.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Expensive but one of few non-metallic GPS watches

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Garmin's lowest end GPS smartwatch. Key reason for purchase is because this is constructed almost entirely out of plastic/resin - which is wonderful for someone with metal skin allergies. Looked at the latest Fitbits and other Garmin's and this was the best option. Ended up returning and purchasing Forerunner 45S (smaller watch face) instead.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Garmin Forerunner 45

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    Posted . Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I have had this for over a year and am very satisfied with it. It needs charging every 5-7 days. It looks better than the previous model, provides me more options to use as a fitness tracker. It connects easily to my Iphone and I charge it off the MAC.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great starter running watch!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Very basic watch but more capable than you might think. Of course with the phone app you are able to train in some areas but its limited to those. It also does take a little time to find GPS signal but if will.

    I would recommend this to a friend