Garmin introduces its newest range of Forerunner 165 Series in India |

Garmin introduces its newest range of Forerunner 165 Series in India

Designed for elite athletes and runners, the Forerunner 165 series provides customised training and advanced fitness metrics modules


Garmin, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), is thrilled to announce the launch of the Forerunner 165 Series in India, on Global Running Day. It is an easy-to-use GPS-running smartwatch with a vibrant touchscreen AMOLED display.  Additionally, this new launch from Garmin comes with 11 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 19 hours in GPS mode and is equipped with a Pulse OX Blood oxygen saturation monitor, Barometric Altimeter, floor Climb, Compass, and new generation ambient light sensors. These next-generation smartwatches are specifically designed to meet the demands of professional runners and athletes, offering ultimate training modules, and tracking capabilities with trendy looks. 

The newest range of the Garmin Forerunner 165 series is sleek and lightweight, with a 43mm case size and colourful, dual-shot bands. It has an AMOLED touchscreen display, with an option to listen to music on the go, without a phone using a wireless headphone, by downloading playlists directly from your Spotify or Amazon Music accounts. Garmin Forerunners are known for their adaptive training plans and personalized daily workouts. Additionally, this smartwatch comes with a built-in GPS for accurate pace and distance and wrist-based heart rate. 

Here are some additional features of the Forerunner 165 Series:


·       Wrist-Based Running Power and Dynamics: View real-time power and measure crucial running metrics. 

·       Training Effect: See how workouts are affecting fitness and understand their benefits.

·       Courses: Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app and from third-party platforms. Sync them directly to the watch. 

·       Additional Activity Profiles and Workouts: Stay active with more than 25 activity profiles, including trail running, open water swimming, pickleball, tennis, and more

·       Morning Report: Start the day off right with a customizable report that provides an overview of last night’s sleep and the day’s training outlook, alongside HRV (heart rate variability) status and weather.  

·       Pulse Ox: Track blood oxygen saturation while awake or asleep. 

·       Sleep Monitoring and Sleep Score: Receive a personalized score for last night’s sleep every morning.

·       Nap Detection: Automatically track or log naps to see how they may benefit the body, along with the suggestive time and duration

·       Audio Prompts: Follow guided workouts or hear performance alerts with wireless headphones connected to the watch. 

Commenting on the same, Dan Bartel, Vice President of Global Consumer SalesGarmin said “At Garmin, it is our constant endeavor to provide our customers with a luxury experience coupled with premium quality, innovation and exceptional reliability. Garmin’s Forerunner 165 Series has been specifically designed for professional runners and athletes who need to improve their performance every day, by closely analysing their training through monitoring pace, distance, wrist-based heart rate, VO2 max, and more. The Forerunner 165 Series has the required tools to help runners crush their next personal record.”

The Garmin Forerunner 165 Series offers diverse adaptive training plans for race preparation. Athletes can put race details into Garmin Connect for tailored plans or utilize free Garmin Coach plans for 5K, 10K, and half marathons. Its 24/7 tracking monitors for heart rate, sleep, and stress, help to evaluate the overall wellbeing, thereby optimizing activity and rest. The smartwatch is also equipped with women's health tracking including menstrual cycle and pregnancy monitoring alongside exercise and nutrition education. With comprehensive features, the Forerunner 165 Series aids in holistic well-being and race readiness.

Garmin Forerunner 165 Series is priced at Rs. 33,490/- in India and comes with a two-year warranty. It will be made available in four attractive colour options including Turquoise/Aqua, Black/Slate grey, Mist grey/Whitestone, and Berry/Lilac. You can find this smartwatch at select premium brand stores.

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