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Best 15 Garmin Watches Of 2019: Whats Your Favorite Pick?

Garmin is a well known brand in the aviation, marine and automotive industries. Since its entry in the fitness equipment market, Garmin has launched several successful devices. Its recent launches are  Forerunner 245 Music, Forerunner 45, Forerunner 45S and Garmin Forerunner 945. Garmin is popular for providing useful, accurate and well-in-budget watches who run for a long time. Garmin’s wide portfolio of watch starts from a inexpensive Forerunner 10 and spread till the expensive smartwatch Fenix 5 Plus.

Garmin has a little something for everyone. You can choose from a wide range of watches depending on your pocket. We know it gets really confusing when you try to select just one. Check out our list of best 15 Garmin watches of 2019 which you can select one from or need any support contact support.

1.Garmin Forerunner 630

Although this watch was launched back in 2015, it is still running successfully even after four years due to its advanced running dynamics. The watch is a perfect combination of features and people can estimate several trekking aspects like  stride length, ground contact time and vertical ratios. Besides that, it also tells you how much energy you have left while running based on your performance condition. The looks and feel of Forerunner 630 is better than the previous years models so you can opt this watch if you want a trendy smartwatch to track your performance. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 630 Review

Garmin Forerunner 630

 

Features:

  • Screen diameter: 1.23-inch
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Battery life on GPS: 16 hours
  • Standby Battery: 28 days
  • Storage: 200 hours
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Cycling

Pros:

  • Trekking analysis
  • Outstanding battery life

Cons:

  • Unable to read heart-rate
  • Some features need update

 

2.   Garmin Fenix 5 Plus

The Fenix 5 plus comes with 16GB of storage, so that you can enjoy music on the go. This watch came as a upgrade for the Fenix 5. You can go on an adventure wearing this watch and it will give complete analysis for your activity. Although the Fenix 5 Plus is in the same category as Garmin Fenix 5S Plus and Garmin Fenix 5X Plus, but if you want a watch which is highly capable of doing almost everything, go for it. Read our full Garmin Fenix 5 Plus review

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus

Features:

  • Screen diameter: 1.2-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 18 hours
  • Standby battery: 12 days
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Smartwatch capable: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Yes

Pros:

  • Comfortable fitting
  • Latest features

Cons:

  • Poor battery life
  • Costs a little too much

 

3.    Garmin Forerunner 15

Forerunner 15 is probably the cheapest heart beat tracking watch available in the market. In spite of the fact that this watch has some loopholes like its look and build, it is still a high seller for Garmin. You can even connect it with Garmin Contact so that you can easily analyze your data. This is a good option for people who can compromise on the looks for a good valued product. Opt for this watch if you are looking for a low priced watch which can monitor your heart rate. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 15 Review

Garmin Forerunner 15

Features:

  • Screen diameter: 0.77-inch to 0.94-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 8 hours
  • Standby battery life: 35 days
  • Storage: 7 activities
  • Bluetooth: No
  • Smartwatch: No
  • Multi-sport: No
  • Heart-rate monitor: No

Pros:

  • Simple to operate
  • Cheap for a GPS watch

Cons:

  • Relatively limited functionality
  • Basic screen

 

4.     Garmin Vivoactive 3

This watch provide a complete package whether you love to do outdoor activity or need it for day to day purpose. The watch has a powerful GPS and 15 pre-loaded sport apps which makes it your perfect companion. It is perfect for a runner with its activity tracking capabilities and heart rate sensors with smartwatch features. Its sleek and classy style make it a appealing accessory to carry all the time. If you want something extraordinary and attractive, you can choose this watch. Read our full Garmin Vivoactive 3 Review

Garmin Vivoactive 3

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.2-inch
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Battery life on GPS: 13 hours
  • Standby battery life: 7 days
  • Storage: 14 days activity tracking
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Yes
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • Excellent battery life
  • Value for money

Cons:

  • Not available in global market
  • Simple looks

 

5.      Garmin Forerunner 25

Forerunner 25 is an excellent upgrade to its predecessor watches thanks to its Bluetooth and smartwatch functions. The functionality of this watch is quite basic but its design makes it a nicer-looking watch. It is able to do all the basic functions such as activity and distance tracking. You can easily connect it via Garmin Connect and instantly upload your data. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 25 Review

Garmin Forerunner 25

Features:

  • Screen size: 0.73-inch – 0.91-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 8-10 hours
  • Standby battery life: 56-70 days
  • Storage: 7 activities
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: No
  • Heart-rate monitor: No

 

Pros:

  • Bluetooth connectivity with compatible devices
  • Well in budget

Cons:

  • No inbuilt heart-rate reader
  • No advanced features

 

6.     Garmin Forerunner 225

This is Garmin’s first ever watch which came with a heart rate reading function. Although it got somewhat lost in Garmin’s latest watches, it still has a lot to offer. The working of this watch is very  intuitive and straightforward with some sharp features such as color LCD display. It allows you to customize your performance sessions while connecting you to the Garmin Connect. Select it if you want a less expensive watch which can analyze performance effectively. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 225 Review

Garmin Forerunner 225

Feature:

  • Screen size: 1-inch diameter
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 10 hours
  • Standby battery life: 28 days
  • Storage: 200 hours of activity
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: No
  • Multi-sport: No
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • 24/7 heart rate analysis
  • Customized workouts

 

Cons:

  • Lack of advanced features
  • Does not support USB charging

 

7.   Garmin Forerunner 30

The forerunner 30 is quite similar to forerunner 35 in weight, size and screen. However, the notifiable feature of this watch is its  cycling auto-detection. The same features makes it quite confusing for a customer. Its smart notifications technology and low price makes a better option. You can opt for either one of these watches. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 30 Review

Garmin Forerunner 30

Feature:

  • Screen size: 0.93-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 8 hours
  • Battery life in watch mode: 5 days
  • Storage: 7 activities
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Running / Cycling
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • Low price
  • Smart notifications

Cons:

  • Low storage
  • Small display screen

 

8.     Garmin Forerunner 230

The Garmin forerunner 230 was launched in 2015 as a part of triple launch product with 230, 235 and 630. Its VO2 max calculation method provide you a complete analysis after a run and its Training Effect help you understand the impact of a run on your body. These are its post run metrics which is why this product  is still in this race. Go for it if you are looking for a simple yet powerful watch. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 230 Review

Garmin Forerunner 230

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.22-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 16 hours
  • Standby battery life: 35 days
  • Storage: 200 hours of activity
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Cycling
  • Heart-rate monitor: No

 

Pros:

  • VO2 max calculations technology
  • Big battery life

Cons:

  • No advanced features
  • No heart monitoring feature

 

9.     Garmin Forerunner 935

Undoubtedly forerunner 935 is one of the best watches available in the market. It can analyze almost every activity which you can think of. It has accelerometer, thermometer, gyroscope, compass and altimeter which makes it one of the most feature rich ever made. There is one thing which goes against this watch and that is its price. If you can afford it, you will never require any other watch. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 935 Review

Garmin Forerunner 935

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.2-inch
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Battery life on GPS: 24 hours
  • Standby battery life: 14 days
  • Storage: 64MB
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: All the sports

 

Pros:

  • Can track everything
  • Superb battery life

Cons:

  • Very expensive
  • Low resolution screen

 

10.    Garmin Forerunner 735XT

This watch comes in a wide range of colors with some unique features. It has a wrist-based heart rate reader which means you do not have to use a chest strap. It is a quality watch which comes with smart notifications feature. If you love to use buttons over a touchscreen, this watch might be the one for you. Read our full  Garmin Forerunner 735XT Review

Garmin Forerunner 735XT

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.23-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 14 hours
  • Standby battery life: 11 days
  • Storage: 80 hours of activity
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Triathlon

 

Pros:

  • Wide range of colors
  • Easy transitions

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Low resolution screen

 

11.   Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

As the name suggest, this watch is a hot property if you love to take your music with you. You can save as many as 500 songs easily in its storage and access them offline. It has a sleek body which attracts the younger generation towards it. Although there are some big loopholes which you can not left behind. The phone does not have a triathlon mode which makes it a level short of its counterparts. Even after these negatives, people love due to its design and music factor. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Review

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.2-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 5 hours
  • Standby battery life: 7 days
  • Storage: 200 hours
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: : Yes
  • Multi-sport: Yes
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • Offline music
  • Attractive design and looks

Cons:

  • Low battery life
  • Does not allow to sync music

12.    Garmin Forerunner 620

The Forerunner 620 was once the flagship product of Garmin but it is still have a lot to offer. It was introduced as “Advanced running watch with Recovery Adviser”. Its VO2 max calculation function can provide ground data for a run with vertical oscillation. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 620 Review

Garmin Forerunner 620

 

Feature:

  • Screen size: 1-inch
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Battery life on GPS: 10 hours
  • Standby battery life: 42 days
  • Storage: 1000 laps
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: No
  • Multi-sport: Cycling
  • Heart-rate monitor: No

 

Pros:

  • Simple statistics
  • Prompt WiFi sync

Cons:

  • Low motion touchscreen
  • No heart rate monitor

 

13.    Garmin Fenix 5 series

The Fenix 5 is almost similar to Garmin Forerunner 935 barring its robust design and wide range of colors.  It also has multi-sport functionality which makes it a superior watch than most. It can track everything, right from your running capability to your mountains climbing capability. If you prefer a superior technology than this, opt for Fenix 5X. Read our full Garmin Fenix 5 series Review

Garmin Fenix 5 series

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.2-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 24 hours
  • Battery life (standby): 14 days
  • Storage: 64MB
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: A wide variety

 

Pros:

  • Attractive looks
  • Long lasting battery

Cons:

  • Slightly robust
  • Expensive

 

14.     Garmin Forerunner 35

Forerunner 35 is a powerful watch which is rich in latest features. Garmin introduced Elevate technology which enables a watch to monitor heart-rate from the wrist. This technology come into criticism after it was noted that it reacts slow when your heart-rate changes. Go for it if you can afford a expensive watch which on the other hand provide almost everything a fitness watch can provide. Read our full Garmin Forerunner 35 Review

Garmin Forerunner 35

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 0.93-inch x 0.93-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 13 hours
  • Standby battery life: 9 days
  • Storage: 7 activities
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Cycling
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • Elevate technology
  • Long battery life

Cons:

  • Overpriced
  • Slow in response

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15.    Garmin Forerunner 235

Forerunner 235 allows you to control your social media updates right from your watch. You can get notification for incoming calls, messages and play music with the help of this watch. The watch is famous for its sexy styling and appearance with high tech features. It is a hot sale for Garmin right now so check out this watch  review and you might get it at a discounted price.

Garmin Forerunner 235

 

Features:

  • Screen size: 1.23-inch
  • Touchscreen: No
  • Battery life on GPS: 11 hours
  • Standby battery life: 9 days
  • Storage: 200 hours
  • Bluetooth connection: Yes
  • Smartwatch: Yes
  • Multi-sport: Cycling
  • Heart-rate monitor: Yes

 

Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish looks

Cons:

  • Elevated technology requires update
  • Unrealistic feel

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The Conclusion

It is quite confusing to buy a single watch when you have a number of options. This confusion makes people sometime pay over board even when they are not fully aware of the features. If you have a tight budget and want a good watch which can perform a series of functions, go for Garmin Forerunner 15. This watch is cheap, effective and comes in budget for everyone.

If you can go slightly overboard, go for Garmin Forerunner 935. The watch contains all the latest technologies which you can hope for. You will be quite happy with a wide array of features.

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