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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

from  $449.99+
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77 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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The Garmin Forerunner 645 Music is a comprehensive fitness watch that also streams music to Bluetooth headsets so you can leave your phone at home. Its connection to earbuds is occasionally finicky, though. Unless playing music without bringing your phone is essential, the audio feature isn’t worth the extra $50 over the regular Forerunner 645, which is a significant improvement over early models.

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Pros
  • Long-lasting battery
  • Improved /more comfortable design than older models
  • Legible screen
  • Tracks wide variety of exercises
Cons
  • Finicky Bluetooth connection
  • Limited music app compatibility
77 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Engadget

77
 

User Reviews

90
Rob
This is my first smart watch so take that into account. I still think the...read more
90
John
I've had mine for a few months and love it. The battery lasts forever compared...read more
90
George
So I'm a college distance runner, run 50+ miles a week, and I just upgraded...read more
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