What if your next race was the performance of a lifetime? and personalised daily suggested workouts helped you do something you’ve never done? with the forerunner® 265S smartwatch, you’ll see every insight lit up on a colourful AMOLED touchscreen display. get ready to be better for it.
The Garmin Forerunner 265S is a GPS running watch designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want to track their workouts and monitor their progress. Here’s an overview of its features:
- GPS tracking: The Forerunner 265S uses GPS to accurately track your distance, pace, and route during your outdoor runs.
- Activity tracking: It also tracks your daily steps, calories burned, and sleep quality, helping you stay motivated and achieve your fitness goals.
- Heart rate monitoring: The watch has a built-in heart rate sensor that tracks your heart rate during workouts and throughout the day, providing valuable insights into your fitness level and helping you optimise your training.
- Smart notifications: You can receive text messages, call alerts, and other notifications on the watch, keeping you connected even when you’re on the go.
- Customisable workouts: You can create custom workouts and training plans, set goals, and track your progress over time.
- Battery life: The Forerunner 265S has a battery life of up to 24 hours in GPS mode and up to 15 days in watch mode, making it a reliable and long-lasting fitness companion.
- Water-resistant: The watch is water-resistant up to 50 meters, so you can wear it while swimming or showering without worrying about damage.
Overall, the Garmin Forerunner 265S is a powerful GPS running watch that provides accurate tracking, comprehensive activity monitoring, and customisable workouts, making it a great choice for runners and fitness enthusiasts alike.
- Smartwatch mode: Up to 15 days
- GPS-Only GNSS mode: Up to 24 hours
- SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode: Up to 18 hours
- All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band: Up to 15 hours
- GPS-Only GNSS mode with music: Up to 7.5 hours
- SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode with music: Up to 6.5 hours
- All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band with music: Up to 6 hours
Forerunner 265 and 265S Battery Life Assumptions (Opens in New Window)
Receive an overview of your sleep1 and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customise your report to show you what you want to see.
Get ready for your next race — whether it’s a 10K or marathon — with training tips, personalised daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
Get workouts made for you. They adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery and take into account the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ calendar.
From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
Using indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.
Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training.
Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favourite third party platforms.
SLEEP MONITORING AND SLEEP SCORE
Understand how your body’s recovering with sleep score, breakdown of your sleep stages and detailed insights for improved sleep quality.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest1.
Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon.
WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Track and log your menstrual cycle or pregnancy to get exercise and nutrition education.
WRIST-BASED RUNNING DYNAMICS
This smartwatch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and more.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate to help you gauge how hard you work during activities1.
Compare your recent training load to the optimal range to help improve your fitness.
See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed and power.
While you run, get an analysis of your pace and heart rate for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.
See your current fitness level and track changes over time to set goals, evaluate progress and more.
Track your moderate and vigorous activity minutes.
Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider.
Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
PULSE OX SENSOR
Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep2.
Get alerts to know how you’re performing and even be guided through workouts.
Forerunner 265 is preloaded with free HIIT, strength, cardio, yoga and Pilates workouts so you can switch up how you sweat.
WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER
See how much power you’re applying to the trail or road so you can manage effort and fine-tune training.
SATIQ™ TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI-BAND GPS
Get superior positioning accuracy and optimised battery life.
Plan race-day strategy with GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Tap in to 30+ built-in activities, including cycling, open-water swimming, strength training and more.
Record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.
TRIATHLON AND MULTISPORT PROFILES
Switch between sports with one press by using built-in profiles, or you can create your own.
Download songs and playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts for phone-free listening.
SAFETY AND TRACKING
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, your watch will send a message with your live location3.
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines or transit systems with participating providers.
Receive emails, texts and alerts on your watch when paired with your iPhone® or Android™ smartphone.
Friends and family can follow your real-time location3 and view preplanned courses.
GARMIN CONNECT APP
See your health and fitness information, connect with friends and more — in this free, zero-subscription app.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Add watch faces, data fields and apps to your paired watch.