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Garmin Forerunner® 265 - Black Bezel with Aqua Case and Aqua/Black Silicone Band See more
1.3” COLORFUL AMOLED DISPLAY
UP TO 20 HOURS OF BATTERY LIFE IN GPS MODE
ADVANCED TRAINING METRICS AND RECOVERY INSIGHTS
SATIQ™ AND MULTI-BAND GPS
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST
In the Box:
- Forerunner 265 GPS running watch
- USB-C charging/data cable
Receive an overview of your sleep1 and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.
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.
Get ready for your next race — whether it’s a 10K or marathon — with training tips, personalized 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™ smartphone app calendar.
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.
Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest1.
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.
COURSES WITH TURN-BY-TURN DIRECTIONS
Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favorite third party platforms and get turn-by-turn directions.
Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training.
Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.
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.
Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider.
PULSE OX SENSOR
Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep2, and gain awareness of how you’re adapting to altitude.
Forerunner 265 is preloaded with free HIIT, strength, cardio, yoga and Pilates workouts so you can switch up how you sweat.
Get alerts to know how you’re performing and even be guided through workouts.
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 optimized 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.
See your health and fitness information, connect with friends and more — in this free, zero-subscription app.
Add watch faces, data fields and apps to your paired watch.
Customize your Garmin device using the Connect IQ Store
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
QUICK RELEASE BANDS yes (22 mm, Industry standard)
46.1 x 46.1 x 12.9 (mm)
Fits wrists with a circumference of 135-205 mm
DISPLAY SIZE 1.3" (32.5 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 416 x 416 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE AMOLED Optional Always-On Mode
WATER RATING 5 ATM
Smartwatch mode: Up to 13 days
GPS-Only GNSS mode: Up to 20 hours
SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode: Up to 16 hours
All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band: Up to 14 hours
GPS-Only GNSS mode with music: Up to 7 hours
SatIQ (AutoSelect) GNSS mode with music: Up to 6.5 hours
All-Systems GNSS mode + Multi-Band with music: Up to 6 hours
CHARGING METHOD Garmin proprietary plug charger
MEMORY/HISTORY 8 GB
GPS TIME SYNC
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND)
DAILY RESTING HEART RATE
ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS yes (high and low)
RESPIRATION RATE (24X7)
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER
SLEEP yes (advanced)
SLEEP SCORE AND INSIGHTS
HYDRATION yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
WOMEN'S HEALTH yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR
AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR
DAILY SMART FEATURES
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)
ON-DEVICE CONNECT IQ™ STORE
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY)
REALTIME SETTINGS SYNC WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE
BATTERY SAVER (CUSTOMIZABLE LOW POWER WATCH)
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC
PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC
FIND MY PHONE
FIND MY WATCH
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone® and Android™
PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE
STOCKS yes (optional Connect IQ app)
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
SPECTATOR MESSAGING yes (with compatible smartphone)
LIVE EVENT SHARING Android™ Only
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES
INCIDENT DETECTION ALERT ON PHONE FOR WEARABLES
Activity Tracking Features
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)
GARMIN CONNECT™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ app)
GYM & FITNESS EQUIPMENT
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING
AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, HIIT, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Indoor Rowing, Pilates, Yoga, Breathwork
ON-SCREEN WORKOUT ANIMATIONS
ON-SCREEN WORKOUT MUSCLE MAPS
TRAINING, PLANNING AND ANALYSIS FEATURES
% HR MAX
AUTO MAX HR
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES)
RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE) yes (with compatible accessory)
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES
CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES
IMPROVED INTERVAL (INCLUDES OPEN REPEATS, INTERVALS DATA PAGE, REST SCREEN AND AUTO DETECTION)
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS
HRM RUNNING PACE AND DISTANCE
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS
VO2 MAX (RUN)
VO2 MAX (TRAIL RUN)
TRAINING STATUS yes (improved)
TRAINING LOAD FOCUS
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC)
PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS)
IMPROVED RECOVERY TIME
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS yes (7 days)
RACE AN ACTIVITY
AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES
MANUAL MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH
UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS
AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES
Running, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running, Ultra Running
GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME)
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE)
LACTATE THRESHOLD yes (with compatible accessory)
PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB
COURSE- AND WEATHER-SPECIFIC RACE PREDICTOR
FOOT POD CAPABLE
OUTDOOR RECREATION FEATURES
AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES
Hiking, Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Backcountry Skiing, Backcountry Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, XC Skate Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Snowshoeing, Mapping, Navigating, Tennis, Pickleball, Padel, Track Me, Project Waypoint, Disc Golf
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME
BACK TO START
AROUND ME MODE
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT
CLIMBPRO™ ASCENT PLANNER
REST TIMER (ULTRA RUN ONLY)
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT
PRELOADED TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS
PRELOADED ROAD AND TRAIL MAPS
DOWNLOADABLE CARTOGRAPHY SUPPORT
SIGHT 'N GO
AREA CALCULATION yes (via Connect IQ™)
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR yes (via Connect IQ™)
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION
CYCLE MAP (ROUTABLE CYCLING-SPECIFIC STREET MAP)
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES
Biking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross
ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES)
MTB GRIT & FLOW
BIKE LAP AND LAP MAXIMUM POWER (WITH POWER SENSOR)
RACE AN ACTIVITY
FTP (FUNCTIONAL THRESHOLD POWER) yes (with compatible accessory)
POWER CURVE AND % FTP WORKOUTS
COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ AND RALLY™ (POWER METERS)
POWER METER COMPATIBLE
ADVANCED CYCLING DYNAMICS
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY)
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR)
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS
SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR)
AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
OPEN-WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, STROKE DISTANCE, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)
POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY)
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY)
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY)
"REPEAT ON" REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY)
AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY)
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS
PACING ALERTS (POOL SWIM ONLY)
COUNTDOWN START (POOL SWIM ONLY)
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS
CRITICAL SWIM SPEED
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
HEART RATE FROM EXTERNAL HRM (REAL-TIME DURING RESTS, INTERVAL AND SESSION STATS DURING RESTS, AND AUTOMATIC HEART RATE DOWNLOAD POST-SWIM) yes (with HRM-Swim, HRM-Pro or HRM-Pro Plus)
Kid Activity Tracking Features
Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ app)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Made in Taiwan. Cable made in Taiwan or China.
GIFT BOX DIMENSIONS
3.6” x 4.4” x 2.8”
(91 x 112 x 70.5 mm)
GIFT BOX WEIGHT
.29 lb (132 g)