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Garmin Forerunner 45S Running Smartwatch (Black) Loot Price: R3,213
Discovery Miles 32 130
You Save: R337 (9%)

Garmin Forerunner 45S Running Smartwatch (Black)

Series: Forerunner

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List price R3,550 Loot Price R3,213 Discovery Miles 32 130 | Repayment Terms: R295 pm x 12* You Save R337 (9%)

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Garmin Forerunner® 45S

GPS Running Watch with Garmin Coach Training Plan Support
  • Smaller-sized easy-to-use running smartwatch monitors heart rate at the wrist¹ and features GPS to track your pace, distance, intervals and more
  • Works with free Garmin Coach
  • Connected features2 include smart notifications for incoming texts and calls, automatic uploads to our Garmin Connect™ online community, live tracking and controls for the music playing on your phone
  • Safety and tracking features include incident detection (during select activities) and assistance, which both send your real-time location to emergency contacts2
  • Sports apps for running, cycling, indoor track, treadmill, elliptical, cardio, yoga and more
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 13 hours in GPS mode
When you lace up your shoes and get ready to run, make sure you have the right tool for the job. Forerunner 45S is the smaller-sized GPS running watch with all the running-related features you need in a sleek, lightweight smartwatch that you’ll want to wear all day and night.

Run Your Heart Out
This easy-to-use running watch is perfect for daily runs, training sessions and even that upcoming 10K you got talked into. Built-in GPS tracks where you run and gives you accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals. Its intuitive button interface makes it easy for sweaty hands to mark a lap or pause the timer. Forerunner 45S also monitors heart rate at the wrist, day and night1.

Gear Up with Garmin Coach
Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just getting off the sofa, everyone can use a little bit of guidance. That’s why Forerunner 45S is compatible with Garmin Coach adaptive training plans. These plans feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. It’s a foolproof way to get to the finish line. As part of your training plan, it can even help you predict your race time, and the workouts sync right to your watch.

Stay Connected on the Run
Safety and tracking features make it easy to share your location with chosen contacts in case you need assistance — manually, or automatically with built-in incident detection2. A variety of connected features keeps you in touch with the rest of the world during and in between runs. Get smart notifications delivered to your wrist for incoming text messages and phone calls. When paired with your compatible smartphone, Forerunner 45S will automatically upload your run data to the Garmin Connect online fitness community. It even has handy controls for the music playing on your phone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.

There's More to Do
With a dozen activity profiles available, you’ll always have a way to capture your sweat equity, even when you don’t feel like running. Forerunner 45S can record your efforts during a cycling workout, on the treadmill, indoor track and elliptical — and whilst doing cardio, yoga and more.

On The Way to Wellness
The Forerunner 45S GPS running watch offers extensive activity and wellness tracking features. Wear it 24/7 to monitor daily steps, distance, calories burned and even sleep¹. This smartwatch also features all-day stress monitoring for wellness tracking during the day. If your stress level starts to climb, use the relaxation breathing timer for a few minutes of guided breathing, which can help calm your mind and body. To help you optimise your body’s energy, Body Battery™ energy monitoring uses collected data to gauge your energy reserves at any moment, so you can plan your day to optimise times for activity and rest.

Share and Compete
Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect is for more than just storing your data. Garmin Connect is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other’s successes and even share their triumphs via social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your smartphone.

Make a Statement
Express your personality by customising Forerunner 45S. It’s compatible with free watch faces from our Connect IQ™ Store. Choose from thousands of watch faces available to download, or create your custom watch face from your own photos.


Brand: Garmin
Series: Forerunner
Package Dimensions: 140 x 70 x 70mm (L x W x H)
Categories: Electronics > GPS & Navigation > GPS
Outdoor > Gadgets and Optics > GPS and Navigation > GPS
Electronics > Gadgets > Health > Wearable Tech > Devices
Outdoor > Gadgets and Optics > Wearable Tech > Devices
Health & Beauty > Health > Fitness Tech > Devices
LSN: XNB-M2C-662-3
Barcode: 0753759245986
Colour: Black
Type: Running Watch


Warranty: 1 Year


Screen Resolution: 208 x 208 pixels
Screen Size: 1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter
Screen Type: Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)


Memory Capacity: 200 hours of activity data

GPS System

Motion Detection: Yes

Other Features

Alarm: Yes
Calorie Computation: Yes
Foot Pod: Foot Pod Capable
Heart Rate Monitor: Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart Rate Monitor
Pace Alert Triggers: Yes
Sleep Tracker: Yes
Speed Sensor: With Sensor
Step Counter: Yes
Time Distance Triggers: Yes


Battery Life:
  • Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
  • GPS mode: Up to 13 hours

Package Contents

Package Contents:
  • Forerunner 45S
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation

Physical Specification

Item Depth (mm): 39.5
Item Height (mm): 11.4
Item Width (mm): 39.5
Water Proof: 5 ATM
Weight (kg): 0.032

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  • Lens material: Chemically strengthened glass
  • Strap material: Silicone
  • Physical size:
  • Small: 39.5 x 39.5 x 11.4 mm
  • Fits wrists with a circumerence of 124-185 mm
  • Display size: 1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter
  • Display resolution: 208 x 208 pixels
  • Display type: Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
  • Battery life: Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days; GPS mode: Up to 13 hours
  • Water rating: 5 ATM
  • Colour display   
  • Memory/history: 200 hours of activity data

Clock Features
  • Time/date: Yes
  • GPS time sync
  • Automatic daylight saving time
  • Alarm clock
  • Timer
  • Stopwatch

  • GPS
  • Galileo
  • Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
  • Accelerometer

Daily Smart Features
  • Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps): Yes (watch faces only)
  • Smart notifications
  • Connectivity
  • Calendar
  • Weather
  • Controls smartphone music
  • Find my phone
  • Find my watch
  • Smartphone compatibility: iPhone®, Android™
  • Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile

Safety and Tracking Features
  • Incident Detection during select activities: Yes (Smartphone required)
  • Assistance: Yes (Smartphone required)
  • LiveTrack
  • Live Event Sharing: Android™ Only

Activity Tracking Features
  • Step counter
  • 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)
  • Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)
  • Calories burned
  • Distance travelled
  • Intensity minutes
  • TrueUp™
  • Move IQ™
  • Fitness age: Yes (in app)
  • Body Battery™ Energy Monitor
  • All-day stress tracking

Fitness Equipment/Gym
  • Available gym activity profiles: Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Yoga may be added through app

Training, Planning and Analysis Features
  • GPS speed and distance
  • Customisable screen(s)
  • Customisable activity profiles
  • Auto Pause®
  • Interval training
  • Advanced workouts
  • Downloadable training plans
  • Auto Lap®
  • Manual lap
  • VO2 max
  • Audio prompts
  • Touch and/or button lock
  • Activity history on watch
  • Physio TrueUp

Heart Rate Features
  • HR zones
  • HR alerts
  • HR calories
  • HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)

Running Features
  • Available run profiles: Running, Treadmill Running. Indoor Track Running may be added through app
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace
  • Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
  • Run workouts
  • Foot pod capable

Cycling Features
  • Available cycling profiles: Biking, Indoor Biking may be added through app
  • Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
  • Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)

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