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Garmin Forerunner 225 vs Garmin Forerunner 230

Garmin Forerunner 225 Fitness Watch
Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230 Fitness Watch
Garmin Forerunner 230
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
9
4.4 out of 5
4 user ratings
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5 editorial reviews
The Garmin Forerunner 230 is about as standard a running watch as you're likely to find these days. Launched alongside the Forerunner 235 and Forerunner 630...Read more
It’s been almost exactly a month since Garmin announced their lineup of fall running watches, including three new units: The Forerunner 230, 235, and 630.  Each of those units replacing previous iterations of the FR220, 225, and 620.  The FR230Read more
Keeping track of your daily run or bike ride is an important ability to many athletes. With full capabilities to track distance, time, heart rate, and more, the Garmin Forerunner 230 and 235 give you the upper hand in your workout regime. With connected features that give you an in-depth look on your daily training, both of these watches make a great investment, but what can they really offer? Note: At no extra cost to you, we may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. To get started, we’ll need to distinguish the difference between the two.Read more
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User rating
35
4.2 out of 5
35 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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4.1 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
37 %
4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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Full Comparison

Display

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
Screen resolution180 x 180 px215 x 180 px
Touchscreennono
Colour screenyesyes

Dimensions

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
GenderMen's
  • Men's
  • Women's
Width11.3 in1.81 in
Depth1.89 in0.51 in
Weight1.9 oz1.45 oz
Thickness0.63 in0.46 in

Design

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
Colour of productBlack,Red
  • Black
  • Black,Yellow
  • Purple,White
Protection featuresWater resistantWater resistant
Waterproof depth550

Features

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
Heart Rate MonitorBuilt-inno
Distance meteryesyes
Calorie counteryesyes
ANT+yesyes
Alarmyesyes
Date displayyesyes
Display lightyesyes
Pedometeryesyes
Sleep readingyesyes
Speedometeryesyes
Stopwatchyesyes
Temperature sensoryesyes
Vibration alarmyesyes

Connectivity

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
Bluetoothyesno
GLONASSnoyes
GPSyesyes

Power

Garmin Forerunner 225Garmin Forerunner 225
Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230
Battery typeBuilt-inBuilt-in
Battery life (running)10.0 h16.0 h
Battery life (standby mode)28.0 day35.0 day

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