Gadgets to Wear

March 2, 2023

Garmin Forerunner 265 in official photos

Garmin finally launches the next-generation of Forerunner smartwatches. Yes, there are three watches in total - the Forerunner 265, 265s, and 965.

Garmin Forerunner 265 series comes with an AMOLED display, Training Readiness, support for third-party music steaming apps, and more.

Garmin Forerunner 265 comes in two sizes - 46mm for the vanilla 265 model and 42mm for the smaller Forerunner 265s.

The Forerunner 265 looks familiar to the predecessor 255 which was released just nine months ago. Obviously, there are some notable changes like RUN button and rounded front.


Forerunner 265 has a 1.3-inch AMOLED screen with touch support, whereas, the smaller model - the 265s features a 1.1-inch AMOLED screen.

There's no music variant, the watch now supports downloading music from Spotify, Amazon Music, and Deezer.


Forerunner 265 brings Training readiness, morning report, race widget, wrist-based running power, Garmin Pay, and more.

Garmin says, the Forerunner 265 series come with 13 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and 24-hours in GPS mode.


Garmin Forerunner 265 series start at $449 / £429.99 price tag, which is a huge bump compared to the 255's price.

for more wearable content