Forerunner 55 - $399

This easy-to-use GPS smartwatch is designed for people of all skill levels to track their stats and chase their fitness goals.
  • Track your time, distance pace and speed during your run or walk with built-in GPS.
  • Monitor your overall health and wellness with wrist-based heart rate1 and more.
  • Take guesswork out of training. This smartwatch suggests runs tailored to you.
  • High-end running features help you meet your potential. Minus the high-end price tag.
  • Track more than just running with an array of built-in activity profiles.
  • Get up to 2 weeks of battery life. Because less charging is always a good thing.
Designed for form and function
Lightweight and comfortable, this smartwatch is the perfect fit for running and for everyday life.

Sport-ready materials
Whether you're running a 5K or sweating it out during HIIT sessions, experience the ultimate in comfort with this sporty silicone band.

Built-in GPS
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.

Wrist-based heart rate
Get heart rate data1 along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you're at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.

Garmin coach
These adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from the Garmin Connect™ app2.

Daily suggested workouts
For personalised training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.

Pacepro™ technology
To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin Connect™ app. So you can tailor your efforts to what's ahead.

Finish time
Want some guidance to help you meet your goal? Select a distance for your run, and you'll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time.

Track run
When you're ready to hit the track for some speedwork, use the built-in track run activity to record accurate lap distances and see your distances in metres.

Cadence alerts
Want to improve your running form? Use the cadence alerts to know when you've gone outside your target cadence range.

Recovery advisor
Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery time feature will let you know how long to rest before another big effort.

Race predictor
This specialised tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time.

Built-in sports apps
Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork. Battery life
Run to your heart's content with up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.

Fitness tracking
While you're out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more1.

Stress tracking
Find out if you're having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity.

Body battery™ energy monitoring
Track your body's energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.

Intensity minutes
See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.

Fitness age
This feature uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Age is just a number, after all.

Respiration tracking
See how you're breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities.

Women's health tracking
Use the Garmin Connect app2 to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more.

Smart notifications
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your smartwatch when paired with your compatible smartphone.

Safety and tracking features
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features can send a message with your location to emergency contacts.

Connect IQ™ store
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store.

Music controls
Easily control the music playing on your paired smartphone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.

Syncs with Garmin Connect
Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect app to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media.

  • Lens material Chemically strengthened glass
  • Quick release bands yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
  • Strap material Silicone
  • Physical size 42 x 42 x 11.6 mm Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm
  • Colour display
  • Display size 26.3 mm diameter
  • Display resolution 208 x 208 pixels
  • Display type Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
  • Weight 37 g
  • Battery life Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks GPS mode: Up to 20 hours See details
  • Water rating 5 ATM
  • Memory/history 200 hours of activity data
Clock Features
  • Time/date
  • Gps time sync
  • Automatic daylight saving time
  • Alarm clock
  • Timer
  • Stopwatch
  • Sunrise/sunset times
  • Health Monitoring
  • Wrist-based heart rate (constant, every second)
  • Daily resting heart rate
  • Abnormal heart rate alerts
  • Respiration rate (24x7)
  • Fitness age
  • Body battery™ energy monitor
  • All-day stress
  • Relaxation reminders
  • Relaxation breathing timer
  • Sleep
  • Hydration
  • Woman's health
  • GPS
  • Glonass
  • Galileo
  • Garmin elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
  • Accelerometer
Daily Smart Features
  • Connectivity
  • Connect iq™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
  • Smart notifications
  • Calendar
  • Weather
  • Controls smartphone music
  • Find my phone
  • Find my watch
  • Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
  • Pairs with garmin connect™ mobile
  • Safety and Tracking Features
  • Livetrack
  • Live event sharing Android™ Only
  • Incident detection during select activities
  • Assistance
Activity Tracking Features
  • Step counter
  • Move bar
  • Auto goal
  • Calories burned
  • Distance traveled
  • Intensity minutes
  • Trueup™
  • Move iq™
Gym & Fitness Equipment
  • Available gym activity profiles: Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, HIIT, Pilates, Yoga
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
  • Hr zones
  • Hr alerts
  • Hr calories
  • Recovery time
  • Auto max hr
  • Hr broadcast
  • Respiration rate - Yoga and Breathwork only
  • Gps speed and distance
  • Customizable data pages
  • Customizable activity profiles
  • Auto pause®
  • Interval training
  • Advanced workouts
  • Downloadable training plans
  • Auto lap®
  • Manual lap
  • Configurable lap alerts
  • Vo2 max (run)
  • Improved recovery time
  • Daily suggested workouts
  • Audio prompts
  • Finish time
  • Touch and/or button lock
  • Activity history on watch
  • Physio trueup
Running Features
  • Available run profiles: Running, Treadmill Running, Track Running, Indoor Track Running, Virtual Running
  • Gps-based distance, time and pace
  • Cadence
  • Pacepro™ pacing strategies
  • Run workouts
  • Race predictor
  • Foot pod capable
Outdoor Recreation
  • Area calculation
  • Hunt/fish calendar
  • Sun and moon information
  • Cycling Features
  • Alerts
  • Available cycling profiles: Biking, Indoor Biking
  • Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)
Swimming Features
  • Available swim profiles - Pool Swimming
  • Pool swim metrics
  • Stroke type detection (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
  • Countdown start (pool swim only)
  • Underwater wrist-based heart rate
Kid Activity Tracking Features
  • Toe-to-toe™ challenges