Garmin Launched The New Forerunner 255 & 955 In Malaysia

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Garmin Malaysia today launched the Forerunner 255 & 955 series of GPS running smartwatches.

They are available now for between RM 1,730 to RM 2,970. The Garmin Forerunner 255 and 955 series are on Shopee, Lazada, AECO e-store and all at authorised retailers.

Forerunner 255 Series

The Garmin Forerunner 255 series comes in four variants, all with full triathlon (running, cycling, swimming) support. They are the Forerunner 255S and Forerunner 255S Music (41 mm cases) and the Forerunner 255 and Forerunner 255 Music (46 mm cases).

All four models in the series are rated for 14 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and 30 hours in GPS mode.

The Garmin Forerunner 255 series new features include:

  • Morning report: Receive the day’s weather and daily workout suggestion,  information about user’s sleep and HRV status.
  • Full triathlon support: Switch up a workout routine with triathlon and multisport activity profiles.
  • Race widget: View race prep information – including a race day-specific performance prediction, race day weather and a countdown clock – all in one widget.
  • HRV status: Track heart rate variability while sleeping to get a better handle on recovery and an overall wellness picture.
  • Garmin Pay contactless payments: Breeze through checkout lines by paying for purchases right from the wrist.
  • Multi-band GPS: For accuracy.
  • Native running power: Works with the Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro (sold separately).

Forerunner 955 Series

The Garmin Forerunner 955 series comes in solar and non-solar variants.

The Forerunner 955 Solar features a Power Glass solar charging lens that gives it up to 20 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 49 hours in GPS mode.

Both models sport a full-colour touchscreen and a traditional 5-button design.

New features in the Forerunner 955 series include:

  • Solar charging (only in the Forerunner 955 Solar): Power Glass solar charging gives athletes up to 49 hours of battery life in GPS mode.
  • Touchscreen interface: Quickly swipe through maps, stats and more.
  • Multi-band GPS: Stay on track in the most challenging environments.
  • Training readiness: Learn each day how ready the body is to benefit from training by taking into account sleep, recovery time, HRV status and additional metrics.
  • HRV status: Track heart rate variability while sleeping to get a better handle on recovery and an overall wellness picture.
  • Morning report: When paired with a smartphone, receive the day’s weather and daily workout suggestion, information about the user’s sleep and HRV status.Race widget: View race prep information all in one widget.
  • Real-time stamina insights: Monitor and track exertion levels in real-time during a run or ride.
  • Native running power: Use Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro (sold separately) to get real-time metrics of how much power is being exerted on a run.

Availability & Prices

  • The Forerunner 255 comes in  Slate Grey and Tidal Blue and Forerunner 255S comes in Powder Grey, Bubblegum (available in Q3 2022) – and the suggested retail price of RM 1,730.
  • The Forerunner 255 Music and Forerunner 255S Music will be available in Black and Whitestone and the suggested retail price is RM 1,970.
  • The Forerunner 955 Solar has a suggested retail price of RM 2,970.
  • The non-solar version of Forerunner 955 will be available at a suggested retail price of RM 2,470.

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