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Garmin Forerunner 255 Music (41mm) Full Specifications, Features and Price

$399.99

  • DATE RELEASED: June, 2022
  • DISPLAY: 1.1 inch | Transflective LED | non-touchscreen
  • BODY: Fiber-polymer | Silicone | 5ATM
  • MEDIA: 4GB
  • BATTERY LIFE: 12 days
  • COMPATIBILITY: Android 4.3+ and iOS 7.0+
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The Garmin Forerunner 255 Music is a fitness-focused GPS multi-sport smartwatch that is equipped with a handful of sensors that enables it to track your daily activities and help improve your productive life. The Forerunner 255 is durably built with fiber-polymer materials paired with interchangeable silicone bands. The 41mm unit of the Forerunner 255 comes in a circular shape and has a 1.1 inches display powered by a transflective LCD technology while navigation is via 5 physical buttons.

The Forerunner 255 Music succeeds the Forerunner 245, and it comes with new features which include new workout profiles and the ability to count floors. It also features animated onscreen workout modes and has a longer battery life.

The Forerunner 255 comes in two sizes; 41mm and 46mm and each of these sizes is available in the Music and Non-music edition.

READ: Garmin Forerunner 255 Music detailed review

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Garmin Forerunner 255 Music (41mm)

Device type

Fitness/Sport smartwatch

Gender

Unisex

Predecessor

Garmin Forerunner 245

Successor

Models

Garmin Forerunner 255 Music, Garmin Forerunner 255 Standard

Date released

June, 2022

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.1 inches

Display type

LCD, Memory-in-pixel (MIP), transflective

Resolution

218 x 218 px

Pixel density

280.27 PPI

Customizable watchface

Yes

Input type

(not touchscreen), 5 Physical buttons

Always-On

Yes

BODY

BODY

Shape

Circular

Case material

Fiber-reinforced polymer

Strap material

Silicone

Bezel material

Fiber-reinforced polymer

Strap size

18 mm

Color

Light pink, Powder gray

Screen protection

Dimension

41 x 41 x 12.4 mm

Weight

39 grams

Waterproof rating

Yes, 5ATM

Swim-proof

Yes, recommended

Durability test

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth calling

No

Bluetooth

ANT+, Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

NFC

Yes

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

4GB

Memory card slot

No

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Network technology

None

SIM type

None

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Yes

Calls alert

Yes

Email alert

Yes

Event reminder

Yes

Reply messages

(Android only), Yes

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

mp3/mp4

Microphone

No

Loudspeaker

No

Bluetooth music

Yes

Camera

No

SENSORS

SENSORS

GPS

Galileo, GLONASS, GPS

Accelerometer

Yes

HRM

Yes

Gyroscope

Yes

Pulse Ox.

Yes

Altimeter

Yes

Barometer

Yes

Compass

Yes

ECG

No

Thermometer

Yes

Ambient light

Yes

HEALTH & FITNESS TRACKING

HEALTH & FITNESS TRACKING

Steps

Yes

Calories

Yes

Distance

Yes

Heart rate monitoring

Yes

Sleep tracking

Yes

Floors climbed

Yes

Blood oxygen

Yes

Blood Pressure

No

Stress

Yes

ECG tracking

No

Fall detection

Yes

Menstrual cycle

Yes

VO2 Max

Yes

Onscreen workout

Yes

Preloaded sport modes

Yes

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

non-removable Lithium-polymer

Battery capacity

Battery life

GPS mode: Up to 26 hours, Smartwatch mode: up to 12 days

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging duration

1-2 hours

Solar power

No

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Operating system

Proprietary OS

Chipset

CPU

GPU

MISCELLANEOUS

MISCELLANEOUS

Companion app

Garmin Connect

Compatibility

Android 4.3+, iOS 7.0+

Payment system

Garmin Pay

Customizable strap

18mm, Yes

Voice Assistant

No

Find my phone

Yes

Box content

Charger, Garmin Forerunner 255 Music, Manual, Straps

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