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Garmin Forerunner 265

Garmin Forerunner 265
alaScore 93

8 reviews

Apr, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Garmin Forerunner 265. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and comfort are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Garmin Forerunner 265 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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AMOLED, at last: Garmin Forerunner 265 review


Finally, a bright, AMOLED Garmin watch that offers all the training and recovery features under the sun

Crisp, easy-to-read AMOLED display (finally!) ; Available in two case sizes ; Funky colour options ; Same reliable sensor accuracy ; Plenty of health and wellness features ; Increased internal storage space ; Decent battery life

You'll have to pay top dollar for the pretty screen ; Interestingly, no ECG functionality aboard ; Music storage isn't optional anymore

Garmin's latest mid-range running watch offers long battery life, dozens of helpful training and recovery features, exciting colour options, and a pretty AMOLED touchscreen display. It probably isn't worth the upgrade for those who bought the...

Mar, 2023

Expert review by : Joe Maring (

Garmin Forerunner 265 review: the new standard for fitness watches


The Garmin Forerunner 265 is Garmin's latest entry in its running watch family. I've been using it for a few weeks, and it completely surprised me.

Extremely comfortable Lovely AMOLED screen Incredible health/fitness tools Highly customizable 4-plus days of battery life Doesn't require any subscriptions

Limited smart features Proprietary charger

“The Forerunner 265 isn't just an excellent running watch -- it's also a fantastic all-around fitness wearable that you shouldn't overlook.”

Mar, 2023

Expert review by : Nandagopal Rajan (

Garmin Forerunner 265 review: Get set for a good run


Garmin reached out to me to review the Forerunner 265, a smartwatch designed with runners and triathletes in mind. I was not even close, but I anyway decided to wear this one for a few weeks.

May, 2023

Expert review by : Arghanshu Bose (gadgetsnow_com)

Garmin Forerunner 265 review: ‘AMOLED-ing’ the way to fitness


Garmin Forerunner 265 series has been launched in India priced at Rs. 50,490, designed for smartwatch users passionate about fitness activities. The latest 46mm model has AMOLED display, a metal finish bezel, and multiple new and updated features,...

Informative training features ; Comfortable wear ; Colourful display ; Extensive battery life

Very expensive ; LTE support missing

May, 2023

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Garmin Forerunner 265 review — a little watch with a beautiful screen


A review of the Garmin Forerunner 265 - one of Garmin's best mid-level running watches.


Mar, 2023

Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (

Garmin Forerunner 265/265S In-Depth Review: AMOLED in Two Sizes!


The Forerunner 265 series watches have become Garmin's lowest-priced AMOLED display endurance sports-focused watch, coming in at roughly half the price of the Garmin Epix series launched a year ago – but here with full multiband GNSS support on all...

Mar, 2023

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