Forerunner 955 GPS Running Smartwatch
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LEAD THE PACK
Pushing toward the podium? Get this lightweight smartwatch on your wrist. Train your best, perform your best, and put yourself in the running at your next race.
- Get up to 15 days of battery life in smartwatch mode for a full picture of your health — from sleep to training.
- Swipe through stats and maps with a new, responsive touchscreen.
- Confidently run any route using full-color, built-in maps and multi-band GPS.
- Know when you’re primed for a productive session with training readiness.
- Plan your strategy with daily suggested workouts, course details and more on the race widget.
- Know if your undertraining or overdoing it, with an improved training status feature.
EXTENDED BATTERY LIFE
Get up to 15 days of battery life in smartwatch mode. In GPS mode, get up to 42 hours. And in UltraTrac™ mode, go even longer with up to 80 hours.
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
Click or swipe through maps and stats with traditional button controls or a new, responsive touchscreen.
TAILORED TO THE DEDICATED
Clocking in at just 52 grams, the Forerunner 955 smartwatch will keep you light on your feet and attuned to your body.
Made for Medals.
From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status, training readiness and weather. You can even customize your report to show what you want to see.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
Get ready for your next race with training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ smartphone app calendar.
Free adaptive training plans include 5K, 10K and half-marathon programs, featuring guidance from expert coaches that adapt to you and your goals.
Get a continuous measurement on your wrist of how much power you’re applying to the road as you run when using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro™ monitor.
Use this data to track and manage your exertion — and help avoid overexerting at the start of your run or bike ride.
When using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro monitor, the Forerunner 955 watch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, and more.
Using new indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
Compare the intensity of your recent workouts to the optimal range to help improve your fitness and see your training history.
See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback.
Go the distance. Know the distance.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems, and get access to multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites for improved accuracy in areas where GNSS signals are reflected, weak or typically don't penetrate — giving you superior accuracy for how far and how fast you’ve run — even in challenging environments.
Whether you’re running on city streets or riding densely covered trails, Forerunner 955 provides, full-color, built-in mapping to keep you on track.
Follow a course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.
With Trendline™ popularity routing, it’s easy to find the best local paths. Just enter a desired distance, and Forerunner 955 will suggest courses that bring you back to your starting point.
Get at-a-glance awareness for points of interest along the course. In addition, view performance metrics, split times and distance/elevation — plus a summary of key course points coming up.
Use ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, Assistance and incident detection features1 send your location to emergency contacts. Incident detection is enabled by default for select activity profiles only.
Create or find existing courses in our Garmin Connect app, so you’ll never run out of places to run. Or plan one on other platforms such as Strava and Komoot, then automatically sync them to your Forerunner smartwatch.
Be in touch with your body.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate2 with our latest-generation heart rate sensor and will alert you if it stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. It also helps gauge how hard you work during activities — even while swimming.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest2.
IMPROVED SLEEP MONITORING AND SLEEP SCORE
Understand how your body is recovering — and get ready for training — with our improved sleep monitoring feature. After waking up, you’ll receive a sleep score, as well as breakdown of your sleep stages, Pulse Ox3 and respiration, alongside detailed insights for improved sleep quality.
PULSE OX SENSOR
This wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor3 monitors blood oxygen saturation levels to support advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation.
WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Use the Garmin Connect app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more. Even see and log details on your wrist with the Women’s Health Tracking app.
HEALTH SNAPSHOT™ FEATURE
Log a 2-minute session to record key stats, including heart rate2, heart rate variability, Pulse Ox3, respiration and stress. Then generate a report with those stats to share via the Garmin Connect app on your compatible smartphone.
Stay connected while you’re breaking records.
MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST
Download up to 2,000 songs plus playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon music accounts (subscription may be required).
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payments4 through participating providers.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch, when paired with your Apple® or Android™ smartphone. You can even respond to texts if you have an Android phone.
SMART TRAINER CONTROL
Control your Tacx® Smart trainer via ANT+® technology for course simulation, automatic resistance changes and workout prompts when you use courses or workouts from your watch.
GARMIN CONNECT APP
See your health and fitness information, connect and compete with friends, sign up for challenges to earn badges and more — all in one free, zero-subscription app.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps or widgets from the Connect IQ Store app downloaded on your compatible smartphone.
- When paired with a compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking feature requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
- Activity tracking accuracy; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy
- This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.
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