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Gear editor and former pro triathlete Chris Foster walks through the features inside the new Garmin Forerunner 945 GPS smartwatch—an update to the Garmin Forerunner 935—and takes viewers on a quick run through the hills of Southern California. Starting at $600 and available now, the biggest draws to the Garmin Forerunner 945 are the addition of onboard color maps, built-in music—downloadable via a computer or Spotify—safety features, and integrated performance coaching capabilities.
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