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Garmin Forerunner 165 / 165 Music GPS Running Smartwatch

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Original price $249.99 - Original price $329.99
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$249.99 - $329.99
Current price $249.99

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Bright AMOLED Screen + Garmin Running Features + Advanced Health/Wellness Tracking. Best Value in Fitness Tech. Get all of Garmin's standard powerful running/fitness features including 25 activity profiles and Garmin Coach plus advanced health/wellness metrics features like Body Battery, Sleep Tracking, Stress Scores and much more. Available in six models with four offering Music. Read our team's full Garmin FR165 review here.
Model: FR165 (Black/Slate Gray) - No Music

Easy-to-use GPS running smartwatch with an AMOLED touchscreen display, training and wellness features, and non-music or built-in music options.

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Garmin Forerunner 165 / 165 Music Running Watch

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Screen Protectors & Portable Charger (+$10 Upgrade) **Optional Upgrade not included in standard packaging.**

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Enjoy Lifelike Clarity with the Brilliant AMOLED Touchscreen Display

Train like no other with the Forerunner 165 Series, the top-notch yet easy-to-use running smartwatch with built-in GPS for pace/distance and wrist-based heart rate.

The brilliant AMOLED touchscreen display with traditional button controls provides ease of use during long runs or even brisk walking, while. the lightweight design in 43 mm size provides a barely-there comfort and freedom of movement.

Enjoy up to 11 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 19 hours in GPS mode for the ultimate running watch partner.

Choose from Music or Non-Music Models in Different Captivating Colors!

What motivates you to work out? Is it your favorite adrenaline-pumping playlist or just really focusing on the sights and sounds around you? Whatever you prefer, there is a Forerunner 165 running GPS watch for you.

The Forerunner 165 Series comes in 2 model options; music or non-music. Each has different colors to choose from depending on your taste! Download songs to your compatible watch, including playlists from Spotify, Amazon Music, or Deezer (subscription required), and connect with your wireless headphones for phone-free listening.

Never miss a call or text with smart notifications from your paired Android or Apple smartphone, and leave your cash and cards at home; Garmin Pay™ contactless payments let you pay for purchases on the go.

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See Your Progress Shine with a Forerunner 165 on Your Wrist

Reach your goals with personalized daily suggested workouts that adapt based on performance and recovery; use Garmin Coach and race adaptive training plans to get workout suggestions for specific events.

Enjoy up to 25+ built-in activity profiles including running, cycling, HIIT, strength, and more, plus as soon as you wake up, get your morning report with an overview of your sleep, recovery, and training outlook alongside weather and HRV status.

With training effect and training effect labels, you’ll see how your workouts impact your fitness and understand the primary benefit achieved from your workout; recovery time lets you know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout.

Confidently Run Any Route

Swipe through stats and maps using the Forerunner 165 running watch's full-color, built-in maps, and multi-band GPS.

Safety and tracking features, including incident detection (during select outdoor activities) and Assistance, send a message with your live location to emergency contacts when paired with your compatible smartphone.

See your health and fitness information, connect and compete with friends, and sign up for challenges to earn badges and more in the Garmin Connect smartphone app.

Garmin Forerunner 165 / 165 Music FAQs

Additional Information on Garmin Forerunner 165 / 165 Music GPS Running Smartwatch


  • Sleep Score and Insights: Yes
  • Battery Life (Smartwatch Mode): Up to 11 Days
  • Daily Suggested Workouts: Yes (7 Days)
  • Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen: Yes (Spot-Check, During Sleep, All Day)
  • Garmin Pay: Yes
  • Display Type: AMOLED (Optional Always-On Mode)
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Water Rating: 5 ATM
  • Lens Material: Chemically Strengthened Glass
  • Bezel Material: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
  • Quick Release Bands: Yes (20 mm, Industry Standard)
  • Strap Material: Silicone
  • Physical Size: 43 x 43 x 11.6 mm; Fits Wrists with a Circumference of 126-203 mm
  • Weight: 39 g
  • Display Size: 1.2" (30.4 mm) Diameter
  • Display Resolution: 390 x 390 Pixels
  • Color Display: Yes
  • Large Font Option: Yes
  • Battery Life: Smartwatch Mode: Up to 11 Days; Battery Saver Smartwatch Mode: Up to 20 Days; GPS-Only GNSS Mode: Up to 19 Hours; All-Systems Gnss Mode: Up to 17 Hours
  • Charging Method: Garmin Proprietary Plug Charger
  • Memory/History: 4 GB