Garmin Forerunner 230

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Lens Materialchemically strengthened glass
Strap materialsilicone
Physical size45 x 45 x 11.7 mm
Weight41 g
Water rating5 ATM
Display typesunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Display size1.23″ (31.1 mm) diameter
Display resolution215 x 180 pixels
Color display Yes
Battery lifeSmartwatch Mode: Up to 5 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 16 hours
Memory/History200 hours of activity data

Clock Features

GPS Time Sync Yes
Automatic daylight saving time Yes
Alarm clock Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Face It™ watch face creator Yes


Accelerometer Yes

Daily Smart Features

Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) Yes
Smart notifications Yes
Calendar Yes
Music controls Yes
Find My Phone Yes
VIRB® remote Yes
Smartphone compatibility Yes
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile Yes

Activity Tracking Features

Step counterYes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep) Yes
Calories burned Yes
Distance traveled Yes
Intensity minutes Yes
TrueUp™ Yes

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

GPS speed and distanceYes
Customizable data pages Yes
Customizable activity profiles Yes
Auto Pause® Yes
Advanced workouts Yes
Downloadable training plans Yes
Auto Lap® Yes
Manual lap Yes
V02 max Yes
Training Effect (aerobic) Yes
Customizable alerts Yes
Audio prompts Yes
Finish time Yes
LiveTrack Yes
Touch and/or button lock Yes
Auto scroll Yes
Activity history on watch Yes

Heart Rate Features

HR zonesyes (with compatible accessory)
HR alertsyes (with compatible accessory)
HR caloriesyes (with compatible accessory)
Recovery time

Running Features

Preloaded run profilesyes
GPS-based distance, time and pace Yes
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute) Yes
Physiological measurementsyes (with compatible accessory)
Run workouts Yes
Race predictor Yes
Foot pod capable Yes

Cycling Features

Preloaded cycling profilesyes
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal) Yes
Interval training Yes
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor)yes
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