Garmin Forerunner 265 Review: 17 Ratings, Pros and Cons
4.3
5
13 ratings

Garmin Forerunner 265 Review: 17 Ratings, Pros and Cons

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Check all the 17 reviews find on Smartwatches Garmin Forerunner 265, with the 13 ratings, comments, pros & cons from the reviewers.
Theses reviews and tests from Smartwatches magazines and websites give 13 ratings, we get this average rating to this Garmin product : 4.3/5.

Garmin Forerunner 265 ratings

13 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.3/5 (85.69/100)
4.8/5Sport Passion
4.8/5Chip.de
4.5/5Tom's Guide (US)
4.5/5Wareable
4.5/5Android Central
4.5/5Tech Advisor
4.1/5ObjetConnecte.net
4/5T3
8/10AndroidPit
4/5ExpertReviews
4/5ImTest
8/10Journal du Geek
4/5Les Numériques
Preview or review without rating: Android Authority, DigitalTrends, Connect.de, FrAndroid

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4.8
5
Sport Passion
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Sport Passion
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Sport Passion
Ultra-accurate dual-frequency GPS
The barometric altimeter and its reliability
Running power and racing dynamics without external sensor
2 case and screen sizes
The Training Readiness widget now available on this template
A basic power manager compared to the Fenix 7
Buttons a little stiff and noisy (like on the Forerunner 255)
The price that keeps climbing
The screen that turns off (or decreases in intensity in continuous display mode)
4.8
5
Chip.de
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Chip.de
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Chip.de
Bright and luminous OLED screen
Freedom in control.
Complete equipment
The OLED display reduces the battery life.
No map display during navigation.
reviewed at 05/06/2023 -[read the full review on Chip.de]
4.5
5
Tom's Guide (US)
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Tom's Guide (US)
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Tom's Guide (US)
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Two sizes available
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Bright, beautiful AMOLED screen
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Accurate GPS
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Advanced training metrics
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More expensive than 255
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Still not a huge amount of smartwatch features
4.5
5
Wareable
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Wareable
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Wareable
Display and UI are hugely improved
Battery life remains very good
Great accuracy across the board
AMOLED won't be for everyone
Same tracking experience as FR255
Misses out on ECG hardware
reviewed at 01/01/1970 -[read the full review on Wareable]
4.5
5
Android Central
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Android Central
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Android Central
Vibrant AMOLED display is more readable than ever
Adds touchscreen, training readiness, running dynamics
Garmin is still best for tracking accuracy
Comes with USB-C charging cable
265S option is more comfortable, longer-lasting
Shorter battery life than Forerunner 255
No topographical maps, real-time stamina
Design could use an update
4.5
5
Tech Advisor

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

4.1
5
ObjetConnecte.net

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

4
5
T3
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by T3
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by T3
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
reviewed at 26/03/2023 -[read the full review on T3]
8
10
AndroidPit
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by AndroidPit
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by AndroidPit
The new Amoled display convincing for everyday life
Amoled does not harm battery life
Superb fitness data processing
100 euros more than its predecessor
No new fitness features
Few connected functions
No wireless charging
reviewed at 31/03/2023 -[read the full review on AndroidPit]
4
5
ExpertReviews
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by ExpertReviews
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by ExpertReviews
Super accurate
Brilliant new AMOLED screen
Comfortable
A £130 price spike
No version without Music
Garmin Pay remains a weak spot in the UK
4
5
ImTest

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

reviewed at 25/05/2023 -[read the full review on ImTest]
8
10
Journal du Geek
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Journal du Geek
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Journal du Geek
Gorgeous Amoled screen
New interface, more modern and readable.
Good autonomy
Compact and lightweight format
No complete mapping.
Slightly outdated application
High price
4
5
Les Numériques
Garmin Forerunner 265 reviewed by Les Numériques
Review Garmin Forerunner 265 by Les Numériques
Oled screen.
Very accurate GPS.
Five days of autonomy.
Barometric altimeter.
Garmin Pay.
Heart rate sensor sometimes struggles during interval training.
No wrist calls or message responses.
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Android Authority

No "Pros & Cons" find for this reviewer.

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DigitalTrends
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
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Connect.de
OLED display with high contrast and high brightness
Pure button operation possible
Extensive running features and workout analysis
Many health features such as Health Snapshot
Highly accurate pulse, step and GPS measurement
Detailed sleep tracking
Long battery life for training and daily life
Music can be streamed directly from the watch
Quick replies only
Pure plastic housing
Not a smart assistant
reviewed at 18/04/2023 -[read the full review on Connect.de]
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FrAndroid
The quality of the Oled screen
The training preparation score
The accuracy of cardio and GPS data
The extensive data of sports training
Garmin Pay and music playback
The detailed interface
The format available in two sizes
Lower battery life than the Forerunner 255
The Oled screen less comfortable in broad daylight
The high price
Lack of functions outside of sport
reviewed at 29/04/2023 -[read the full review on FrAndroid]

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Garmin Forerunner 265 ratings

13 Ratings ranked from best to worst, green to good grades, red to bad, Average rating: 4.3/5.
Source: https://www.commentChoisir.fr
  4.8/5  Sport Passion  4.8/5  Chip.de  4.5/5  Tom's Guide (US)  4.5/5  Wareable
  4.5/5  Android Central  4.5/5  Tech Advisor  4.1/5  ObjetConnecte.net  4/5  T3
  8/10  AndroidPit  4/5  ExpertReviews  4/5  ImTest  8/10  Journal du Geek
  4/5  Les Numériques
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