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Featured in this comparison chart are three fitness-focused smartwatches; the Garmin Forerunner 45 vs Fitbit Versa vs Apple Watch Series 4 specs and features compared. The Apple Watch 4 being a more advanced and equipped smartwatch has far more features than both the Versa and 45, yet the later two are nice alternatives if you’re looking for a lower-priced fitness smartwatch to track your active life. There’s now a newer Versa 2 which still falls short behind the Watch 4. Compare the specs and features of these three to find out the differences.

Garmin Forerunner 45 vs Fitbit Versa vs Apple Watch Series 4: Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info
Garmin Forerunner 45 Specs

Garmin Forerunner 45 Specifications, Features and Price

Fitbit Versa Specifications

Fitbit Versa Specifications, Features and Price

Apple smartwatches

Apple Watch Series 4 (44mm) Specifications, Features and Price

Price $199.99 $189.99 $69.99 $499.00
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Garmin Forerunner 45 Fitbit Versa (44mm), Apple Watch Series 4
Device type Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch Standalone/Fitness smartwatch
Gender Unisex Unisex Unisex
Release date April, 2019 April, 2018 September, 2018
Predecessor Garmin Forerunner 35 Apple Watch Series 3
Successor Fitbit Versa 2 Apple Watch Series 5
Versions Garmin Forerunner 45, Garmin Forerunner 45S Fitbit Versa Lite, Fitbit Versa Special Edition Apple Watch Nike+
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 42 x 42 x 11.4 mm 35 x 24.07 x 11.2 mm 44 x 38 x 10.7 mm
Weight 36 grams 38 grams 48 grams
Shape Circular Rectangular Rectangular
Case material Fiber-reinforced polymer Aluminum Aluminum, Ceramic/Sapphire crystal back
Strap material Silicone Polyester, Silicone Elastomer
Bezel material Fiber-reinforced polymer Ceramics Bezeless
Strap size 20 mm 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big) 24mm
Screen protection Chemically strengthened glass Corning Gorilla Glass Sapphire glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes Yes, recommended Yes
Color Black, Red Black, Gray, Rose-gold Gold, Gray, Silver
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.04 inches 1.34 inches 1.78 inch
Display type LCD, Memory-in-pixel (MIP), transflective LCD, transflective 1000nit, OLED
Display resolution 208 x 208 pixels 348 x 250 pixel 448 x 368 pixels
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes No
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type (not touchscreen), 5 Physical buttons 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Digital crown, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v5.0
Bluetooth calling No No Yes
GPS Galileo, GLONASS, GPS No GLONASS, GPS
NFC No Yes Yes
Wi-Fi No Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 0.768GB
ROM 4GB 16GB
Memory card slot No No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None 4G LTE
SIM type None None e-SIM
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio No mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music No Yes Yes
Loudspeaker No No Yes
Microphone No No Yes
Camera No No No
Radio No No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter No Yes Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes Yes
Barometer No Yes
Compass No No
ECG No No Yes
Gyroscope No Yes
HRM Yes Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No Yes No
Thermometer No No App, No
Other sensors Vibration motor
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No Yes No
Blood Pressure No No No
Calories Yes Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No Yes
Fitness Level Yes Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection Yes No Yes
Menstrual cycle Yes Yes
VO2 Max Yes Yes Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes Yes
Swim-heart tracking No No No
On-screen workout No Yes No
Sport modes Yes 15 Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer Non-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 145mAh
Battery life GPS mode: 13hrs, Smartwatch mode: 7 days Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby :5 days+ Regular: up to 18hrs
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 2hrs 1-2 hours
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Apple S4 64bits
CPU Dual core
GPU
Operating system Proprietary OS Fitbit OS WatchOS 5
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Garmin Connect Fitbit App Apple Watch App
Compatibility Android, iOS Android, iOS iOS 12.0+
Payment system None Fitbit Pay Apple Pay
Interchangeable strap 20mm, Yes Yes 24mm, Yes
Voice command No No Yes, Siri
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Garmin Forerunner 45, Manual, Straps Charger, Fitbit Versa, Manual, Straps Apple Watch Series 4, Charger, Manual, Straps
Price $199.99 $189.99 $69.99 $499.00

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