Garmin Forerunner 165 Music GPS Smartwatch


All about this product



Sign up for that race, and train brilliantly with the easy-to-use Forerunner 165 Music GPS smartwatch. With accurate pace, distance, and heart rate, you’ll see your progress shine on the watch’s AMOLED touchscreen display while Garmin Coach and race adaptive training plans help you chase your goals. Wake up to your morning report to see health insights alongside an overview of sleep, recovery, and training outlook. Use training effect and training effect labels to see how your workouts impact your fitness and to understand the primary benefit achieved from your workout. Then, check recovery time to know how long to take it easy between runs. Let the beat push you further with built-in music storage for phone-free listening. Pair your watch to your smartphone, and your notifications will show up right on your wrist. Get a more complete picture of your health, not just a glimpse, from your Forerunner 165 Music smartwatch, with up to 11 days of battery life in smartwatch mode.

Technical details

Ideal use:

Indoor and outdoor activities, everyday wear


Lens: Chemically strengthened glass

Bezel: Fibre-reinforced polymer

Strap: Silicone

Key features:

Music storage with support for Spotify, Amazon Music, or Deezer playlists

AMOLED touchscreen display with button controls

Garmin Coach and race adaptive training plans

Personalised daily suggested workouts

Garmin Connect smartphone app integration

Morning report with health insights

Safety and tracking features

Garmin Pay contactless payments

25+ built-in activity profiles

Training effect and labels

Recovery time tracking

Heart rate monitoring

Smart notifications

Lightweight design

4GB memory

Built-in GPS

Tech specs:

Weight: 39g

Connectivity: Bluetooth, ANT+, Wi-Fi

Battery life:

Battery Saver Smartwatch mode: Up to 20 days

Smartwatch mode: Up to 11 days

GPS-Only GNSS mode: Up to 19 hours

All-Systems GNSS mode: Up to 17 hours

GPS-Only GNSS mode with music: Up to 7 hours

All-Systems GNSS mode with music: Up to 6.5 hours

Size and fit:

Size: 43 x 43 x 11.6mm

Display size: 30.4mm

Fits wrist: 126-203mm


Other features

Electronics & Gadget Type
Smart Watches
Outdoor accessories
Product Code

About this brand

Garmin brand page header

Garmin products are world renowned for their accuracy, durability, build quality and attractive design. For more than 25 years Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices designed for people who live an active lifestyle. From Garmin’s roots in aviation and marine, where accuracy is critical for safety, Garmin is now a household name. Garmin products are as diverse as activity trackers, sport watches, outdoor handhelds, cycling computers and sat navs, all made to enhance customers’ lives.


For athletes and outdoor adventurers, Garmin fēnix® 5 Plus is the high-performance way to beat yesterday and bring your maps and music along. This rugged, premium-crafted multisport GPS watch features colour TOPO maps with Trendline™ popularity routing, so you can find and follow the best paths. It can store up to 500 songs for phone-free listening and includes wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and the Garmin Pay™ contactless payment solution.


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