Garmin’s new Forerunner 645 is the first Garmin GPS watch to store music

Just as some watch makers are figuring out how to stream music from our tiny wrist-computers, Garmin is catching up to the times and starting to offer music storage on its GPS watches.

Garmin’s newly-announced Forerunner 645 watch, revealed at CES, stores music locally on the watch and pairs with Bluetooth headphones so you can run without your phone and still listen to music. It’s shipping now and will cost $450. A version of the same Forerunner watch without music will cost $400.

The watch’s music capabilities are somewhat basic. The Forerunner 645 can store up to 500 music files, either transferred from a computer or downloaded as offline playlists from streaming services like iHeart Radio and Deezer. But it doesn’t work with other…

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