Garmin Forerunner 630 – Detailed Specs Leaked

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NB: This is a post from September 2015 that was removed at Garmin’s request. It is now re-published as the information embargo has been lifted.

I just summarised the interesting stuff here.

Below are the full specs (Source: originally reported at

Physical dimensions45 x 45 x 11.7 mm
Display size, WxH1.23″ (31.1 mm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH215 x 180 pixels
Color displayYes
Weight43.7 g
Battery lifeUp to 8 weeks in watch mode; up to 17 hours in training mode
Water rating5 ATM
High-sensitivity receiverYes
Vibration alertYes
Watch functionsIncludes date and alarm.
History200 hours of activity data
Virtual Pacer™ (compares current pace to target)Yes
V02 max estimateYes
Recovery advisorYes
Race predictorYes
Running dynamicsYes
Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod)Yes
Personal recordsYes
Bike speed/cadence sensorYes (optional)
Heart rate monitorYes (Some versions)
Foot podYes (optional)
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person)Yes
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed)Yes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap)Yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout)Yes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)Yes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace)Yes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal)Yes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)Yes
Heart rate-based calorie computationYes
Calculates calories burnedYes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness)Yes
Customizable screen(s)Yes
Shock ResistantYes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)Yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer)Yes

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You already had the chance for pics?


Any idea whether this will support smartphone notifications?