Garmin Forerunner 55 review: Bringing much more than the basics

Built-in HRM and GPS tracking -- although there's no on-board maps -- are great for getting the key data for your exercises. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
New features, such as PacePro, help you maintain pace for races, predict finish times, and more. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
The watch is waterproof to 50m and the addition of swim tracking means it's good for the water in addition to bike and road. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
As a smartwatch you'll get two weeks of use; as a GPS tracker you'll get about 20 hours of non-stop recording. All together that's about a week's worth total. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
There's a stack of data which is housed in Garmin Connect, in addition to the at-a-glance real-time data on your wrist. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Garmin takes the Forerunner 45 and supercharges it with great features from its pricier Forerunners, making it a much smarter running companion at a good price. (image credit: Pocket-lint)

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