Garmin FR 245 vs. COROS APEX
One of Garmin's most popular models. Great for dedicated runners going for PRs.
Reasons to Pick the FR245
MUSIC STORAGE OPTION
The FR245 music can store music and connect to Spotify Premium & Amazon Music.
Feature alerts emergency contacts if it detects a fall (must be connected to phone).
Best value for serious trail runners and triathletes. Comes in a smaller and larger version.
Reasons to Pick the COROS APEX
AMAZING BATTERY LIFE
Lasts 80-100 hours in UltraMax GPS mode and 25-35 in regular mode.
Has an open water, triathlon, and multisport mode.
Learn more in my in-depth comparison.