Upgrade Your Running Playlist
This Is Garmin’s and Spotify’s Most Affordable Tracker Yet
While many running and tracking watches can store music, so you can run without your phone, it’s rare to find one that works with Spotify. When Garmin pushed out its Spotify integration with the Fenix 5 Plus series, we were thrilled, but with a starting price of $750, it’s a pricy upgrade. Garmin is slowly bringing the price down with the Vivoactive 3 Music, a $280 watch, that now works with Spotify. You can download up to 500 songs to play on your runs, hikes and walks and listen while your phone is at home.
Garmin also updated the Forerunner 645 Music ($450), so there are now a handful of watches to choose from. To use Spotify on all these trackers, you’ll have to have Spotify Premium, which is $10 a month. Once you do, create playlists and then sync up over wifi to get started.