Garmin Forerunner 35

Garmin Forerunner 35

Garmin Forerunner 35 review: specs and price

Garmin Forerunner 35
Garmin Forerunner 35

Why is Garmin Forerunner 35 better than the average?

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Top specs and features


1.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 35

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.


128 x 128px


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300 x 320px

3.waterproofing maximum depth


These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.


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1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
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Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

3.Has a route tracker
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With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

5.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.


1.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

2.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

3.Supports ANT+
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ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.


1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Forerunner 35

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on


There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.


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3.battery life

35 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.


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730 days

4.battery life in training mode


With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.


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5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.


1.Has achievements
Garmin Forerunner 35

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

2.Includes access to online portal
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Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

3.Has social features
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Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.


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