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Garmin Forerunner 235 Full Specifications

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Last Updated on March 28, 2020 by Jude Simeone

Garmin Forerunner 235 Full Specifications – The Forerunner 235 is a fantastic GPS smartwatch from Garmin – One of the top brands in the smartwatch industry who over the years have released quite a number of outstanding smartwatches. The Forerunner 235 is a lightweight fitness smartwatch with a quite decent design that makes it befitting wear for the gym.

It comes with a handful of sensors which includes inbuilt GPS with support for multi-satellite system that ensures you can navigate even tough terrains, a heart rate sensor that monitors your heart rate and calories helping you know when to increase or step down your workout intensity and an accelerometer that tracks your steps.

The Forerunner can track a whole number of activities and also supports auto-tracking for a number of sport modes.

Packed with Bluetooth, Forerunner 235 is able to connect and pair with compatible devices which includes both Android and iOS devices. When connected to a compatible device, the 235 beams all notifications from your phone to the watch so you never get to miss important updates.

The watch face is customizable, you can choose watch faces from the Garmin Connect IQ store and as well the silicone straps are interchangeable with 20mm strap sizes.

While being a great choice for tracking your daily activities, the Forerunner 235 also has an impressive battery life that allows you to go long on a single charge.

Garmin Forerunner 235 Full Specifications

 Garmin Forerunner 235
garmin forerunner 235 specs

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Battery:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Features:
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)
Price:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Average:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameGarmin Forerunner 235
Device typeSporty/Fitness smartwatch
Predessesor__
SuccessorGarmin Forerunner 245
Released dateDecember, 2015
Ideal forUnisex

DISPLAY

Display typeTransflective memory-in-display (MIP)
Display size1.23 inch
Display resolution215 x 180 pixels
Pixel density--
Input type5 Physical buttons (not touchscreen)
Always-on

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension45 x 45 x 11.7 mm
Weight42 grams
Casing materialPolycarbonate
Strap/band materialSilicone
Bezel MaterialPolycarbonate
Strap size22mm
Screen protectionChemically strengthened glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Black, blue, grey

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage200 hours of activity data
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth and ANT+
Bluetooth callingNo
Wi-FiNo
NFCNo
GPSGPS/GLONASS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedNo
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressNo
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNo
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsNo
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon modeNo
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingNo

MEDIA

AudioNo
Music streamingNo
Bluetooth musicNo
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterNo
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassNo
Gyroscope No
Ambient lightNo
Pulse Ox.No
ECGNo
ThermometerNo
Other sensors--

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OS
Chipset--
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity --
Battery lifeSmartwatch Mode: Up to 9 days
GPS mode: Up to 11 hours
Charging typeCharging cradle
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control camera__
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseNo

MISC

Payment systemNo
Compatibility Android and iOS
Check if your device is compatible
Companion appGarmin connect IQ store
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 22mm
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Garmin Forerunner 235
Straps
USB charging cable
Quick start guide
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Pros
  • Lightweight design.
  • It is swim-proof.
  • A great choice for comprehensive activity tracking.
  • Impressive battery life.
Cons
  • Not touchscreen.
  • No music storage.

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