Garmin Forerunner 235

Review Score
79%
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Overview

The ​Forerunner is a running watch family by Garmin.

The Forerunner 235 came out in 2018. The latest model in the family is the Garmin Forerunner 265S.

According to our analysis of reviews from experts around the world, it averages a review score of 79%. This puts it rated just above the median rating of comparable running watches. According to our analysis of prices across the internet, at current rates it's in the cheapest 30% of running watches.

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Battery life
Battery life
216 hours
672 hours
672 hours
288 hours
288 hours
288 hours
Battery life – GPS mode
Battery life – GPS mode
11 hours
30 hours
111 hours
28 hours
28 hours
28 hours
Screen size
Screen size
31 mm
23 mm
23 mm
30 mm
30 mm
30 mm
Weight
Weight
42 g
52 g
65 g
87 g
94 g
88 g
Height
Height
45 mm
45 mm
45 mm
46 mm
46 mm
46 mm
Resolution
Resolution
215 x 180 px
176 x 176 px
176 x 176 px
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
240 x 240 px
Waterproof depth
Waterproof depth
50 m
100 m
100 m
100 m
100 m
Pixel density
Pixel density
227 ppi
276 ppi
283 ppi
283 ppi
283 ppi
Charging time
Charging time
2 hours
Battery power
Battery power
240 mAh
Internal storage
Internal storage
0 GB
0 GB
32 GB
32 GB
Activity Tracking Features
Activity Tracking Features
Activity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingGoal settingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps tracking
Activity detectionActivity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps trackingSwim stroke counterTrackback modeActivity detectionActivity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps trackingSwim stroke counterTrackback modeActivity detectionActivity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps trackingSwim stroke counterTrackback modeActivity detectionActivity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps trackingSwim stroke counterTrackback modeActivity detectionActivity taggingCoachingDistance trackingElevation trackingLive trackingPace measurementRoute uploadsSteps trackingSwim stroke counterTrackback mode
Health tracking features
Health tracking features
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingPeriod notificationsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight tracking
BMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingCalorie intake trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingWeight trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake trackingBMI trackingCalorie burn trackingFertility notificationsOvulation predictionPeriod notificationsPeriod start date predictionsSleep trackingTemperature trackingWater intake tracking
Connectivity Types
Connectivity Types
ANT+Automatic syncingCloud syncingWireless syncing
ANT+NFCANT+NFCANT+Wi-FiANT+Wi-FiANT+Wi-Fi
Sensors
Sensors
AccelerometerGPSHeart rate monitor
AccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorMonitors perspirationAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorBody temperature sensorCompassGalileoGPSHeart rate monitorMonitors perspirationAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitorAccelerometerBarometerBlood oxygenation monitorCadence sensorCompassGalileoGPSGyroscopeHeart rate monitor
Alerts
Alerts
Inactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alerts
Inactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsIrregular heart rate warningsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedbackInactivity alertsSilent alarmVibrating alertsVoice feedback
Screen features
Screen features
Always-on display
Always-on displayAlways-on displayAlways-on displaySapphire glassAlways-on displaySapphire glassAlways-on displaySapphire glass
Battery features
Battery features
Battery level indicatorRechargeable battery
Rechargeable batterySolar powerRechargeable batterySolar powerRechargeable batteryRechargeable batteryRechargeable battery
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Garmin Forerunner 235: what the experts say (2 reviews)

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Garmin Forerunner 235 characteristics and specifications

Specificationsvs Average
Model
235
Released
Jan 2018
Battery
Battery power
240 mAh
Charging time
2 hours
Battery life – GPS mode
11 hours
Battery life
216 hours
Measurements
Volume
24 cmΒ³
Width
45 mm
Height
45 mm
Thickness
12 mm
Weight
42 g
Temperature
Min. temperature
-20 Β°C
Max. temperature
60 Β°C
Waterproofing
Waterproof depth
50 m
Screen
Pixel density
227 ppi
Resolution
215 x 180 px
Screen size
31 mm

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