Garmin Forerunner 235 (2015)

GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate

  • Tracks distance, pace, time, heart rate and more
  • Connected features¹: automatic uploads to Garmin Connect™, live tracking, audio prompts, smart notifications and social media sharing
  • Activity tracking² counts daily steps, distance, calories and sleep
  • Download data fields, watch faces, widgets and applications from Connect IQ™

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 1.77″ x 1.77″ x 0.46″ (45 x 45 x 11.7 mm)
Display size, WxH 1.23″ (31.1 mm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH 215 x 180 pixels
Color display  Yes
Weight 1.5 oz (42 g)
Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life 11 hours training, 9 days watch + activity tracking + notifications + heart rate
Water rating 5 ATM
GPS-enabled   Yes
GLONASS   Yes
High-sensitivity receiver   Yes
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)   Yes
Vibration alert   Yes
Music control   Yes
Find my phone   Yes
VIRB® control   Yes
Watch functions Includes date and alarm

Maps & Memory

History 200 hours of activity data

Running Features

V02 max estimate   Yes
Recovery advisor   Yes
Race predictor   Yes
Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod)   Yes
Personal records   Yes

Cycling Features

Bike speed/cadence sensor Yes (optional)

Performance Features

Heart rate monitor Yes (wrist-based)
Foot pod Yes (optional)
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed)   Yes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap)   Yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout)   Yes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)   Yes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace)   Yes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal)   Yes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)   Yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation   Yes
Calculates calories burned   Yes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness)   Yes
Customizable screen(s)   Yes
Shock Resistant   Yes

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter   Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)   Yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)   Yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)   Yes

Garmin Connect™

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)   Yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer)   Yes

Additional

Additional
  • Connect IQ™ app support: Yes
  • Wrist-based heart rate: Yes