Garmin, the sports watch and accessories brand, has just launched three new models on the market: Garmin Forerunner 35, Garmin Forerunner 235 and Garmin Forerunner 735XT . These are three smart watches designed for runners.
These three models have a heart rate zone meter and real-time access to beats per minute. In addition, they measure the intensity of sports training and display information on the calories burned.
Garmin Forerunner 35 smartwatch features
The Garmin Forerunner 35 is a complete smart watch that shows real-time notifications on the screen , if connected with the smartphone. Thanks to this wireless link, the watch can also function as a “remote control” to regulate the volume of music, for example.
The Garmin Forerunner 35 is designed for runners who want a smartwatch with basic GPS functions.
In addition, the device connects to Garmin Connect, the brand's social network where you can plan and share activities and workouts with other members of the online community.
The Garmin Forerunner 35 watch is equipped with GPS and accelerometer , and features the LiveTrack security system. Thanks to this technology, authorized contacts (family and friends) can connect from their devices to know the location of the runner at any time.
With this model you can perform workouts outdoors, but also indoors , on a treadmill, on a bicycle or on the elliptical machine.
The Garmin Forerunner 35 sells for 200 euros .
Garmin Forerunner 235, advanced training watch
This model has GPS and accelerometer, and has a multicolored indicator to show the effort zone the user is in at all times.
In this way, the runner can plan his training sessions and ensure that he stays in a safe zone for his heart, since the device automatically calculates the maximum heart rate and the safety levels that must be respected.
The Garmin Forerunner 235 shows the effort zones in different colors according to the heart rate
On the other hand, the watch works as a daily activity monitor: it counts the number of steps taken and the calories burned each day.
The Garmin Forerunner 235 watch is already on sale for 350 euros .
Garmin Forerunner 735XT, perfect for triathletes
This watch is the most complete of the new range. In addition to functioning as an activity monitor and smart watch, it automatically detects the change in discipline and allows advanced swimming, cycling and running workouts .
The Garmin Forerunner 735XT also records activities such as hiking, strength training, or racquet sports .
The Garmin Forerunner 735XT watch is the best smartwatch option for triathletes
To achieve maximum precision in heart rate measurement, the device is connected to a submersible heart rate band or a chest strap, depending on the activity to be performed.
The Garmin Forerunner 735XT smartwatch is sold for 450 euros (only), 500 euros (with heart rate band for running) or 600 euros (with waterproof band and adapted to triathlon).