Forerunner 235 specifications

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