Garmin announces Forerunner 935 GPS-Enabled smartwatch
Garmin is a leader in the GPS sports watch market. Its latest premium offering comes as the Forerunner 935, that comes with advanced tracking of your sprinting, running, biking, triathlons, even swimming and more.
The Forerunner 935 has similar functionality to the Garmin Fenix 5 series, but has a much lighter design with less stainless steel and more plastic. This new watch is capable of tracking your daily exercise routine in two modes, one mode for compares your weekly performance to last week performance, and the other mode tracks your day to day routine and alert you when you need to take a break.
Garmin Forerunner 935 Design
This circular shaped smartwatch has a mix of physical controls and touchscreen, let you to check your data even when your hands are a sweaty. Measuring 47x47x13.9mm with a 240 x 240 pixel screen and weight of just 49 grams. It features a fiber-reinforced polymer watch case and bezel that help it withstand some tumble and rough. It is pretty clear that the Garmin Forerunner 935 is just designed for serious athlete.
Garmin Forerunner 935 Features
The Garmin Forerunner 935 comes with various features such as contact time balance, cadence, stride length and more are included in the Garmin App. Garmin Connect and Connect IQ are supported meaning you can customize the watch and connect it to your phone. This watch features up to 50 hrs in UltraTrac battery saver mode and 24 hrs of battery life in GPS mode.
Garmin Forerunner 935 Sensor
The Forerunner 935 packed with a sensors including an accelerometer (for indoor tracking) ,altimeter, compass and thermometer. It will also have GPS/GLONASS support for tracking and Garmin’s Elevate Wrist Based Heart Rate sensor — which eliminates the need for a heart rate strap.
Garmin Forerunner 935 Price
The Garmin Forerunner 935 is available in black for $500, the Tri-bundle is $649 that includes HRM-TRI, HRM-Swim monitor and Quick release kit. You can now also purchase additional metal, silicone, or leather bands for these new QuickFit-compatible smartwatches.