Garmin Forerunner 35 - Unisex 5052-041

Garmin Forerunner 35 - Unisex

  • Available prices $169.99

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Because the world of GPS running watches can be daunting, Garmin make the user friendly, Forerunner 35. A compact internal GPS provides precise speed and distance data for lots of activities. The Elevate optical heartrate monitor, reads straight off your wrist and does away with the need for a finicky chest strap. To make things simple, the Forerunner 35 tracks activity and heartrate 24/7, learns your activity level and gradually increases your daily goals to guide you toward a healthier lifestyle. For running, cycling or day-to-day activity tracking, and with smart notifications coming from your paired smartphone, the Forerunner 35 is a perfect match for an active lifestyle.

  • Equipped with Garmin’s Elevate™ optical heart rate monitor, allowing you to train without a chest strap.
  • Optical heartrate sensors measure changes in blood volume under the skin, and work best when worn snuggly, 1 to 3 finger-widths above your wrist bone.
  • Rebroadcast of your HR over ANT+ (so other devices can pick it up).
  • On-device data includes daily step count, goal countdown, inactivity timer, distance, calories, and time and date.
  • 24/7 heartrate recording measures continual resting HR, average resting HR and accurate HR during motion-intense activities.
  • Activity specific profiles: Run Outdoor, Indoor Run (GPS turned off), Bike, Cardio, and Walk.
  • Internet Live Tracking during activities (through a connected smartphone) allows you to share your location and heartrate with friends, family, or coaches.
  • Move bar reminds you to move after being stationary for too long.
  • Smart notifications (emails, texts, alerts and more) and music controls via Bluetooth connection to a compatible smartphone.
  • Note: connects to Bluetooth Smart mobile devices, but not Bluetooth Smart sensors.
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery lasts up to 9 days in non-GPS mode.
  • Can automatically sync your data to Garmin Connect, a free online fitness community.
  • Sleep tracking mode monitors your total sleep hours, as well as periods of movement and restful sleep, in your Garmin Connect profile.

Tech specs

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Weight 38g
Ideal for
  • Fitness and training
  • Running
  • Road cycling
  • Casual wear
Face material

Polycarbonate is inexpensive and light, with good clarity and wear-resistance. Mineral crystal glass offers greater clarity and significantly greater wear-resistance. Sapphire crystal is better still for clarity and wear-resistance.

Wrist strap material Silicone
Display dimensions 2.4 x 2.4cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Dimensions 4.1 x 3.6 x 1.3cm
Snooze No
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

12/24 hour format Yes
Interface USB
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

Programmable workouts

Want an easy jog? A fast-paced ride? A workout with lots of variety to keep you on your toes? With programmable workouts you can tailor your training to match whatever you are looking for on a particular day.

New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Heart rate monitor Yes
Distance/time alarm Yes
Interval training Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
Battery life 13-216 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Metric/imperial units format Yes
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Not compatible
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.


A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Battery power indicator Yes
Data card Not accepted
Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Sold separately
Touch screen No
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Workout history Yes
Wireless sync Yes
WiFi No
Button lock No
Batteries Lithium-ion (included)
Haptic feedback Yes
Case diameter 36mm
Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Replaceable wrist strap Yes
Pace alarm

An alarm that notifies you if you vary from a pre-set pace.

ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

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