Garmin has today officially announced the launch of its Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch which will be launching during the next couple of months in the fall of 2016 for around $200 and includes GPS enabled running features and in four colours black, limelight, frost blue and white.
The new GPS smartwatch also includes the Garmin Elevate wrist-based heart rate technology which is capable of monitoring your heart rate 24 hours a day without the need to wear any chest straps or peripheral devices.
Check out the video below to learn more about the Forerunner 35 which also provides smartwatch functionality with notifications and music controls directly from your wrist. Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales explains more :
It’s easy to take your running to the next level thanks to the Forerunner 35 with Elevate wrist-based heart rate – you just put it on and go. With a host of built-in features including wrist-based heart rate and smart connectivity, the Forerunner 35 is the perfect tool for runners who want to stay fit, stay connected, and share their progress.
The Garmin press release writes :
The Forerunner 35’s updated sleek design features a new high resolution display with amazing contrast, perfect for indoor and outdoor viewing alike. In addition to running, the Forerunner 35 features multiple sport profiles including indoor running, walking, cycling and cardio activities to help users meet their fitness goals on and off the pavement. Stylish and lightweight, it’s comfortable for all day wear and seamlessly transitions from a run to an everyday activity tracker and smartwatch. Its battery life is up to nine days in watch/activity tracking mode, and up to 13 hours in training mode.
For more information on the new Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch jump over to the official Garmin Blog website for details by following the link below.