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Garmin Forerunner 35

Garmin Forerunner 35

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10 reviews
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (2)
  • Build Quality
    2.5 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    5.0 (2)
  • Battery Life
    4.0 (2)
  • 7 reviews

Perfect for adults or kids


We bought this watch for my then 7 year old son after he went through 2 junior Garmin watches in 12 months. He’s now 10 and has been wearing this watch 24/7 for the past 3 years. We’ve connected him up to Strava so he can see his cycling route on a map which he loves. He can set several sports options on it aside from swimming. He can receive calls / read messages etc (but not answer them). I almost wonder why I bought myself an Apple Watch because this watch almost does everything for a fraction of the price.

Battery lasts for almost 9-10 days but we’ve had to replace the band 2 or 3 times.

The only drawer back is it doesn’t have a timer function, just a stop watch.

Purchased in July 2018 at Rebel Sport for $160.00.

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TanPerth, WA
  • 17 reviews

Good watch for short term only!


After 12mths I had to replaced both mine and my sons Garmin for over heating & now another 12mths on one is broken and the other the band is falling apart. I wouldnt buy these sports watches for long term and the price of them is very over rated. They are a great watch but not if you wany something for a long period.

Purchased in January 2019 at Rebel Fit Physical store for $200.00.

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Jitesh J
Jitesh JSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 14 reviews
  • Verified

French design and nice inclusions


Funky design.Thought it was french. Last watch I had was a certain nike that had some design issues. This watch seems similar but is a step up in quality. Quality materials, design, fit and features. Strap only just fits my wrist, would be annoying if you had a wide wrist (weight lifter etc).

Purchased in June 2019.

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  • Verified

Amazing watch


The garmin forerunner35 is an excellent watch, gd size numbers for telling the time, very comfortable to wear even in bed. The set up is very easy and straightforward. And day to day use is easy too. Read the manual to familiarise yourself with the buttons on each side and off you go. The app is very easy to work. The information it collects is very detailed. The best fitness watch I’ve ever had and I’ve had a few. I would highly recommend this.

Date PurchasedDec 2018
Kate_AllanGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 11 reviews
  • 1 like
  • Verified

Excellent product


My husband loves this product as a watch, an activity tracker and a link to his iPhone. Attractive, intelligent, efficient, interesting. Works really well and looks good. Would definitely purchase again when it is time to upgrade or for another family member. Was easy to set up initially, no dramas.

Date PurchasedAug 2018

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Isabella G.
Isabella G.30 Nov 2020
  • 4 reviews
  • Verified

Works well when it works


I wanted to track my running, heart rate and sleeping habits but I spend more time trying to update the software than using it for its intended purpose. Everyday I have to link it to my phone, often times without success and every night it tries to update software again without success. Great when it works, but I didn't pay for something to work only part time. I would steer clear of this product and purchase another brand.

Date PurchasedOct 2016
BebeSSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 45 reviews

Great watch with GPS & HR

Date PurchasedNov 2017
  • 5 reviews

Good for general fitness tracking


I received this at Christmas, and have really enjoyed the GPS tracking capability and ease to link the Garmin with both Strava and Nike running applications. My only complaint is that it's sometimes a pain if you have multiple messages or emails appear at once to read them all before they disappear/or to go back a step without the unread ones disappearing.

Apart from that, it's a really good fitness tracker and a great option for those just stepping up their running game.

Date PurchasedDec 2017
  • 3 reviews
  • Verified

Garmin Forerunner 35


Absolutely great sports running watch for the price. Paired with a smart phone and great controls for your music. I'm sure in time the Spotify app will allow its music to be played via this product. Light and easy with great heart monitor, texts and all smart phone notifications.

Date PurchasedFeb 2018
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  • 90 reviews

She Loves it!!

Date PurchasedOct 2017

Questions & Answers


I can't get bluetooth to turn on. The display says its on but when i try to sync it tells me to turn on bluetooth. Any suggestions?

No answers
Eileen Smith
Eileen Smithasked

My Garmin 35 is 3 years old and is unresponsive. The face is blank and it won’t charge. What can I do?

1 answer

Sounds like battery replacement time


I have only had mine for a few months and now the strap has come away so I can’t wear it. I did not keep my receipt so is there anything I can do about replacement ?

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CategorySmart Watches / Fitness Trackers
Price (RRP) $299.00
Screen Size 0.93"
Voice AssistantNone
SensorsAccelerometer and Heart Rate Sensor
WaterproofingWater Resistant
Battery Life9 days
Weight37.3 g
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Colour / FinishFrost Blue, Black, White, Green
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  • GTIN13: 0753759161934, 0753759161941 and 7421147997948

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