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Forerunner 235 GPS Running Watch introduces Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart Rate Technology

Garmin Malaysia – Aeco Technologies has announced Forerunner 235, the latest GPS running watches which tracks distance, pace, time, heart rate and more.

The Forerunner 235 is the first product to feature Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology, displays heart rate and zone on an easy-to-read, colorful graphic interface, so runners new to tracking heart rate can train more effectively.


Stay connected via your smartphone

Runners can stay connected with the Forerunner 235’s smart notifications and motivated during workouts with audio prompts that announce their lap times via their smartphone. Daily activity tracking features including all-day heart rate tracking keep runners apprised of their all-day steps, calories and sleep.

Forerunner 235 is also compatible with the Connect IQ™ smartwatch platform. With Connect IQ, users are able to customize their watch with additional apps, widgets, watch faces and data fields.


Detects heart rate without a strap

Forerunner 235 measure more than just distance and pace by tracking other essential data such as heart rate, heart rate zone and VO2 max. This Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology features a built-in optical sensor to measure heart rate at the wrist, giving runners the option to run without a strap.

Forerunner 235 have new, larger, sunlight-readable displays with a color graphical interface to display heart rate data, so runners can get the data they need at a quick glance. Also when used with heart rate, users can get their VO2 max estimate, predict race times, and get a recovery timer, so they know how long to rest before attempting their next hard run.

Control your playlist

Users can even control music directly from the Forerunner 235, leaving their smartphones in their pockets. The Forerunner 235 is compatible with the Connect IQ smartwatch platform, so users will be able to customize their watch with additional apps, widgets, watch faces and data fields.




Sync with Garmin Connect

Forerunner 235 automatically sync with the recently updated Garmin Connect™ Mobile app when in range, so users can check in throughout the day to view reports on activity progress, track their sleep hours, join step challenges and more.

Garmin Connect Mobile’s easy-to-use interface provides daily information and trends over time and can be linked to a MyFitnessPal account to automatically sync calorie and nutritional information, allowing users to view active and consumed calories, and remaining calories (based on goals set in MyFitnessPal).

With up to 11 hours of battery life in training mode and 9 days in watch mode with activity tracking and smart notifications, Forerunner 235 boasts extended battery life to get more workouts in on a single charge, and also water resistant to 50 meters to withstand the elements.


The Forerunner 235 will be available in grey/black, lava/red, and solar flare and will have a suggested retail price of RM 1550.00.

1 No ANT+ compatible HRM strap required for Forerunner 235.
2 For more information on Garmin water ratings, 3 Examples of compatible phones include: iphone 4S & later. AndroidTM 4.3, Galaxy S3 or later, Galaxy Note 3 or HTC One, phone must be Bluetooth Smart.