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Garmin Forerunner 735XT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of Garmin Forerunner 735XT. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and performance. The usability and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical comments about the design and price. There are some mixed opinions about the screen.

durability, usability, performance, size

price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Forerunner 735XT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Forerunner 735XT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Garmin Forerunner 735XT from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Forerunner 735XT GPS Multisport and Running Watch - Black/GreyGarmin Forerunner 735XT GPS Multisport and Running Watch - Black/Grey

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Forerunner 735XT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Garmin Forerunner 735XT from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Forerunner 735XT - Black & GrayGarmin Forerunner 735XT - Black & Gray

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Graziano (cnet.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 235 is one of my favorite running watches and for good reason: It has everything runners need to take their training to the next level. It's not ideal for multisport athletes, though.

Lightweight and waterproof, and has GPS for tracking a variety of sports and an optical heart-rate sensor. All-day activity tracking, interval training and phone notifications are helpful. There's a multisport mode to time triathlon transitions and...

It's expensive; there's no altimeter for measuring ascent and descent; and battery life may not be long enough for a full Ironman triathlon.

The Forerunner 735XT is an exceptional watch for serious triathletes, but there are better and cheaper alternatives for both dedicated runners and more casual athletes.

Aug, 2016

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Expert review by: Jill Duffy (pcmag.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT

 

The Garmin Forerunner 735XT fitness tracker gives pertinent information to triathletes about their sports, including advice you don't often see, like recovery time. It's comprehensive and easy to use but will set you back a pretty penny.

Excellent for triathletes. GPS. Optical heart rate monitor. Tracks steps, sleep, heart rate, and an array of activities. Supports push notifications. Waterproof. Lightweight. Top-notch battery life.

Expensive. Not comfortable to wear while sleeping. More sporty than elegant.

Conclusions Garmin continues to impress with its Forerunner series, crafting fitness trackers for specific kinds of athletes that also double as all-day, all-night step counters and monitors. The Forerunner 735XT is a powerful tracker for triathletes....

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Brian Eastwood (tomsguide.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT Review: Triathlete Triple Threat

 

If the Garmin Forerunner 235 is a serious running watch, then the Forerunner 735XT is a serious triathlete's watch. It collects the same running data as the Forerunner 235 and also supports bicycling and swimming — including all three in a single...

Can track running, swimming and biking ; Very accurate location info ; Comprehensive Garmin Connect app ; Excellent battery life

Expensive ; Heart rate could be more accurate

Although it offers almost too much data, the Garmin Forerunner 735XT can track running, swimming and biking, as well as deliver phone notifications.

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Ray Maker (dcrainmaker.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT In-Depth Review

 

It's been almost exactly a month since their latest triathlon watch, the Forerunner 735XT. This watch aims to take the software of the larger FR920XT triathlon watch and compress it down into a smaller package. All while also adding in optical heart...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review: Putting in the multisport miles

 

The Garmin Forerunner family has always been a firm favourite with those who are a little more serious about their sport. Often the device of choice for runners and triathletes, there's now a wide selection of watches to track your every movement,...

Excellent HR and GPS performance, lots of functions, comfortable to wear, compatible with a full range of sensors, great for multisport athletes with specific profiles for triathlon and duathlon

No on-board music support, UI is a little convoluted, no altimeter/barometer for accurate elevation tracking

The Garmin Forerunner 735XT is an expensive device, but one that's tailored to support multisport athletes, so it's loaded with functionality for a demanding group of users. Even if you're not a triathlete, then this watch has some appeal over the...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Graziano (cnet.co.uk)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review

 

The Garmin Forerunner 235 is one of my favorite running watches and for good reason: It has everything runners need to take their training to the next level. It's not ideal for multisport athletes, though.

Lightweight and waterproof, and has GPS for tracking a variety of sports and an optical heart-rate sensor. All-day activity tracking, interval training and phone notifications are helpful. There's a multisport mode to time triathlon transitions and...

It's expensive; there's no altimeter for measuring ascent and descent; and battery life may not be long enough for a full Ironman triathlon.

The Forerunner 735XT is an exceptional watch for serious triathletes, but there are better and cheaper alternatives for both dedicated runners and more casual athletes.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Alastair Stevenson (trustedreviews.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT

 

The Garmin Forerunner 735XT is a hardcore fitness tracker designed for triathletes and those who become excited by the prospect of a Tough Mudder challenge.

A great tracker for triathletes – but it's overkill for everyone else.

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Graziano (cnet.com.au)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review: A slim and lightweight triathlon watch that's worth the money

 

The Garmin Forerunner 235 is one of my favorite running watches and for good reason: It has everything runners need to take their training to the next level. It's not ideal for multisport athletes, though.

Lightweight and waterproof, and has GPS for tracking a variety of sports and an optical heart-rate sensor. All-day activity tracking, interval training and phone notifications are helpful. There's a multisport mode to time triathlon transitions and...

It's expensive; there's no altimeter for measuring ascent and descent; and battery life may not be long enough for a full Ironman triathlon

The Forerunner 735XT is an exceptional watch for serious triathletes, but there are better and cheaper alternatives for both dedicated runners and more casual athletes.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review

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The Forerunner 735XT is the second most-expensive watch in Garmin's Forerunner range and it's billed as an 'advanced' running and multisport GPS smartwatch. But does it live up to the marketing hype? Read on to find out how this watch fared in our...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Shruti Dhapola (indianexpress.com)

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review: For those who like to train

 

Garmin Forerunner 735XT is their premium watch meant for sports like swimming, cycling, hiking, running etc. and comes with GPS

Oct, 2016
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