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Garmin - Forerunner 35 GPS Watch - Limelight-Angle_Standard

Garmin - Forerunner 35 GPS Watch - Limelight

Model: 010-01689-01SKU: 5579457

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 403 reviews

93%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Inaccurate GPS

    Posted
    Doug
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Although there are many nice features on the watch, the one issue I could NOT overlook was the relatively inaccurate GPS. I also ran with a Polar M400 several times, which was consistently more accurate head-to-head. Thus, my pacing was frequently off, for example, by 10-12 seconds per mile on a 5 mile run (as measured by my car odometer). That's just too much error. So, I returned it and am very happy with the Polar M400, which can be had for the same or less money (depending on the seller). That said, the Garmin does have a wrist HR monitor, which the Polar does not have.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GarminProductExpert

      Hello Doug, thank you for taking time to review the Forerunner 35. We woudl like to take a further look at the accuracy of this device. When up to date with the latest software and when getting a good satellite signal at the beginning of the run we would expect the watch to get the level of GPS accuracy expected from a consumer grade device. We would recommend using Garmin Express (www.garmin.com/experss) to ensure that the software is up to date on the watch. If further assistance is needed there are many great resources at www.garmin.com/support. Thank you again for posting a review. -JFH Garmin

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not for the tech unsavvy

    Posted
    Pat65
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I am not proficient with computer devices, The watch got stuck on the stop watch program, and I could not turn it off. This ran the battery down continually. Then the face got stuck on another screen & I could not return it to the time or step screen. I searched the on-line manual, but found no assistance there. I returned it & received my money back.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GarminProductExpert

      Sorry to hear about the issue that you are having with the device. The Run Button is how you start and also stop the timer on the watch when in an activity. Once you stop the activity you will then see the options to Resume, Save or Discard.

      I would encourage you to go to our support site for any future products you decide to purchase since it has a lot of this helpful information, from there you can contact our staff for further assistance.

      Forerunner 35 main support page:
      https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?productID=552962&tab=topics

      Antonio with Garmin/Fitness Department Garmin

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not bad depending on what you use it for.

    Posted
    JimM
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The Garmin Forerunner 35 is a good GPS watch, vary plain looking but very functional. The only problem I have with the watch is every few days it drops the link between my phone and the watch and will not sync, I have to reload like it's a new watch when I contacted Garmin the tech said it must be my phone so I linked it with my wife's phone which is a different series and it did the same thing so not the phone, Garmin still says it's not their watch or program.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    The Garmin remedial compared to Fitbit

    Posted
    Mello
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Watch was not as updated as the Fitbit Blaze or the Fitbit Versa. The Garmin seemed very remedial compared to Fitbit.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not what I was looking for

    Posted
    QuietStorm
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    It had some of the things I was looking for but it didn't have a lot more that I wanted, I went from a vivoactive to this and I was very disappointed.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    didn't have a stopwatch

    Posted
    ssp123
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This is a replacement watch and this one did not have a stopwatch so I returned it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed

    Posted
    zoiekur
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Abbreviated instructions made set up and link difficult.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend