Be a better athlete today than you were yesterday with Forerunner 735XT. This GPS running watch with multisport features is for athletes who want dialed-in data for training and a lighter load on race day. A smaller form factor and comfortable band make 735XT the ideal watch to get you from workout through workday. Connected features4 like automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, our free online fitness community, let you share your stats and triumphs through social media.
Your routine is anything but routine. Forerunner 735XT lets you change things up with ease thanks to built-in activity profiles for running (indoor/outdoor), cycling (indoor/outdoor), swimming (pool/open water), cross-country skiing, paddle sports, trail running, hiking and strength training.
For brick workouts and du/triathlon races, the auto multisport feature lets you switch sports with just one button press. 735XT is compatible with advanced workouts for running, cycling — and even pool swimming. Create your own custom workouts and download for free from Garmin Connect. Then review your past efforts on the app or share them with family and friends for added motivation.
Forerunner 735XT has built-in Elevate™ heart rate technology to measure heart rate at the wrist¹. That means you can run freer when it’s time to toe the line. No need to wear a chest strap to see your heart rate zone and beats per minute in real time, displayed on a colorful gauge.
Forerunner 735XT is the first running watch that’s compatible with Strava Live Segments and includes a 2-month trial of Strava Premium. With this membership, your starred Strava running and cycling segments automatically sync with the 735XT for live feedback during your activity. Also get alerts for segment starts and finishes, view leaderboard rankings, and see how your current effort compares to your PR. Make every effort a personal challenge with Strava Live Segments.
Smart notifications4, automatic uploads4 to Garmin Connect and live tracking make 735XT the ultimate smartwatch for athletes. Keep your phone tucked away when you’re on a long ride or run, and get all your notifications at the wrist so you can decide to respond or keep moving. Also, with Garmin Connect™ Mobile’s ability to share your runs and workouts, cheerleading doesn’t just take place at the sidelines anymore. Your friends and family can view and comment, no matter how far away they are. You can even customize your device with free watch faces, apps and data fields from Connect IQ to really make 735XT your watch.
Get more from your miles at Garmin Connect, our free online community where you can save, plan and share activities. Beat yesterday by nailing a new PR — we’ll keep track so you can view your victories all in one spot. Get digital insights6 tailored to your stats and habits, like cues to move and healthy tips. Connect with other users to challenge and compete. Available on your compatible mobile device.
Just like you, Forerunner 735XT goes hard, all day long. This watch becomes your partner in recovery with all-day activity tracking¹ that monitors steps, calories and sleep. It’s also compatible with our line of Varia™ cycling awareness devices, including rearview radar, smart bike lights and Varia Vision™ in-sight display.
Download the free Garmin Face-It™ watch face app to customize your device with any photo from your smartphone. Just download the app, choose an image from your photo library, adjust the style for time and set it as your watch’s face. Whether it’s a scenic view from your last hike or a picture of your new puppy, with Garmin you can add personality to your watch that’s uniquely you. Available on App Store™ and Google Play™.
¹Activity tracking accuracy
²When used with HRM-Run™ or HRM-Tri™ monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others.
³When used with a chest strap heart rate monitor.
4When paired with compatible smartphone
5When used with HRM-Swim™ or HRM-Tri monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others.
6Available to Garmin Connect customers who are using activity tracking features.
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|Display size, WxH||1.23" (31.1 mm) diameter|
|Display resolution, WxH||215 x 180 pixels|
|Physical dimensions||1.75" x 1.75" x 0.47" (44.5 x 44.5 x 11.9 mm)|
1.4 oz (40.2 g)
|Battery life||Up to 24 hours in UltraTrac mode without optical HR; up to 14 hours in activity mode with GPS and optical HR; up to 11 days in watch mode, including activity tracking, smart notifications and optical HR tracking|
|Accepts data cards||No|
|Ability to add maps||No|
|History||80 hours of activity data|
|Courses (compete against previous activities)||Yes|
|Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)||Yes|
|Heart rate-based calorie computation||Yes|
|Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)||Yes|
|Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal)||Yes|
|Foot pod||Yes (optional)|
|Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)||Yes|
|Virtual Racer™ (compete against other activities)||Yes|
|Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)||Yes|
|Bike speed/cadence sensor||Yes (optional)|
|Compatible with Vector™||Yes|
|Watch functions||Includes date and alarm|
|Heart rate monitor||Yes (wrist-based)|
|Calculates calories burned||Yes|
|Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer)||Yes|
|Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace)||Yes|
|Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person)||Yes|
|V02 max estimate||Yes|
|Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+™-enabled power meters)||Yes|
|Auto multisport (switch sport modes with 1 button press)||Yes|
|Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)||Yes|
|Stroke type identification (e.g. freestyle)||Yes|
|Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap)||Yes|
|Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed)||Yes|
|Water rating||5 ATM|
|Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units)||No|
|Multiple bike profiles||No|
|Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod)||Yes|
|Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout)||Yes|
|Find my phone||Yes|
|Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)||Yes|
|Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness)||Yes|
|Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride)||No|
|Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)||Yes|
|Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)||Yes|
|Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)||Yes|