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First Look: Garmin Forerunner 735XT - OneManEngine
Last month Garmin announced the Forerunner 735XT and in this blog post I’ll try to show what’s new, what’s good and what’s not so good (if I can find that). It’s all based on my research online as I haven’t had the chance to actually try it out. When you break it down, you can basically say it’s the mix between the Forerunner 235 and The 920XT. It’s small, multisport and has a built in HR monitor. First of, the looks Unlike the 920XT the Forerunner 735 sports a more sophisticated look, more like the 220/235, and taking the latter, you can still get a very bright “midnight blue” but the black is exactly what is says, black. It’s also quite a bit smaller than the 920xt, thinner and lighter. The latter is probably saved on the battery, more on that later. The screen is a multicolor with 215 by 180 pixels, exactly the same as the 235XT, same diameter too. My guess is, it’s the exact same screen. HR Monitor Interestingly, compared to the Garmin 225, the 735XT does not seem to have an extra rubber ring, but a more bulgy type of HR monitor. This is still very slick and [...]