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Garmin Venu

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User ratings:
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Pros

  • The display is crisp
  • clear and highly customisable
  • is bright enough to look clear on super-sunny days

Cons

  • too high or too low
  • means not using GPS to track workouts
  • Interactions with the phone assistant are a little underwhelming

Key specs

  • 390, 390 px
  • yes
  • AMOLED
  • Built-in
  • yes
  • yes

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Garmin Venu - Pros & Cons

Garmin Venu

Pros

  • The display is crisp
  • clear and highly customisable
  • is bright enough to look clear on super-sunny days
  • Garmin Venu 2 Plus has decent music support too
  • Its resting heart rate figures are solid too
  • ultimate comfort and the accuracy that it offers
  • Garmin watch works perfectly on its own
  • clear
  • customisable
  • and insightful
  • Sharp

Cons

  • too high or too low
  • means not using GPS to track workouts
  • Interactions with the phone assistant are a little underwhelming
  • “floors climbed” data to be way off
  • GPS doesn t even drain the battery a lot
  • there is no Gorilla Glass protection
  • water and then I just went to get one in a nearby shop
  • the price is crazy
  • radio announcer and DJ
  • lacks the broader smart capabilities of the Venu 2 Plus
  • pages the touch screen tends to take over

Garmin Venu - Technical Overview

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5 m
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46.3 g

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Garmin Venu - Full Specifications

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Display
Screen resolution390 x 390 px
Touchscreenyes
Display typeAMOLED
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,Gold
  • Blue
  • Rose Gold
Band materialSilicone
Protection featuresWaterproof
Waterproof depth5
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Connectivity
Bluetoothyes
GLONASSyes
GPSyes
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Dimensions
Width1.7 in
Depth1.7 in
Weight1.63 oz
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Features
Heart Rate MonitorBuilt-in
Distance meteryes
Calorie counteryes
Alarmyes
Compassyes
Stopwatchyes
Temperature sensoryes
Timeryes
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Power
Battery typeBuilt-in
Battery life (standby mode)5.0 day

Garmin Venu - Q&A (16)

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    kieth
    about 2 years ago
    Can I wear my Garmin Venu in the shower?
    season
    almost 2 years ago
    The Garmin Venu is water resistant to 50m. It's good for the pool and shower.
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    rudolph
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu have wireless charging?
    garrett_nicolas
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi.
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    edward.champlin
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu have maps?
    gil_auer
    almost 2 years ago
    No, There's no map functionality on the Garmin Venu watch.
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    leota
    about 2 years ago
    Does Garmin Venu receive text messages?
    reed
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, If Garmin Venu is paired with a smartphone, text messages can be viewed directly on your device.
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    misti
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu track sleep?
    glady.bechtelar
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu automatically detects your sleep and movement during the normal sleep hours.
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    hyacinth_reilly
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu have pulse ox?
    chelsey
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu has a wrist-based pulse oximeter to gauge the saturation of oxygen in blood.
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    hank
    about 2 years ago
    Can you take calls with Garmin Venu?
    elidia_wisoky
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, you can answer phone calls using the Garmin Venu.
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  • 0
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    floyd_quitzon
    about 2 years ago
    Can I play music on The Garmin Venu?
    mia
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, you can download music to the Garmin Venu, so you can listen to music.
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  • 0
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    sharie
    about 2 years ago
    Is the Garmin Venu good?
    dylan
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu is one of the best all-round fitness trackers.
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  • 0
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    frederick
    about 2 years ago
    Can I use my Garmin Venu in saltwater?
    harley.stamm
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, you can use Garmin Venu in salt water. Just clean the watch after with fresh water.
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    glady.bechtelar
    about 2 years ago
    Is a Garmin Venu compatible with an iPhone?
    linnie
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu compatible with both iOS and Android.
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  • 0
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    edison
    about 2 years ago
    Is The Garmin Venu waterproof?
    karina
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, Garmin Venu watch is water-rated to 5 ATM and it perfect for a swim.
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    alla.legros
    about 2 years ago
    Is The Garmin Venu touchscreen?
    kenton
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, the Garmin Venu comes with 1.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen.
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    coy
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu have GPS?
    denver
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu uses upgraded GPS and heart rate sensors.
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  • 0
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    brendon.ohara
    about 2 years ago
    Do Garmin Venu work with iPhone 6?
    dewitt.tillman
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu watches do sync with iPhone 6.
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    floyd_quitzon
    about 2 years ago
    Does The Garmin Venu have an altimeter?
    perry
    almost 2 years ago
    Yes, The Garmin Venu integrates a barometric altimeter to deliver specific data for the specific sports.
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Garmin Venu Garmin - Editorial Reviews (15)

4.1
Based on 15 reviews
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Garmin Venu Garmin Venu 2 review: A top smartwatch for fitness tracking
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CNET
Published: 01.11.2021
Garmin Venu 2 review: A top smartwatch for fitness tracking
4.1

The second-gen Venu adds new health and fitness options, plus long battery life compared to some of the competition.

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu review
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T3
Published: 06.05.2021
Garmin Venu review
4.0

Garmin Venu review: as the first AMOLED device in the Garmin wearable lineup, is this the firm’s answer to the Apple Watch?

Garmin Venu Venu 2 review: can Garmin make a good smartwatch?
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the Guardian
Published: 05.07.2021
Venu 2 review: can Garmin make a good smartwatch?

Fitness firm’s new Apple Watch-rival looks the part and tracks loads of data but lacks some real smarts

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu review: A real smartwatch for those serious about sport
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Wareable
Published: 08.11.2019
Garmin Venu review: A real smartwatch for those serious about sport
4.0

We put the Garmin Venu smartwatch through its paces to find out if it strikes the balance between sports tracking prowess and smart watch features

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch In-Depth Review
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DC Rainmaker
Published: 06.12.2019
Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch In-Depth Review

It’s been a bit over three months since the Garmin Venu came out, and since even before the announcement day it’s been on my left wrist – day in and day out. It’s definitely been one heck of a long

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu
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Trusted Reviews
Published: 05.11.2019
Garmin Venu
4.0

Part of Garmin's 2019 line-up, the Venu is designed to attract fashionistas and fitness buffs alike, but does it succeed in its endeavour?

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu 2 Plus review: More tempting (and expensive) than ever
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Android Central
Published: 14.06.2022
Garmin Venu 2 Plus review: More tempting (and expensive) than ever
4.0

Garmin displays tend to be readable, but dim and non-touch. Is a bright touchscreen, mic, and speaker worth the extra cost?

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu 2 Review
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PCMAG
Published: 22.04.2021
Garmin Venu 2 Review
4.0

The attractive Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch offers a large collection of advanced health and fitness features, plus useful lifestyle tools including mobile payments, onboard music storage, and Bluetooth headphone support.

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu Sq review: A functional fitness tracker without all the bells and whistles- Technology News, Firstpost
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Tech2
Published: 16.06.2021
Garmin Venu Sq review: A functional fitness tracker without all the bells and whistles- Technology News, Firstpost

Garmin Venu Sq is loaded with everything you would need to track your health and fitness but it misses the 'wow' factor.

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu 2 review: sports and style
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The Verge
Published: 09.06.2021
Garmin Venu 2 review: sports and style
3.8

Over a week of battery life and 30-plus workout types.

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu review
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TechRadar
Published: 29.04.2021
Garmin Venu review
4.0

Garmin gets smart with its first AMOLED sports watch

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu review: Garmin goes OLED
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Android Authority
Published: 29.06.2022
Garmin Venu review: Garmin goes OLED

In our Garmin Venu review, you'll find out why this is the opposite of the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Read on for more details!

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu review
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Tom's Guide
Published: 20.08.2020
Garmin Venu review
4.0

A good fitness tracker and smartwatch thanks to tons of helpful health features

Garmin Venu Garmin Venu Review
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Lifewire
Published: 01.05.2020
Garmin Venu Review
4.7

We tested the Garmin Venu for 56 hours to track its capability as an everyday wellness accessory. It’s lightweight, smart, and customizable for daily use.

Garmin Venu Venu 2 Plus review: Garmin moves closer to a true smartwatch
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ZDNet
Published: 03.02.2022
Venu 2 Plus review: Garmin moves closer to a true smartwatch
4.7

I've never considered Garmin's GPS sports watches as smartwatches, but with the addition of phone call support and hands-free voice assistants the Venu 2 Plus could be considered a smartwatch. These new features and the capability of the Garmin ecosystem make the Venu 2 Plus an extremely compelling wearable to kick off 2022.

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