Garmin has finally introduced the much-awaited Venu 2 smartwatch series with several new advancements. Both the smartwatch Venu 2 and 2S sports changes were highly anticipated considering the present competition and leaks. Apart from the upgraded hardware, the new smartwatch further features polished software well-integrated with different sports apps and offers more meaningful insights. The new smartwatch features are as expected by several previous leaks and reports.
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Garmin Venu 2 and 2S offers a bright new AMOLED display, Sleep Score, and Firstbeat Analytics support for in-depth insights. The Venu 2 smartwatch is now available in two sizes of 45mm and 22mm and the Venu 2S in 40mm and 18mm band. Both the smartwatches are carved out of stainless steel bezel and hardware and industry-standard quick-release silicone band.
The display of both the smartwatches comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and further supports always-on mode. In the battery department, the Venu 2 supports up to 11 days in smartwatch mode and up to 8 hours while in the GPS+ mode. The Venu 2S offers 10 days in smartwatch mode and 7 hours in GPS mode + music. It gets 1 day of smartwatch mode battery life upon charging for 10 minutes.
Venu 2 Series Features
The advanced sensors offer 24/7 health services to the users. The new Garmin V4 Optical Heart Rate Sensor supports user-configurable alerts for high and low readings. Moreover, it can facilitate in measuring Pulse, all-day stress, hydration metrics sleep insights, and women’s health. It comes packed with a Body Battery energy monitoring system to let you know about the real-time assessment of the energy reserves present in your body. Moreover, the Health Snapshot showcases all primary health stats within a 2-minute session.
A well-optimized sleep monitoring algorithm is present in the Venu 2and 2S smartwatches. The algorithm can easily detect deep, REM sleep stages, pulse OX, and respiration with a single tap. Firstbeat analytics keeps a record of the quality of sleep on daily basis.
Garmin Connect offers personalized insights to enhance sleep quality.
Fitness and Safety
Garmin Venu 2 fitness smartwatch supports up to 25 different sports including walking, running, pool swimming, gold, pilates, and yoga. It houses support for the new advanced training profile and workouts.
Algorithms and Features to Support Fitness and Health
Workout and Smart Features
Garmin Venu 2/2s comes preloaded with Garmin Coach which offers your personalized set of exercises. The users can also customize among 1400 exercises.
Furthermore, Garmin Venu 2/2S supports built-in music support from third-party services like Spotify, Amazon Music, and Deezer. Garmin Pay allows users to pay wirelessly. It houses all the basic utilities including calendar, reminders, incoming calls, text messages, and more.
The Garmin Ven 2 will compete with other mid-range fitness smartwatches that are present in the market. It will have its own fan base as the device offers a quite different experience in comparison with the Apple Watch and Android Wear OS.
Pricing and Availability
Venu 2 will retail for $399 and is available in Silver/Granite Blue or Slate/Black color options. Meanwhile, the Venu 2S also retails for the same price with offers more vibrant color options such as Graphite, Light Gold, Mist Grey, and Rose Gold.
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