RANK #15

Garmin Venu

"With GPS, cool health features—and an awesome display—the Garmin Venu is a good fitness-focused smartwatch for most people."
As posted by tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Full suite of fitness features
  • Vibrant, always-on AMOLED screen
  • Accurate GPS
  • Sleep monitoring
  • Up to 5-day battery life
  • High quality materials, fit, and finish

Cons

  • Limited app store
  • Lack of storage

Product Details

Date First Available:
September 5, 2019

Overall Rating

87.6%
The overall rating was calculated based on 15547 customer and expert reviews from 22 review sites and 11 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Smartwatches:
  • 87.4%
    Design
  • 95.0%
    Comfort
  • 90.4%
    Fitness tracking
  • 89.2%
    Display
  • 94.2%
    Controls
  • 93.2%
    Connectivity
  • 90.4%
    Sleep Tracking
  • 90.4%
    Battery Life

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
5
Good
17
Fair
0
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

Price Comparison

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    815 reviews
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    815 reviews
    $399.99
  • Garmin Venu

    WALMART.COM
    1,615 reviews
    $399.99
  • Garmin Venu 2S Smartwatch

    TARGET.COM
    84 reviews
    $399.99
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    BHPHOTOVIDEO.COM
    69 reviews
    $399.99
  • Garmin Venu GPS Smart Watch - Silver / Granite Blue Band

    ARGOS.CO.UK
    55 reviews
    £329.99
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Expert Reviews

Garmin gets smart with its first AMOLED sports watch, featuring a crisp, vivid display and solid health tracking.

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Vibrant AMOLED display
  • Full suite of fitness features
  • Offline music support

Cons

  • Design is slightly generic
  • Limited range of apps
  • Touchscreen can be fiddly

: The screen and sports-tracking features are impressive, but the Venu lacks the smarts to really compete with the Apple Watch

Read more on expertreviews.co.uk

Pros

  • Vibrant, always-on AMOLED screen
  • Music playback with Spotify support
  • Guided workouts with animations

Cons

  • Shorter battery life than other Garmin watches
  • Same features as Vivoactive 4
  • Limited app store

In our Garmin Venu review, you'll find out why this is the opposite of the Galaxy Watch Active 2. It's a great fitness watch, but only a so-so smartwatch.

Read more on androidauthority.com

With GPS, cool health features—and an awesome display—the Garmin Venu is a good fitness-focused smartwatch for most people.

Read more on tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Accurate GPS
  • Onboard music storage
  • Good battery life
  • Sleep monitoring

Cons

  • Manual water tracking
  • Not as many smartwatch features as Apple Watch

The Venu has a solid list of features that will cater to the vast majority of people who are fitness followers, but not fanatics.

Read more on digitaltrends.com

Pros

  • AMOLED Display
  • Activity Tracking
  • Workout Animations
  • Loads of Sensors

Cons

  • Lack of in-depth fitness metrics
  • Lack of storage

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?

Read more on trustedreviews.com

Pros

  • Best-in-class fitness tracking
  • Up to 5-day battery life
  • Bright AMOLED display

Cons

  • High asking price
  • Too similar to the Vivoactive 4

Garmin has always beaten the smartwatch market, including the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch models, when it comes to the vast amount of health data tracked by its wearables. With the inclusion of a brilliant AMOLED display, the Venu is clearly a wearable built for the masses.

Read more on zdnet.com

Pros

  • Lovely AMOLED display
  • Responsive touchscreen interface
  • Advanced health tracking and fitness features
  • High quality materials, fit, and finish
  • Offline music and Garmin Pay support
  • Animated workouts

Cons

  • Battery life bit shorter due to AMOLED display

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