Garmin is renowned on the market for its watches. Still, the Venu is very different from the other models offered by the manufacturer, and it targets the general public and people who want to keep an eye on their health. Animated training, personalized coaching, monitoring of menstruation cycles, stress and fitness indicator.
The Garmin Venu in Australia strengthens the brand's offer by embedding an AMOLED screen, a chic design and advanced functionalities for fitness.
Price and Availability
The Garmin brand is known for its watches with a somewhat sporty design. Through the Venu, the manufacturer has made much progress in terms of design to create a watch which can be worn even outside the gym and which targets the general public.
The Garmin Venu was released at the same time as the Vivoactive 4. They are both multisport watches and carry almost the same sensors. Garmin Venu price in Australia ranges from 450 to 650 AUD.
- Brand: Garmin
- Model: Venu
- Weight: 46.3 grams
- Screen Size: 1.2 inches
- Display: AMOLED display
- Battery Life: up to 5 days
- Water-resistant: 5 ATM
- Band length: 20mm
With this model, the Garmin brand wants to conquer a new segment and compete with the giants of the Wearables sector, namely Samsung and the apple brand Apple. This watch combines sports monitoring and connected functions; it is located in the mid-range segment and has an excellent technical sheet.
On the back of the watch hides a GPS, and Galileo chip, the Venu is equipped with a latest-generation heart rate sensor capable of ensuring real-time and daily monitoring as well as guaranteeing reliable data. The watch also has a thermometer, a compass, an accelerometer, a pulse oximeter and a barometric altimeter dedicated to hiking and outdoor activities.
As for indicators, the watch has sleep monitoring, a symbol of stress, hydration and physical performance. This watch is waterproof to 5 ATM, and it can be used for swimming.
The manufacturing materials are of superior quality, and the Venu has been designed with Corning Gorilla glass renowned for its solidity, stainless steel and a fibre-reinforced polymer housing. From the first grip, you can feel this manufacturing quality which gives a chic look to the watch.
The strong point of the Garmin Venu is none other than its AMOLED screen. It is the first time that the brand has equipped a watch with this technology, the screen offers a display surface of 390 x 390 pixels, which is more than enough for excellent readability of information.
The Garmin Venu has been cut to wear in everyday life, it weighs only 46.3 g and has a silicone strap, this gives it flexibility and lightness. When you wear it on your wrist, it doesn't make you feel. Overall, the Garmin Venu does better than an Apple Watch or a Samsung Gear, but less than a sports GPS watch. Its autonomy remains to be improved especially if we compare the Venu with a Fenix 6 or a Forerunner 245.
The Garmin Venu is a multisport watch par excellence, and it is capable of monitoring around twenty sporting activities, it allows you to plan your workouts, follow your progress, download exercise plans pre-set with animated instructions. In short, it is a watch that can act as a real sports coach.