Garmin has launched the company’s first OLED screen smart watch venu. It is a big deal for Garmin. Here we will see what is the better deal than first-line smart watches like Apple watch. Not only athletes, but more people can also be attracted by the latest features of the Garmin venu smart watch.
Garmin has been producing fitness smart watches for the years. The company always focuses on their unique design, now the company is producing Garmin Venu fitness smart watch, which is the first time OLED smart watch. It is coming with a better look than predecessors, and it is not skimped within fitness features.
There is top class smart watches like Apple series 5, Fossil Gen 5. We need to see that, can Garmin Venu beat them in competition or this is only a watch with fitness features?
The smart watch is coming with a good battery backup, it is eligible to give basic performance up to 5 days in a single charge, while you are using GPS mode with music, it will perform up to 6 hours.
You can download and listen to the song without using your smartphone. You will get Preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, and everyday health monitoring features on your watch screen.
What’s all in health monitoring features?
Body energy monitoring:
This is, how much you spend your body energy in a full-day workout, when you need to take rest and when you need to be involved in activities.
It shows how you take a breath during work and sleep.
Pulse OX sensor:
This smart watch helps you to know about your oxygen-absorbing power to the blood during the day and when you sleep.
It gets your every phase and movement of your cycling. Preloaded apps in Garmin Venu assist you in proper nutrition and training during cycle track. Cycle period, reminders everything you will get on your wrist.
Consuming water and keep balance in your hydration helps you to get well health. It shows your proper timing that, when you intake the water and need to be hydrated.
It tracks your stresses of full-day, and informs you when you need to be calmed and take a rest from your works.
Display: 1.2 inch AMOLED display screen, Corning with Gorilla glass. Stainless steel bezel
- Bands: 20mm straps
- Dimensions: 43.2 X 43.2 X 12.4 mm
- Weight: 46.3g
- Resolution: 390 X 390 pixels
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, ANT+
- Sensors: GPS/GLONASS/Galileo, Barometer, compass, thermometer, accelerometer, pulse OX
- Battery: Up to 5 days in smart watch mode, and up to 6 hours in GPS training and music streaming mode
- 5ATM water and dust resistance
- Colors: Slate stainless steel bezel with black case, rose gold stainless steel bezel with the light sand case, silver stainless steel bezel with granite blue case, and gold stainless steel bezel with a black case.
Garmin has launched its first AMOLED display screen in Garmin Venu. It is similar in appearance to the Apple and Samsung galaxy watch. Protected with black corning Gorilla glass 390 X 390 pixels high-resolution display for crisp text.
You can set display in “Always On” mode to see date and time. In this setting your background display will be turned off only date and time will be visible without touching your watch. The company has claimed up to 2 days of battery backup in this mode, other competitors in the market like Apple, Samsung have the same battery backup capability. To get this setting you need to swipe the screen of your smart watch, you will see the gear icon, after opening that you can set time out the option to “Always On” mode from the menu.
Except for the touch screen, this watch has two action buttons. The top right button is used for timer and viewing the control menu. Opening other activities like Garmin Pay, music player, phone connection toggle, GPS location toggle, do not disturb toggle, find my phone, stopwatch, brightness settings, lock the display, and power down.
Another button is used to go back to the previous display and marking the lap, open device settings, etc. Except for the touch screen, this watch has two action buttons. The top right button is used for activities, timer and showing the control menu. Another button is used to go back to the previous display and marking the lap, open device settings, etc.
Charging port you will get as usual on the backside like other Garmin watches. Heart rate check is also present there.
Operating software same as given at other Garmin devices, such as Garmin forerunner 945. There are few more customization options such as Shortcut. A large number of customization options are available for each kind of activity. It is an excellent GPS sports watch for the people, who are always busy in their work, gym and other fitness workouts.
The price of the Garmin Venu smart watch at launch was $399.99, now it is available at $349.99 after $50.00 cut. You can buy it from Garmin.com and Amazon.