Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Garmin Venu SQ

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Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Starts At ₹21,090/- ($199.99)
9.5

Overall

9.5/10

Pros

  • Stylish, Light Weight & Comfortable Design.
  • Full of Features.
  • Works With External Sensors.
  • Long Battery Life.
  • Blood Oxygen (SpO2) Monitoring.

Cons

  • Music Edition Costs More.
  • Missing Altimeter.

Garmin Venu SQ and Garmin Venu SQ Music Edition smart watch has been launched in country for the price of ₹21,090/- ($199.99) and ₹26,290/- ($249.99) respectively. The smartwatches are available for purchase at Garmin retail stores as well as e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, TataCliq and Paytm Mall. Garmin Venu SQ series has more than 20 built-in sports modes as well as health monitoring features. Let’s check out its features:

Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Design and Display

Garmin Venu SQ smartwatch flaunts a 1.3-inch rectangular LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display has 240 * 240 pixels resolution and optional always-on mode.  The thick bezel goes well with the display and makes it look bigger than it actually is. It weighs only 37.6 grams and has a silicone strap for great comfortable experience. The combination of touchscreen and two physical buttons offers excellent convenience to the wearer. Also, the touch controls are quick and responsive.

Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Feature-Loaded

Garmin Venu SQ smartwatch excels in the arena of tracking physical activities. It comes with loads of sports modes and also utilizes the immense amount of data Garmin has gathered over the years to accurately measure your performance. The built-in GPS is also a plus feature.

When it comes to features of Garmin Venu SQ, it comes fully equipped with both casual as well as sport features. It has over 20 inbuilt indoor and outdoor sports apps including yoga, strength training, cycling, running and more. In addition to the usual fitness tracking, it also tracks and scores stress levels depending on respiration and heart rate. The smart watch also provides a ‘Body Battery’ score which shows a visual representation of how much energy you have left every day. This score is influenced by your sleep, physical activity done etc. It is capable of tracking your sleep stages including light, deep and REM sleep. Garmin Connect displays the information in an easy-to-read graph. The graph displays your movement, respiration rate, pulse ox data etc. Garmin Venu SQ has a pulse oximeter that can keep track of your blood oxygen saturation throughout the day. One can also turn it off. There’s respiration tracker on the watch and you can also do guided breathing sessions.

Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Battery Life and Notifications

The smart watch is advertised to last for six days on a single charge in smartwatch mode and 14 hours with GPS. It uses the standard 4-pin Garmin charging cable. The smartwatch supports smart notifications and Android users can reply to messages via wearable. They are compatible with both Android and Apple devices.

Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Color Availability

Garmin Venu SQ comes available in three color options – orchid/metallic orchid, white/light gold, and shadow gray/slate. The Music Edition is offered in four color variants – light sand/rose gold, navy/light gold, moss/slate, and black/slate.

Garmin Venu SQ Music Edition

Garmin Venu SQ smartwatch with music edition has also been unveiled by the company. Spotify, Amazon Prime Music and local files are supported but you need to shell out additional ₹5,200/-. You can listen to your favorite tracks and you can also synchronize music using Wi-Fi. This is the only difference between the two SQ models.

Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch

Wrapping Up

Garmin Venu SQ smartwatch is a well-priced smartwatch for fans of Garmin watches and has the capability to lure Apple Watch and Fitbit lovers as well. The display is small but responsive and bright. The precise sensors and Garmin’s algorithm provide accurate readings. We would recommend the Garmin Venu SQ smartwatch for all those active people who are looking for watch that tracks a variety of health metrics. Despite low price, smartwatch has bunch of premium features such as built-in GPS, accurate sleep tracking and blood oxygen/stress monitoring.

A quick look at specifications of Garmin Venu SQ Smartwatch:
Specifications Details
Display Size 1.3 inch diagonal
Display Resolution 240 * 240 pixels (Touch Color Display)
Display type Liquid crystal

Optional always-on mode

Lens Material Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Bezel Material Anodized Aluminum
Case Material Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
Water Rating 5 ATM
Memory 200 hours of activity data

Up to 500 Songs (Only on Music Edition)

GPS Yes
SpO2 Yes
Tracking Stress (24*7)

Menstrual Cycle

Respiration (24*7)

Sleep

HR

Mindful Breathing

Fitness Age Yes, in app
Sensors GPS

Glonass

Galileo

Garmin elevate wrist heart rate monitor

Compass

Accelerometer

Thermometer

Ambient light sensor

Pulse Ox blood oxygen saturation monitor

Cycling Features Biking

Indoor Biking

Outdoor Recreation Skiing

Snowboarding

XC Skiing

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Rowing

Running Running

Indoor Track Running

Treadmill Running

Gym Activity Strength

Cardio and Elliptical Training

Stair Stepping

Indoor Rowing

Yoga

Pilates and Breathwork

Swimming Features Pool Swimming
Connectivity Bluetooth

ANT+

Wi-Fi

Smartphone Compatibility Android

iPhone

Battery Life Up to 6 days (Smartwatch)

Up to 6 hours (GPS With Music, Only on Music Edition)

Up to 14 hours (GPS Without Music)

Size 40.6 * 37.0 * 11.5 mm

20 mm (Quick Release Band)

Weight 37.6 Grams
Colors Shadow Gray/Slate

White/Light Gold

Orchid/Metallic Orchid

Navy/Light Gold (Music Edition)

Black/Slate (Music Edition)

Light Sand/Rose Gold (Music Edition)

Moss/Slate (Music Edition)

What’s in the box Venu SQ Smartwatch

Charging/data cable

Documentation

Price ₹21,090/- ($199.99)

₹26,290/- ($249.99) (Music Edition)

Available at

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