Garmin has launched the Venu Sq 2 and Venu Sq 2-Music Edition in India today, following the announcement last month. They are the most affordable GPS smartwatches with all-day health monitoring, exercise tracking, and connected functions. Garmin’s Venu Sq 2 series has a sleek rectangular watch face, 17% more screen space than its predecessor, a bright easy-to-read AMOLED display, and a touchscreen for rapid access to health information, 25+ built-in sports applications, smart notifications, and more.
Garmin Venu Sq 2 and Venu Sq 2 – Music Edition
The Venu Sq 2 and Venu Sq 2-Music Edition monitor health metrics 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and provide a complete sleep quality analysis, stress, body battery, and activity levels with a new generation sensor. The battery life is 83% longer than its predecessor and can last up to 11 days in smartwatch mode. The Venu SQ 2 – Music Edition has 500 tracks on-device for phone-free listening.
The Venu Sq 2 and Venu Sq 2-Music Edition also track body energy monitoring, women’s health tracking, and wrist-based heart rate. It also has a Health Snapshot, which gives a 2-minute session to record key metrics on the Garmin Connect App. The Venu Sq 2 series has 25+ preset GPS and indoor sports apps for walking, jogging, cycling, tennis, and more, making it easy to change up a workout.
It has preloaded aerobic, strength, yoga, HIIT, and Pilates workouts. The Venu SQ2 is a popular HIIT watch that tracks vital data and lets users select rounds, work/rest intervals, and more. Users can download dozens of pre-made routines or create their own using over 1,600 exercises with the Garmin Connect app.
When coupled with an iOS or Android smartphone, you’ll receive text messages, social media updates, emails, and more from the wrist. Users can send their current location to emergency contacts or set up an automatic message to be sent if something goes wrong.
The Venu SQ 2 – Music Edition can store 500 tracks, including Amazon Music and Spotify playlists, on the watch (subscription required). Users can also download apps, watch faces, and other content from the Connect IQTM Store, which is accessible via the watch or the smartphone app.
Garmin Venu Sq 2 Series specifications
- 1.41″ (320 x 360 pixels), AMOLED optional always-on mode
- Lens: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Case: fiber-reinforced polymer
- Strap: Silicone
- 5 ATM Water resistance
- Health monitoring: SpO2, Heart-rate, All-day stress, Women’s health, Body battery Energy monitor
- Sensors: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, Accelerometer, Thermometer, Ambient Light Sensor, SpO2
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, ANT, Wi-Fi (Only Music supports Wi-Fi)
- Music storage up to 500 songs
- Supports both Android and iPhone
- Supports Garmin Connect Mobile and Garmin Pay
- Battery life: Smartwatch mode: Up to 11 days; Battery Saver Smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days; GPS-Only GNSS mode: Up to 26 hours
Pricing and availability
The Garmin Venu SQ2 comes in Cool Mint and Shadow Gray, while the SQ2 Music edition arrives in White, Black, French Gray, and Ivory. Both smartwatches will be available beginning October 28th in both offline and online stores, priced starting at Rs. 27,990.
Commenting on the launch, Sky Chen, Regional Director of Garmin India & Southeast Asia, said,
We are excited to expand our fitness-tracking smartwatch range with additions to Venu series that upholds Garmin’s high standards of functionality at an accessible price point to our customers in India. Packed with bright AMOLED display, popular health and wellness features, smart notifications, and an impressive battery life – the Venu Sq 2 series have the broadest range of 24/7 health monitoring features available in the market. No matter what your day holds, the new Venu Sq 2 series makes it easy to stay on top of your well-being all day, every day.