With an ambition to provide the users with precise fitness solutions and a healthier way of life, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today launched the Venu® 2 and Venu 2S GPS smartwatches. The new Venu series is designed with attractive features to provide meaningful insights on the overall wellness of the users with scientific-based tracking.
The latest edition of the Venu series comes with newly built-in Health Snapshot feature, enabling the users to log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, including heart rate1, heart rate variability, Pulse Ox2, respiration and stress, generating a report via the Garmin Connect™ app to monitor the statistics.
Further, these smartwatches can effortlessly track health and wellness. The Venu series has a comprehensive suite of health monitoring features along with improved interface design where users can find more ways to workout with the enhanced strength training profile and muscle map graphics that come to life on the bright AMOLED display.
The smartwatches are integrated with wide range of features ranging from respiration tracking, Pulse Oxsensor, body battery energy monitoring, stress tracking, pregnancy and menstrual cycle monitoring, sleep monitoring along with other additional health monitoring metrics to track the users’ fitness goals and progress.
Speaking on the launch of the new Venu 2 series, Mr. Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India, said. “Garmin’s primary intent has always been to provide innovative technology for our users to help them lead an active and healthier life. The Venu and Venu SQ have received an impressive response from our customers in India and other parts of the world. To advance the fitness regime of our customers, we have brought in the new Venu 2 and Venu 2S, especially designed and manufactured to guide the users with their workouts and drive them towards an active lifestyle. The new smartwatches provide scientific-based tracking and will be the best workout partner on the wrist and help people in achieving their ultimate fitness goals.”
The Venu® 2 and Venu 2S comes with 45mm watch case and 40mm watch case respectively. The smartwatches feature more than 25 built-in sport applications with preloaded enhanced high intensity workouts, animated cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates.
Work on better health
The Venu 2/2S will know your body better with the broadest range of 24/7 health monitoring features available, including: heart rate (with user-configurable alerts for high or low readings1), fitness age, advanced sleep with sleep score and insights, respiration, Pulse Ox, all-day stress, hydration, and women’s health (menstrual cycle tracking and pregnancy tracking). Body BatteryTM energy monitoring shows users how “charged” their body is, helpful for scheduling workouts, rest times and sleep.
When it’s time to recharge, the Venu 2/2S advanced tracks light, deep and REM sleep stages as well as movement, Pulse Ox and respiration. With new sleep score powered by Firstbeat Analytics users receive a score based on the quality and quantity of the previous night’s sleep. These details plus personalized insights on how to improve sleep quality are viewable on the watch itself as well as in Garmin ConnectTM. The Venu 2/2S offers structured breathwork activities designed to promote focus and relaxation.
Work on training efficiently
Whether exercising at home, in the gym or the great outdoors, the Venu 2 makes it easy to stay active and engaged. The new advanced strength training profile and workouts put weight scaling and strength PRs right on the device and includes graphics showing which muscle groups were worked. With new activity profiles for HIIT (including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom timers), indoor climbing, bouldering and hiking, the Venu 2/2S has over 25 built-in indoor and GPS sports apps with favorites that include walking, running, cycling, pool swimming, golf, Pilates and yoga.
Safety and tracking features provide peace of mind with automatic incident detection (during outdoor walks, runs or rides) and manually triggered assistance alerts both of which send real time location to emergency contacts. LiveTrack lets friends and family track the user’s outdoor activity3.
The Venu 2 series makes it easy to switch up a stale fitness routine with a variety of workout options that include preloaded workouts on the watch, preset workouts available to download from Garmin Connect, and “create your own” customizable workouts with over 1,400 exercises to choose from. Over 75 preset animated workouts for cardio, yoga, strength, HIIT and Pilates demonstrate proper form and technique right in Garmin Connect or on the wrist. Whether training for a 5K or something longer, the Venu 2/2S is compatible with Garmin Coach free adaptive training plans.
Work on moving stylishly
Enjoy all-day connection and convenience with a host of smart features including built-in music (download up to 650 songs including playlists from Spotify® and Amazon Music4) smart notifications for text messages (AndroidTM users can reply from device), calendar reminders, incoming calls and more. Personalize the Venu 2 with apps, watch faces and more available to download from the Connect IQTM store. Unlike other smartwatches, the Venu 2 can be used with either Android or Apple® smartphones3.
The users can enjoy an enhanced battery life of up to 11 days in smartwatch mode and up to 8 hours inGPS mode on the Venu 2 and 10 days on smartwatch mode and up to 7 hours in GPS mode on Venu 2S and with rapid recharging.