After announcing its Fenix 6 flagship GPS multi-sport watch with solar charging last week, Garmin is back with three more wearables for fitness fetish
After announcing its Fenix 6 flagship GPS multi-sport see with photo voltaic charging final week, Garmin is abet with three more wearables for health fetishists. Critically, it’s launching a brand new Venu lineup of GPS watches with OLED shows to better compete with the Apple Glimpse. Garmin is also updating the outdoorsy Vivoactive and mechanical hybrid Vivomove series of smartwatches.
Venu is Garmin’s first GPS see with a intellectual, colorful, and detailed 390 x 390 pixel OLED sigh. Optionally, the sigh would possibly per chance furthermore furthermore be set to an incessantly-on mode to operate as a factual timepiece. The 43mm Venu is a see meant to be faded 7/24, designed to alert you to huge events whereas within the residing of job, allow you to meet your health desires within the gym, pay to your groceries on the strategy dwelling, after which music your sleep at evening. It’s in most cases a more subtle model of the paunchy-featured Vivoactive tweaked to better compete with the Apple Glimpse (and new Fitbit Versa 2) when faded indoors, relatively than out of doorways where Garmin watches discover traditionally thrived.
Venu’s 1.2-journey OLED touchscreen performs host to live see faces and dozens of animated workout routines that level to factual assemble and strategy for actions corresponding to energy practising, cardio, yoga, and Pilates. It also facets Garmin’s monumental fluctuate of round the clock health monitoring facets, including new hydration tracking, new breathing tracking, stress and menstrual cycle tracking, and pulse ox sleep tracking whereby the see measures the oxygen saturation for your blood to resolve how nicely you’re slumbering. Venu will alert you to notifications to your iOS or Android cellular phone and is address minded with Spotify, Deezer, and Amazon Tune. It also comes loaded with Garmin Pay contactless payments.
Venu watches will final five days in smartwatch mode, or as a lot as six hours in GPS + music mode, and ship in September for $399.99 (similar because the Apple Glimpse).
Garmin’s also updating its multi-sport Vivoactive see units. The Vivoactive 4 (45mm) can toddle eight days in smartwatch mode, and as a lot as six hours in GPS + music mode. The smaller Vivoactive 4S (40mm) lasts as a lot as seven days in smartwatch mode, and as a lot as five hours in GPS + music mode. Both watches will raise over the identical transflective sigh from the Vivoactive 3 series that’s very easy to read in train sunlight, unlike OLED shows. In another case, these watches discover the total identical facets you’ll discover on the new Venu series after they commence transport this month for $349.99.
Also getting an replace is Garmin’s Vivomove line of vogue-oriented health watches with mechanical ticking palms and hidden sigh. Accessible in Luxe, Vogue, and 3/3S units, the Vivomove series now contains GPS, Garmin Pay, pulse ox sleep tracking, and a wonderful deal of of completely different health and wellness facets stumbled on on the Vivoactive and Venu watches. Luxe is the standout mannequin with a 42mm stainless-steel bezel and casing with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal lens and amount of leather-primarily based or Milanese steel straps. The 42mm Vogue mannequin ships with nylon or silicone bands. The smaller 39mm Vivomove 3S and 44mm Vivomove 3 are equipped with silicone bands. Battery existence is rated for as a lot as five days with prices set to commence at $249.99 and topping out at $549.99.