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Garmin launches Venu 2 Plus and Vivomove Sport smartwatches

Unveiled yesterday in Las Vegas – already out there for buy right now: Garmin introduced two new health watches, the Venu 2 Plus and the Vivomove Sport. The previous particularly must be probably the most thrilling health smartwatches of the yr for athletes.

TL;DR

  • Garmin Venu 2 Plus gives myriad health options – and now allows you to make cellphone calls and chat with voice assistants.
  • Garmin Vivomove Sport is a mixture analog watch and health smartwatch for many who prefer it discreet.
  • Each watches can be found now: the Garmin Venu 2 Plus from $449.99, the Vivomove Sport from $179.99.
garmin venu 2 plus colors
The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is out there now in these three colours / © Garmin

Personally, I admit to being a fan of Garmin’s Venu sequence. The smartwatches are smaller and lighter than the cumbersome Fenix fashions, however provide virtually the identical vary of capabilities. Whereas the Venu 2 Plus has obtained a reasonably minor replace over the Venu 2 with a microphone and speaker, it does make it fairly a bit smarter. Now you can make cellphone calls with the watch and use your favourite voice assistant – from Siri to Bixby. The really useful retail worth is 450 {dollars}:

Garmin Venu 2 Plus

Dimension-wise, the Venu 2 Plus is true in between the Venu 2 (45mm) and Venu 2S (40mm) with a 43mm case. On board is the same old sensor gear for pulse, sleep, SpO2 & Co. – and naturally help for Garmin’s vast accent portfolio of chest straps, cadence sensors and so forth. You possibly can set up quite a few apps on the watch by way of the proprietary app retailer and entry a variety of coaching plans from Garmin.

garmin vivomove sport colors
From eye-catching mint inexperienced to discreet black: The Vivomove Sport can also be out there in three colours / © Garmin

With the Vivomove Sport, Garmin’s sequence of hybrid smartwatches will get a brand new, extra reasonably priced mannequin. In distinction to its huge sisters Vivomove Luxe (round 500 USD*) or Vivomove Type (from 245 {dollars}*), the Vivomove Sport is relatively low-cost with an MSRP of $180. The most important distinction: The touchscreen solely covers the decrease half of the watch, and as an alternative of a leather-based or milanaise strap, there’s silicone.

 

In any other case, the Vivomove Sport additionally tracks the wearer’s sleep, coronary heart fee, blood oxygen saturation and exercises, and helps Garmin’s Physique Battery characteristic, which assesses each day health. For GPS, the Vivomove Sport depends on the related smartphone, and the battery life is 5 days, in keeping with the producer.

What do you concentrate on the 2 new smartwatches from Garmin? Hopefully, you’ll learn extra particulars in an in depth overview on NextPit quickly.

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