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Garmin Venu 2 Plus

Garmin Venu 2 Plus
alaScore 93

21 reviews

Apr, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Garmin Venu 2 Plus. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the touch screen and performance are generally positive. The reliability and battery also get good feedback, but the size and usability get critical views.

design, battery, reliability, performance, touch screen

price, software, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Garmin Venu 2 Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus

 

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is a Venu 2 with a slightly trimmer frame and some new smartwatch-style features. But how good is it?

Tidier, slicker design than the original Venu 2 ; Excellent fitness tracking depth and versatility ; Can take/make calls

Speaker is quiet and thin ; No significant improvements to actual fitness tracking skills ; Digital assistant support is limited and clunky

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is a Venu 2 with a slightly trimmer frame and some new smartwatch-style features. None of which are essential, but may be enough to sway you over to team Garmin if you’re deciding between a smartwatch and a fitness watch. The...

Feb, 2022

Expert review by : Cat Ellis (techradar.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus review

 

One of Garmin's best all-round smartwatches is now wired for sound

Receives calls on your wrist ; Accesses phone's voice assistant ; 10-day battery life in normal use ; Bright, crisp AMOLED display

No wireless charging ; Only one size

Jan, 2022

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus review: Voice comes to Garmin

 

Garmin has updated its smartwatch to support voice functions. How does Siri or Google Assistant add to the Garmin Venu 2 Plus?

All the skills of Garmin's sport platform ; Quality design ; Great display ; Voice control functions

One size only ; Voice control easily confused ; Lacks speaker & headphone control

The Plus version of the Venu 2 takes the foundation of the original and expands it with voice assistance (via a connected phone). That increases the number of smartwatch functions available, but there are some downsides to using voice. That said,...

Mar, 2022

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (techadvisor.co.uk)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus review

 

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is as close as any Garmin wearable has been to becoming a fully-fledged smartwatch

In-depth fitness tracking and analysis ; Can take calls and access virtual assistant ; Stylish, understated design ; Up to a week of battery life

Workout UI isn’t user-friendly ; Need multiple companion apps on your phone ; No LTE model ; Lack of non-fitness apps

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is a great all-rounder if you’re a fitness fan, with in-depth workout tracking and analysis across multiple sports, custom multi-week workout schedules and excellent performance from the HR monitor and GPS. However, fitness...

Jul, 2022

Expert review by : Mike Joubert (techsmart.co.za)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus

 

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus makes a strong play towards the smartwatch side of the market by offering a solid contingent of features without skimping on the that for which they are known best.

AMOLED touchscreen, great run tracking, voice assistant integration, Bluetooth calling, on-screen coaching, strong battery life

Not good at tracking naps, onscreen navigation could be made easier, expensive, have to use two apps

May, 2022

Expert review by : Adam Doud (digitaltrends.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus Review: Premium in All the Right Ways | Digital Trends

 

The Garmin Venu 2 Plus smartwatch is a premium wearable and Garmin's first watch that works with your voice assistant.

Rock-solid connectivity

High price

“The Garmin Venu 2 Plus is a premium smartwatch in every way, including the price. But when you factor in rock-solid connectivity, a ton of data, and voice assistant control, it earns its price tag.”

Jan, 2022

Expert review by : Lexy Savvides (cnet.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus Review: The All-Around Fitness and Smart Watch

 

It's a great hybrid watch for anyone who wants comprehensive fitness tracking and smartwatch features like a speaker and mic.

Speaker and mic support ; Same great fitness tracking as Venu 2 ; Battery lasts 8 days

Only one 43mm size option ; No LTE version

Nov, 2022

Expert review by : Matthew Miller (zdnet.com)

Venu 2 Plus review: Garmin moves closer to a true smartwatch | ZDNet

 

I've never considered Garmin's GPS sports watches as smartwatches, but with the addition of phone call support and hands-free voice assistants the Venu 2 Plus could be considered a smartwatch. These new features and the capability of the Garmin...

Phone call and voice assistant support ; Gorgeous, brilliant AMOLED display ; Touchscreen and button navigation interface ; Powerful Garmin ecosystem and capability ; Solid battery life ; Support for a vast number of sports and activities

Expensive ; Button press required for voice assistant

Feb, 2022

Expert review by : Shruti Dhapola (indianexpress.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus review: Packed with fitness and smart features

 

Here's our full review of the Garmin Venu 2 Plus smartwatch, where we decode if it's the right pick for you.

Jun, 2022

Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Garmin Venu 2 Plus vs Garmin Epix: A Very Detailed Comparison

 

This might sound like an oddly quirky comparison, but if the comments section the last week is any indication – there are far more folks than I would have thought who want to know the difference. Thus, when you ask, I…umm…record a video.

Jan, 2022
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