Thanks to Apple and Samsung with their smartwatches sporting vibrant, brilliant touchscreen displays, people have come to look for this type of display on other wearables. Dedicated GPS sports watches tend to focus on data capture accuracy with displays that are visible outside. Last year Garmin released the Venu with a touchscreen AMOLED display.
This year Garmin drastically cut the price on its bright display watch targeted to the masses with a move to a lower resolution LCD that is vibrant and clear. At just $199.99, the Garmin Venu Sq offers a GPS sports watch fit for everyone.
In an interesting move for Garmin, the Venu Sq comes in a square form factor similar to the Apple Watch. It is a lightweight watch with integrated GPS, SpO2 sensor, and loads of features found in other Garmin watches.
I’ve been running and walking with the Garmin Venu Sq for the past