85points

Garmin Fenix 7

83points

Garmin Venu 2 Plus

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Garmin Fenix 7 vs Garmin Venu 2 Plus

Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus

Why is Garmin Fenix 7 better than Garmin Venu 2 Plus?

  • 9 days longer battery life
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    18 daysvs9 days
  • 112h longer battery life - GPS
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    136hvs24h
  • Has trackback mode
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  • 50m higher waterproof depth rating
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    100mvs50m
  • Has smart alarm
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  • Has a 3D compass
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  • Supports widgets
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  • Higher ATM rating.
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    10 ATMvs5 ATM

Why is Garmin Venu 2 Plus better than Garmin Fenix 7?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 2.56x higher resolution
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    416 x 416pxvs260 x 260px
  • Has irregular heart rate warnings
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  • 28g lighter
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    51gvs79g
  • Has call control
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  • 1.9mm thinner
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    12.6mmvs14.5mm
  • Provides the sunrise/sunset time
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  • Can be used to answer calls
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Design

screen size

1.3"

1.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Display type

LCD

OLED/AMOLED

The type of technology used in the display.
is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
ATM rating

10 ATM

5 ATM

The ATM rating indicates how much water pressure a device can withstand. 3 ATM is one of the lowest ratings and means that the device can only withstand splashes of water, whereas 20 ATM is one of the highest ratings and means that the device can be used for snorkeling and water sports.
has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Gorilla Glass version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Fenix 7)

Gorilla Glass 3

Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.
pixel density

282ppi

452ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
sweat resistance
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Watch band is replaceable
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Sensors

Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
has GPS
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Has a temperature sensor
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
has a compass
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
has a gyroscope
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Has a cadence sensor
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.

Activity tracking

Tracks your sleep
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It tracks how far you travel.
Tracks steps taken
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Counts how many calories you've burned
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Provides sleep reports
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
Detects activities automatically
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

Connectivity

Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Is compatible with Android
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Fenix 7)

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)

The Wi-Fi versions supported by the device.
supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
has NFC
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
has a cellular module
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.
supports Galileo
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Galileo is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that is similar to GPS. Supported devices can use a combination of Galileo and GPS for location-based services such as Google Maps, and tend to be around 30% more accurate than GPS-only devices.
Is compatible with Windows
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Battery

battery life

18 days

9 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
battery life in training mode

10h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value.

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
battery life in power save mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Fenix 7)

240h

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
has wireless charging
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Has a solar power battery
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
has a removable battery
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

Can be used to answer calls
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
Locates your phone
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Has call control
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
Has notifications
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
has irregular heart rate warnings
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
Has ECG technology
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
ECG stands for electrocardiogram and measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat, which is a more in-depth reading of heart health than blood pressure alone. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
has fall detection
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Fall detection is a feature that relies on accelerometers and other sensors to differentiate between regular movement and a fall. If the wearer falls, the device can perform functions such as sounding an alarm or displaying an alert.

Miscellaneous

Can upload maps
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Has trackback mode
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.
Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
Has auto pause
Garmin Fenix 7 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Venu 2 Plus (Garmin Fit)
It can determine when you have stopped working out and pause your current workout tracking until you start moving again.
Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 7 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Venu 2 Plus (Garmin Fit)
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
Supports widgets
Garmin Fenix 7 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Has a wind speed sensor
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
A wind speed sensor is useful in activities such as cycling or watersports.
supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Garmin Fenix 7
Garmin Venu 2 Plus
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

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