80points

Garmin Venu 2S

78points

Garmin Vivoactive 4S

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Garmin Venu 2S vs Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Why is Garmin Venu 2S better than Garmin Vivoactive 4S?

  • 3 days longer battery life
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    10 daysvs7 days
  • Automatically syncs
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  • 2.73x higher resolution
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    360 x 360pxvs218 x 218px
  • Has a route tracker
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  • Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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  • 21.07% higher pixel density
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    339ppivs280ppi
  • Has weight tracking
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  • 4h longer battery life - GPS
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    19hvs15h

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 4S better than Garmin Venu 2S?

  • Has a barometer
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  • Has multi-sport mode
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  • Has a cadence sensor
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has fall detection
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  • 10°C higher maximum operating temperature
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    60°Cvs50°C

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Overall Rating

Garmin Venu 2S
10.0
1 User reviews
Garmin Venu 2S
10.0/10
1 User reviews
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
0.0
0 User reviews
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes
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Design

10.0/10
1 votes
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App

10.0/10
1 votes
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Performance

10.0/10
1 votes
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Fitness features

10.0/10
1 votes
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Comments

Rizanne

Rizanne

3 months ago

10 / 10

The Best of the best!

Rizanne

Rizanne

3 months ago

10 / 10

I've been using my Garmin Venu 2S for over a year and it is the best. Long battery life, excellent health tracking system, GPS, endless features.

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Design

screen size

1.1"

1.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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.
has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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

Gorilla Glass 3

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.
sweat resistance
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
has a touch screen
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Watch band is replaceable
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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.
Has a display
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Sensors

Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
has GPS
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
has an accelerometer
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
has a compass
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
Has a barometer
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Tracks distance
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
It tracks how far you travel.
Tracks steps taken
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Is compatible with Android
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Bluetooth version

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Vivoactive 4S)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
supports ANT+
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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).
Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Automatically syncs
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
has NFC
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

Battery

battery life

10 days

7 days

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

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
battery life in training mode

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

1h

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
battery life in power save mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Venu 2S)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Garmin Vivoactive 4S)

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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

Can be used to answer calls
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
Locates your phone
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Has call control
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
Has ECG technology
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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 Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
has fall detection
Garmin Venu 2S
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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

Has music playback
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
Free app
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Supports widgets
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
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 exercise diary
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Your data is synced to the cloud, ensuring it is always backed up in case you lose or change your device.
Can be personalised
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
Ad-free
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Supports routes
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
Has period notifications
Garmin Venu 2S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.

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