Garmin Venu 3 Full Smartwatch Specifications, Features and Price

$449.99

  • Release date:: August, 2023
  • Display:: 1.4 inches, AMOLED, Touchscreen
  • Body:: Silicone, Fiber-reinforced polymer
  • Battery Life:: Up to 14 days
  • Storage:: 8GB ROM
  • Compatibility:: Android 7.0+ and iOS 15.0+

EDITOR’S RATING

Design:4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Battery:4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Fitness tracking:4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Features:4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Price:4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Average:4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)

Last updated on February 20, 2024 5:23 pm
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Description

Garmin Venu 3 Full Smartwatch Specifications – The Venu 3 is an outstanding fitness-focused GPS smartwatch equipped with sensors that enable it to track your daily activities and it also boasts up to 14 days battery life. It succeeds the Venu 2 and welcomes a longer battery life, new sports profiles and a bigger storage capacity.

The Venu 3 comes in 41 and 45mm sizes, while the 41mm unit has a 1.2 inches display, the 45mm unit has a 1.4 inches display. Both sizes have an AMOLED powered display which is very colorful and easy to read even outdoors.

Garmin Venu 3 full specifications

Beyond the awesome and rich display, the Venu 3 is also sturdily built. The frame is made of a durable fiber-polymer material while the display is protected by the popular and highly sought-after Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Meanwhile, the bezel is made of stainless steel which makes it more attractive and the straps come in silicone material. The strap which can be changed can be swapped with 18mm or 22mm wide straps for the 41mm and 45mm sizes respectively.

Like its predecessor, the Venu 3 is also swim-proof, thanks to the 5ATM waterproof rating.

In the health tracking department, the Venu 3 is equipped with the Elevate V5 heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope and other sensors that enable the watch to track your sleep, steps, stress, calories, blood oxygen and heart rate. It can also measure your skin temperature and will allow you to take ECG tests directly from your writs.

Venu 3 health tracking features

Moreover, the Venu 3 has an inbuilt GPS with support for multi-satellite systems. As a result, the watch can track your routes and locations, even in difficult terrains. Additionally, there are loads of preloaded sports modes and it features onscreen animated workouts that will allow you to effortlessly follow your favorite workouts.

The Venu 3 is equipped with 8GB storage that will allow you to add music to the watch which you can listen to offline. Supported music streaming services include Spotify, Deezer and Amazon Music.

It also has a speaker and microphone that enables on-wrist Bluetooth calls when the watch is connected to your phone. You can make and receive calls directly from Venu 3 as long as it’s connected to your phone. It also supports voice assistants like Bixby, Google Assistant and Siri.

In the battery department, the Venu 3 proud itself as one of the best watches with the longest battery life. According to Garmin, the 45mm unit can go up to 14 days in typical usage. Meanwhile, with the 41mm unit, it’s up to 10 days of battery life.

Garmin Venu 3 Features

  • It comes with a 1.4 inches AMOLED display that is very colorful and also easy to read outdoors. Navigation is via three physical buttons and touchscreen.
  • The frame is made of fiber-polymer and the bands come in silicone while Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the display.
  • The 22mm wide band is changeable, thanks to the quick-release feature.
  • Clock features include time/date, GPS time sync, auto daylight saving, alarm, timer and stopwatch.
  • The Garmin Connect IQ store is onboard the watch, it will allow you to easily download apps, watch faces, widgets and data fields.
  • The Venu 3 is equipped with 8GB storage capacity that will allow you to add music to the watch which you can listen to offline. Supported music streaming services include Amazon Music, Deezer and Spotify.
  • With a microphone and speaker present, the Venu 3 can make and receive calls when it’s connected to your phone
  • The Venu 3 also features multiple voice assistants. The supported voice assistants include Siri, Bixby and Google Assistant.
  • The Venu 3 will allow you to reject calls with text responses using quick replies (Android only).
  • Features Find my phone, Find my watch, remote music control and remote camera control.
  • With notifications enabled, the watch will keep you connected to all that matters to you so you never get to miss important updates. NEW: You can now view images from notifications directly on the watch.
  • The Venu 3 is rated 5ATM which means it can withstand water pressure up to 50 meters.
  • Features Garmin Pay, a non-contactless payment system that will allow you to make payments directly with Venu 3 (not available in every country).
  • Compatible with both Android 7.0 and above and iOS devices 15.0 and above. Check if your device is compatible
  • Sync and upload data from your watch to the Garmin Connect community – a thriving community of fitness enthusiasts where you can connect and share.

Garmin Venu 3 Activity Tracking Features

  1. Health monitoring features
  2. Health monitoring features include heart rate monitoring with abnormal heart rate alerts. A body battery energy monitor gives you insight into your fitness level to help you know the best time to train. Also, fitness age shows your fitness status, while Pulse Ox. monitors blood oxygen saturation levels to support advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation. Other health tracking features include sleep tracking, menstrual cycle tracking for women, hydration tracking, sleep coaching, nap detection, relaxation reminders, meditation, stress monitoring, and sedentary reminders.

    Also available is the Health Snapshot feature that will allow you to record key stats, including heart rate, heart rate variability, Pulse Ox, respiration, and stress. You can then generate a report with those stats via the Garmin Connect™ app on your compatible smartphone to share.

  3. Activity profiles
  4. Gym activity profiles include strength, HIIT, cardio, elliptical training, stair stepping and indoor rowing. Cycling profiles include biking, indoor biking, eBiking, handcycling and indoor handcycling.

  5. Safety and tracking features
  6. Safety and tracking features include incidental fall detection, Assistance and LiveTrack

  7. Activity tracking features
  8. Activity tracking features include step counting, push tracker, sleep monitoring, calories burned, floors climbed, distance travelled, intensity minutes, TRUEUP and MOVE IQ.

  9. Gym and fitness equipment
  10. Gym and fitness equipment include cardio workouts, yoga workouts, strength workouts, HIIT workouts, pilates workouts, and automatic rep counting. Also features on-screen workout muscle maps – a detailed activity profile that shows what muscle groups you worked.

  11. Heart rate tracking features
  12. Heart rate tracking features include HR zones, HR alerts, HR calories, % HR max, and HR broadcast data to the paired device. Also features respiration rate during exercise.

  13. Training, planning, and analysis features
  14. Training, planning, and analysis features include interval training, customizable activity profiles, advanced workouts, VO2 max, GPS speed and distance, auto lap, and manual lap, Physio Trueup and shows activity history on watch.

  15. Running features
  16. Running features include GPS-based distance, time and pace, cadence (provides real-time steps per minute), run workouts and foot pod capable. Available run profiles include running, indoor track running, and treadmill running.

  17. Golfing features
  18. Golfing features include yardage to layups, measures shot distance, and stat tracking. Others include Garmin auto shot, pinpointer, hazards and course targets, digital scorecard, and round timer.

  19. Outdoor recreational features
  20. Outdoor recreational features include back to start, area calculation, sun and moon information and fish forecast.

  21. Cycling features
  22. Cycling features include alerts that trigger alarms when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories. Also compatible with Varia Lights and Varia radar.

  23. Swim tracking features
  24. Swim tracking features include Pool swim metrics which include lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), and calories. Also tracks open water swim metrics like lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, SWOLF and calories. Stroke type detection includes freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly (pool swim only). Other features include a basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only), auto rest (pool swim only), time and distance alerts and underwater heart rate tracking. Available swim profiles include pool swimming and open water swimming.

Pros

  • Stylish and lightweight design.
  • A comprehensive health tracker.
  • Allows you to make payments on the go with Garmin Pay.
  • 8GB onboard music storage.
  • Up to 14 days long battery life

Cons

  • Quite pricey.

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Garmin Venu 3

Device type

Gender

Release date

August, 2023

Predecessor

Garmin Venu 2

Successor

Versions

BODY

BODY

Dimension

45 x 45 x 12 mm

Weight

(excluding straps), 30g

Shape

Circular

Case material

Fiber-reinforced polymer

Strap material

Silicone

Bezel material

Stainless steel

Strap size

22 mm

Screen protection

Water resistance

Durability test

Swim-proof

Yes, recommended

Color

Black, Whitestone

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.4 inches

Display type

AMOLED

Display resolution

454 x 454 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi

Always on

Yes

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

ANT+, Bluetooth

Bluetooth calling

Yes

GPS

Galileo, GLONASS, GPS

NFC

Yes

Wi-Fi

Yes

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

8GB

Memory card slot

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

Band

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Yes

Calls alert

Yes

Email alert

Yes

Event reminder

Yes

Third-party apps alert

Yes

Reply to Notifications

Android only, Yes (preset replies)

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

Bluetooth music

Loudspeaker

Microphone

Camera

No

Radio

No

SENSORS

SENSORS

Sensor(s)

Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometric altimeter, Compass, Garmin Elevate v4 HR sensor, Spo2 sensor, Thermometer

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

Blood Pressure

Calories

Yes

Distance

Yes

ECG tracking

Heart rate monitoring

Yes

Sleep tracking

Yes

Steps

Yes

Stress

Yes

Fall detection

Menstrual cycle

Floors climbed

VO2 Max

Yes

Swim-tracking

Yes

Underwater heart rate tracking

Yes

On-screen workout

Yes

Sport modes

Yes

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

non-removable Lithium-polymer

Battery capacity

Battery life

Smartwatch mode: up to 14 days, Battery saver mode: Up to 26 days

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging time

30min-1hr

Solar charging

No

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Chipset

CPU

GPU

Operating system

Proprietary OS

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Garmin Connect

Compatibility

Android 7.0+, iOS 15.0+

Payment system

Garmin Pay

Interchangeable strap

,

Voice command

, ,

Find my phone

Yes

Box content

Charger, Manual, Straps, Garmin Venu 3

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