Garmin Venu SQ with Music - Unisex 6012-381

Garmin Venu SQ with Music - Unisex

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Catch up on podcasts, listen to playlists, track daily activity and get coaching right from your wrist. This powerful smartwatch and uses the latest generation Elevate™ optical heart rate monitor to take your pulse from the back of the watch. It tracks calories, stress level, fitness, sleep, activity and more. Internal GPS and accelerometers get training metrics like speed and distance, to credit your work in the gym or on trails. When you need personal time, follow mindful breathing exercise to get your day back on track. Pair the Venu SQ with Garmin Connect to review activities, receive notifications, track weather and control apps like Spotify®. From 24/7 heart monitoring to personalized training plans, the Venu SQ helps you understand how your body handles everyday living.

  • 20+ activity modes, including: biking, running, walking, swimming (indoor only), strength training (with rep counting), yoga and Pilates.
  • Breathwork mode uses breathing exercises to help you relax and focus.
  • Respiration tracking counts breaths per minute asleep or awake.
  • Garmin Coach provides personalized training plans for your first 5k, your next 10k, or just to train smarter.
  • Move IQ intelligently detects any activity to record all your daily exercise, from spin class to taking the stairs.
  • Listen to music over Bluetooth®, download playlists and podcasts via music services (Spotify®, Amazon Music or Deezer. Premium account may be required).
  • Playlists synced from streaming services update when in range of Wi-Fi.
  • Holds up to 500 songs.
  • Body Battery™ tracks daily energy levels to aid training. See what drains energy (exercise) and recharges you (rest, food).
  • Supports Garmin Pay™ contact-less payment (if supported by your bank).
  • LiveTrack™ during activities (through a connected phone) allows you to share your location and fitness data.
  • Incident detection uses your phone to send emergency alerts to your contacts, letting them know where you are.
  • Assistance mode sends messages with a LiveTrack link to your location.
  • Connects and caches 3 satellite constellations (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) for fast, strong connections in remote places.
  • Elevate™ optical heart rate monitor has a red LED for Pulse Ox data even while swimming.
  • Stress level score monitors heart rate variability while inactive. When stress levels are high, relax with mindful breathing.
  • Menstrual tracking logs physical and emotional symptoms to aid training and nutrition during phases of your cycle.
  • 24/7 activity tracking learns your activity level and guides you towards a more active lifestyle.
  • Sleep tracking mode monitors rest, total sleep hours and periods of movement and restful sleep.
  • Automatically sync with Garmin Connect
  • Connects with ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart sensors, from foot pods, to speed and cadence pods (no power meters).
  • Connect IQ support for downloading apps, templates, data fields, watch faces, and more.
  • Internal GPS provides basic waypoint navigation.
  • Back to start feature directs you (as the crow flies) to starting point.
  • 3.3cm liquid crystal colour display is clear in any light.
  • Scratch-free Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 .
  • Intuitive touchscreen and 2-button interface.
  • Quick-release pins to change strap.

Tech specs

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Weight 38g
Ideal for
  • Everyday use
  • Running, fitness and training
Date display Yes
Face material

Polycarbonate is inexpensive and light, with good clarity and wear-resistance. Mineral crystal glass offers greater clarity and significantly greater wear-resistance. Sapphire crystal is better still for clarity and wear-resistance.

Mineral crystal glass
Wrist strap material Silicone
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Dimensions 4 x 4 x 1.2cm
Daily alarms 1
Snooze No
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Replaceable batteries No
Water-resistant 50m
12/24 hour format Yes
Metric/imperial units format Yes
  • USB
  • Wireless
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

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App compatibility

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

  • Garmin Connect
  • Third party apps
Programmable workouts

Want an easy jog? A fast-paced ride? A workout with lots of variety to keep you on your toes? With programmable workouts you can tailor your training to match whatever you are looking for on a particular day.

Heart rate monitor Yes
Touch screen Yes
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Workout history Yes
Wireless sync Yes
Interval training Yes
WiFi Yes
Button lock Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Batteries Rechargeable battery pack (non-removable)
Haptic feedback Yes
Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

Replaceable wrist strap Yes
Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

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ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Battery life 6-144 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Product sustainability Rechargeable batteries
Made in Taiwan