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Garmin Watches for Women 2021

What Are the Best Garmin Watches for Women?

We wanted a closer look at the best Garmin watches for women and thought you would too. But what's the criteria for women's watches? Garmin only makes one watch specifically for women, the Garmin Lily fitness smartwatch, which is very affordable with an elegant style and all of Garmin's wonderful health and fitness tracking. But what about those hardcore ladies who want the best running watch or the powerhouse triathlon watch that's going to kick their butt? Or all the women golfers who want a gorgeous watch with all the best Garmin golfing features? We know that all active types and athletes want options—and Garmin knows too. So, they offer up a variety of watches, but in different styles, sizes, and color schemes. They know you may be a beginning runner who doesn't want a giant watch on her wrist. But you could also be an extreme athlete who wants a beast of a watch that's loaded with top-shelf features.  

In this article, we go over the 2021 Garmin watches that have impressed us and spotlight the ones we think women will really love. It's not too hard—with watches as high-quality and attractive as Garmin's!

Short on time? Jump to our Comparison Chart below or click on a subject in our Table of Contents.


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The Garmin Lily™ — Best Heart Rate Monitor Watch

The Garmin Lily is the multisport watch perfect for any woman with a classic style and a modern fitness and health mindset.

You can track all of your important health and fitness stats like steps, stress, sleep, energy levels and heart rate.

The Garmin wrist-based heart-rate sensor samples heart rate and can be set to alert the user when it is too high or too low.

Learn more about women's health-tracking, smart notifications, safety features, timeless style options, and the attractive price of the Garmin Lily on PlayBetter today!

 

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Garmin Venu® 2/2S — The Best Smartwatch for Women

The Garmin Venu 2/2S is the latest generation of the Venu multisport watch series popularly known for its vibrant AMOLED touchscreen and loads of fitness features. It can help you set, track, and realize your goals.

Upgrades include a larger display, twice the battery life, more music storage space, the new Garmin Elevate 4 heart rate sensor, 4 new sports modes, 2 new widgets, and on-screen animations.

Choose from 2 sizes and 6 gorgeous color palettes on PlayBetter today!

Get more Venu 2/2S details from the PlayBetter blog:

Venu 2/2S Sports Watch Upgrade Review

Venu 2/2S vs Original Venu and Vívoactive 4

Venu 2 vs the Apple Watch Series 6

Garmin Venu 2 FAQs

 


The Best Women's Running Watches — Forerunner® 945 (with fēnix® 6 and Enduro™ as Runners Up)

You run marathons. You chase down your goals. You deserve an elite watch—The Forerunner 945.

Garmin Coach, running dynamics, tons of advanced training features ... Full color mapping, ClimbPro, Turn-By-Turn navigation, roundtrip routing ... You can sync yourr streaming service or download 1,000 songs to this premium running GPS watch.

Find out more about this amazing watch for serious runners on PlayBetter.

The Garmin Enduro and fēnix 6 are also premium GPS smartwatches for running.

Are you just starting out? The Forerunner 45and the new Forerunner 55 are excellent running watches for beginners!

Get more details about running watches from the PlayBetter blog:

The Best Garmin Running Watch for 2021

Garmin Running Watch FAQ

Garmin Forerunner 55 and 945 LTE Upgrades Review

Best Running Watches 2021 | Garmin vs COROS vs Polar Comparison

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Garmin fenix 6S Sapphire Multisport Fitness GPS Watch - Carbon Gray DLC with Black Band - Right Angle

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Garmin Enduro Ultraperformance Multisport GPS Watch - Carbon Gray DLC Titanium with Black UltraFit Nylon Band - Right Angle

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Garmin Forerunner 45 GPS Running Watch - Black - Right Angle

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Garmin Forerunner 55 Beginner Running Watch - Aqua - Left Angle

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The fēnix 6S — Best Cycling Watch

The Garmin fēnix 6S premium multisport watch has a rugged yet sophisticated design for the woman who is always on the go, rides in all weather, and needs a watch that can keep up with her. The "S" is for the smaller display size for cyclist with smaller wrist or who simply prefer a less bulky size. With this GPS smartwatch on your rides, you'll stay safe, connected, and focused on your goals.

The fēnix 6S offers heart rate, custom music playlist, a plethora of advanced training features, fitness and health tracking, and much more!

And your loved ones will worry less about your outdoor adventures, because the fēnix 6S GPS smartwatch has safety and tracking features a long battery life!

 

Shop for more Garmin cycling products like Edge cycling computers and Tacx NEO bike trainers on PlayBetter!


Best Garmin Golf Watch for Women — The Approach S42

In the latest Approach golf GPS watch lineup, Garmin has designed a watch for everyone. And we think the Approach S42 is the perfect choice for women who love to golf.

It has a sleek style and is lightweight with a comfy fit. Its sunlight-readable screen is touchable and in gorgeous color. Features like AutoShot game tracking and Green View will allow you to keep better track of your game and increase accuracy.

Whether you're at work, playing hard, or enjoying a night out, you'll be able to receive smart notifications with this stylish smartwatch on your wrist.

Get more details on Garmin Approach golf watches from the PlayBetter blog:

Approach S12 vs S42 vsv S62

Introducing the Approach S12

Introducing the Approach S42

 

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Garmin Watches for Women Comparison Chart

Garmin Lily Venu 2/2S Forerunner 945 Garmin fenix 6S Approach S42

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Colors

midnight orchid/deep orchid silicone
cream gold/white silicone
rose gold/light sand silicone
dark bronze/Paloma leather
light gold/white leather
cream gold/black leather

slate/black
silver/granite blue
light gold/light sand
rose gold/white
silver/mist gray
slate/graphite

black
whitestone (LTE)
black (LTE)

black
rose gold/light sand
silver/black
rose gold/powder gray
carbon grey/black
rose gold/black nylon
light gold/shale gray leather
white

gunmetal/black
rose gold/light sand
polished silver/white

Release

2021

2021

2019

2019

2021

Display

1.00” x 0.84” (25.4 mm x 21.3 mm)
TFT LCD
Touchscreen

Venu 2
1.3" (33.0 mm) diameter
TFT LCD
Touchscreen
Venu 2S
1.3" (33.0 mm) diameter
AMOLED optional always-on mode

1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
sunlight-visible, transflective
memory-in-pixel (MIP)
color display

1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
sunlight-visible, transflective
memory-in-pixel (MIP)
color display

1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter
sunlight-visible, transflective
memory-in-pixel (MIP)
color display
touchscreen

Battery
Life

Up to 5 days
(excluding Pulse Ox
sleep tracking)

Venu 2

  • Smartwatch mode: Up to 11 days
  • Battery saver smartwatch
    mode: Up to 12 days
  • GPS mode with music: Up to 8 hours
  • GPS mode without music:
    up to 22 hours

Venu 2S

  • Smartwatch mode: Up to 10 days
  • Battery saver smartwatch
    mode: Up to 11 days
  • GPS mode with music: Up to 7 hours
  • GPS mode without music:
    Up to 19 hours
  • Smartwatch Mode:
    Up to 2 weeks
  • GPS mode with music:
    Up to 10 hours
  • GPS mode without music:
    Up to 36 hours
  • Smartwatch: Up to 9 days
  • Battery Saver Watch
    Mode: Up to 34 days
  • GPS: Up to 25 hours
  • Max Battery GPS Mode:
    Up to 50 hours
  • Expedition GPS Activity:
    Up to 20 days
  • Smartwatch mode:
    Up to 10 days
  • GPS mode: Up to 15 hours

Features

  • Wrist-based heart rate
    (constant, every second)
  • Pulse Ox blood saturation
    monitor
  • Smart notifications
  • LiveTrack and Assistance
    safety tracking features
  • Step counter, move bar,
    and auto goal
  • Calories burned
  • Distance traveled
  • Intensity minutes
  • Gym profiles: strength, cardio
    elliptical, stair stepping, yoga,

    pilates, and breathwork
  • Automatic rep counting
  • Heart rate zones, alerts,
    calories, % HR Max
  • Respiration rate (during
    exercise)
  • GPS speed and distance
  • Customizable data pages
    and activity profiles
  • VO2 Max
  • Basic running, cycling, and
    swimming profiles
  • Bright AMOLED display
  • Wrist-based heart rate
  • Extended battery life
  • Body Battery™ energy monitoring
  • Pulse Ox monitor
  • Fitness Age widget
  • Health Snapshot widget
  • Sleep score
  • Advanced sleep monitoring
  • Multi-GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo)
  • All-day stress
  • Store up to 650 songs
  • Smart notifications
  • Garmin Pay
  • Enhanced strength training profile
    with muscle map graphics
  • Safety tracking features
    (LiveTrack, Incident Detection, etc.)
  • Basic activity tracking (step
    counter, calories burned, etc.)
  • Basic training features
    (downloadable workouts,
    advanced workouts, VO2 Max, etc.)
  • Basic running features (running profiles,
    GPS-based distance, time,
    and cadence, etc.)
  • Basic cycling (cycling
    profiles, goal alerts, etc.)
  • Golfing features
  • Swimming features
  • Women's health tracking
  • Running Dynamics
  • Advanced Running Features
  • Women's health tracking
  • Golfing Features
  • Around Me Mode
  • Elevation Profile
  • Storm Alert
  • ClimbPro Ascent Planner
  • Trail Run Auto Climb
  • Preloaded Topo Maps
  • Preloaded Road/Trail Maps
  • Downloadable Maps
  • Projected Waypoints
  • Advanced Cycling Features
  • Advanced Swim Features
  • Activity Tracking Features
  • Built-In GPS
  • Basic Gym Activity Profiles
  • Wrist-Based Heart Rate
  • Recovery Time
  • Customizable Data Pages
    and Activity Profiles
  • VO2 Max (Run)
  • Auto Prompts
  • Finish Time
  • Activity History on Watch
  • Running Profiles
  • GPS-Based Distance,
    Time, and Pace
  • Cadence
  • PacePro
  • Race Predictor
  • Run Workouts
  • Swimming and Cycling Profiles
  • LiveTrack
  • Incident Detection
  • Assistance
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX
  • Wrist-based heart rate
    (constant, every second)
  • Daily resting heart rate
  • Abnormal heart rate
  • Respiration rate (24/7)
  • Body Battery™ energy monitoring
  • All-day stress
  • Sleep score
  • Hydration
  • Women's health tracking
  • Smart notifications
  • Pulse Ox monitor
  • Multi-GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo)
  • Garmin Pay
  • Advanced safety and tracking
    features
  • Dual grid coordinates
  • Advanced activity tracking
    features
  • Gym profiles: strength, cardio
    elliptical, stair stepping, yoga,

    pilates, and breathwork
  • Automatic rep counting
  • Workouts: cardio, strength, yoga
    pilates
  • Heart rate zones, alerts,
    calories, % HR Max, % HRR
  • Recovery time
  • HRV stress test
  • Advanced training features
  • Advanced running features
  • Advanced cycling features
  • Advanced outdoor recreation
    features
  • Golfing features
  • Advanced swimming features

 

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  • PlaysLike
  • 42,000+ Worldwide Courses
  • Accurate Back, Middle, Front
    green distances + hazards
  • Custom targets
  • Stat tracking
  • Auto Courseview updates
  • Scorekeeping on Garmin Golf
  • 1-Year Garmin Warranty
  • Sleep
  • Hydration
  • Women's health tracking
  • Smart notifications
  • Step counter, move bar,
    and auto goal
  • Basic running features
  • Basic cycling features

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