The Two Best Garmin Watches Available For Under £200 In The Prime Day Sale

Garmin Venu Sq 2 Music next to Garmin Forerunner 55

The best Prime Day Garmin deals are usually found on the most expensive watches in the company’s range, because you can save hundreds on devices like the Garmin Epix 2 or Fenix 7. 

However, even with big discounts those watches remain too expensive for a lot of people, and overkill for what they need. If you’re looking for the best affordable watches in the sale, then I’d recommend the Garmin Forerunner 55 or Garmin Venu Sq 2 Music, both of which are available for under £200.

I’ve tested pretty much the entire range of Garmin watches and the Forerunner 55 stands out as the best entry-level running watch, while the Venu Sq 2 Music is the best cheap smartwatch. While both lack some features you find on pricier options, they both punch above their weight at the price they’re available for in the Amazon Prime Big Deal Days sale. You won’t find a better running watch than the Forerunner 55 for £120 from any brand, or a better sporty smartwatch than the Venu Sq 2 Music for £185.

One of the best features about the Forerunner 55 is the guidance it can offer new runners, with suggested workouts each day based on your recent training load. You can also follow Garmin Coach training plans for 5K, 10K and half marathon events on the watch, and these are personalized to your ability and available time to run when you set them up in the Garmin Connect app.

The Garmin Venu Sq 2 Music is a remarkably capable little watch too, and a good-looking one thanks to its bright AMOLED display. It has smart features like music storage and the ability to link with Spotify, Amazon Music and Deezer premium accounts, so you can transfer your music across wirelessly. It also offers NFC payments through Garmin Pay, and as always with Garmin, is a reliably good sports watch too. 

It also works with both Apple and Android phones and is a better sports tracker than any true smartwatch around its price. Garmin also has the more expensive Vivoactive and Venu smartwatches in its range, which are a little more elegant with their circular design, but the Venu Sq 2 Music matches them on features for the most part.

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