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The biggest asset about the Garmin Venu is not on the watch itself — it is the accompanying app

Dream app lifts Garmin fitness watch to the top of the podium

Garmin Venu

Price: €389

Rating: ****

There’s a lot to like about this smartwatch from Garmin, but the biggest asset isn’t on the watch itself. The accompanying app is, by a comfortable distance, the best designed and easiest to use of any smartwatch app on the market. It’s right up there with the best of all smart devices.

The layout within the app ...