Garmin Launches Instinct 2X Solar and Solar Tactical Editions in India
Reintroduces Instinct 2 Series with Attractive New Prices
Experience the Power of Solar: Discover Garmin's Military-Grade Smartwatches with Larger Display, Infinite Battery Life, and LED Flashlight
- Solar charging and unlimited battery life: The Instinct 2X Solar smartwatch harnesses solar energy for charging, ensuring unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode
- Tolerance for extreme environments: Built to withstand extreme conditions, the watch meets U.S. military standards (MIL-STD-810) for thermal, shock, and water resistance
- Enhanced multi-band frequency support: Users can utilize improved positioning accuracy in weak or obstructed GNSS signal areas with the watch’s capability to receive and use multiple satellite frequencies
- LED Flashlight: Equipped with an integrated LED flashlight, the smartwatch provides convenient illumination in low-light situations
- High endurance and rugged design: The watch features a durable and rugged design, with a fiber-reinforced polymer case that can endure tough outdoor activities
- Wellness and fitness tracking: Track your health and fitness goals with features like heart rate monitoring, activity tracking, sleep tracking, and more
- Addition of Obstacle Course Racing: With the Obstacle Course Racing feature, athletes can accurately track and analyze their performance during challenging courses and provide comprehensive data to accurately track and analyze their performance
- Tactical edition to conquer challenges: The Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition offers specialized tactical features such as night vision compatibility, stealth mode, and Jumpmaster mode for parachute activities
New Delhi, 25th April, 2023 – Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), unveils the latest addition to its popular Instinct 2 family - Instinct 2X Solar and Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition which are designed to thrive in extreme environments. Alongside the new launches, the brand has announced attractive pricing across the popular Instinct 2 series, making these rugged outdoor smartwatches even more accessible to outdoor enthusiasts.
Equipped with features like water resistance up to 10 ATM and a scratch-resistant Power Glass™ lens, the solar charging capability provides unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode, perfect for prolonged adventures. Built to U.S. military standards (MIL-STD-810), these watches are ready for any challenge.
Speaking about the new smartwatches, Sky Chen, Regional Director of Garmin for South-East Asia & India said, "We're thrilled to introduce the new Garmin Instinct 2X smartwatch series in India, which is a perfect blend of unique style and functionality. Designed for sports and outdoor enthusiasts, these solar-powered, military-standard smartwatches combine rugged durability with a sleek design. With an easy-to-read display, infinite battery life, and advanced features, they empower adventurers to conquer new horizons."
Flashlight to conquer the nights
The Instinct 2X Solar features a built-in LED flashlight that offers adjustable intensities. Whether you're setting up camp or running in low-light conditions, you can choose between red or adjustable white light for enhanced visibility and situational awareness. In strobe mode, the light matches your running cadence, alternating between white and red to ensure you're easily seen and can confidently continue your activities
The Instinct 2X Solar - Tactical Edition features a multi-LED flashlight that offers both white and dedicated green illumination options. The inclusion of a green light is particularly beneficial as it helps users maintain their natural night vision during night operations.
Innovative tools to stay healthy and connected
The Instinct 2X Solar provides the features customers want and the data they can use to pursue wellness, fitness and lifestyle goals as well as navigate outdoor adventures.
- Keep tabs on body metrics with 24/7 Health and Wellness Tracking, including wrist-based heart rate, advanced sleep monitoring, respiration tracking, Pulse Ox and more3.
- Built-in sports apps to take on running, biking, swimming, strength training and more, plus VO2 max and other training features.
- Gain a deeper understanding of overall health, training and recovery through Heart Rate Variability during sleep, based on technology developed by Garmin’s Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
- New Multi-Band GNSS Support provides improved positional accuracy.
- Navigate the outdoors with built-in sensors for a 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter.
- Retrace the trail with TracBack® routing, helping users find the same route back to their starting point and reference point marks of a known spot relative to their location.
Introducing Obstacle Course Racing
The Instinct 2X Solar introduces a new activity called Obstacle Course Racing. It combines running segments with various types of obstacles. Athletes can manually record obstacle splits and once marked for the first lap, the watch will automatically track them for subsequent laps. The activity provides details such as the number of runs, run times, number of obstacles, time spent on each obstacle, run metrics (distance, pace, cadence, stride length), elevation profile, heart rate, and distance.
Mission-Driven Design: The Instinct 2X Solar - Tactical Edition
The Instinct 2X Solar - Tactical Edition is specifically designed for tactical operations, offering a range of features such as Jumpmaster and tactical preloaded activities, projected waypoints, dual-position GPS formatting, and Night-Vision Compatibility. Users can also activate Stealth Mode to ensure privacy and security by disabling GPS position sharing and wireless communication. This functionality enables training in secure locations without compromising sensitive information.
Designed specifically for outdoor environments, Garmin has revolutionized the way adventurers, athletes, and outdoor enthusiasts navigate and engage with their surroundings. With a relentless pursuit of innovation, Garmin continually surpasses expectations and ignites progress with each passing day.
The Instinct 2X Solar series will be available on the following platforms –
- Online : Amazon, Tata Luxury & Tata CLiQ
- Offline : Garmin Brand Stores, Helios, Just in Time and all leading Watch Retailers
1For Garmin’s complete list of water rating definitions, click here.
2When exposed to three hours of direct sunlight (50,000 lux) per day.
3This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.
4 A compatible smartphone is required to use Connect IQ.