Instinct® 2 Solar – Tactical Edition

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WHY JUST CARRY OUT THE MISSION? OWN IT.

This rugged GPS smartwatch is equipped with tactical-specific features and has solar charging to keep you going.

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Tactical-specific features include night vision compatibility and more for field ops.

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Military standard toughness means no holding back.

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Push boundaries, but stay on track with access to more satellites.

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Train your way with built-in sports apps at the wrist.

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Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.

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Stay on the mission until it’s done with unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode with solar charging1.

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ENGINEERED FOR ENDURANCE

This rugged watch is water-rated to 100 meters and is thermal and shock resistant, rated to MIL-STD-810. Plus, with a fiber-reinforced polymer case and chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, this device is built to endure.

DESIGNED TO DO YOU

Bold colors, high-contrast displays and size options let you show the world that you do things your own way.

GET MORE BATTERY OUT OF LIFE

Go longer than ever with solar charging with unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode1. Plus, power manager lets you extend battery life by controlling what settings and sensors draw power.

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NIGHT VISION COMPATIBILITY

Switch between daytime view and nighttime view with a screen designed to be read by night vision goggles.

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STEALTH MODE

Go dark by enabling stealth mode to stop storing and sharing your GPS position and disable wireless connectivity and communication.

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DUAL-FORMAT GPS

Dual-format GPS coordinates with latitude and longitude references offer unparalleled situational awareness.

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KILL SWITCH

If security becomes an issue, the kill switch wipes the device of all user memory.

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JUMPMASTER MODE

Calculate high-altitude release points according to military guidelines while navigating to your objective once you’ve jumped.

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TACTICAL ACTIVITY

See time, pace, time of day, elevation and your location in both coordinate types.

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MULTI-GNSS SUPPORT

Whether you’re hiking, mountain biking, trail running or skiing, you’ll have access to multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

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ABC SENSORS

Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.

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TRACBACK® ROUTING

Take the guesswork out of your return journey by using this feature to navigate the same route back to your starting point.

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SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your compatible smartphone.

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CONNECT IQ STORE

Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store app on your compatible smartphone.

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GARMIN PAY CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

Breeze through checkout lines and select transit systems with Garmin Pay contactless payments through participating providers.

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SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

When your watch and phone are paired, your live location can be sent to your contacts manually or — during select outdoor activities — automatically with built-in incident detection2.

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CALENDAR VIEW

Easily see your plans for the day with a dedicated calendar screen when paired with your compatible smartphone.

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SYNC WITH THE GARMIN CONNECT APP

See your health and fitness information all in one place. The Garmin Connect app on your compatible smartphone is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect, compete and share.

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BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS

Do whatever you love with preloaded activity profiles for running, cycling, swimming, strength training, indoor climbing, virtual running, golf, yoga and more.

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HIIT WORKOUTS

This activity profile tracks your HIIT workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/rest intervals and more.

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RECOVERY TIME

After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.

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VO2 MAX

Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.

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DAILY WORKOUT SUGGESTIONS

For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily recommendations based on your current training load and training status.

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MTB DYNAMICS

Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialized Grit and Flow measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.

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WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Get estimated heart rate3 data along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.

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STRESS TRACKING

Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.

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SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP MONITORING

Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights.

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BODY BATTERY ENERGY MONITORING

Optimize your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.

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PULSE OX

For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor4 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.

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FITNESS AGE

This feature uses chronological age, your weekly vigorous activity, resting heart rate and BMI to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Get tips to lower your fitness age.

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INTENSITY MINUTES

Track how many minutes of vigorous activity you’re getting, when you earn them and during what activity. You can even view them as a data field during timed activities.

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HYDRATION TRACKING

Log daily fluid intake as a reminder to stay hydrated. When auto goal is enabled, you’ll even see estimated sweat loss after an activity, and your goal will adjust accordingly.

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Additional information

Color

Black, Coyote Tan

Specs

General

LENS MATERIAL Power Glass™
BEZEL MATERIAL fiber-reinforced polymer
CASE MATERIAL fiber-reinforced polymer
QUICKFIT™ WATCH BAND COMPATIBLE yes (22 mm)
STRAP MATERIAL silicone
PHYSICAL SIZE 45 x 45 x 14.6 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 135-230 mm
DISPLAY SIZE custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 176 x 176 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT 53 g
BATTERY LIFE Smartwatch: Up to 28 days/Unlimited with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 65 days/Unlimited with solar*
GPS: Up to 30 hours/48 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 70 hours/370 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 32 days/Unlimited with solar*
*Solar charging, assuming all-day wear with 3 hours per day outside in 50,000 lux conditions
**Solar charging, assuming use in 50,000 lux conditions
WATER RATING 10 ATM
MEMORY/HISTORY 32 MB
Clock Features
TIME/DATE Yes
GPS TIME SYNC Yes
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME Yes
ALARM CLOCK Yes
TIMER Yes
STOPWATCH Yes
SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES Yes
Health Monitoring
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND) Yes
DAILY RESTING HEART RATE Yes
ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS yes (high and low)
RESPIRATION RATE (24X7) Yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION yes (spot-check, during sleep, all day)
FITNESS AGE Yes
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR Yes
ALL-DAY STRESS Yes
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER Yes
SLEEP Yes
SLEEP SCORE AND INSIGHTS Yes
HYDRATION yes (in Garmin Connect™)
WOMEN’S HEALTH yes (in Garmin Connect™)
HEALTH SNAPSHOT Yes
Sensors
GPS Yes
GLONASS Yes
GALILEO Yes
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR Yes
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER Yes
COMPASS Yes
ACCELEROMETER Yes
THERMOMETER Yes
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR Yes
Daily Smart Features
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth®, ANT+®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) Yes
SMART NOTIFICATIONS Yes
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY) Yes
CALENDAR Yes
WEATHER Yes
REALTIME SETTINGS SYNC WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE Yes
BATTERY SAVER (CUSTOMIZABLE LOW POWER WATCH) Yes
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC Yes
FIND MY PHONE Yes
FIND MY WATCH Yes
VIRB® REMOTE Yes
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone®, Android™
PAIRS WITH GARMIN GOLF APP Yes
PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE Yes
GARMIN PAY™ Yes
Safety and Tracking Features
LIVETRACK Yes
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES Yes
ASSISTANCE Yes
Tactical Features
STEALTH MODE Yes
NIGHT VISION MODE Yes
DUAL GRID COORDINATES Yes
KILL SWITCH Yes
Activity Tracking Features
STEP COUNTER Yes
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT) Yes
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL) Yes
CALORIES BURNED Yes
FLOORS CLIMBED Yes
DISTANCE TRAVELED Yes
INTENSITY MINUTES Yes
TRUEUP™ Yes
MOVE IQ™ Yes
GARMIN CONNECT™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ app)
Gym & Fitness Equipment
AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, HIIT, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, and Yoga
CARDIO WORKOUTS Yes
STRENGTH WORKOUTS Yes
HIIT WORKOUTS Yes
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING Yes
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
HR ZONES Yes
HR ALERTS Yes
HR CALORIES Yes
% HR MAX Yes
% HRR Yes
RECOVERY TIME Yes
AUTO MAX HR Yes
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES) yes (using ANT+)
RESPIRATION RATE (DURING EXERCISE) Yes
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE Yes
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES Yes
CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES Yes
AUTO PAUSE® Yes
INTERVAL TRAINING Yes
ADVANCED WORKOUTS Yes
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS Yes
POWER MODES – CUSTOMIZABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS Yes
AUTO LAP® Yes
MANUAL LAP Yes
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS Yes
HEAT AND ALTITUDE ACCLIMATION Yes
VO2 MAX (RUN) Yes
VO2 MAX (TRAIL RUN) Yes
TRAINING STATUS (LETS YOU SEE IF YOU’RE TRAINING EFFECTIVELY BY TRACKING YOUR TRAINING HISTORY AND FITNESS LEVEL TREND.) Yes
TRAINING LOAD (YOUR TOTAL TRAINING LOAD FOR THE LAST 7 DAYS CALCULATED FROM ESTIMATED EPOC) Yes
TRAINING EFFECT Yes
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC) Yes
PRIMARY BENEFIT (TRAINING EFFECT LABELS) Yes
IMPROVED RECOVERY TIME Yes
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS Yes
CUSTOM ALERTS Yes
AUDIO PROMPTS Yes
FINISH TIME Yes
VIRTUAL PARTNER Yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY Yes
AUTO MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES Yes
MANUAL MULTISPORT ACTIVITIES Yes
COURSE GUIDANCE Yes
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK Yes
HOT KEYS Yes
AUTO SCROLL Yes
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH Yes
PHYSIO TRUEUP Yes
Running Features
AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE
RUNNING DYNAMICS yes (with compatible accessory)
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO (THE DEGREE OF ‘BOUNCE’ IN YOUR RUNNING MOTION AND THE COST-BENEFIT RATIO WITH STRIDE LENGTH) yes (with compatible accessory)
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE (SHOWS HOW MUCH TIME, IN THE RUNNING MOTION, YOUR FOOT IS ON THE GROUND RATHER THAN IN FLIGHT AND LETS YOU CHECK YOUR RUNNING SYMMETRY) yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME) yes (with compatible accessory)
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) Yes
PERFORMANCE CONDITION (AFTER RUNNING 6–20 MINUTES, COMPARES YOUR REAL-TIME CONDITION TO YOUR AVERAGE FITNESS LEVEL) Yes
LACTATE THRESHOLD (THROUGH ANALYSIS OF YOUR PACE AND HEART RATE, ESTIMATES THE POINT WHERE YOUR MUSCLES START TO RAPIDLY FATIGUE) yes (with compatible accessory)
RUN WORKOUTS Yes
RACE PREDICTOR Yes
FOOT POD CAPABLE Yes
Golfing Features
YARDAGE TO F/M/B (DISTANCE TO FRONT, MIDDLE AND BACK OF GREEN) Yes
YARDAGE TO LAYUPS/DOGLEGS Yes
MEASURES SHOT DISTANCE (CALCULATES EXACT YARDAGE FOR SHOTS FROM ANYWHERE ON COURSE) manual
DIGITAL SCORECARD Yes
STAT TRACKING (STROKES, PUTTS PER ROUND, GREENS AND FAIRWAYS HIT) Yes
AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES Yes
GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION Yes
HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS Yes
PINPOINTER Yes
ROUND TIMER/ODOMETER Yes
AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY) Yes
TOURNAMENT LEGAL Yes
Outdoor Recreation
AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES Hiking, Climbing, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Fishing, Hunting, Tactical
POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION Yes
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME Yes
BACK TO START Yes
TRACBACK® Yes
ULTRATRAC MODE Yes
ELEVATION PROFILE Yes
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION Yes
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT Yes
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB Yes
VERTICAL SPEED Yes
TOTAL ASCENT/DESCENT Yes
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™ Yes
GPS COORDINATES Yes
SIGHT ‘N GO Yes
AREA CALCULATION Yes
PROJECTED WAYPOINT Yes
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION Yes
XERO™ LOCATIONS Yes
EXPEDITION GPS ACTIVITY Yes
Cycling Features
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES Biking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Cyclocross, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking
ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES) Yes
COURSES Yes
MTB GRIT & FLOW Yes
BIKE LAP AND LAP MAXIMUM POWER (WITH POWER SENSOR) Yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY Yes
FTP (FUNCTIONAL THRESHOLD POWER) Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VECTOR™ AND RALLY™ (POWER METERS) Yes
POWER METER COMPATIBLE Yes
SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR) Yes
Swimming Features
AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming
OPEN-WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, STROKE DISTANCE, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) Yes
POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) Yes
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
“REPEAT ON” REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS Yes
COUNTDOWN START (POOL SWIM ONLY) Yes
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS Yes
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE Yes
HEART RATE FROM EXTERNAL HRM (REAL-TIME DURING RESTS, INTERVAL AND SESSION STATS DURING RESTS, AND AUTOMATIC HEART RATE DOWNLOAD POST-SWIM) Yes
Kid Activity Tracking Features
TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app)
Connectivity
SMART TRAINER CONTROL Yes

In The Box

  • Instinct 2 Solar – Tactical Edition
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation