Instinct® 2X Solar

399.99

 

Description

WHATEVER YOU DO, OWN IT

This big, rugged GPS smartwatch is tough enough to keep up with you and bold enough to fit your style. Its expansive solar charging lens keeps a larger battery going longer— powering advanced training features, a built-in flashlight, multi-band GNSS, health/wellness monitoring sensors and much more.

This watch is tough, which means no holding back.

Keep your experiences going with unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode with solar charging1.

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

When it gets dark, the built-in LED flashlight helps keep you going.

Smart notifications2 so you don’t miss out on what matters.

Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.

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ENGINEERED FOR ENDURANCE

This ultratough watch features a solar charged display and rugged 50 mm polymer case. It’s water-rated to 100 meters and tested to U.S. military 810 standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.

DESIGNED TO DO YOU

With a design built for action and the features to support your high-energy lifestyle, this watch is always ready for adventure. Plus, its bold styling clearly shows 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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SOLAR POWERED

Solar charging Power Glass lens extends battery life, producing 50% more energy than the Instinct® 2 Solar. Go longer with the potential for unlimited solar-charged battery life in smartwatch mode1

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BUILT-IN FLASHLIGHT

To help guide your way in low-light conditions, a built-in multi-LED flashlight provides variable intensities and strobe that matches your running cadence — plus a red safety light mode to help keep an eye on your nighttime surroundings.

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MULTI-BAND FREQUENCY SUPPORT

Receive and utilize multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites, which enable improved user position accuracy specifically in areas where GNSS signals are reflected, weak or typically do not penetrate.

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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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REFERENCE POINT

Keep track of a known place — such as your car or the trailhead — relative to your location, and easily find your way back to it.

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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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SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch 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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SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features3 can send a message with your location to your emergency contacts when paired with your compatible smartphone.

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GARMIN PAY CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

Breeze through checkout lines and select transit systems with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution2 through participating providers.

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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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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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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 SUGGESTED WORKOUT

View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run or ride to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect smartphone app calendar.

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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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OBSTACLE COURSE RACING

Track your performance during obstacle course events — with split times recorded between running and obstacle sections while you race. After manually recording splits during your first loop, you can focus solely on the race from there as splits will be automatically recorded. Then, review your stats after the race.

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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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MORNING REPORT

Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.

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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 sensor5 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.

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HRV STATUS

Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics team.

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WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Get 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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Assumes all-day wear, 3 hours per day outside in 50,000 lux conditions
When paired with your compatible smartphone
For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety
Activity tracking accuracy
This 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.
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Additional information

Colour

Flame Red, Whitestone, Graphite, Moss

Specs

General
LENS MATERIAL Power Glass™
BEZEL MATERIAL fiber-reinforced polymer
CASE MATERIAL fiber-reinforced polymer
QUICKFIT™ WATCH BAND COMPATIBLE yes (26 mm)
STRAP MATERIAL silicone
PHYSICAL SIZE 50 x 50 x 14.5 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 145-228 mm
LED FLASHLIGHT Yes
DISPLAY SIZE custom, two-window design; 1.1” x 1.1” (27 x 27 mm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 176 x 176 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT 67 g
WATER RATING 10 ATM
BATTERY LIFE Smartwatch: 40 days; unlimited with solar*
GPS: 60 hours; 145 hours with solar**
All Satellite Systems: 40 hours; 65 hours with solar*
All Satellite Systems + Multi-Band: 27 hours; 36 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: 150 hours; unlimited with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: 60 days; unlimited with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: 100 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
CHARGING METHOD Garmin proprietary plug charger
MEMORY/HISTORY 64 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
FITNESS AGE yes (in app)
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
MULTI-FREQUENCY POSITIONING Yes
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR Yes
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER Yes
COMPASS Yes
GYROSCOPE 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 CONNECT™ MOBILE Yes
GARMIN PAY™ Yes
Safety and Tracking Features
LIVETRACK Yes
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES Yes
ASSISTANCE Yes
Tactical Features
DUAL GRID COORDINATES 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
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING Yes
CARDIO WORKOUTS Yes
STRENGTH WORKOUTS Yes
HIIT WORKOUTS Yes
YOGA WORKOUTS Yes
PILATES WORKOUTS 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
MORNING REPORT Yes
HRV STATUS Yes
TRAINING READINESS 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
HRM RUNNING PACE AND DISTANCE 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 Yes
TRAINING LOAD 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
UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS Yes
Running Features
AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES Running, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE Yes
RUNNING DYNAMICS yes (with compatible accessory)
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO yes (with compatible accessory)
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME) yes (with compatible accessory)
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) Yes
RUNNING POWER Yes
GRADE-ADJUSTED PACE Yes
PERFORMANCE CONDITION Yes
LACTATE THRESHOLD yes (with compatible accessory)
RUN WORKOUTS Yes
TRAIL RUN AUTO CLIMB Yes
RACE PREDICTOR Yes
FOOT POD CAPABLE Yes
RUN/WALK/STAND DETECTION 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
GARMIN AUTOSHOT™ Yes
AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES Yes
GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION Yes
HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS Yes
ROUND TIMER/ODOMETER Yes
AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY) Yes
PAIRS WITH GARMIN GOLF APP Yes
TOURNAMENT LEGAL Yes
Outdoor Recreation
AVAILABLE OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFILES Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Backcountry Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Backcountry Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Hunting, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowhshoeing, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Obstacle Course Racing, Tennis, Tactical
POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION Yes
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME Yes
BACK TO START Yes
TRACBACK® Yes
ULTRATRAC MODE Yes
REFERENCE POINT Yes
ELEVATION PROFILE Yes
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION Yes
BAROMETRIC TREND INDICATOR WITH STORM ALERT Yes
VERTICAL SPEED Yes
TOTAL ASCENT/DESCENT Yes
FUTURE ELEVATION PLOT 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
TIDES Yes
TIDE GLANCE Yes
Cycling Features
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES Biking, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Bike Commuting, Bike Touring, eBiking, eMountain Biking, Indoor Biking, Cyclocross, Triathlon
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
ADVANCED CYCLING DYNAMICS yes (in app)
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR) Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS 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 2X Solar
  • USB-C charging/data cable
  • Documentation

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