Instinct® Solar

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Description

DO WHAT YOU LOVE, LONGER

Instinct is a GPS smartwatch built to break convention, conquer the elements and endure longer. It’s now taking battery life to a new level by harnessing the power of the sun.

Solar_Powered

Experience unprecedented battery life with solar charging.

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Military standard toughness lets you play rough without worry.

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GPS, GLONASS and Galileo. Your 3 best friends in the wild.

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Train smarter with built-in sports apps right on your wrist.

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Get notifications straight from your phone to your wrist.

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Do more. Charge less. Get up to 54 days in smartwatch mode.

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ENGINEERED FOR ENDURANCE

Fibre-reinforced polymer case, chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® glass and a battery powered by the sun creates a device that’s built to endure.

DESIGNED TO BE DARING

Bold colours, high contrast displays and purpose-built design bring to life a non-traditional smartwatch that turns heads at every glance.

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SOLAR BATTERY

Variable based on sun-exposure, Instinct can provide unprecedented battery life to those that explore under the sun.

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MILITARY STANDARD 810

Instinct is built to the U.S. military standard 810 for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 metres).

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POWER MANAGER

View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.

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SPORTS APPS

Use preloaded activity profiles for surfing, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, strength and more.

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WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Get heart rate data1 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, even underwater.

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PULSE OX

For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox2 sensor uses light beams at your wrist to gauge how well your body is absorbing oxygen.

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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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BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR

Optimise 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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MULTI-GNSS SUPPORT

Access 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 three-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 a compatible device.

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PAIR FOR SATELLITE COMMUNICATION

Pair Instinct with an inReach® device (sold separately; active satellite subscription required) to view and send messages, get weather alerts on your wrist and trigger an SOS to the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team.

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CALENDAR VIEW

Easily see your plans for the day with a dedicated calendar screen.

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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.

Additional information

Color

Graphite, Tidal Blue, Orchid, Sunburst, Flame Red

specs

General

 

LENS MATERIAL Power Glass™
BEZEL MATERIAL Fibre-reinforced polymer
CASE MATERIAL Fibre-reinforced polymer
QUICKFIT™ WATCH BAND COMPATIBLE Yes (22 mm)
STRAP MATERIAL Silicone
PHYSICAL SIZE 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm
DISPLAY SIZE Custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 128 x 128 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE Monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT 53 g
BATTERY LIFE Smartwatch: Up to 24 days/54 days with solar*
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 56 days/Unlimited with solar*
GPS: Up to 30 hours/38 hours with solar**
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 70 hours/145 hours with solar**
Expedition GPS Activity: Up to 28 days/ 68 days 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 16 MB
 

Clock features

TIME/DATE Yes
GPS TIME SYNC 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)
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION yes (spot-check and optionally in sleep)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR Yes
ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING Yes
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER Yes
SLEEP Yes (Advanced)
HYDRATION Yes (in Garmin Connect™)
WOMEN’S HEALTH Yes (in Garmin Connect™)
 

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+®
SMART NOTIFICATIONS Yes
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY) Yes
CALENDAR Yes
WEATHER Yes
BATTERY SAVER – CUSTOMISABLE LOW POWER WATCH Yes
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC Yes
FIND MY PHONE Yes
FIND MY WATCH Yes
VIRB® CAMERA REMOTE Yes
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE Yes
 

Safety and Tracking Features

LIVETRACK 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 TRAVELLED Yes
INTENSITY MINUTES Yes
TRUEUP™ Yes
MOVE IQ™ Yes
 

Fitness equipment/gym

AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
CARDIO WORKOUTS Yes
STRENGTH 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
AUTO MAX HR Yes
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES) Yes
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE Yes
CUSTOMISABLE SCREEN(S) Yes
CUSTOMISABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES Yes
AUTO PAUSE® Yes
INTERVAL TRAINING Yes
ADVANCED WORKOUTS Yes
POWER MODES – CUSTOMISABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS Yes
AUTO LAP® Yes
MANUAL LAP Yes
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS Yes
CUSTOMISABLE ALERTS Yes
AUDIO PROMPTS Yes
FINISH TIME Yes
VIRTUAL PARTNER Yes
RACE AN ACTIVITY Yes
COURSE GUIDANCE 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
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) Yes
RUN WORKOUTS Yes
FOOT POD CAPABLE Yes
 

Outdoor recreation

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION Yes
BREADCRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME Yes
BACK TO START Yes
TRACBACK® Yes
ULTRATRAC MODE Yes
ELEVATION PROFILE Yes
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION 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

ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES) Yes
COURSES Yes
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking
RACE AN ACTIVITY 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
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS Yes
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS Yes
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE Yes

In The Box

  • Instinct® Solar
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation

accessories

Charging/Data Cable (1 m)     Charging Cable 1 meter

HRM-Dual<sup>™</sup>    HRM-Dual