Garmin Instinct 2 rugged GPS smartwatches with Solar charging capability launched in India

Garmin has launched their latest Instinct 2 series of smartwatches in India, consisting of 6 models. They are rugged, GPS-enabled smartwatches with features such as solar technology with unlimited battery life in select models, fitness features such as VO2 Max and Sleep Score, trackback routing and more.

The Instinct 2 series comes in two sizes – the regular Instinct 2 with a 45mm bezel and the Instinct 2S with a 40mm bezel. They all support a wide variety of health stats monitoring such as blood oxygen, calories burned, stress tracking, heart rate, respiration rate, sleep score and women’s health tracking. 

Regarding activity tracking, the Instinct 2 series offers features such as VO2 Max, Fitness Age, Training Status/Load/Effect, Recovery Time, HIIT, and Daily Suggested Workout. It also features 30 sports apps such as skiing, swimming, running, biking, etc., and it is rated for 10ATM water resistance.

Coming to battery life, the Instinct 2 will last up to 28 days in smartwatch mode, up to 65 days in battery saver mode and up to 30 hours with continuous GPS. The solar models of the Instinct 2 can last for an unlimited amount of time in smartwatch mode and up to 48 hours with continuous GPS mode.

The Instinct 2S will last up to 21 days in smartwatch mode, 50 days in battery saver mode and up to 22 hours with continuous GPS. The solar models of the Instinct 2S can last for an 51 days in smartwatch mode and up to 28 hours with continuous GPS mode.

The pricing and colours offered in the Instinct 2 series is as follows:

Product Colors Price
Instinct 2S Graphite Rs. 33,990
Instinct 2S Solar Graphite Rs. 43,990
Instinct 2 Graphite Rs. 36,990
Instinct 2 Camo Edition Graphite Camo Rs. 41,490
Instinct 2 Solar Graphite, Tidal Blue Rs. 46,990
Instinct 2 Solar Tactical Edition Black, Coyote Tan Rs. 51,990

The Instinct 2 will be available for sale from Monday, 14th March’22 onwards in India, across various online and offline retail stores. 

Commenting on the launch, Ali Rizvi, Director, Garmin India, said:

Instinct is one of the popular product lines under Garmin outdoor segment that meets the expectations of the young generation, outdoor enthusiasts, and individuals with rugged lifestyles. The new Instinct 2 Series is now enhanced with ground-breaking and innovative technology to amplify user experience to the next level with its bold colors and new lifestyle, multiple fitness, health & wellness features that monitor daily fitness regime routine and guide the users for a healthy today and tomorrow. Garmin Instinct 2 series is specially designed for those who love to stand out in the crowd, with style and comfort.