Garmin Instinct 2 Solar Smartwatch
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Garmin Instinct 2 Solar Smartwatch

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Rs. 47,999.00 Rs. 50,490.00
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TRUST YOUR INSTINCT

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

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

Military standard toughness means no holding back.

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

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

Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.

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


Colors are subject to availability and may vary from the images shown





General

Lens Material Power Glass
Bezel Material fiber-reinforced polymer
Case material fiber-reinforced polymer
QuickFit watch band compatible (22 mm)
Strap material silicone
Physical size 45 x 45 x 14.5 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  
GPS Time Sync  
Automatic daylight saving time  
Alarm clock  
Timer  
Stopwatch  
Sunrise/sunset times  

Health Monitoring

Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second)  
Daily Resting Heart Rate  
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7)  
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation (spot-check, during sleep, all day)
Fitness Age  
Body Battery Energy Monitor  
All-day Stress  
Relaxation breathing timer  
Sleep  
Sleep score and insights  
Hydration (in Garmin Connect)
Women's Health (in Garmin Connect)
Health snapshot  

Sensors

GPS  
GLONASS  
Galileo  
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor  
Barometric altimeter  
Compass  
Accelerometer  
Thermometer  
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor  

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)  
Smart Notifications  
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)  
Calendar  
Weather  
Realtime settings sync with Garmin Connect mobile  
Battery saver (customizable low power watch)  
Controls smartphone music  
Find My Phone  
Find My Watch  
VIRB Remote  
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Golf app  
Pairs with Garmin Connect Mobile  

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack  
Incident Detection during select activities  
Assistance  

Tactical Features

STEALTH MODE  
NIGHT VISION MODE  
DUAL GRID COORDINATES  
KILL SWITCH  

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter  
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)  
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)  
Calories burned  
Floors climbed  
Distance traveled  
Intensity minutes  
TrueUp  
Move IQ  
Garmin Connect Challenges app (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  
Strength workouts  
HIIT workouts  
Automatic rep counting  

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones  
HR alerts  
HR calories  
% HR max  
% HRR  
Recovery time  
Auto max HR  
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices) (using ANT+)
Respiration rate (during exercise)  
GPS speed and distance  
Customizable data pages  
Customizable activity profiles  
Auto Pause  
Interval training  
Advanced workouts  
Downloadable training plans  
Power Modes - customizable in-activity battery settings  
Auto Lap  
Manual lap  
Configurable lap alerts  
Heat and altitude acclimation  
VO2 Max (Run)  
VO2 Max (Trail Run)  
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)  
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)  
Training Effect  
Training Effect (anaerobic)  
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)  
Improved recovery time  
Daily suggested workouts  
Custom alerts  
Audio prompts  
Finish time  
Virtual Partner  
Race an Activity  
Auto multisport activities  
Manual multisport activities  
Course guidance  
Touch and/or button lock  
Hot keys  
Auto scroll  
Activity history on watch  
Physio TrueUp  

Running Features

Available run profiles Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
GPS-based distance, time and pace  
Running dynamics (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) (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) (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)  
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)  
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) (with compatible accessory)
Run workouts  
Race predictor  
Foot pod capable  

Golfing Features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)  
Yardage to layups/doglegs  
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) manual
Digital scorecard  
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)  
Auto CourseView updates  
Green View with manual pin position  
Hazards and course targets  
Round timer/odometer  
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)  
Tournament legal  

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  
Bread crumb trail in real time  
Back to start  
TracBack  
UltraTrac mode  
Elevation profile  
Distance to destination  
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert  
Trail run auto climb  
Vertical speed  
Total ascent/descent  
Future elevation plot  
Compatible with BaseCamp  
GPS coordinates  
Sight 'N Go  
Area calculation  
Projected waypoint  
Sun and moon information  
XERO Locations  
Expedition GPS Activity  

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)  
Courses  
MTB Grit & Flow  
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)  
Race an activity  
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)  
Compatible with Vector (power meter)  
Power meter compatible  
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)  

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)  
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)  
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)  
Drill logging (pool swim only)  
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)  
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)  
Auto rest (pool swim only)  
Time and distance alerts  
Countdown start (pool swim only)  
Pool swim workouts  
Underwater wrist-based heart rate  
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim)  

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe Challenges app (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe Challenges app)

Connectivity

Smart trainer control  

TRUST YOUR INSTINCT

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

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

Military standard toughness means no holding back.

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

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

Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.

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


Colors are subject to availability and may vary from the images shown





General

Lens Material Power Glass
Bezel Material fiber-reinforced polymer
Case material fiber-reinforced polymer
QuickFit watch band compatible (22 mm)
Strap material silicone
Physical size 45 x 45 x 14.5 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  
GPS Time Sync  
Automatic daylight saving time  
Alarm clock  
Timer  
Stopwatch  
Sunrise/sunset times  

Health Monitoring

Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second)  
Daily Resting Heart Rate  
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7)  
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation (spot-check, during sleep, all day)
Fitness Age  
Body Battery Energy Monitor  
All-day Stress  
Relaxation breathing timer  
Sleep  
Sleep score and insights  
Hydration (in Garmin Connect)
Women's Health (in Garmin Connect)
Health snapshot  

Sensors

GPS  
GLONASS  
Galileo  
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor  
Barometric altimeter  
Compass  
Accelerometer  
Thermometer  
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor  

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)  
Smart Notifications  
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)  
Calendar  
Weather  
Realtime settings sync with Garmin Connect mobile  
Battery saver (customizable low power watch)  
Controls smartphone music  
Find My Phone  
Find My Watch  
VIRB Remote  
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Golf app  
Pairs with Garmin Connect Mobile  

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack  
Incident Detection during select activities  
Assistance  

Tactical Features

STEALTH MODE  
NIGHT VISION MODE  
DUAL GRID COORDINATES  
KILL SWITCH  

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter  
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)  
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)  
Calories burned  
Floors climbed  
Distance traveled  
Intensity minutes  
TrueUp  
Move IQ  
Garmin Connect Challenges app (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  
Strength workouts  
HIIT workouts  
Automatic rep counting  

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones  
HR alerts  
HR calories  
% HR max  
% HRR  
Recovery time  
Auto max HR  
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices) (using ANT+)
Respiration rate (during exercise)  
GPS speed and distance  
Customizable data pages  
Customizable activity profiles  
Auto Pause  
Interval training  
Advanced workouts  
Downloadable training plans  
Power Modes - customizable in-activity battery settings  
Auto Lap  
Manual lap  
Configurable lap alerts  
Heat and altitude acclimation  
VO2 Max (Run)  
VO2 Max (Trail Run)  
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.)  
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC)  
Training Effect  
Training Effect (anaerobic)  
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)  
Improved recovery time  
Daily suggested workouts  
Custom alerts  
Audio prompts  
Finish time  
Virtual Partner  
Race an Activity  
Auto multisport activities  
Manual multisport activities  
Course guidance  
Touch and/or button lock  
Hot keys  
Auto scroll  
Activity history on watch  
Physio TrueUp  

Running Features

Available run profiles Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
GPS-based distance, time and pace  
Running dynamics (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) (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) (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)  
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)  
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) (with compatible accessory)
Run workouts  
Race predictor  
Foot pod capable  

Golfing Features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)  
Yardage to layups/doglegs  
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) manual
Digital scorecard  
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)  
Auto CourseView updates  
Green View with manual pin position  
Hazards and course targets  
Round timer/odometer  
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)  
Tournament legal  

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  
Bread crumb trail in real time  
Back to start  
TracBack  
UltraTrac mode  
Elevation profile  
Distance to destination  
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert  
Trail run auto climb  
Vertical speed  
Total ascent/descent  
Future elevation plot  
Compatible with BaseCamp  
GPS coordinates  
Sight 'N Go  
Area calculation  
Projected waypoint  
Sun and moon information  
XERO Locations  
Expedition GPS Activity  

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)  
Courses  
MTB Grit & Flow  
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)  
Race an activity  
FTP (Functional Threshold Power)  
Compatible with Vector (power meter)  
Power meter compatible  
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)  

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)  
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)  
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)  
Drill logging (pool swim only)  
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)  
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)  
Auto rest (pool swim only)  
Time and distance alerts  
Countdown start (pool swim only)  
Pool swim workouts  
Underwater wrist-based heart rate  
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim)  

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe Challenges app (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe Challenges app)

Connectivity

Smart trainer control