Garmin has launched the Instinct as its first ever lifestyle smartwatch in India. Built for outdoor activities, the Garmin Instinct comes with a rugged body and scratch-resistant screen. It has landed in India with a price tag of Rs 26,990.
Garmin Instinct Features
The MIL-STD-810G rating allows the Garmin Instinct to withstand harsh climatic conditions. It features silicone strap and its bezels and case have fiber-reinforced polymer. It comes with 10 ATM rating which makes it possible to use under 100 meters of water. Hence, it can safely used while swimming, snorkeling, but not in deep water activities like scuba diving. There is a TracBack feature on the device which helps users to return through the same route to the starting point.
When paired with a smartphone, the Garmin Instinct can show notifications, weather updates, control music, find phone, access camera remote function and more. On Android devices, the Instinct allows users to respond to text messages and reject phone calls.
When it comes to activity tracking, it offers features such as a pedometer, calories counter and all-day stress tracking. It is preloaded with gym activity profiles for strength, cardio, elliptical training and more. The Garmin Instinct offers preloaded running profiles for treadmill running, indoor track running and trail running. It also loaded with profiles for outdoor recreational activities, cycling and swimming.
Commenting on the launch, Garmin India National Sales Manager Ali Rizvi said, “Built on US military standard 810G (MIL-STD-810G) for thermal, shock and water resistance, the watch holds all the technologically advanced features for the people who loves to explore outdoor experiences,” Rizvi added.
Garmin Instinct Specifications
The Garmin Instinct measures 45 x 45 x 15.3mm and weighs 52 grams. The Instinct smartwatch is fitted with a monochrome display of 128 x 128 pixels. It comes with 16MB of onboard memory.
The exact size of the battery of the Garmin Instinct is not mentioned on its official website. However, the manufacturer claims that it can last for up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, up to 14 hours in GPS mode and for up to 35 hours in UltraTrac battery saving mode. It is equipped with multiple sensors such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, heart rate sensor, barometric altimeter, compass, accelerometer and thermometer. It can be paired with iPhone and Android devices through Bluetooth.
Garmin Instinct Price
The Garmin Instinct carries a hefty price tag of Rs 26,990. It can be purchased through various channels such as Garmin’s authorised and online store, select Helio outlets, Paytm Mall and Amazon India. The colour options include Instinct Graphite, Instinct Tundra and Instinct Flame Red.