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Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar smartwatches launched in India: price, specifications

On: September 25, 2020

Garmin has announced two new smartwatches caled the Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar in India. The USP of these smartwatches are that they are equipped with solar charging technology for enhanced battery performance.

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The Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar smartwatches support a wide range of sports activities like indoor climbing, fishing, and mountain biking that are unavailable in conventional smartwatches. Both watches feature multiple sensors including GPS, heart rate tracker, and body battery.

Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar specifications and features

Garmin Instinct Solar and Fēnix 6 Pro Solar

The Instinct Solar features a 0.9-inch round-shaped monochrome display that features a resolution of 128 x 128 pixels. The case and bezels of the device are made from fibre-reinforced polymer and it has a silicone strap. It comes with a Power Glass solar panel with an ultra-thin multi-layer structure, which can continue to charge the device even when the panel is partially covered. The smartwatch promises a battery life of up to 24 days and an additional usage of 30 days through solar charge.

The company claims that users can enjoy unlimited battery life on the Instinct Solar and Instinct Solar – Camo Edition through the Battery Saver mode in the Power Manager feature. The Body Battery feature can determine overall energy levels by analysing heart rate variability, stress level, sleep quality, and activity data. The Pulse Ox (SpO2) tracker is the new addition on the device that can alert users when there is a drop blood oxygen level due to the COVID-19 virus. It comes with other features like 10ATM water resistance, 32M of RAM, GPS, Bluetooth, and multiple health and fitness tracking modes.

The Fenix 6 Pro Solar comes with a 1.3-inch transflective colour display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. It features 260 x 260 pixels resolution.

The Fenix 6 Pro Solar is equipped with a stainless-steel bezel, fiber-reinforced polymer case and a silicone strap. It also comes with a Power Glass solar panel and Power Manager feature. It offers 14 days of battery life indoors and up to 16 days of battery performance with sufficient solar exposure. Its packed with other features like 10ATM water resistance, 32M of RAM, GPS, Bluetooth.

Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar price in India

The Garmin Instinct Solar in Graphite, Tidal Blue, Orchid, Sunburst, and Flame Red is priced at Rs 42,090. The Instinct Solar Graphite Camo and Instinct Solar Lichen Camo variants are both priced at Rs 47,090. The Black variant of the Fenix 6 Pro Solar with a Slate Gray Band is priced at Rs 89,990. Its Cobalt Blue version with a Whitestone Band costs Rs 99,990.

Both smartwatches can be purchased through online shopping platforms like Amazon India, Flipkart, Myntra, Tata CliQ, and Paytm Mall. The Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar will be also available through offline stores across the country.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.