Instinct® Solar, Tidal Blue

$399.99

ENGINEERED FOR ENDURANCE

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

SOLAR BATTERY

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

Category:

Physical & Performance

Display size custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)
Display resolution 128 x 128 pixels
GPS Yes
Weight 53 g
Display type monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
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

Maps & Navigation

Memory/History 16 MB

Features

Auto lap splits No
“Repeat on” rest timer (pool swim only) Yes
3-axis compass with HSI (horizontal situation indicator) No
Touch and/or button lock Yes
Pilates workouts No
Preloaded ski resort maps No
GPS coordinates Yes
Wind speed and direction (requires connection to Garmin Golf app) No
Live Event Sharing No
Lap Time Repeatability Score (LTR) No
Air integration No
Audio prompts Yes
Sleep yes (advanced)
Auto CourseView updates No
Downloadable training plans Yes
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) No
Battery saver (customizable low power watch) Yes
Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) No
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) No
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar) No
Swing Tempo No
Task timers (2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes) No
Plays and controls watch music No
APNEA mode No
Pool swim workouts Yes
Multi-gas mode No
Kill switch No
Race an Activity Yes
Hot keys Yes
Single-gas mode No
Activity history on watch Yes
On-screen workout animations No
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) No
Auto max HR Yes
Critical swim speed No
Training load focus No
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display) No
HR alerts Yes
Foot pod capable Yes
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter) No
Training Effect (anaerobic) No
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts yes (high and low)
Phone-free text messaging No
Vertical speed Yes
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) No
Customizable data pages Yes
Number of transmitters supported No
Race an activity Yes
Finish time Yes
Elevation profile Yes
Configurable lap alerts Yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to Garmin Connect) No
Incident Detection during select activities No
PlaysLike distance No
Virtual Partner Yes
VO2 Max (Run) No
Relaxation reminders No
Reminder alerts No
Physio TrueUp Yes
Custom alerts Yes
NEXRAD on moving map No
Back to start Yes
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of ‘bounce’ in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) No
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC) No
Altimeter with adjustable baro setting No
Physical size 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Compatible with BaseCamp™ Yes
Chronograph No
Available gym activity profiles Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
Live Delta Time No
Automatic altitude adjustment No
Ambient light sensor No
Bezel Material fiber-reinforced polymer
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point) No
Hazards and course targets No
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only) Yes
TruSwing™ compatible No
UltraTrac mode Yes
In-flight Pulse Ox No
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) No
Calendar Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
Unlock new step icons No
Preloaded race tracks No
Weather Yes
Auto Lap® Yes
Sunrise/sunset times Yes
Pacing alerts (pool swim only) No
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor Yes
Relaxation breathing timer Yes
Floors climbed Yes
Respiration rate (24×7) No
% HR max Yes
Gas consumption rate No
% HRR Yes
Gas time remaining No
Case material fiber-reinforced polymer
Available outdoor recreation profiles Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Fishing, Hunting, Tactical
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only) Yes
TracBack® Yes
Storm alert Yes
Water rating 10 ATM
Subwave™ Support No
Advanced Vector support No
Handicap scoring No
Audible alerts No
Autopilot Control no
Color display No
Multiple bike profiles No
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels) No
Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second) Yes
HR zones Yes
Auto rest (pool swim only) No
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit) No
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Find My Phone Yes
Stride length (real time) No
Sleep score and insights No
Custom targets No
Downloadable cartography support No
Available run profiles Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor) No
Stopwatch Yes
Run workouts Yes
Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories) Yes
Training Effect No
Worldwide airport database(s) No
Waypoint information page No
GPS speed and distance Yes
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling) No
Area calculation Yes
Find My Watch Yes
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory) No
Connext avionics connectivity No
Advanced workouts Yes
Trendline™ Popularity Routing No
Strava Live Segments No
VIRB® Remote Yes
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Dual grid coordinates Yes
Expedition GPS Activity Yes
TrueUp™ Yes
Timer Yes
Multiple time zones with Zulu/UTC No
Trimix support No
Courses Yes
Respiration rate (during exercise) No
Compatible with Varia™ lights No
Thermometer Yes
Hydration yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Alarm clock Yes
Wirelessly receive flight plans from Garmin Pilot™ No
Group LiveTrack No
Intensity minutes Yes
Interval training Yes
Gyroscope No
Underwater wrist-based heart rate Yes
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories) Yes
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile Yes
Touchscreen No
Countdown start (pool swim only) No
Virtual starting line No
Preloaded topographical maps No
Sun and moon information Yes
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner No
Night vision mode No
Available swim profiles Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming
Tempo Training No
Power Modes – customizable in-activity battery settings Yes
Move IQ™ Yes
Automatically saves dive entry and exit locations No
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor) Yes
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor Yes
Tides No
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) No
GLONASS Yes
Boat Data Streaming no
Smart Notifications Yes
Sight ‘N Go Yes
Garmin Pay™ No
Automatic daylight saving time Yes
Yoga workouts No
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation yes (spot-check and optionally in sleep)
Depth sensor No
Projected waypoint Yes
Bread crumb trail in real time Yes
Time/date yes
Sync dive log to Garmin Dive™ Mobile app No
Rewards (coins) No
Virtual caddie No
Calories burned Yes
Customizable activity profiles Yes
Auto start/end dive No
Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app No
Garmin Live Segments No
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) No
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) Yes
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute) Yes
Controls smartphone music Yes
Power meter compatible No
Total ascent/descent Yes
Auto multisport activities No
Last race summary No
Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map) No
PinPointer No
Step counter Yes
Quick Release bands No
APNEA hunt mode No
60-minute activity goal No
Trail run auto climb Yes
Manual multisport activities No
Chores No
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert Yes
Automatic rep counting Yes
LiveTrack Yes
Moving Map with aviation airports, navaids, roads, bodies of water and more No
HR calories Yes
Point-to-point navigation Yes
Anchor Alarm No
Gauge mode No
PacePro™ Pacing Strategies No
Tides No
Time and distance alerts Yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs No
XERO™ Locations Yes
Auto Pause® Yes
All-day Stress Yes
Running dynamics No
Full vector map No
Tack assist mode No
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor Yes
Worldwide NAVAID and Intersection database(s) No
Available cycling profiles Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking
Future elevation plot Yes
QuickFit™ watch band compatible yes (22 mm)
Accelerometer Yes
Recovery time No
Orienteering No
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only) Yes
Custom dive data screens No
Around Me mode No
Hunt/fish calendar No
Drill logging (pool swim only) Yes
Preloaded with 42,000 courses worldwide No
Course guidance Yes
Track timer No
Strap material silicone
GPS Time Sync Yes
Countdown timer No
Race App No
Auto scroll Yes
Analog hands No
Round timer/odometer No
Compass Yes
Heat and altitude acclimation No
Lens Material Power Glass™
Cardio workouts Yes
Green View with manual pin position No
Connected GPS No
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level) No
Strength workouts Yes
Galileo Yes
Distance to destination Yes
Women’s Health yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.) No
Manual lap Yes
Distance traveled Yes
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories) Yes
GPS-based distance, time and pace Yes
Daily Resting Heart Rate Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Garmin AutoShot™ No
Fitness Age No
Nitrox support No
Unit-to-unit route/location sharing No
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) No
Dive ascent/descent rate indicator No
Built-in barometer and tide tables No
Assistance No
Race predictor No
Stealth Mode No
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