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Garmin Launches Instinct 2 Series Watches


GARMIN officially announced the launch of the Instinct® 2 series, complementing the tough personal-inspired Instinct smartwatch line, today, Friday (11/3).

Designed to withstand the elements, Instinct 2 series technology is able to maximize the day-to-day of its users with unlimited battery life on select models, a variety of sizes, bold new color options, and a full suite of Garmin health and wellness features such as the VO2 Max. and Sleep Score.

In Indonesia itself, the first generation Instinct was introduced in 2018 and has attracted users who are active and want to maximize their days.

This convinced Garmin to re-release the latest Instinct series in Indonesia, supported by the younger generation’s interest in outdoor activities.

Dan Bartel, Vice President of Global Consumer Sales at Garmin, said: “The Instinct 2 series is designed to be bold, stand out from the crowd, and help make the most of each day.

“But there is more than pleasing our eyes with the design of the Instinct 2 series, namely the combination of adventurous color with Garmin technology that makes this product more than just a smartwatch. Instinct 2 is a trusted tool to help you live your life the way you want,” added Dan Bartel in a press release, Friday (11/3).

In addition to coming with a new, brighter color option, the Instinct 2 series offers a slimmer look with two sizes, the 45 mm bezel and the Instinct 2S with a smaller bezel, which is 40 mm, to provide more comfort for women and people with wrists. his hands are smaller.

The new high-resolution, easier-to-read display and protected by scratch-resistant glass can give users the confidence to face any challenge.

As a tribute to the rugged Instinct and Instinct Solar series, the Instinct 2 is still designed to military standards 810 for heat and shock resistance, and is water resistant to a depth of 100 meters. The Instinct 2 Series breaks tradition with unique color options such as Graphite Camo, Poppy, and Neo-Tropic and is available in Instinct 2 Solar, standard (non-solar), Surf, Tactical and Camo editions.

Not only that, using Garmin technology, users can customize the Instinct 2 or 2S Solar to represent their personality with more than 240 different design combinations as well as a variety of bezel and band options. The Instinct 2 series is compatible with the Garmin Connect IQ™ Store, a complete platform for personalizing the Instinct 2 series with free downloads of apps, widgets, watch faces, data fields and more.

Health and wellness features such as Hydration Tracking, Connect Leaderboard, Menstrual Cycle, and Pregnancy Tracking are also available to Instinct 2 owners via CIQ.


Solar technology

Bringing improved battery life to the popular smartwatch lineup, the Instinct 2 delivers up to four weeks of continuous use with smartwatch mode.

Thanks to advances in solar technology, the Instinct 2 Solar model also offers unlimited battery life with a smartwatch mode that sets a new battery life standard for Garmin.

Furthermore, according to him, Instinct 2 now presents a complete range of Garmin Health features that help users maximize their lives for the better. Facilities provided include Sleep Score, Advanced Sleep Monitoring, and a new Health Monitoring activity that allows users to record key health metrics, such as Body Battery, stress level, and heart rate in one single view.

Fitness fans will also be more motivated with VO2 Max, Fitness Age, Training Status/Load/Effect, Recovery Time, HIIT Workouts, and Daily Suggested Workouts.

The Instinct 2 series of watches comes with sports apps and activities to support users’ passions, including a new multisport activity that allows users to transition between activities and display their total time and distance.

Family and friends can follow user activities via text messages and close people can also be notified if there is an emergency with the Incident Detection feature in Instinct 2.

When the Instinct 2 is paired with Garmin Connect™ Mobile and an incident is detected, Garmin Connect Mobile can send a message with the username and location (if applicable) to its emergency contacts. The Instinct 2 series presents three editions designed with special features, namely Surf Editions for water sports activities such as surfing, windsurfing, and kiteboarding. (N-2)