Garmin Instinct Solar Sports Watch (Tidal Blue)

Model: 010-02293-11

SKU: 379521 Product ID: 273599

  • Rugged GPS smartwatch with solar charging
  • Constructed for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 meters)
  • Monitor your heart rate¹, activity and stress; train with preloaded activity profiles


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    Do what you love, longer with Instinct Solar. These rugged GPS smartwatches boasts solar charging — giving incredible battery life in smartwatch and Expedition modes while outdoors. Monitor how your body uses energy by tracking heart rate, stress, sleep1 and Pulse Ox2 — which helps give you a better understanding of your health and wellness. Get more out of the sports you love with preloaded activity profiles such as running, biking, swimming and more. Smart notifications3 at the wrist keep you connected to what matters. Multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) help you track wherever your adventures take you.

    Key Features

    Engineered for endurance
    Fibre-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 colours, high contrast displays and purpose-built design bring to life a non-traditional smartwatch

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

    Battery life
    Smartwatch: Up to 24 days / 54 days with solar*
    GPS: Up to 30hrs / 38 hrs with solar**
    Max Battery GPS Mode: 70hrs / 145 hrs solar charging**
    Expedition GPS Activity: 28 days / 68 days with solar*
    Battery Saver Watch Mode: 56 days / Unlimited 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.

    Military standard 810
    Instinct is built to the U.S. military standard 810 for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 metres)

    Power manager
    View how various settings and sensors impact your watch’s battery life, so you can make battery-extending changes on the fly.

    Sports apps
    Use preloaded activity profiles for surfing, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, strength and more

    Wrist-based heart rate
    Get heart rate data1 along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest; gauge how hard your heart is working during activities, even underwater

    Pulse OX2
    For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox2 sensor uses light beams at your wrist to gauge how well your body is absorbing oxygen

    Stress tracking
    Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day

    Body battery™ energy monitor
    Optimise your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest

    Advanced sleep monitoring
    Get a full picture of how you’re sleeping, with a breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages as well as Pulse Ox2

    Multi-GNSS Support
    Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone

    ABC Sensors
    Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass

    Smart notifications3
    Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device

    Pair for satellite communication
    Pair Instinct with an inReach® device (sold separately; active satellite subscription required) to view and send messages, get weather alerts on your wrist and trigger an SOS to the GEOS 24/7 emergency response teamRecord the number of waves surfed, maximum speed reached and distance traveled by using the surf activity profile

    1 See for more information
    2 This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Pulse Ox not available in all countries
    3 When paired with a compatible smartphone; see
    4 See for more details


    Wearable Type - Watches

    Colour - Blue

    Face size (mm) - 45.0

    Strap Size - Adjustable

    Smart Watch - True

    Pedometer - True

    Speedometer - True

    Distance - True

    Accelerometer - True

    GPS - True

    Heart rate - True

    Sleep Tracker - True

    Calories burned - True

    Alarm clock - True

    Bluetooth - Yes

    Rechargeable - True

    Environmental protection - Water resistant/Dustproof/Shockproof

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