Garmin announced its second generation of Instinct smartwatches. This tough smartwatch was created to be able to accompany user activities in all fields without worrying about the battery running out quickly.
There are two models available in the Garmin Instinct 2 Series line, namely the Garmin Instinct 2 and 2S. Both differ in size. The Garmin Instinct 2 has a body diameter of 45mm and 40mm for the Instinct 2S. Both carry tough designs by military standards. So, it can withstand extreme temperatures, is shockproof and water resistant up to 100 meters.
To suit the needs of users, the Garmin Instinct 2 and 2S come in various variants that carry different features. There are four variants available namely
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Instinct 2 Solar: This variant is equipped with solar panels to recharge the battery. So, in theory the Instinct 2 Solar battery will not run out in smartwatch mode. Garmin Pay features for cashless payment systems are also now supported.
Instinct 2 Solar Tactical Editions: The military's most popular variant features Kill Switch, Stealth Mode, compatible with Night Vision goggles, Dual Format Position Coordinates, and Jumpmaster Activity Mode. This variant also supports solar panels to recharge the battery. There are two color choices, namely Coyote Tan and Black.
Surf Edition: This variant is for surfers and water sports enthusiasts. The features it brings include a widget to display wave information and ocean conditions. The Surf Edition is available on the Garmin Instinct 2 and 2S with or without the solar panel feature.
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Camo Editions: The entire body comes with a camo pattern that can be matched in any condition. There are two color choices, namely Graphite and Mist.
All Garmin Instinct 2 Series models and variants carry the same standard features. For example, there are various sports modes available, support for fitness monitoring features, being able to monitor the body's VO2 Max oxygen levels during sports activities, and monitoring sleep patterns. Support for tracking and navigation systems will also be more accurate relying on GPS, GLONASS and Galileo systems.