Garmin India has shown the world its latest Instinct 2 family members, the Instinct 2X Solar and the Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition. These watches are built tough to handle extreme environments, meeting the U.S. military's MIL-STD-810 standards, they say.
These watches are equipped with solar charging capability, meaning you can say goodbye to battery anxiety. Unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode? Sign me up! And they're not just tough, they're also water-resistant up to 10 ATM and sport a scratch-resistant Power Glass lens.
Now, let's look at the Instinct 2X Solar's newest activity, the Obstacle Course Racing. Athletes can manually mark obstacle splits on the first lap, and guess what? The watch takes over and automatically tracks them for the subsequent laps. Plus, you'll get all the details like run metrics, elevation profile, heart rate and even the time spent conquering each obstacle.
The Instinct 2X Solar has more tricks up its sleeve. It comes with a built-in LED flashlight for those moments when you're setting up camp in the dark or going for a run in low-light conditions. And you can choose between red or adjustable white light for enhanced visibility. Imagine running with a strobe light that matches your cadence – you'll be the coolest runner out there, dazzling everyone with your moves!
Now, if you're into tactical operations, the Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition could prove useful to you. It's packed with features like Jumpmaster, tactical preloaded activities, and dual-position GPS formatting, it even has Night-Vision Compatibility. Oh, and if you're feeling extra sneaky, you can activate Stealth Mode on the Tactical Edition. Say goodbye to GPS position sharing and wireless communication. You'll be training like a pro in top-secret locations without compromising any sensitive information. Mission accomplished!
Let's not forget the multi-LED flashlight on the Tactical Edition. Not only does it provide the usual white light but it also boasts a dedicated green option. The green light helps you maintain your natural night vision during those covert night operations to the fridge. As for price, the Instinct 2X Solar is for ₹50,490 and Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition is for ₹55,990.