Garmin Instinct 2 Solar GPS Smartwatch

All-day health monitoring with a 2 year guarantee included

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Whatever you do, own it with the Instinct 2 Solar from Garmin. This rugged GPS smartwatch is tough enough to keep up with you, unique enough to fit your style, and comes with solar charging capabilities for unlimited battery life when in smartwatch mode. Built to be thermal, shock and water-resistant up to 100 meters, the fibre reinforced polymer case adds strength and durability, with the scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass display proves high-contrast enough to read in bright sunlight, so you can take on life’s unlimited possibilities

If you've never been one to follow the beaten path — then the Instinct 2 Solar has you covered. You can track your adventures thanks to the built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter, plus multiple global navigation satellite systems such as GPS, GLONASS and Galileo that can help guide through more challenging terrain.

Live the ultimate connected life with smart notifications, Garmin Pay and Connect IQ compatibility. Do more of what you love with preloaded activity profiles for running, biking, swimming, fishing and strength training. Get to understanding your body better with all-day health monitoring for energy levels, stress, sleep, Pulse Ox and more. VO2 Max and other training features help you track your overall cardiovascular fitness directly from the device and from the Garmin Connect app, meaning you can stay on top of your aerobic fitness at the touch of a button.

Technical details

  • Functions:
    • Watch: Time, date, GPS time sync, daylight saving time, alarm, timer, stopwatch, sunrise/sunset 
    • Fitness/Health Tracking: Heart rate, sleep, Pulse Ox, respiration and more
    • Navigation: Built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter
    • Sports: Running, biking, swimming, strength training and more; plus VO2 Max and dedicated fishing activity profile
  • Multi-Satellite (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO) network capability
  • Wrist based heart rate monitor
  • Thermal and shock resistant
  • Water resistant up to 100m
  • Connect IQ compatibility
  • Smart notifications
  • Garmin Pay
  • Power manager and battery sensors
  • Compatible with inReach products
  • Connect to device via Bluetooth
  • Battery Life:
    • Smartwatch Mode: Unlimited (with solar charging)
    • GPS Mode: 48 hours (when solar charging) 
  • Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla glass
  • Fibre-reinforced polymer case
  • Sunlight-readable display


GPS features
ANT+ compatible, Alert, Auto pause, Automatic routing, Barometer/altimeter, Base map, Calorie counter, Camera, Compass, GLONASS, GPS function, Interval training, Live tracking, NFC, Power meter compatible, Pre-loaded maps, SOS message, Send (preset) SMS/e-mail message, Smart notifications, Touchscreen, Travelled distance, VO2 max, Water resistant, Waterproof, Weather forecast, Wi-Fi
Display size
Custom, two-window design; 0.9? x 0.9? (23 x 23 mm)
Battery info
Rechargeable internal lithium-ion
Battery life
Smartwatch Mode: Unlimited (with solar charging), GPS Mode: 48 hours (when solar charging)


Weight (g)
Dimensions (cm)
In package
USB charging/data cable/Documentation/instructions

Other features

Ideal For
Backpacking, Bushcraft, Camping, Climbing, CrossTraining, Cycling, Fitness, Hiking, Marathon, Mountaineering, Outdoor sports, Running, Skiing, Sport climbing, Trail Running, Travel, Trekking, Winter Climbing, Winter sports
Electronics & Gadget Type
Smart Watches
Outdoor accessories
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