Garmin Instinct 2X series launched, brings advanced features for outdoor activities

Gadgetren – Garmin Indonesia has relaunched its new version of smartwatch in Indonesia targeting outdoor and sports users through the Instinct 2X series..

The wearable comes in two model variants which include the Instinct 2X Solar and the Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition. The Instinct 2X Solar is priced at IDR 7,999,000 while the Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition is priced at IDR 8,899,000.

Currently, Garmin enthusiasts in Indonesia can purchase the Instinct 2X series through e-commerce, which is their official partner in Shopee, Tokopedia, Blibli and Eraspace. In addition to the fitness assistant function to accompany users during exercise, this smart watch can also support users’ activities in wilderness adventures.

With its ability to withstand extreme environments, Instinct 2X series Of course it has a diameter of 50mm with a fiber reinforced polymer case material.

The display of the device is also equipped with a Power Glass lens which is said to be scratch resistant and also acts as a solar panel to absorb battery power so that it can be used all day.

The solar panel is claimed to be able to produce 50 percent more energy than the previous generation Instinct 2 Solar. In addition, the Instinct 2X series has also been tested and certified to US military standards (MIL-STD-810) for temperature and shock resistance, as well as water resistance up to 10 ATM or 10 meters.

Interestingly, the Instinct 2X series provides features that can help users survive outside, such as camping, which requires lighting at night. Therefore, this smart watch is equipped with an LED flashlight.

The Instinct 2X Solar model comes in red or white while the Tactical Edition model comes in white and green with even more optimal light levels. The LED flashlight also provides a strobe function that allows the light to adjust to your running pace and the light will change color between white and red.


This aims to help users be seen by people around them and be able to have lighting in front of them. Especially for running sports, the Instinct 2X series features Obstacle Course Racing mode, which can display running section activities and obstacles of various types.

With this feature, users can manually record the obstacles and once the obstacles are marked in the first round, they will be automatically tracked for the subsequent rounds.

Obstacle Course Racing features include the number of runs on a given course, running time, number of obstacles, time spent on each obstacle, running metrics (distance, pace, cadence, stride length and more), profiles elevation and heart rate.

Meanwhile, for other sports, the Instinct 2X series can also measure badminton and soccer sports activities. For badminton, you can measure game duration, heart rate and active calories, while for football, you can choose two modes, namely Indoor and Outdoor, which will record both matrix data when you play or do football.

The Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition model provides even more advanced features in the form of tactical features such as Jumpmaster, preloaded tactical activities, projected waypoints, dual-location GPS format, Night-Vision and Stealth Mode that prevents GPS location sharing and disable wireless communication.

In addition to the top features above, the Instinct 2X series can also track users’ health data such as heart rate monitoring, sleep quality, blood oxygen levels, and even VO2 max.

In addition, it is also equipped with Multi-Band GNSS for GPS, 3-axis compass, TrackBack routing to return to the original route and connected to the Connect IQ app on mobile devices.

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