Garmin Instinct Rugged GPS Smartwatch Launched At Rs 26,990

Garmin has launched a new rugged smartwatch in the Indian market. The GPS-enabled wearable has a US MIL-STD-810G durability rating. Additional highlights include an inbuilt 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter. It will be available in the country via both offline and online stores. Read more to find about Garmin Instinct Rugged GPS Smartwatch Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Garmin Instinct Rugged GPS Smartwatch

Price and Availability

Price Rs 26,990

The Garmin Instinct Rugged GPS Smartwatch is priced in India at Rs 26,990. It will be available at Garmin’s authorized stores, select Helios stores and online stores like Amazon India, Paytm Mall, and The Garmin Store.

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Specifications and Features

  • US MIL-STD-810 rating
  • Fiber-reinforced polymer case
  • Thermal resistance
  • Shock resistance
  • Water resistance
  • GPS
  • Galileo tracking
  • 3-axis compass
  • Barometric altimeter
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Multiple sports modes
  • Three color options

The new rugged smartwatch features a fiber-reinforced polymer case. It comes with thermal, shock, and water resistance build. The wearable has a US MIL-STD-810 rating. It comes in Flame Red, Graphite, and Tundra color options.

The Garmin Instinct comes with an inbuilt 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter. Additionally, it supports multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo) and comes with a wrist-based heart rate monitor.

The smartwatch comes pre-loaded with multiple sports modes like running, cycling, swimming, climbing, skiing, rowing, weightlifting, and yoga. It can be paired with your smartphone. The Garmin Connect online fitness community offers functionalities like automatic uploads, live tracking, and the GroupTrack feature.

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“We are excited to introduce Instinct as India’s first ‘lifestyle watch’ for the people who wish to have an approachable smartwatch that is rugged and reliable,” said Ali Rizvi, National Sales Manager-Garmin India.

“Built on US military standard 810G (MIL-STD-810G) for thermal, shock and water resistance, the watch holds all the technologically advanced features for the people who love to explore outdoor experiences,” he added.

Recently, Garmin launched the Fenix 5X Plus multi-sport watch at Rs 79,990. It features a scratch-resistant sapphire lens. The ‘Chroma Display’ comes with LED backlighting for better readability. The company claims that the new wearable can last up to 18 days in smartwatch mode, and 11 hours with GPS/ music enabled. Additionally, an UltraTrac power-saver mode can extend battery life up to 64 hours.

The fitness-focused smartwatch also comes with an inbuilt GPS and Galileo tracking. The inbuilt music storage allows you to store up to 500 songs. You can also download offline playlists from select music streaming services (including iHeartradio and Deezer) or transfer music directly from a PC.

Previously, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music GPS smartwatch (with integrated music) was launche at Rs 25,990. It comes with features like a heart rate monitor, GPS, contactless payments through Garmin Pay, 7 days of battery life, a swim-safe build, and access to Garmin Connect IQ app store. Users can also customize widgets, free watch faces, data fields, and apps.

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What do you think of the new smartwatch and its price tag? Will you consider purchasing the new Garmin Instinct Rugged GPS Smartwatch? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

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