Product Launch: Garmin’s Instinct 2X Solar SmartWatch, a Perfect Gift for the Fitspo Dad!

Article by Mabel Tan

No matter what dad’s fitness level is, inspire him to go further and better with Garmin’s latest Instinct 2X Solar – the new addition to the popular Instinct 2 family of rugged, purpose-built smartwatches. This series comes in 2 models, the Instinct 2X Solar and Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition.

Built to U.S. military standards, Instinct 2X Solar is not only rugged, but promises limitless battery with all-day health and sleep monitoring and more than 30 preloaded sports app to get fathers up and going.

Designed for any kind of environment

Built to U.S. military standards, Instinct 2X Solar can handle even the most extreme environment given that the smartwatches are water-resistant and feature a chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant Power GlassTM lens. The lens assists in extending battery life, producing 50% more energy than the standard Instinct 2 solar watch. With solar charging, your dad never need to worry about recharging their watch.

Stay active in any light condition

The Instinct 2X Solar introduces an integrated LED flashlight with variable intensities, whether setting up camp or out for a run in the dark, a red or adjustable white light will illuminate the surroundings for greater visibility and situational awareness. In strobe mode, the light will match a running cadence and alternate between white and red so users can be seen and confidently take each stride.

Preloaded sports apps  

From 24/7 health and wellness tracking, to built-in sports apps for a host of training features, including even an obstacle course racing activity, the Instinct 2X Solar will give dads a deeper understanding of their overall health, training and recovery.

What’s more, the smart watch lets dads stay connected with smart notifications and contactless payments through Garmin PayTM.

Upsized features with the Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition

The Tactical Edition allows for special tactical operations including Jumpmaster and preloaded activities, projected waypoints, dual-position GPS formatting and Night-Vision Compatibility.

It also has a Stealth Mode that allows for training functionality in areas with location security concerns without sharing its GPS location and disabling wireless communication.

The Instinct 2X Solar has a suggested retail price of SGD689, while the Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition has a suggested retail price of SGD759, and is available now at Lazada, Shopee, Garmin Online Store and all authorised retailers.