This big, rugged Garmin Instinct 2X Solar – Black Tactical Edition (010-02805-13) GPS smartwatch is tough enough to keep up with you and bold enough to fit your style. Its expansive solar charging lens keeps a larger battery going longer — powering advanced training features, a built-in flashlight, multi-band GNSS, health/wellness monitoring sensors and much more.
- Stay on the mission until it’s done with unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode with solar charging.
- Tactical-specific features include night vision compatibility and more for field ops.
- Military standard toughness means no holding back.
- When it gets dark, the built-in LED flashlight helps keep you going.
- Train your way with built-in sports apps at the wrist.
- Understand your body better with 24/7 health monitoring.
- Smartwatch: 40 days unlimited with solar*
- GPS: 60 hours; 145 hours with solar**
- All Satellite Systems: 40 hours; 65 hours with solar*
- All Satellite Systems + Multi-Band: 27 hours; 36 hours with solar**
- Max Battery GPS Mode: 150 hours; unlimited with solar**
- Expedition GPS Activity: 60 days; unlimited with solar*
- Battery Saver Watch Mode: 100 days; unlimited with solar*
- *Solar charging, assuming all-day wear with 3 hours per day outside in 50,000 lux conditions
- **Solar charging, assuming use in 50,000 lux conditions
ENGINEERED FOR ENDURANCE
This ultratough watch features a solar charged display and rugged 50 mm polymer case. It’s water-rated to 10 ATM and tested to U.S. military 810 standards for thermal, shock and water resistance.
DESIGNED TO DO YOU
With a design built for action and the features to support your tactical missions, this watch is always ready for adventure. Plus, its bold styling clearly shows the world that you do things your own way.
GET MORE BATTERY OUT OF LIFE
Go longer than ever with solar charging with unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode. Plus, power manager lets you extend battery life by controlling what settings and sensors draw power.
Solar charging Power Glass™ lens extends battery life, producing 50% more energy than the Instinct® 2 Solar. Go longer with the potential for unlimited solar-charged battery life in smartwatch mode1.
To help guide your way in low-light conditions, a built-in multi-LED flashlight provides variable intensities and strobe that matches your running cadence — plus a green light mode to help keep an eye on your immediate surroundings while operating at night.
NIGHT VISION COMPATIBILITY
Switch between daytime view and nighttime view with a screen designed to be read by night vision goggles.
Go dark by enabling stealth mode to stop storing and sharing your GPS position and disable wireless connectivity and communication.
Easily sync your location with others by seeing both the universal transverse mercator and military grid reference system on the same screen.
Unlock the Applied Ballistics® calculator via the AB Synapse™ – Garmin app (unlock fee required) to access aiming solutions for long-range shooting in the field.
If security becomes an issue, the kill switch wipes the device of all user memory.
Calculate high-altitude release points according to military guidelines while navigating to your objective once you’ve jumped.
See time, pace, time of day, elevation and your location in both coordinate types.
MULTI-BAND FREQUENCY SUPPORT
Receive and utilise multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites, which enable improved user position accuracy.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
Take the guesswork out of your return journey by using this feature to navigate the same route back to your starting point.
Keep track of a known place — such as your car or the trailhead — relative to your location, and easily find your way back to it.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store app on your compatible smartphone.
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines and select transit systems with Garmin Pay contactless payments through participating providers.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
When your watch and phone are paired, your live location can be sent to your contacts manually or — during select outdoor activities — automatically with built-in incident detection2.
Easily see your plans for the day with a dedicated calendar screen when paired with your compatible smartphone.
SYNC WITH THE GARMIN CONNECT™ APP
See your health and fitness information all in one place. The Garmin Connect app on your compatible smartphone is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect, compete and share.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Do whatever you love with preloaded activity profiles for running, cycling, swimming, strength training, indoor climbing, skiing, snowboarding, golf, yoga, Pilates and more.
OBSTACLE COURSE RACING
Track your performance during obstacle course events — with split times recorded between running and obstacle sections while you race. After manually recording splits during your first loop, you can focus solely on the race from there as splits will be automatically recorded. Then, review your stats after the race.
This activity profile tracks your HIIT workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/rest intervals and more.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUT
View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run or ride to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect smartphone app calendar.
After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.
Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialised Grit® and Flow™ measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Get heart rate3 data along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP MONITORING
Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages3. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights.
Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customise your report to show you what you want to see.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Optimise your body’s energy reserves, using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.
For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor4 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.