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Garmin Instinct 2X Solar Graphite | 50 mm

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Shop now for Garmin Instinct 2X Solar Graphite | 50 mm

Garmin Instinct 2X Solar Graphite | 50 mm

RRP €450.00
Due In 5-7 days
Add Instinct 2X Solar Graphite | 50 mm to cart


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Large, rugged multi-sport watch with solar charging and unlimited battery life in the right conditions.


  • Solar powered rugged watch with 50 mm fibre-reinforced polymer case
  • Water-rated to 100 metres, thermal and shock resistance to military standards
  • Exceptionally long/potentially unlimited battery life with solar powered lens and power manager
  • Multi-band dual-frequency GNSS support for superior positional accuracy - GPS, GLONASS and Galileo
  • Built-in multi-LED flashlight with variable intensities and red safety light mode
  • ABC Sensors - 3-axis compass, altimeter and barometer
  • Preloaded built-in sport apps: running, cycling, swimming and more
  • Track HIIT workouts including AMRAP, EMOM and Tabata
  • Measures VO2 max, suggest daily workouts and expected recovery times
  • MTB Dynamics: Tracks details of every ride with mountain biking metrics
  • Tracback routing - Navigate same route back to your starting point
  • Wrist-based heart rate sensor
  • Monitors stress, sleep, energy levels, Pulse OX, fitness age and women's health
  • Smart notifications: texts, emails, alerts and social media
  • Full Garmin Connect IQ app support
  • Contactless Garmin Pay
  • Calendar view when paired with smartphone
  • Incident detection; send live location to contacts when pair with phone

Difference between Garmin Instinct 2X and Instinct 2 series

  • All watches come with Solar as standard
  • Watch size increased to 50mm and display to 1.1" from 0.9"
  • Significant improvements to battery life based on right conditions - see spec tab for details
  • Addition of multi-band dual frequency GNSS support which means very accuracy location accuracy
  • Addition of multi-LED flashlight with white and red modes with various options
  • Solar lens produces 50% more energy than the Instinct 2 Solar
  • Memory increased to 64 MB from 32 MB
  • New software including: Morning Report, Training Readiness
  • Additonal pre-loaded activities: Obstacle Course Racing

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Package Includes

  • Instinct 2X Solar Graphite
  • Charging/data cradle
  • Documentation

Technical Specification

Garmin Instinct 2X Solar Graphite | 50 mm Product Code: 010-02805-00


Lens materialPower Glass
Bezel materialFibre-reinforced polymer
Case materialFibre-reinforced polymer
QuickFit watch band compatibleyes (26 mm)
Strap materialSilicone
Physical size50 x 50 x 14.5mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 145-228 mm
LED flashlightyes
Display Sizecustom, two-window design; 27 x 27 mm (1.1" x 1.1")
Display Resolution176 x 176 pixels
Display TypeMonochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight67 g
Water rating10 ATM
Battery lifeSmartwatch: 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
Charging methodGarmin proprietary plug charger
Memory/history64 MB

Clock features

GPS time syncyes
Automatic daylight saving timeyes
Alarm clockyes
Sunrise/sunset timesyes

Health monitoring

Wrist-based heart rate (constant, every second)yes
Daily Resting Heart Rateyes
Abnormal Heart Rate AlertsYes (high and low)
Respiration Rate (24x7)yes
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturationyes
Fitness AgeYes (in app)
Body Battery Energy Monitoryes
All-day Stressyes
Relaxation Breathing Timeryes
Sleep Score and Insightsyes
HydrationYes (in Garmin Connect)
Women's HealthYes (in Garmin Connect)
Health Snapshotyes


Multi-frequency Positioningyes
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitoryes
Barometric altimeteryes
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitoryes

Daily smart features

ConnectivityBluetooth, ANT+
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)yes
Smart Notificationsyes
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android only) yes
Realtime settings sync with Garmin Connect mobileyes
Battery Saver - customisable low power watchyes
Controls smartphone musicyes
Find my phoneyes
Find my watchyes
VIRB camera remoteyes
Smartphone compatibilityiPhone, Android
Compatible with Garmin Connect Mobileyes
Garmin Payyes

Safety and tracking features

Incident Detection during select activitiesyes

Tactical features

Dual grid coordinatesyes

Activity tracking features

Step counteryes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)yes
Calories Burnedyes
Floors climbedyes
Distance travelledyes
Intensity minutesyes
Move IQyes
Garmin Connect Challenges appYes (optional Connect IQ app)

Fitness equipment/gym

Automatic rep countingyes
Cardio workoutsyes
Strength workoutsyes
HIIT workoutsyes
Yoga workoutsyes
Pilates workoutsyes

Training, planning and analysis features

HR Zonesyes
HR Alertsyes
HR Caloriesyes
HR Maxyes
Recovery Timeyes
Auto Max HRyes
Morning reportyes
HRV Statusyes
Training Readinessyes
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices)Yes (using ANT+)
Respiration Rate (During Exercise)yes
GPS speed and distanceyes
Customisable screen(s)yes
Customisable activity profilesyes
Auto Pauseyes
Interval trainingyes
Advanced workoutsyes
Downloadable training plansyes
Power Modes - customisable in-activity battery settingsyes
HRM running pace and distanceyes
Auto Lapyes
Manual lapyes
Configurable lap alertsyes
Heat and Altitude Acclimationyes
VO2 Max (Run)yes
VO2 Max (Trail Run)yes
Training Statusyes
Training Loadyes
Training Effectyes
Training Effect (Anaerobic)yes
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels)yes
Improved Recovery Timeyes
Daily Suggested Workoutsyes
Customisable alertsyes
Audio promptsyes
Finish timeyes
Virtual partneryes
Race an activityyes
Auto multisport activitiesyes
Course guidanceyes
Touch and/or button lockyes
Hot keysyes
Auto scrollyes
Activity history on watchyes
Physio TrueUpyes
Unified training statusyes

Running features

Available run profilesRunning, Outdoor Track Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running
GPS-based distance, time and paceyes
Running dynamicsYes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratioYes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balanceYes (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time)Yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)yes
Running poweryes
Grade-adjusted paceyes
Performance conditionyes
Lactate thresholdYes (with compatible accessory)
Run workoutsyes
Trail run auto climbyes
Race predictoryes
Foot pod capableyes
Run/Walk/Stand detectionyes

Golfing features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)yes
Yardage to layups/doglegsyes
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)Manual
Digital scorecardyes
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)yes
Garmin AutoShotyes
Auto CourseView updatesyes
Green View with manual pin positionyes
Hazards and course targetsyes
Round timer/odometeryes
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory) yes
Pairs with Garmin Golf appyes
Tournament legalyes

Outdoor recreation

Available outdoor recreation profilesHiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Backcountry Snowboarding, XC Classic Skiing, Backcountry Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Surfing, Hunting, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Snowshoeing, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Tennis, Tactical, Obstacle Course Racing
Point-to-point navigationyes
Bread crumbtrail in real timeyes
Back to startyes
UltraTrac modeyes
Reference pointyes
Elevation profile yes
Distance to destinationyes
Barometric trend indicator with storm alertyes
Vertical speedyes
Total ascent/descentyes
Future elevation plotyes
GPS coordinatesyes
Sight 'N Goyes
Area calculationyes
Projected waypointyes
Sun and moon informationyes
XERO Locationsyes
Expedition GPS Activityyes
Tides Glanceyes

Cycling features

Available cycling profilesBike, Road Bike, Mountain Bike, Gravel Bike, Bike Commute, Bike Tour, eBike , Bike Indoor, Cyclocross, Triathlon
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)yes
MTB Grit & Flowyes
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor)yes
Race an activityyes
FTP (Functional threshold power)yes
Compatible with Vector and Rally (power meters)yes
Power meter compatibleyes
Advanced cycling dynamicsYes (in app)
Compatible with Varia radar (rear-facing radar)yes
Compatible with Varia lightsyes
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)yes

Swimming features

Available swim profilesPool Swimming, Open Water Swimming
Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)yes
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)yes
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)yes
Drill logging (pool swim only)yes
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)yes
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)yes
Auto rest (pool swim only)yes
Time and distance alertsyes
Countdown startyes
Pool swim workoutsyes
Underwater wrist-based heart rateyes
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim)yes

Kid activity tracking features

Toe-to-Toe Challenges appYes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe Challenges app)


Smart trainer controlyes

Customer Reviews

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