Garmin tactix Bravo

Garmin tactix Bravo

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-01338-0B


Main Features

  • All-black, rugged and tough design that is built for the tactical environment
  • GPS sport watch for both tactical training and outdoor navigation
  • 3.1 cm (1.2-inch) sunlight readable colour Chroma™ display with high-strength domed sapphire lens
  • Dual mode backlight to support regular use and operation with night vision goggles
  • Stainless Steel EXO antenna with bezel coating of black diamond-like carbon (DLC) knurled for increased abrasion resistance, anti-reflectivity and rugged finish
  • High-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS satellite reception
  • Dedicated tactical activity profile with special tactical data field setup with dual grid coordinates and preloaded applications like Jumpmaster and waypoint projection
  • Extra tough and durable, with hi-res colour Chroma display with LED backlight
  • Up to 50-hour battery life in UltraTrac mode, 20 hours in GPS mode, 3 weeks in smartwatch mode
  • Outdoor features: GPS plus altimeter, barometer and 3-axis compass with auto calibration (ABC) navigation, TracBack feature
  • Equipped with ANT+ wireless connectivity and Bluetooth
  • Live tracking and Smart notifications (text, email, other alerts), wirelessly share locations and routes
  • Suitable for: running, cycling, trail running, swimming, hiking, skiing, rowing, triathlon and more
  • Advanced running metrics when paired with optional HRM-Run monitor
  • Running dynamics include cadence, stride length, vertical oscillation and ground contact time
  • Advanced fitness training features such as running dynamics stride length, verical ratio, VO2 max
  • Physiological metrics: stress score, performance condition, lactate threshold
  • Cycling: cadence and power from optional sensors
  • Swimming: stroke count, intervals, distance, pace, stroke rate and more
  • Skiing and snowboarding: run counter and detects speed, distance and vertical drop
  • Rowing: stroke number, stroke rate, stroke efficiency
  • Golfing: yardage to the front, middle, back of green for any single course downloaded from Garmin Connect
  • Activity tracking: daily steps, calories burned and stairs climbed; sleep monitoring
  • Connect IQ: personalise your watch with apps, widgets, data fields, watch faces
  • Water rating: 10 ATM (100 meters)
  • Watch mode: includes settings for alarms, chimes and vibration alerts
  • Customisable watch faces

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Package Includes

  • tactix Bravo with black nylon strap
  • Olive drab nylon strap
  • USB Charging/data cradle
  • AC adapter with plug
  • User manual

Technical Details

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 51.5 x 51.5 x 16.0 mm
Display size, WxH: 30.4 mm diameter
Display resolution, WxH: 218 x 218 pixels; transflective MIP colour; sapphire lens; negative mode display
Weight: 80.5g
Battery: Rechargeable 300mAh lithium-ion
Battery life: Up to 50 hours in UltraTrac mode; up to 20 hours in GPS training mode; up to 6 weeks in watch mode
Water rating: 10 ATM
GPS and GLONASS enabled: yes
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Barometric altimeter yes
Electronic compass yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone) yes
Vibration alert: yes
Music control yes
VIRB® control yes
Watch functions: Time of day (12/24h), calendar (day/date), daily alarm, stop watch, timer, sunrise/sunset alerts

Maps & Memory

Basemap no
Built in memory 32 MB; available 23 MB
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1,000
Routes 30
Track log 100 hours of activity data

Running Features

Virtual Pacer™ (compares current pace to target) yes
V02 max estimate yes
Recovery advisor yes
Race predictor yes
Running dynamics yes
Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod) yes
Personal records yes

Cycling Features

Compatible with Vector™ yes
Bike speed/cadence sensor yes
Multiple bike profiles yes

Performance Features

Heart rate monitor: yes (optional)
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person) yes
Virtual Racer® (compete against other activities) yes
Courses (compete against previous activities) yes
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed) yes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap) yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout) yes
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button) yes
Auto multisport (switch sport modes with 1 button press) yes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts): yes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace): yes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals): yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation: yes
Calculates calories burned yes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness) yes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal) yes
Customizable screen(s) yes
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+™-enabled power meters) yes

Swimming Features

Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) yes
Stroke type identification (e.g. freestyle) yes
Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) yes
Swim workouts yes

Golfing features

Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage form shots anywhere on course) yes
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs yes
Digital scorecard yes

Outdoor Features

Hunt/fish calendar yes
Sun and moon information yes
Area calculation yes
Jumpmaster yes

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep) yes

Garmin Connect

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer) yes


Additional Connect IQ™ app support: Yes (watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
EXO™ antenna (GPS/GLONASS): Yes
Wi-Fi®: Yes
ANT+®: Yes
Bluetooth® 4.0 LE: Yes
Weather Alerts: Yes
UltraTrac: Yes
tempe™ sensor support: Yes
TracBack: Yes
Ski features: Yes
Physiological measurements: Yes
SUP/Rowing: Yes
Projected waypoints: Yes
Jumpmaster activity: Yes
Dual-position format: Yes
Tactical activity: Yes
Night vision compatible: Yes