Garmin announces solar powered smartwatches Instinct, fēnix 6 Pro & fēnix 6S Pro

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Garmin recently unveiled two new flagship outdoor smartwatches — the Instinct Solar, Fenix 6 Pro Solar and Fenix 6S Pro Solar.

Unlike typical watches that uses solar power for a single function (like telling time), Garmin’s solar smartwatch line uses solar energy to power all of its functions such as the various sports activity modes, health monitoring features like heart rate, GPS, and other various sensors and data calculation.

Check out the prices below:

  • Garmin Instinct Solar – PHP 27,995
  • Garmin Instict Solar Camo Edition – PHP 27,995
  • Garmin fēnix 6S Pro Solar – PHP 52,995
  • Garmin fēnix 6 Pro Solar – PHP 52,995

The Instinct Solar and fēnix 6 Solar series are available from on, Lazada, Shopee, Garmin Brand Stores and all authorized retailers. The complete line of Garmin solar charging smartwatches also includes the fēnix 6X Pro Solar.

Garmin Instinct Solar and fenix 6 Pro Solar series
L-R: Garmin fenix 6 Pro Solar, Instinct Solar, Instinct Solar Camo Edition

Garmin Instinct Solar

The Garmin Instinct Solar is for the urban sports enthusiast. It has a Power Manager feature that lets users toggle to the Battery Saver mode that stretches usage up to 24 days indoors and over 54 days with sufficient sun exposure.

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The smartwatch comes with a host of outdoor activity and health tracking features, including the Body Battery feature which analyzes hear rate variability, stress level, sleep quality and activity data to determine overall energy levels. Another newly added feature is the Pulse Ox (SpO2).

Garmin fēnix 6 Solar Series

The Garmin fēnix 6 Pro Solar and fēnix 6S Pro Solar are the newest members of the Garmin flagship outdoor GPS smartwatch line.

The series features Garmin’s Power Glass solar charging lens with the customizable Power Manager mode. The fēnix 6S Pro Solar battery performance in smartwatch mode is up to 9 days indoors and up to 10.5 days with sufficient sun exposure. While battery performance for the fēnix 6 Pro Solar in smartwatch mode is up to 14 days indoors and up to 16 days with sufficient sun.

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