Garmin Instinct Solar and Fenix 6 Pro Solar smart watches have been launched in India. As the name suggests, these smart watches are solar wearable devices using Garmin’s patented solar charging technology. These smart watches have activity tracking support and can be used for indoor rock climbing, fishing and mountain biking. It is said that wearable devices use solar energy to support various functions, such as wrist-based heart rate, advanced sleep monitoring, stress tracking, and providing users with health insights. The company said that the new smartwatch has a longer battery life.
Garmin Instinct Solar, Fenix 6 Pro Solar price and availability
Garmin Instinct Solar’s graphite, tide blue, orchid, sunburst and flame red colors can be purchased at Rs. 42,090, Instinct Solar Graphite Camouflage is priced at Rs. 47,490, the instinctive solar lichen camouflage can be purchased at Rs. 47,490. Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Solar has black and slate grey straps) at a price of Rs. The price is 89,990, and the cobalt blue and white stone bands are priced at Rs. 99,990.
Both Instinct Solar and Fenix Pro Solar smart watches can be used in India through Amazon.in, Tala Cliq, Paytm Mall, Flipkart, Myntra and thegaminstore.in. You can also buy smart watches from high-end watch retailers, outdoor stores and sporting goods stores across India, such as Helios-Watch Store, Just in Time, Kamal Watches, Malabar Watches, CT Pundole, Lifestyle, Champs Sports, Mastermind, Bombs Saddle, Garmin brand stores across India and more leading retail stores.
Garmin said it has designed a unique solar panel called Power Glass, which consists of an ultra-thin multi-layer structure that allows continuous solar charging even when partially covered by the solar panel. Essentially, this can extend the battery life of the smartwatch in all modes of the power manager function.
Garmin Instinctive Solar Function
Garmin Instinct Solar comes with a power manager function that allows users to get unlimited battery life in Battery Saver mode (on Instinct Solar and Instinct Solar-Camo Edition). In addition to its outdoor activity and health tracking functions, the smartwatch also includes a “body battery” function, which analyzes heart rate variability, stress level, sleep quality and exercise data to determine overall energy level.
There is a new feature called Pulse Oxygen (SpO2) tracker that can measure blood oxygen saturation. The company said that even due to the COVID-19 virus, the feature can monitor and indicate whether the user’s blood oxygen level has fallen. It is said that the wearable device can be used continuously for up to 24 days in smart watch mode indoors, and can be used continuously for more than 50 days in full sunlight.
Fenix 6 Pro Solar features
Fenix 6 Pro Solar is the latest member of Garmin’s flagship outdoor GPS smart watch series. It has Garmin Power Glass solar charging lens and Power Manager mode, which allows users to manage the battery performance of wearable devices. Allegedly, this series of smart watches can track mountain bikes and indoor rock climbing. It is said that it can provide up to 14 days of backup batteries indoors, and can provide up to 16 days of backup batteries under sufficient sunlight.
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