Garmin Instinct Crossover rugged hybrid smartwatch announced

Garmin has refreshed the Instinct family of rugged smartwatches with the announcement of the Garmin Instinct Crossover. It features 24/7 health monitoring and activity tracking, a military-grade sturdy build, up to 70 days of battery life, and much more.


The Garmin Instinct Crossover has a monochrome display and analogue hands with Super-LumiNova coating. The hybrid watch is heat and shock resistant, MIL-STD-810-compliant, and water-resistant to 10 ATM. It also has GPS tracking, multi-GNSS support, ABC sensors, and TracBack routing to enable users to travel back to their starting and reference points.
A wearer of the Instinct Crossover watch can get information about their VO2 Max, Pulse Oxide, Fitness Age, Training Status, Load and Effect, HRV Status, and Recovery Time.
Furthermore, the watch includes Garmin’s full suite of wellness functions, such as Sleep Score and Advanced Sleep Monitoring, as well as a Health Monitoring activity that lets users record critical health data in a single display, such as body battery, stress, and heart rate.
You can also get the solar variant of the watch. In addition to the basic version of the Instinct Crossover, there is a tactical edition that includes night vision goggle compatibility, stealth mode, a kill switch, and other features.


Garmin Instinct Crossover Specifications

  • Monochrome display (176 x 176 pixels), unlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) screen, analog hands with Super-LumiNova coating
  • 64MB memory
  • Bluetooth, ANT+, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • 10 ATM water-resistant; MIL-STD-810-compliant
  • Heart rate, compass, barometric altimeter, accelerometer, thermometer, and blood oxygen sensor
  • Fiber-reinforced polymer bezel and case material, silicone strap
  • Dimensions: 45.0 x 45.0 x 16.2 mm ; Weight: 65g
  • Battery Life: Up to 28 days/70 days with solar in Smartwatch mode; Up to 71 days/Unlimited with solar in Battery Saver Watch Mode; Up to 25 hours/31 hours with solar in GPS mode; Up to 40 days/327 days with solar in Expedition GPS Activity mode
Pricing and availability

The Garmin Instinct Crossover standard edition comes in Tidal Blue and Graphite colours and is priced at US$ 499.99 (Rs. 40,760 approx.) for the non-solar version, while the solar version costs US$ 549.99 (Rs. 44,837 approx.).

The Instinct Crossover tactical version comes in black colour and is priced at US$ 499.99 (Rs. 40,760 approx.) for the non-solar version, while the solar version costs US$ 549.99 (Rs. 44,837 approx.). These are already available for order in the US market.

Regarding the launch, Dan Bartel, Garmin vice-president of global consumer sales, said.

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