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Garmin Instinct

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Garmin Instinct multisport GPS watch features a two-window design; 23 x 23 mm monochrome, sunlight-visible display with chemically-strengthened glass. The Garmin Instinct multisport GPS watch is housed withi a fibre-reinforced polymer bezel and with silicone black strap.

The Garmin Instinct is your perfect partner for fitness activities both indoors and outdoors including running, swimming, hiking, skiing and even playing golf!

The Garmin Instinct features ANT+ and Bluetooth connectivity to connect to a number of other devices including the Garmin premium heart rate monitor.

The Garmin Instinct internal lithium-ion battery lasts up to 14 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours GPS mode and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac mode.

The Garmin Instinct is available from ActiveGPS in a choice of four colours, these are:

‣Flame Red
‣Sea Foam

The Garmin Instinct Graphite is available from this page (see add to cart below). To view the different colours click here or scroll down this page to 'Garmin Instinct Colour Choices'.


Garmin Instinct Graphite - £214.33


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The Garmin Instinct features a custom, two-window design; 23 x 23 mm monochrome, sunlight-visible display with chemically-strengthened glass. The Garmin Instinct multisport GPS watch is housed withi a fibre-reinforced polymer bezel and with silicone black strap. Additional watch straps, named QuickFit 22 bands can be purchased in a variety of finishes and colours for use with the Instinct smartwatch.

The Garmin Instinct is your perfect wrist mounted fitness partner indoors as much as it is outdoors.

You can also pair the Garmin Instinct with your compatible smartphone via the Garmin Connect app. Once connected you can receive smart notifications including emails, texts and alerts right on the screen of the Instinct watch face.

The unit's rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 14 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours GPS with wrist-based heart rate mode and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac mode.

To connect to other devices e.g. smartphone and optional Garmin Instinct accessories, the Instinct features built-in ANT+ and Bluetooth connectivity.

The Garmin Instinct is waterproof to 10 ATM (100 metres). It is therefore intended for surface swimming only. Scuba diving with the device may damage the product and will void the warranty.

Garmin Instinct Colour Choices

The Garmin Instinct is available from ActiveGPS in a choice of four colours, these are:

‣Graphite (available to purchase on this webpage above by adding to cart)
‣Flame Red
‣Sea Foam

If you would like to buy Garmin Instinct in either Flame Red, Sunburst or Sea Foam colour please contact us and we will confirm availability.

Garmin Instinct Features

‣Custom, two-window design; 23 x 23 mm diameter display
‣45mm diameter black watch case
‣Built-in Barometric Altimeter
‣Built-in Compass
‣Built-in Gyroscope
‣Built-in Accelerometer
‣Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
‣Battery life up to 14 days in smartwatch mode
‣Compatible with Garmin Pay
‣Supports ANT+, Bluetooth and WiFi technology
‣ABC Sensors
‣Trackback Routing
‣Wrist-based Heart Rate
‣Stress Tracking
‣Multi-GNSS Support
‣US Military Standard 810
‣Optional heart rate monitor
‣Waterproof to 10 ATM
‣Personalise your Garmin Instinct with QuickFit 22 bands
‣1-year guarantee

Garmin Instinct Features Explained

ABC Sensors - Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass.

Trackback Routing - Take the guesswork out of your return journey by using this feature to navigate the same route back to your starting point.

Wrist-based Heart Rate - Enhanced optical heart rate technology gauges the intensity of your fitness activities as well as heart rate variability to calculate your stress level score. It also tracks underwater without a heart rate strap.

Stress Tracking - Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.

Multi-GNSS Support - Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

US Military Standard 810 - The Garmin Instinct is built to the U.S. military standard 810 for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 metres).

Garmin Instinct Charging

The Garmin Instinct when purchased from ActiveGPS comes supplied with the USB charging cable. Using the USB charging cable enables you to not only charge the Garmin Instinct's built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, but also enables transfer data from the Instinct to/from your compatible computer. When the Garmin Instinct is connected to your computer you can download: Software updates, etc directly to the Garmin Instinct watch.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Instinct with black silicone band
Charging/data cable

Garmin Instinct Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Instinct? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case and mains charger. Along with these accessories, it is also possible to buy replacement parts such as charging/data cable. View all Garmin Instinct accessories.

Garmin Instinct Carrying Case


‣This zippered case holds your Garmin Instinct watch along with other Garmin Instinct accessories.

Garmin Instinct Tempe Wireless Temperature Sensor


‣Track ambient temperature with the Garmin Tempe and your Garmin Instinct smartwatch.

Garmin Instinct Watch Bands

From £44.99

‣Choose from 27 different Garmin QuickFit 22mm watch straps for use with Garmin Instinct and Garmin Instinct.

Garmin Instinct Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, ANT+, Bluetooth
‣Display size: Custom, two-window design; 23 x 23 mm
‣Display resolution: 128 x 128 pixels
‣Display type: Monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Built-in memory: 16MB
‣Waterproof: 10 ATM
‣Battery life: Smartwatch: up to 14 days, GPS with wrist-based heart rate mode: up to 16 hours, UltraTrac: up to 40 hours.
‣Dimensions: 45mm x 45mm x 15.3mm
‣Weight: 52grams
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin Instinct manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

Garmin Instinct Sensors

‣GPS: Yes
‣Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
‣Barometric Altimeter: Yes
‣Compass: Yes
‣Gyroscope: Yes
‣Accelerometer: Yes
‣Thermometer: Yes

This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page last reviewed: 11th March 2024

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