Contradict the common with the Instinct Crossover series. These rugged hybrid GPS smartwatches provide classic analog experiences with advanced smart functionality and high-resolution digital screens. Built-in RevoDrive™ technology delivers accurate analog timekeeping in even the most demanding environments. Train your way — indoor or out — with built-in sports apps, including everything from strength training to running to mountain biking. With 24/7 health monitoring, you can keep up with energy levels, stress, sleep and more¹ . Never miss a text — or anything else — with notifications right on your wrist from your Apple® or Android™ smartphone. Forget your cash and cards, and pay from Instinct Crossover with Garmin Pay™ contactless payments². With its next-level battery life, you won’t have to take it off to charge every night — in fact, you can get up to 28 days (and nights) in smartwatch mode. Instinct Crossover Solar Tactical adds infinite battery life in battery saver mode with solar charging³ and you’ll be ready for anything with stealth mode, night vision and more.
NEW FEATURES AS OF FEBRUARY, 2023:
NEW! UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS
TrueUp™ physio data synchronization will now unify training features including training status, training load, load focus and HRV status for users with multiple compatible devices. You can designate a primary device in order to have more consistent training data so you can train smarter. This includes users with multiple compatible smartwatches or those with a compatible smartwatch and Edge® 1040 device.
NEW! BACKCOUNTRY SKI/SNOWBOARD ENHANCEMENTS
This preloaded profile now automatically distinguishes between descending and climbing, so you can start tracking and leave it running all day long.
NEW! WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER (WITHOUT ACCESSORY)
To manage efforts, receive real-time metrics of how much power is being exerted on a run —now with no additional accessory required.
NEW! MORNING REPORT
New morning report greets you with the day’s weather and calendar and summarizes information about last night’s sleep, HRV status and daily workout suggestion
NEW! GRADE ADJUSTED PACE
Whether running uphill or downhill, runners can now see their equivalent flat ground pace, making it easy to maintain an even effort over various terrain.
NEW! DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ smartphone app calendar.
New Features in Instinct Crossover Solar – Tactical Edition (versus Instinct 2 Solar Tactical):
SOLAR POWERED BATTERY
Instinct Crossover devices offers up to 28 days in smartwatch mode, up to 25 hours in GPS mode and up to 71 days in battery saver mode. Instinct Crossover Solar devices offer infinite battery life in battery saver mode. Plus, get up to 70 days in smartwatch mode³ and up to 31 hours in GPS mode4.
CLASSIC ANALOG EXPERIENCE
The Instinct Crossover series smartwatches have analog watch hands that give you the classic watch feel and dynamically move out of the way of the digital display when necessary.
LUMINESCENT WATCH HANDS
These Super-LumiNova® coated analog watch hands are bright, easy to read and incredibly reliable.
RevoDrive technology delivers accurate analog timekeeping in even the most demanding environments.
Keep track of a known place — such as your car or the trailhead — relative to your location, and easily find your way back to it.
More Features of Instinct Crossover Solar – Tactical Edition
NIGHT VISION COMPATIBILITY
Switch between daytime view and nighttime view with a screen designed to be read by night vision goggles.
Go dark by enabling stealth mode to stop storing and sharing your GPS position and to disable wireless connectivity and communication.
Dual-format GPS coordinates with latitude and longitude references offer unparalleled situational awareness.
Calculate high-altitude release points according to military guidelines while navigating to your objective once you’ve jumped.
See time, pace, time of day, elevation and your location in both coordinate types.
If security becomes an issue, the kill switch wipes the device of all user memory.
Get all the info you want and the data you need on an easy-to-read high-resolution digital display with smart functionality.
ENGINEERED TO ENDURE
This watch is built to MIL-STD-810 standard — which means this watch is built ruggedly. Thermal- and shock-resistant? Yep. Water-rated to 10 ATM5? Check. Chemically strengthened scratch-resistant lens? You’ve got it.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your Apple® or Android™ smartphone. You can even respond to texts if you have an Android phone.
SYNC WITH THE GARMIN CONNECT™ APP
See your health and fitness information all in one place. The Garmin Connect app on your compatible smartphone is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect, compete and share.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
When your watch and phone are paired, a message with your live location can be sent to your contacts manually or — during select outdoor activities — automatically with built-in incident detection6.
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines and select transit systems with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution² through participating providers.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store app on your compatible smartphone.
Easily see your plans for the day with a dedicated calendar screen when paired with your compatible smartphone.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Do whatever you love with preloaded activity profiles for running, cycling, swimming, strength training, indoor climbing, virtual running, golf, yoga and more.
This activity profile tracks your HIIT workouts, including AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata and custom. Set the number of rounds, work/ rest intervals and more.
Train smarter with VO2 max, an indicator of how you can expect to perform. It even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.
DAILY WORKOUT SUGGESTIONS
For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily recommendations based on your current training load and training status.
After each workout, recovery time lets you know when you’ll be ready for another hard workout. It even accounts for training intensity and factors such as stress, daily activity and sleep.
Get a continuous measurement on your wrist of how much power you’re applying to the road as you run when using your Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro™ Plus monitor.
Track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics plus specialized Grit™ and Flow™ measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly you descend, giving you a score to beat next time.
Whether you’re hiking, mountain biking, trail running or skiing, you’ll have access to multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
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
Get heart rate¹ data along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.
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.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP
Get a full breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages. View it all on a dedicated widget that includes your sleep score and insights¹.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Optimize your body’s energy reserves by using heart rate variability, stress, sleep and other data to gauge when you’re ready to be active or when you may need to rest.
For altitude acclimation or sleep monitoring, a Pulse Ox sensor7 uses light beams at your wrist to estimate how well your body is absorbing oxygen.
This feature uses chronological age, your weekly vigorous activity, resting heart rate and BMI to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Get tips to lower your fitness age.
Track how many minutes of vigorous activity you’re getting, when you earn them and during what activity. You can even view them as a data field during timed activities.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
Using new indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
²See current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information at Garmin.com/garminpay/banks
³Assumes all-day wear with 3 hours per day outside in 50,000 lux conditions
4Assumes continuous use for entire period in 50,000 lux conditions
5See Garmin.com/waterrating for more details
6When paired with your compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking feature requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
7This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.