New Garmin Instinct 2 Series includes solar model with 'unlimited battery life'

Updated outdoors GPS watch also gets two sizes, bright new colours and Garmin's wellness suite of features

Garmin Instinct watch
(Image credit: Garmin)

Garmin has unveiled the Instinct 2 Series, the next generation of its more affordable (from £299.99/$329.99) GPS watches aimed at the outdoors.

Built with ruggedness in mind to withstand any element, in Garmin’s words, the new Instinct 2 Series has a claimed unlimited battery life in selected Solar models, as well as two sizes, new colours, and Garmin’s full suite of health and wellness features including VO2 Max and Sleep Score.

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.