Garmin on Thursday, October 11, unveiled the Intuition, a rugged GPS look ahead to individuals who like to be open air. The Garming Intuition takes the very best options of the corporate’s common Fenix watches and packages them into an entry-level product that’s priced for the plenty. At $300, the Garmin Intuition is an impressive worth.
The Intuition borrows closely from the Garmin Fenix 5X sequence. It ships with a 3x-axis compass, barometric altimeter, and assist for a number of navigation satellites together with GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo. It additionally has a wrist-based coronary heart charge monitor that calculates your each day stress stage, data your resting coronary heart charge and tracks your coronary heart charge zones throughout train. The watch lasts as much as 14 days on a single cost in smartwatch mode. Anticipate to rise up to 16 hours with full GPS monitoring and 40 hours in case you use the power-saving UltrTrac mode.
Internally, the is just like the Fenix watches, however the outdoors is the place the 2 watch strains differ. Although each watches share the identical appear and feel, the supplies are vastly completely different. The Intuition has a tough polymer casing and a low decision, grayscale display screen as in comparison with the high-resolution shade show, metal casing, and sapphire show of the Fenix 5X sequence. The Intuition show is clinically strengthened to withstand scratching and is viewable in daylight.
The Intuition’s housing could also be a polymer, however you don’t must query the watch’s sturdiness, because the casing is constructed to army specs for thermal, shock, and water resistance. It’s designed to take a licking and carry on ticking. One other profit to the polymer housing is weight — the Intuition is considerably lighter than the Fenix watches, which tip the size at a whopping 87g and will be cumbersome to put on.
The Intuition is suitable with Garmin’s different open air merchandise together with the InReach Mini, which lets you ship and obtain messages in addition to provoke an SOS name from the watch. It additionally integrates with the Virb motion cameras and Gamin’s Astro dog-tracking collars.
The Intuition is out there in Graphite, Tundra, and Flame Purple for a advised retail value of $300. It’s obtainable for buy from Garmin’s web site.