Garmin Instinct - Graphite

Garmin Instinct - Graphite
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How it works

Integrated with reliable GPS and a variety of tracking technologies, the Garmin Instinct Smartwatch lets you track your activities, heart rate, stress, as well as your route. It also features a powerful battery that can accompany you for up to 14 days in smartwatch mode.

Key Features

  • The Garmin Instinct Smartwatch provides a long battery life that can last for up to 14 hours when used in GPS Mode and 35 hours when in UltraTrac battery saver mode.
  • Engineered with 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter, the Garmin Instinct Smartwatch lets you easily navigate your route.
  • This Instinct Smartwatch lets you stay alert and connected as it comes with smart notifications. For automatic uploads, you can also connect your phone to this Smartwatch and the Garmin Connect online fitness community.
  • Made convenient, the Garmin Instinct Smartwatch can keep an eye of your heart rate, activity and stress. It also comes preloaded with different activity profiles, allowing you to track your daily exercises like running, swimming, and biking.
  • To ensure you its durability and ability to resist shock, thermal and water, this Garmin Smartwatch has passed the U.S. military standard 810G. It is also constructed with a fibre-reinforced polymer case and scratch-resistant display, enabling you to wear it anywhere you go.
All Product Details
Brand Garmin
Product Type Smart Watches
Sports & Activity
Product Width 4.5 cm
Product Depth 4.5 cm
Product Height 1.53 cm
Product Weight .05 kg
Manufacturers 12 Months
Garmin Instinct - Graphite is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 1114.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Garmin Instinct- brilliant I've owned for a month and am learning more about the functions and having a blast. Great watch. Fits my tiny wrist so comfortably and the tail of the band doesn't stick out like all my previous watches. I love seeing my daily stats on the Garmin Connect App. Helps to keep me motivated. When I was looking for a smart watch, I initially didn't even consider Garmin, but IMO, they are current industry leaders and do a fantastic job. The battery life is outstanding. Lasts for about 2 weeks with my usage. And a very well built, hearty watch. I can wear it adventuring and it will survive!
Date published: 2019-01-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay for Android users but I own an iphone So the Watch overall is amazing, the only thing that I’ve had issues with is receiving text messages. Since I’m an iPhone user, every other notification will show on the watch but text messages. I did my research and it isn’t an opinion of iPhone users. Also, the heart rate sensor is super off. I went on a hike the other day for 2.5 hours and it only said I burned 497 calories and my friends Fitbit said that he burned twice that. I’m looking into getting the Garmin forerunner 245 to see if that’s any better, so fingers crossed that they send out an update to fix that. I only had my watch for 3 days so hopefully, it adapts to my body habitats.
Date published: 2020-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great smart watch I got my instinct a week ago and I am very happy with it. I have had some budget smart watches to put my toe in the water. You clearly get what you pay for when you buy a smart watch. Huawei, amazfit bip, both quit working after a few months with non-existent customer support. I will not buy a watch that requires charging every day or every 2 days. Apple looking at you. I am all in on Garmin. I had one of their early gps devices. My next purchase is the inReach mini. Trips to the arctic, Africa, and Africa again in the next 6 months demand this. This watch will pair with the inReach, so I can send satellite text messages from my watch. Bam.
Date published: 2019-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rugged and Complete I have had several different smart watches in my time. None have compared to this one. Many were not made well to take on an hike or even through a day. Many more had terrible battery life. I am getting more than 10 days on a charge with this watch and it is holding up to anything I throw at it. I have bumped and hit it against things that would have taken out other watches - this one goes on without a scratch. Hiking, swimming, running, and biking all work. HR doesn't work during the swim but the additional information (stroke and swolf) it provides is amazing. I would definitely buy again and am interested in the next models of this watch.
Date published: 2020-09-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Data is hopelessly inaccurate The only good thing about this watch is that it keeps good time but that is not what I bought it for. Shows me walking 3-400 steps when I am asleep in bed and no I do not sleepwalk. I bought it more for hiking. My totals ascent shows 3 to 4 times actual ascent. For example 340 meters actual total ascent confirmed by All trails and maps, shows as over 1,300 meters, (I wish). I get storm alerts on beautiful clear days and no storm alert when one actually does happen. My pulse rate is widely out showing over 170 when below that and under 40 when above that. Altitude bears no resemblance to actual altitude. Apparently my house is well below sea level!
Date published: 2021-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Exactly what I’ve been wanting. The Instinct is exactly what I’ve been look for. It has all the functions and widgets I need. Looked at the Sapphires but after comparing them both there’s functions I wouldn’t use and was a little clunky for me. Plus the Sapphire price range was a little much for not needing all the functions. The Instinct is a nice size and really light on the wrist. Only gave 4 stars because I haven’t used the track back feature yet, but looking forward to using it on this years elk hunts and scouting. It’ll give me time to get use to navigating through all the watch functions and features. Overall great watch and easy to set up and sink to my phone.
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Garmin Quality and Dependability The watch so far is very accurate at tracking steps, sleep patterns, and heart rate. The watch has also proven itself as being shock resistant. Presently I am unsure if I would trust it as a navigation tool. I am comparing to my Garmin Etrex Venture that I have depended on for years. The Venture's accuracy, especially with altitude, has exposed the Instinct's short comings with navigation. The two devices also disagree slightly on coordinates, I will say not enough to get someone lost, however it is up to the User to know their limitations when using navigation tools. Overall I am quite impressed with the watch and would recommend it.
Date published: 2020-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well built and easy to use It is very customizable and I like that feature. This battery is lasting forever I have not charged for a couple of days now and it’s still full. One thing that bothers me is that the strap is the exact same material as the loop(s)that it goes through so both of them are bending and squishing around and it’s hard to get the strap on. also I keep pressing button four and button three at the exact same time I don’t know how to fix that maybe put a little bump up so you can put your thumb on near number Four. Or I should be more careful! Other than that The watch is great with massive amounts of detail and the phone is tough it is really well-made.
Date published: 2020-10-19
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If you feel your product has failed a Consumer Guarantee (as defined by New Zealand Consumer Law) then don't worry you can easily return it to your local Harvey Norman store. We'll even pay for the postage if you live in an area where there is no store. Our returns policy covers any purchased item ( conditions apply).

Questions & Answers

Dose this watch do give me distances to holes for golf?eg from tee off blocks to the hole?

Asked by: Jay16
Hi there. Thanks for your question. The Garmin Instinct does not have a Golf feature as part of it's sport mode.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-04-25

Can I get my step total displayed as part of the home screen for want of a better word

Asked by: Moose
Hi there, thanks for asking a question. Yes you can add your step count to your watch face, you need to change this manually. Press Menu>Press GPS button to select "Watch Face">Press GPS again to select "Customize">Cycle through options pressing the Menu button until you get to the steps icon>Press GPS a few times until you get a tick confirmation this has been set.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-04-17

I would like to know how much battery life this watch has when you have it in the Heart rate mode? I would like to track my heart rate whilst sleeping. Regards

Asked by: scotty
Hi Scotty. Thanks for your question. The watch has a Battery Life Up to 14 days when in Smartwatch mode with activity tracking and 24/7 wrist-based heart rate monitoring activated
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-04-02

does this model monitor your sleep ?

Asked by: sean
Hi there. Thanks for your question. Yes this model monitors your sleep. While you are sleeping, the device automatically detects your sleep and monitors your movement during your normal sleep hours. You can set your normal sleep hours in the user settings on your Garmin Connect™ account. You can view your sleep statistics on your Garmin Connect account.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-08-19
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