Garmin Instinct®(Esports Edition) - Black Lava

Engineered to compete.

Instinct® – Esports Edition GPS Smartwatch for Esports Athletes. The difference between a player and a champion? A player plays. A champion plays with Instinct. Instinct — Esports Edition is the GPS gaming smartwatch built for victories.


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Instinct® – Esports Edition. Unleash your Instinct.

The difference between a player and a champion? A player plays. A champion plays with Instinct.

  • Analyse gaming performance through a dedicated Esports activity profile.
  • Use STR3AMUP!™ to broadcast your stress level and heart rate1 to game streams².
  • Enjoy a bold and aggressive look designed specifically for gamers.
  • Train smarter IRL with 30+ sports apps — getting your mind and body ready for intense gaming.
  • Get notifications³ straight from your phone to your wrist.
  • Game more. Charge less. Get up to 80 hours in Esports mode.

Key Features

  • Engineered to Compete

With an emphasis on elite-tier competition, Instinct Esports can help you train your body and prepare your mind for intense gaming and clutch plays.

  • Designed to be Daring

Bold colour, high contrast display and purpose-built design bring to life a non-traditional smartwatch that turns heads at every glance.

  • Esports Activity

With a dedicated Esports activity profile, track and analyse your body’s performance while gaming.

  • PC Gaming Stream

Broadcast your stress level and heart rate1 directly to gaming streams through STR3AMUP! — giving you a new live stream experience².

  • Longer Battery Life

Up to 80 hours in Esports mode and up to 14 days in smartwatch mode means less charging and more gaming.

  • Sports Apps

Train smarter IRL with preloaded activity profiles for activities outside the game world.

  • Wrist-Based Heart Rate

Get heart rate data1 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 clutch moments.

  • Advanced Sleep Monitoring

Even champions need rest. Get a full picture of how you’re sleeping, with a breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages¹.

  • Stress Tracking

Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score — helping you keep your mind clear for the biggest battles.

  • Body Battery™ Energy Monitor

Tracking multiple body and sleep metrics1 helps determine how much energy you have — letting you know when to play, and when to rest.

  • Smart Notifications

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device.

  • Calendar View

Easily see your stream schedule for the day with a dedicated calendar screen.

  • Garmin Connect™

Keep track of health stats, achievements and more through the Garmin Connect app4.

Technical Specifications


  • Lens Material: Chemically-strengthened glass
  • Bezel Material: Fibre-reinforced polymer
  • Case Material: Fibre-reinforced polymer
  • Quickfit™ Watch Band Compatible: Yes (22 mm)
  • Strap Material: Silicone
  • Physical Size: 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm. Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm
  • 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)
  • Weight: 53 g
  • Battery Life: Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days / GPS Mode: Up to 16 hours / UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
  • Water Rating: 10 ATM
  • Memory/History: 16 MB


Clock Features

  • Time/Date: Yes
  • GPS Time Sync: Yes
  • Automatic Daylight Saving Time: Yes
  • Alarm Clock: Yes
  • Timer: Yes
  • Stopwatch: Yes
  • Sunrise/Sunset Times : Yes


Health Monitoring

  • Wrist-Based Heart Rate (Constant, every second): Yes
  • Daily Resting Heart Rate: Yes
  • Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts: Yes (high and low)
  • Body Battery™ Energy Monitor: Yes
  • All-Day Stress Tracking: Yes
  • Relaxation Breathing Timer: Yes
  • Sleep: Yes (Advanced)
  • Hydration: Yes (in Garmin Connect™)
  • Women’s Health: Yes (in Garmin Connect™)



  • GPS: Yes
  • GLONASS: Yes
  • Galileo: Yes
  • Garmin Elevate™ Wrist Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Barometric Altimeter: Yes
  • Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Thermometer: Yes


Daily Smart Features

  • Connectivity: Bluetooth®, ANT+®
  • Smart Notifications: Yes
  • Text Response/Reject Phone Call with Text (Android™ only): Yes
  • Calendar: Yes
  • Weather: Yes
  • Controls Smartphone Music: Yes
  • Find My Phone: Yes
  • Find My Watch: Yes
  • Virb® Camera Remote: Yes
  • Smartphone Compatibility: iPhone®, Android™: Yes
  • Compatible With Garmin Connect™ Mobile: Yes


Safety and Tracking Features

  • Livetrack: Yes


Tactical Features     

  • Dual Grid Coordinates: Yes


Esports Features

  • Esports Activity: Yes
  • Str3amup! Pc Tool for Streaming Biometrics: Yes


Activity Tracking Features

  • Step Counter: Yes
  • Move Bar (Displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) : Yes
  • Auto Goal (Learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal): Yes
  • Calories Burned: Yes
  • Floors Climbed: Yes
  • Distance Travelled: Yes
  • Intensity Minutes: Yes
  • Trueup™: Yes
  • Move Iq™: Yes


Fitness Equipment/Gym

  • Available Gym Activity Profiles: Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga
  • Cardio Workouts: Yes
  • Strength Workouts: Yes
  • Automatic Rep Counting: Yes


Training, Planning and Analysis Features

  • HR Zones: Yes
  • HR Alerts: Yes
  • HR Calories: Yes
  • % HR Max: Yes
  • % HRR: Yes
  • Auto Max HR: Yes
  • HR Broadcast (Broadcasts Hr Data Over Ant+™ To Paired Devices): Yes (Using Ant+)
  • GPS Speed and Distance: Yes
  • Customisable Screen(s): Yes
  • Customisable Activity Profiles: Yes
  • Auto Pause®: Yes
  • Interval Training: Yes
  • Advanced Workouts: Yes
  • Downloadable Training Plans: Yes
  • Auto Lap®: Yes
  • Manual Lap: Yes
  • Configurable Lap Alerts
  • Customisable Alerts: Yes
  • Audio Prompts: Yes
  • Finish Time: Yes
  • Virtual Partner: Yes
  • Race an Activity: Yes
  • Course Guidance: Yes
  • Touch and/or Button Lock: Yes
  • Hot Keys: Yes
  • Auto Scroll: Yes
  • Activity History on Watch: Yes
  • Physio Trueup: Yes


Running Features

  • Available Run Profiles: Running, treadmill running, indoor track running and trail running
  • GPS-Based Distance, Time and Pace: Yes
  • Cadence (Provides real-time number of steps per minute) : Yes
  • Run Workouts: Yes
  • Foot Pod Capable: Yes


Outdoor Recreation

  • Available Outdoor Recreation Profiles: Hiking, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, XC skiing, stand-up paddle boarding, rowing, kayaking, Jumpmaster and tactical
  • Point-to-Point Navigation: Yes
  • Bread Crumb Trail in Real Time: Yes
  • Back to Start: Yes
  • Tracback®: Yes
  • Ultratrac Mode: Yes
  • Elevation Profile: Yes
  • Distance to Destination: Yes
  • Barometric Trend Indicator with Storm Alert: Yes
  • Trail Run Auto Climb: Yes
  • Vertical Speed : Yes
  • Total Ascent/Descent: Yes
  • Future Elevation Plot: Yes
  • Compatible With Basecamp™: Yes
  • GPS Coordinates: Yes
  • Sight ‘n Go: Yes
  • Area Calculation
  • Projected Waypoint: Yes
  • Sun And Moon Information: Yes
  • Xero™ Locations: Yes


Cycling Features

  • Alerts (Triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories): Yes
  • Courses: Yes
  • Available Cycling Profiles: Biking, indoor biking and mountain biking
  • Race an Activity: Yes
  • Speed and Cadence Sensor Support (W/Sensor): Yes


Swimming Features

  • Available Swim Profiles: Pool swimming and open water swimming
  • Open-Water Swim Metrics (Distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency, calories): Yes
  • Pool Swim Metrics (Lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency, calories): Yes
  • Stroke Type Detection (Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (Pool swim only) : Yes
  • Drill Logging (Pool swim only) : Yes
  • Basic Rest Timer (Up from 0) (Pool swim only) : Yes
  • “Repeat On” Rest Timer (Pool swim only) : Yes
  • Pool Swim Workouts: Yes

What's in the box

  • Instinct – Esports Edition
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation