Garmin Instinct® ESports – GPS Smartwatch – Multisport Watches


Garmin Instinct® ESports – GPS Smartwatch – Multisport Watches

Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of one new watch to the popular Instinct series of rugged smartwatches. Elevate your game with Instinct — Esports Edition. This smartwatch for Esports athletes has a dedicated Esports activity profile — allowing users to track, analyse, and broadcast their biometrics while gaming. The aggressive black and red design creates a bold look for bold plays.

Highlights of the Instinct® ESports

  • Analyse gaming performance through a dedicated Esports activity profile
  • Use STR3AMUP!™ to broadcast your stress level and heart rate to game streams
  • 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 notifications straight from your phone to your wrist.
  • Game more. Charge less. Get up to 80 hours in Esports mode


With a dedicated Esports activity profile, track and analyse your body metrics while gaming

Broadcast your stress level and heart rate1 directly to gaming streams through STR3AMUP!™ — empowers you to share a new live stream experience

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

Train smarter IRL with preloaded activity profiles plus GPS and added sensor performance for activities outside the game world

Get heart rate 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 clutch moments (Also supports heart rate tracking via optional HR chest strap)

Get a full picture of how you’re sleeping, with a breakdown of your light, deep and REM sleep stages

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

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


  • Black Lava


  • 53 g (Manufacturer information)

Scope of delivery

  • Instinct ESports
  • Charging/Data Cable
  • Documentation

Product Features


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: up to 14 days
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
GPS mode: Up to 16 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours
Water rating 10 ATM

Clock features

GPS time sync
Automatic daylight saving time
Alarm clock
Sunrise/sunset times

Health monitoring

Wrist-based heart rate (constant, every second)
Daily Resting Heart Rate
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts Yes (high and low)
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor
All-day stress tracking
Relaxation breathing timer
Hydration Yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Menstrual Cycle Yes (in Garmin Connect™)


Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter

Daily smart features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Smart notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Controls smartphone music
Find my phone
Find my watch
VIRB® camera remote
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Compatible with Garmin Connect Mobile

Safety and Tracking Features


Tactical features

Dual grid coordinates

Esports Features

Esports Activity
STR3AMUP! PC tool for streaming biometrics

Activity tracking features

Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Calories burned
Floors climbed
Distance travelled
Intensity minutes
Move IQ™

Fitness equipment/gym

Available gym activity profiles Strength, cardio and elliptical training, stair stepping, floor climbing, indoor rowing and yoga
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
Automatic rep counting

Training, planning and analysis features

HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
Auto max HR
HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices) yes (using ANT+ or BLE)
GPS speed and distance
Customisable screen(s)
Customisable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Interval training
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
Configurable lap alerts
Customisable alerts
Audio prompts
Finish time
Virtual partner
Race an activity
Course guidance
Touch and/or button lock
Hot keys
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

Running features

Available run profiles Running, treadmill running, indoor track running, trail running
GPS-based distance, time and pace
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Run workouts
Foot pod capable

Outdoor recreation features

Available outdoor recreation profiles Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Tactical
Point-to-point navigation
Breadcrumb trail in real time
Back to start
UltraTrac mode
Elevation profile
Distance to destination
Barometric trend indicator with storm alert
Trail run auto climb
Vertical speed
Total ascent/descent
Future elevation plot
Compatible with BaseCamp™
GPS coordinates
Sight ‘N Go
Area calculation
Projected waypoint
Sun and moon information
XERO Locations

Cycling features

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Available cycling profiles Biking, indoor biking, mountain biking
Race an activity
Speed and cadence sensor support Yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles Pool swimming, open water swimming
Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)
Drill logging (pool swim only)
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)
“Repeat on” rest timer
Pool swim workouts
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