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GARMIN DESCENT MK2i

$1,499.99

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Part Number:010-02132-01 Manufacturer: Garmin

GARMIN DESCENT MK2i

QUALITY BY DESIGN

The advanced, watch-style dive computer with a rugged yet sophisticated design that features a large sunlight readable 1.4” color display.

PREMIUM MATERIALS

Fit the look to your lifestyle with a stylish titanium bezel.

AIR INTEGRATION

Pair with Descent T1 transmitter for integrated pressure monitoring on up to 5 tanks via SubWave™ sonar data network1.

SUBWAVE SONAR

Transmit data — such as remaining air time, air consumption rate and more — for you and other divers within a range of 10 meters1.

DIVE MODES

Get multiple dive modes for single and multiple gas dives (including nitrox and trimix), gauge, apnea, apnea hunt and closed circuit rebreather.

CUSTOMIZABLE DIVE MODES

Add additional screens for each dive mode that features the fields you want to see.

SURFACE MULTI-GNSS

Track your entry and exit2 points with advanced satellite connectivity.

DIVE LOG

Store and review data for up to 200 dives — and share via the Garmin Dive app.

INREACH® COMPATIBLE

Pair with inReach satellite communicators3 and the inReach dive case

PERFORMANCE METRICS

View advanced training metrics that include running dynamics, heat- and altitude-adjusted VO2 max, recovery advisor and more4.

PACEPRO™ TECHNOLOGY

A first-of-its-kind feature that helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.

SPORTS APPS

Use preloaded activity profiles for trail running, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing, golfing and more.

ANIMATED WORKOUTS

Easily follow animated workouts for cardio, strength, yoga and Pilates. View workouts right on your watch screen.

TOPO AND SKI MAPS

Use topographical maps to navigate your adventures and view run names and difficulty ratings for 2,000 worldwide ski resorts.

ABC SURFACE SENSORS

Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis compass.

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Optical heart rate5 technology gauges activity intensity as well as heart rate variability to calculate your stress level. It also tracks underwater without a heart rate strap.

PULSE OX SENSOR

For altitude acclimation, sleep monitoring or between Apnea/Apnea Hunt activities on the surface, a Pulse Ox4 sensor uses light beams at your wrist to gauge how well your body is absorbing oxygen.

ALL DAY RESPIRATION

Track how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork and activities such as yoga.

TURN-BY-TURN NAVIGATION

Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.

ROUND-TRIP ROUTING

Enter a distance you want to travel, and get suggested routes that will bring you back to your starting point. Trendline™ popularity routing helps you find the best local paths.

SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses an incident, assistance and incident detection features6 send your location to emergency services. Feature not available while in dive mode.

MUSIC

Store up to 2,000 songs, or access streaming music apps from your compatible services7, including Spotify®, Deezer and Amazon Music.

 

GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution8 through participating providers.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

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

CONNECT IQ™ STORE

Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.

Physical & Performance

GPS Yes
Display resolution 280 x 280 pixels
Weight

silicone band: 99.6 g
titanium band: 160.3 g

Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Battery life

Smartwatch: Up to 16 days
Battery Saver Watch Mode: Up to 50 days
GPS: Up to 48 hours
GPS + Music: Up to 15 hours
Max Battery GPS Mode: Up to 96 hours
Dive mode: Up to 80 hours
Dive mode with Descent T1: Up to 32 hours
Expedition GPS Activity: up to 35 days

Display size

1.4” (35.56 mm) diameter

 

Maps & Navigation

Memory/History 32 GB

 

Features

Battery saver (customizable low power watch) Yes
Cardio workouts Yes
Time/date yes
% HRR Yes
Gas time remaining Yes
Water rating Dive (100 meters)
Around Me mode Yes
Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) Yes
Custom dive data screens Yes
Automatically saves dive entry and exit locations Yes
Safety Stop yes (customizable off/3min/5min)
Training Effect (anaerobic) Yes
Auto rest (pool swim only) Yes
TruSwing™ compatible Yes
Missed Deco Lockout yes (can be disabled prior to dive with user acknowledgement)
Customizable data pages Yes
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) Yes
Anchor Alarm No
Hazards and course targets Yes
Drill logging (pool swim only) Yes
Garmin AutoShot™ Yes
TracBack® Yes
Auto scroll Yes
Worldwide airport database(s) No
Controls smartphone music Yes
Stealth Mode No
3-axis compass with HSI (horizontal situation indicator) No
Ambient light sensor No
Heat and altitude acclimation Yes
Music storage up to 2,000 songs
Downloadable training plans Yes
Countdown timer No
PO2 Up to 2.0 with customizable deco PO2 setting
HR zones Yes
Decompression model Bühlmann ZHL-16c with gradient factors
Point-to-point navigation Yes
Lap Time Repeatability Score (LTR) No
Finish time Yes
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit) Yes
Race an activity Yes
Step counter Yes
Run workouts Yes
Nitrox support Yes
Live Event Sharing Yes
Manual lap Yes
Distance traveled Yes
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation yes (spot-check, and optional all-day acclimation and in sleep)
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile Yes
No fly time yes (with 24hr countdown)
Training Status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend.) Yes
Kill switch No
Wirelessly receive flight plans from Garmin Pilot™ No
Surface diver status widget yes (surface interval, N2/HE loading, CNS, OTU and tissue compartment status)
Future elevation plot Yes
Gauge mode Yes
Auto start/end dive Yes
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Automatic
Courses Yes
Gas consumption rate Yes
Fitness Age yes (in app)
Galileo Yes
Manual multisport activities Yes
Distance to destination Yes
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
% HR max Yes
Strength workouts Yes
Audible alerts No
Lens Material

sapphire crystal

Preloaded race tracks No
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory) Yes
Customizable conservatism yes (low/medium/high or custom using gradient factors)
Calendar Yes
Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map) Yes
Find My Phone Yes
Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second) Yes
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only) Yes
Connected GPS No
Compatible with Varia™ lights Yes
Daily Resting Heart Rate Yes
Training Effect Yes
Pacing alerts (pool swim only) Yes
Night vision mode No
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert Yes
Customizable activity profiles Yes
HR calories Yes
Preloaded ski resort maps Yes
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level) Yes
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™)
Alarm clock Yes
LiveTrack Yes
Dual grid coordinates Yes
Assistance Yes
Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking, Triathlon

Strap material

silicone or titanium

Auto Lap® Yes
Auto Pause® Yes
Dive ascent/descent rate indicator Yes
PlaysLike distance Yes
Task timers (2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes) No
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display) Yes
Activity history on watch Yes
Advanced workouts Yes
Boat Data Streaming no
Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories) Yes
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor Yes
Tack assist mode No
Multi-gas mode Yes
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC) Yes
Storm alert Yes
Power meter compatible Yes
Track timer No
Quick Release bands No
Trendline™ Popularity Routing yes (available as a wearable map theme)
Respiration rate (during exercise) yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry) yes (with compatible accessory)
XERO™ Locations Yes
Wind speed and direction (requires connection to Garmin Golf app) No
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) Yes
Case material fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
Gyroscope Yes
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts yes (high and low)
Auto max HR Yes
Bezel Material

Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coated titanium

Analog hands No
Training load focus Yes
Compass Yes
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) yes (with compatible accessory)
Thermometer Yes
MTB Grit & Flow Yes
Course guidance Yes
Orienteering No
Time and distance alerts Yes
Depth sensor Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™)
GPS Time Sync Yes
Race App No
60-minute activity goal No
Countdown start (pool swim only) Yes
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor) Yes
Automatic rep counting Yes
Physical size

52 x 52 x 17.8 mm

APNEA hunt mode Yes
Full vector map Yes
VIRB® Remote Yes
Round timer/odometer Yes
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only) Yes
Alerts & alarms Audible and vibration alarms for ascent rate, PO2, CNS/OTU, NDL, deco, gas switching, tank pressure, gas consumption rate. Customizable (up to 40) audible and/or vibration per dive mode, based on depth or time
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor yes (with Acclimation)
Respiration rate (24x7) Yes
GLONASS Yes
Records heart rate while swimming yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
Reminder alerts No
Projected waypoint Yes
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner Yes
Sunrise/sunset times Yes
Find My Watch Yes
PacePro™ Pacing Strategies Yes
Speed and cadence sensor support

yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

Preloaded topographical maps Yes
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute) Yes
GPS speed and distance Yes
Chores No
Available gym activity profiles Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Pilates and Yoga
All-day Stress Tracking Yes
Critical swim speed Yes
Unit-to-unit route/location sharing No
Incident Detection during select activities Yes
Autopilot Control no
Foot pod capable Yes
Move IQ™ Yes
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™)
Gas mixes

Air, Nitrox and Trimix, up to 100% O2; 1 bottom gas and up to 11 deco and/or backup gasses.

Live Delta Time No
Heart rate from external HRM (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
Pool swim workouts Yes
Available Boating Profiles Boating
Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges yes (optional Connect IQ app)
Back to start Yes
Automatic daylight saving time Yes
Hydration yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Virtual Partner Yes
Smart notifications Yes
Deep Stops yes (using custom gradient factors)
Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running

Dive activity maximum operating depth 100 meters
Green View with manual pin position Yes
Underwater wrist-based heart rate Yes
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling) Yes
Chronograph No
Yoga workouts Yes
Weather Yes
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories) Yes
Tides Yes
Interval training Yes
Multiple time zones with Zulu/UTC No
Single-gas mode Yes
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point) No
Strava Live Segments Yes
Race predictor Yes
Trimix support Yes
Number of transmitters supported 5
Connectivity Bluetooth® Smart, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®, Subwave™
Recovery time Yes
Preloaded with 42,000 courses worldwide Yes
Sync dive log to Garmin Dive™ Mobile app Yes
Color display Yes
Garmin Pay™ Yes
On-screen workout animations Yes
Compatible with BaseCamp™ Yes
Rewards (coins) No
Virtual starting line No
Built-in barometer and tide tables Yes
Altimeter with adjustable baro setting No
Connext avionics connectivity No
Auto CourseView updates Yes
Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to Garmin Connect) No
Intensity minutes Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Auto multisport activities Yes
Stride length (real time) yes (with compatible accessory)
Stopwatch Yes
Sleep Yes
Custom end-dive timeout yes (20s to 10 m)
Running dynamics yes (with compatible accessory)
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) yes (with compatible accessory)
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only) Yes
Downloadable cartography support Yes
Relaxation reminders Yes
VO2 Max (Run) Yes
Expedition GPS Activity Yes
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) yes (with compatible accessory)
GPS coordinates Yes
Physio TrueUp Yes
Subwave™ Support Yes
Last race summary No
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter) Yes
Garmin Live Segments Yes
Unlock new step icons No
HR alerts Yes
Hot keys Yes
Power Modes - customizable in-activity battery settings Yes
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only) Yes
Phone-free text messaging No
Sleep score and insights No
Accelerometer Yes
Dive planner yes (basic NDL + multi-gas deco planner)
Yardage to layups/doglegs Yes
Handicap scoring Yes
GPS-based distance, time and pace Yes
Worldwide NAVAID and Intersection database(s) No
Calories burned Yes
Touch and/or button lock Yes
Advanced Vector support Yes
Trail run auto climb Yes
Residual Tissue Loading Reset yes (on the surface with user acknowledgement)
Configurable lap alerts Yes
Audio prompts Yes
Timer Yes
NEXRAD on moving map No
TrueUp™ Yes
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) Yes
UltraTrac mode Yes
Vertical speed Yes
Available run profiles

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

Touchscreen No
Floors climbed Yes
Bread crumb trail in real time Yes
Elevation profile Yes
Digital scorecard yes
Backlight yes (configurable time and intensity; auto-on at depth)
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Custom targets Yes
PinPointer Yes
Plays and controls watch music Yes
QuickFit™ watch band compatible

yes (26 mm)

 

Sight 'N Go Yes
3-axis dive compass yes (with adjustable heading, quick change to 90R, 90L and reciprocal). Indicates degrees and direction back to set heading
Relaxation breathing timer Yes
Tempo Training No
Tides Yes
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor Yes
APNEA mode Yes
Pilates workouts Yes
Waypoint information page No
Swing Tempo No
Group LiveTrack Yes
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories) Yes
Moving Map with aviation airports, navaids, roads, bodies of water and more No
Automatic altitude adjustment Yes
Woman's Health Tracking yes (in Garmin Connect™)
Virtual caddie No
In-flight Pulse Ox No
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar) Yes
Air integration yes (via Subwave™)
Race an Activity Yes
Primary benefit (Training Effect labels) Yes
Custom alerts Yes
Auto lap splits No
Multiple bike profiles No
Total ascent/descent Yes

 

 

Additional equipment (sold separately) and device pairing required

GPS tracking does not work underwater

Sold separately; active satellite subscription required

This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries.

Activity tracking and fitness metric accuracy

When paired with a compatible smartphone. See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations.

May require premium subscription from a third-party music provider

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