Garmin Philippines has just unveiled the Instinct Esports Edition in the Philippines, a rugged GPS smartwatch designed for esports athletes and enthusiasts.
The Instict is supported by Garmin’s new STR3AMUP! PC streaming tool which allows you to livestream biometric data like heart rate and stress level to your audience for a new streaming experience.
The smartwatch also has Advanced Sleep Monitoring and Body Battery Energy Monitor. The latter uses heart rate, stress, and sleep data to determine how much energy you have.
It has an Esports Activity Profile that tracks your heart rate and rate stress level in addition to the time of day and a game timer. This gives users an even deeper analysis into performance. Once a gaming session has ended, you can sync the activity to the free Garmin Connect app to view, store, and analyze the data to see how your body reacts in different gaming situations.
The Instinct Esports Edition is built to military standards (MIL-STD 810) but is able to keep a lightweight design that provides a distraction-free gaming experience. It is said to offer up to 80 hours of battery life in esports mode and up to 14 days in smartwatch mode.
The new smartwatch has bold black and red colors with high-contrast display and a rugged design.
In addition, the Esports Edition smartwatch has 30+ sports apps and activity tracking. An optional Heart Rate monitor chest strap is also available for purchase separately is also available for athletes that want to monitor performance further.