Garmin releases the Descent Mk2S- their smallest dive computer yet

GarminA have announced the Descent Mk2S, its smallest watch-style dive computer a ideal for women and those with smaller wrists a designed for everyday wear and maximum functionality. Packed with innovative dive technology and Garminas most sought-after built-in activity sports profiles and wellness features, the Descent Mk2S is a tool with unmatched versatility for both below and above the surface. A smaller and more fashionable alternative to whatas currently available in the dive computer marketplace, the Mk2S features a 1.2 -inch sunlight readable sapphire display, 43 mm example and interchangeable QuickFitA bands in silicone, leather, metal and nylon. Check out the video here 😛 TAGEND

aBuilding on the success of the Descent Mk2, weare excited to give divers more alternatives, especially our female customers, a said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global customer marketings. aA tribute to your active lifestyle and passion as a diver, the Mk2S is both an essential tool for diving and a smart-alecky timepiece that allows you to track your activities around-the-clock.a

Dive readyA

For underwater escapades, the Descent Mk2S is a full-featured dive computer with support for multiple dive modes for single and multiple gas dives( including nitrox, trimix and 100% O2 ), gauge, apnea, apnea hunting and closed-circuit rebreather. Mk2S will mark entry and exit points in the water use multi-GNSS satellite support and includes an underwater 3-axis compass. Divers can view depth, dive time, temperature, NDL/ TTS, ascent/ descent rates, gas mixture, PO2, N2 loading, decompression/ safety stop information, time-of-day and more, right on the wrist. Users can quickly customize their dive modes by selecting additional screens that feature the fields theyad like to see.

Store and review dive data for up to 200 dives on the watch or position them all on the companion Garmin Dive app, which automatically offer a detailed analysis of each dive activity including max depth, bottom hour and a map of surface entry and exit phases. Employing the appas Explore tool, divers can plan their next trip-up by viewing popular dive sites that have been rated and reviewed by other users, with helpful information like weather conditions and dive logs from that given location. In app, keep track of the gear being used for each dive. Easily tag equipment, wetsuit and fins, then refer back when preparing for future trips.

Wellness and smart features

When not diving, the Descent Mk2S doubles as a premium multisport GPS smartwatch with all-day health monitoring, built-in athletics apps and more. Descent Mk2S introduces Garminas industry leading womenas health features including menstrual cycle tracking and pregnancy tracking, as well as all-day respiration and advanced sleep monitoring, which estimates light, deep and REM stages of sleep. Upon awakening, users can review their Sleep Score and Insights on the watch to see whether they are getting the quality sleep they need to feel rested and recharged.

When paired with a compatible smartphone, receive notifications for bellows, texts and calendar alerts right on the wrist, Garmin Pay for contactless payments3 and music storage. 4 Descent Mk2S boastings up to 7 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 30 hours in dive mode.

Sports apps and advanced metrics

Packed with preloaded athletics apps for operating, swimming, cycling, strength training, skiing, golfing and more, the Descent Mk2S will monitor and track all essential information. These sport profiles have expanded to now include surfing and indoor climbing, plus advanced educate metrics for multiple activities.

Surf : Using a Surf Activity profile, users can track total waves, surf hour, total hour, max speed and their longest wave, plus ocean conditions and tide data right on the wrist. Mountain Bike : Using the new aGrit and Flowa metrics, individuals can track the details of every ride with mountain biking metrics, plus specialized grit and flow measurements that rate trail difficulty and how smoothly users descend, devoting a unique score to beat next time. Indoor Climb : The indoor climbing activity profile allows climbers to track their sessions at indoor facilities. Metrics include the number of routes, horizontal distance climbed, climbing hour, difficultly of each route and more. Recovery Advisor : Giving the body time to recover between training sessions or activities is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery advisor will recommend how long to rest before another big effort. Daily Suggested Workouts : For training guidance that takes fitness level into account, get daily running and ride suggestions based on current educate load and training status.

When paired with a compatible Garmin inReachA satellite communicator5 at the surface, users can send and receive messages promptly from the Descent Mk2S watch and when necessary, trigger an interactive SOS. Divers can keep the device protected by using the inReach Mini Dive Case( sold separately) and have peace-of-mind whenever they surface.

Design, pricing and availabilityA

Available in three colorways a light gold with light sand silicone band, carbon gray DLC with black silicone band and mineral blue with sea foam silicone band a all can be customized with interchangeable QuickFit bands to suit any activity or style. Available now, the Descent Mk2S has a indicated retail price of USD $999.99.

To learn more, visit garmin.com/ dive

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