Garmin, which specializes in multi-sport gadgets, has announced a new unusual device called the Descent Mk2S.
What is it
Garmin Descent Mk2S is a wrist computer for diving (according to the manufacturer, the most compact in the world). The gadget is made in the form of a smart watch, so you can wear it every day. It has a 1.2-inch round screen with a sapphire crystal. All control is carried out using the side buttons.
The computer supports different dive modes. For example, with gas mixtures and special equipment. The device is equipped with a GNSS satellite navigation system and an underwater 3-axis compass. Thanks to this, Descent Mk2S is able to mark the beginning and end of the dive. The device screen displays the depth, time, temperature, ascent speed, load, and many other indicators. The gadget stores information about 200 dives. Details about each one are available in the Garmin Dive app.
In addition to the diving computer, the Garmin Descent Mk2S can be used as a smart watch. They can track your workouts, sleep, health, and even show notifications. The device also supports Garmin Pay, a proprietary contactless payment service. Naturally, these functions are available when paired with a smartphone.
As for the autonomy, the Descent Mk2S will live up to 7 days in the smart watch mode. If they are used only as a diving computer, this figure will increase to 30 days.
Garmin Descent Mk2S Price and when to expect?
Garmin Descent Mk2S have already started selling on the official website of the company for $ 1,000. There are three colors available.