Garmin Launches a New Aviator Smartwatch: The D2 Mach 1

Brands like Garmin are constantly bringing new innovations for all working professionals and this time, they have launched a new GPS aviator smartwatch for pilots called the Garmin D2 Mach 1.

It is a premium pilot watch with one of the most stunning AMOLED displays you will ever see on a smartwatch. The new D2 Mach 1 is not only a great smartwatch for pilots but it also brings some state-of-the-art flying tools combined with health and fitness features.

The new D2 Mach 1 is truly going to bring a new style statement for pilots and will also help them in their adventures at the same time.

Garmin says that the new smartwatch can last up to 11 days which makes this an ideal choice for pilots to get weather information, get automatic alerts for any changing conditions. On top of that, it also has a moving map and an HSI(Horizontal Situation Indicator) which can come really handy for pilots.

Unmatched Style and Utility

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Over the years, Gamin has mastered the art of bringing the most advanced features packed into a tiny form factor and the D2 Mach 1 is no exception. This smartwatch can be used comfortably on a daily basis.

It comes in a premium design and has materials like sapphire and titanium which make it durable. Also, it has a stunning and “sunlight-readable” 1.3-inch AMOLED display.

The buttons and touchscreen are optimized in a way so that they can provide pilots with dual utility. As a result, users can get the best smartwatch experience and they also get access to selections and map features.

Garmin has also included a UTC pointer in the watch face. It allows users to manage multiple time zones like Zulu time, 24-hour clock, and some customizable data fields as well.

To match all types of situations, the D2 Mach 1 comes with two watch straps: the oxford weather and the vented titanium along with the included QuickFit silicone band.

Flight System on Your Wrist

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The reason why Garmin is calling the D2 Mach 1 an aviator smartwatch is because of its advanced flight tools. It comes with all sorts of preflight, in-flight, and postflight tools that help pilots to make their entire session seamless.

The new smartwatch comes with multi-brand frequency and multi-GNSS support. Both of these features result in better GPS positioning.

It also comes with an aeronautical database which helps to find the direct course to a nearby airport. On top of that, the smartwatch also gives all the aviation alerts like time, distance, altitude, and a fuel timer.

One of the best features that this smartwatch supports is the METARs and TAFs which help pilots get accurate weather reports including winds, visibility, barometric pressure, etc.

The new D2 Mach 1 also comes with the Garmin Pilot app using which pilots can easily transfer their flight plans to the watch and view all the waypoints in their route. This smartwatch automatically tracks flights on take-off and then transfers all the data to the flyGarmin.com logbook linked to the user.

Get the Best Health and Fitness Features

The new Garmin D2 Mach 1 is not just limited to aviation features, it is also a dedicated fitness smartwatch. It has all the health and fitness features like heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring, fitness age, breathwork activities, Pulse Ox4, stress tracking, hydration, etc.

All of these features are quite essential for pilots as they have a very stressful jobs. The Body Battery feature tells the users how charged their body is and it also tells them the effects of the stress they are taking.

There is also a Snapshot feature that provides users with all the key health stats which they can share with their doctors and fitness coaches.

The smartwatch also includes all the sports tracking apps for walking, running, cycling, pool swimming, hiking, advanced strength training, and more. Users can also use the Garmin Connect app to get workout plans for a better training session.

Seamless Connectivity

Users also get some additional connectivity features with the new D2 Mach 1. It allows users to download up to 650 songs from Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music). Then there is the Garmin Pay payment app.

You also get support for notifications for messages, calls, reminders, etc. Users can also pair it with Garmin inReach device to send messages, toggle tracking, or start an SOS to the Garmin IERCC.

The battery on this watch can last up to 11 days in smartwatch mode and up to 24 hours with all the flying activities like GPS and Pulse Ox.

Pricing and Availability

The Garmin D2 Mach 1 is now available for sale on the company’s official website. Users can buy the Titanium Bracelet D2 Mach 1 at a price of USD 1299.99 or they can go for the Brown Leather style for USD 1199.99. Regardless of the style, all users will get a trial subscription for the Garmin Pilot app.

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