Erica Flores

Garmin’s new Tactix Delta smartwatch looks designed …

Garmin’s Tactix Delta is the latest in its line of rugged smartwatches built to military standards. New for the fourth generation of the Tactix is ​​a large 1.4-inch screen similar to the one we saw on the Fenix ​​6 last year, as well as a power manager feature, which gives you battery life predictions based on battery life. settings that it turns on and off.

New for this version of the Tactix is ​​stealth mode, which completely disables the storage and sharing of your information, and a kill switch that can be set to erase all memory on the device. These are not entirely new features, they appeared individually on the Instinct Tactical Edition and Marq Commander watches respectively, but considering the security risks that GPS tracking in particular can have, it makes sense that Garmin would also include them in this focused range. army .

Available now for $ 899.99

Along with the new privacy features, Garmin included a range of “tactical features” that are making a comeback from its previous Tactix smartwatches. There is a Jumpmaster mode, which is designed to help guide skydivers to their target, and a dual position GPS, which can display two sets of coordinate systems on a single screen.

A more typical set of smartwatch functions is also included. Garmin Tactix Delta can store up to 2,000 songs, supports Garmin Pay, and can be configured to receive notifications from a paired smartwatch. Garmin says you’ll get 21 days of battery life when the device is in smartwatch mode or 80 days in battery saver watch mode.

The Garmin Tactix Delta is available now for $ 899.99.