Malaysia, 20 April 2022 - Garmin Malaysia today announced the Descent G1 Solar - watch-style dive computers with innovative dive technology, 24/7 health and wellness features, smartwatch functionality and optional solar charging, all packed into a rugged, bold design.
“Whether you are looking to purchase your first dive computer or wanting to support your active lifestyle, our Descent G1 Series is the ideal companion for all types of divers who appreciate having a multisport smartwatch for all other aspects of life topside,” said Mr. Scoppen Lin, Assistant General Manager, Garmin Asia. “Descent G1 Solar builds upon Garmin’s innovative dive technology line-up with the addition of solar charging, allowing customers more time to enjoy their topside activities.”
Engineered for endurance, designed to be daring
Featuring an easy-to-read, high-contrast display and 45mm watch case, the G1 Series introduces a new compact design into the dive lineup that is purpose built in both form and function. Water rated to 10 ATM (100 meters) and tested to engineering standard EN133319 for dive compliance with leakproof inductive buttons and a sapphire lens, the Descent G1 Series is rugged and ready for excursions above and below the water’s surface. Available in multiple color options and compatible with Garmin QuickFit bands, divers can switch between long and short straps for wearing over wet suits when needed, or switch up their style in a snap to take their timepiece from a dive to dinner. Explore longer with the Descent G1 Series which offer a rechargeable battery with up to 25 hours in dive mode, up to 3 weeks in smartwatch mode and up to 4 months in smartwatch mode with the solar charging models.
Detailed stats for every type of diver
Descent G1 Series has features for new recreational divers up through seasoned technical divers with support for multiple dive modes for single and multiple gas dives (including air, nitrox, trimix and 100% O2), gauge, apnea, apnea hunt and closed-circuit rebreather. G1 Series also includes a 3-axis digital compass and vibration depth alerts. Right on the wrist, divers can view depth, dive time, temperature, NDL/TTS, ascent/descent rates, gas mix, PO2, N2 loading, decompression/safety stop information, and time-of-day, all customizable to the user’s preference. Freedivers will enjoy customizable dive and surface screens in apnea modes, plus more metrics like ascent and descent rates to analyze performance between dives.The Descent G1 will automatically mark surface entry and exit points in the water using multi-GNSS satellite support and log it in the companion Garmin Dive™ app so divers can easily review a detailed analysis of each dive activity including max depth and bottom time. Use the Garmin Dive App to configure settings on the Descent G1 Series, or plan the next trip by viewing popular sites that have been rated and reviewed by other users.
Other features which included health monitoring and sports apps, connected features for all-day wearability, inReach compatibility, plus incident detection are all in the new Descent G1 Series. For more information, you can check out at Garmin Malaysia Website.