Garmin Descent MK1 Smart Dive Watch

Nov 8, 2017

Category: Tech

Up until recently, complex dive computers were either extremely expensive or completely impractical. But, with the advent of smartwatch technology and advances in waterproofing, they’re finally within reach for more than just the incredibly wealthy. And now, one of the giants in the tech industry, Garmin, has introduced their own: the Descent MK1.

Boasting a lot of the normal smartwatch functions you might expect (like activity and fitness tracking), this watch also comes loaded with tech to help you both in and out of the water. They include GPS and GLONASS capabilities; single-gas, multi-gas, gauge, and apnea diving gear compatibility; the ability to store data from up to 10,000 dives; full-color TOPO mapping; and a battery life of between 19-40 hours (depending on the mode you use). And it comes in two finishes: silver sapphire with a black band or gray sapphire with a DLC titanium strap. Pricing starts at $1,000.

Purchase: $1,000+

More From Tech

This Dual-Screen FHD Laptop Was Made For On-The-Go Gaming

Lightweight, powerful, and made to dominate the digital battlefield.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Dango's TK-01 TREK Brings Modularity To The Modern Field Watch

This adaptable timepiece changes the game for utilitarian wearers.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

This Innovative Buoy Creates A 26′ Safe Zone That Wards Off Sharks

Protects from sea-faring predators without harming them.

Posted By

Aug 22, 2019

Featured Image

These Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Live Translate Group Discussions

Bluetooth connectivity, touch controls, and 9 hours per charge.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019

Featured Image

Segway’s Smart Electric Scooter Has Built-In AI Driver Assistance

A self-driving three-wheeled city commuter.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019

Featured Image

This Groundbreaking FHD Gaming Laptop Has Dual Displays

High-powered folding computer built for on-the-go video gamers.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019