Garmin D2 Aviation Watch Comparison

The Garmin D2 family of premium GPS aviator watches was the first to put true global flight navigation capability on the wrists of forward-looking pilots and flying enthusiasts. Now, with our D2 Delta series, we’ve brought this technology to whole new levels of capability and connectivity. With advanced aviation and sport watch functions, these sleek new designs — available in 3 sizes — accent your style while helping to navigate your day.

  D2 Delta S D2 Delta D2 Delta PX
 
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Price $899.00 $949.00 $1,249.00
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  PHYSICAL FEATURES
Lens Material Domed sapphire crystal Domed sapphire crystal Domed sapphire crystal
Bezel Material Stainless Steel Titanium Titanium
Case Material Fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover Fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover Fiber-reinforced polymer with metal rear cover
QuickFit ™ Watch Band Comp. yes (20 mm) yes (22 mm) yes (26 mm)
Strap Material Silicone or Leather Silicone and Leather Silicone or Titanium
Physical Size 42 x 42 x 15.4 mm 47 x 47 x 15.8 mm 51 x 51 x 17.5 mm
Weight 65g 76g 87g
Water Rating 10 ATM 10 ATM 10 ATM
Display Type Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Display Size 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
Display Resolution 240 x 240 pixels 240 x 240 pixels 240 x 240 pixels
Color Display Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life Smartwatch mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode: Up to 11 hours
GPS + Music: Up to 4.5 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 25 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days
GPS mode: Up to 18 hours
GPS + Music: Up to 8 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 42 hours
Smartwatch mode: Up to 20 days
GPS mode: Up to 32 hours
GPS + SPO2: Up to 18 hours
GPS + Music: Up to 13 hours
UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 70 hours
Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
Clock Features Time/Date in Zulu/UTC, 12/24h, day/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times Time/Date in Zulu/UTC, 12/24h, day/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times Time/Date in Zulu/UTC, 12/24h, day/date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic daylight saving time, Alarm clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/sunset times
       
  SENSORS
GPS/GLONASS/Galileo GPS/GLONASS/Galileo GPS/GLONASS/GalileoD GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor Yes Yes Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Thermometer Yes Yes Yes
Pulse Ox No No Yes (with Acclimation)
       
  DAILY SMART FEATURES
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) Yes Yes Yes
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only) Yes Yes Yes
Calendar Yes Yes Yes
Weather Yes Yes Yes
Controls smartphone music Yes Yes Yes
Plays and Controls Watch Music Yes Yes Yes
Music Storage Up to 500 songs Up to 500 songs Up to 500 songs
Find My Phone Yes Yes Yes
Find My Watch Yes Yes Yes
VIRB® Camera Remote Yes Yes Yes
Smartphone Compatibility iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile Yes Yes Yes
Garmin Pay™ Yes Yes Yes
       
  AVIATION FEATURES
Worldwide airport database(s) Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter with adjustable baro setting Yes Yes Yes
3-axis compass with HSI (horizontal situation indicator) Yes Yes Yes
Multiple time zones with Zulu/UTC Yes Yes Yes
Wirelessly receive flight plans from Garmin Pilot™ Yes Yes Yes
NEXRAD on moving map Yes Yes Yes
Moving Map with aviation airports, navaids, roads, bodies of water and more Yes Yes Yes
Waypoint information page Yes Yes Yes
Worldwide NAVAID and Intersection database(s) Yes Yes Yes
Connext avionics connectivity Yes Yes Yes
In-flight Pulse Ox No No Yes
       
  ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES
Step Counter Yes Yes Yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes Yes Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes Yes Yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep) Yes Yes Yes
Calories Burned Yes Yes Yes
Floors Climbed Yes Yes Yes
Distance Traveled Yes Yes Yes
Intensity minutes Yes Yes Yes
TrueUp™ Yes Yes Yes
Move IQ™ Yes Yes Yes
Fitness Age™ Yes (in app) Yes(in app) Yes(in app)
All-day Stress Tracking Yes Yes Yes
       
  Fitness Equipment/Gym
Available gym activity profiles Strength Training, Cardio Training, Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga Strength Training, Cardio Training, Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga Strength Training, Cardio Training, Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga
Cardio Workouts Yes Yes Yes
Strength Workouts Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Rep counting Yes Yes Yes
       
  Training, Planning and Analysis Features
GPS Speed and Distance Yes Yes Yes
Customizable Data Pages Yes Yes Yes
Customizable Activity Profiles Yes Yes Yes
Auto Pause Yes Yes Yes
Interval Training Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Workouts Yes Yes Yes
Downloadable Training Plans Yes Yes Yes
Auto Lap Yes Yes Yes
Manual Lap Yes Yes Yes
Configurable Lap Alerts Yes Yes Yes
V02 Max Yes Yes Yes
Training Status (lets you see if you're training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend) Yes Yes Yes
Training Load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC) Yes Yes Yes
Training Effect (aerobic) Yes Yes Yes
Training Effect (anaerobic) Yes Yes Yes
Customizable alerts Yes Yes Yes
Audio prompts Yes Yes Yes
Finish time Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Partner Yes Yes Yes
Race an Activity Yes Yes Yes
Auto multisport activities Yes Yes Yes
Manual multisport activities Yes Yes Yes
Course guidance Yes Yes Yes
Segments (Live, Garmin) Yes Yes Yes
Strava features (Beacon, live segments) Yes Yes Yes
LiveTrack Yes Yes Yes
Group LiveTrack Yes Yes Yes
Round-trip course creator (running/cycling) Yes Yes Yes
Trendline Popularity Routing Yes Yes Yes
Touch and/or button lock Yes Yes Yes
Hot Keys Yes Yes Yes
Auto Scroll Yes Yes Yes
Activity history on Watch Yes Yes Yes
       
  Heart Rate Features
HR Zones Yes Yes Yes
HR Alerts Yes Yes Yes
% HR max Yes Yes Yes
% HRR Yes Yes Yes
Recovery Time Yes Yes Yes
Auto Max HR Yes Yes Yes
HRV stress test (measures your heart rate variability while standing still, for 3 minutes, to provide you with an estimated stress level; the scale of this is 1 to 100; low scores indicate lower stress levels) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Records heart rate while swimming Yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) Yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) Yes (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) Yes Yes Yes
       
  Running Features
Available Run Profiles Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running Running, Treadmill Running, Trail Running
GPS-based distance, time and pace Yes Yes Yes
Running Dynamics Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Stride Length (real time) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute) Yes Yes Yes
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level) Yes Yes Yes
Lactate threshold (through analysis of your pace and heart rate, estimates the point where your muscles start to rapidly fatigue) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Run workouts Yes Yes Yes
Race Predictor Yes Yes Yes
Foot Pod Capable Yes Yes Yes
       
  Golfing Features
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) Yes Yes Yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs Yes Yes Yes
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Automatic Automatic Automatic
Digital scorecard Yes Yes Yes
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit) Yes Yes Yes
Garmin AutoShot™ Yes Yes Yes
Auto CourseView updates Yes Yes Yes
Green View with manual pin position Yes Yes Yes
Hazards and course targets Yes Yes Yes
TruSwing™ compatible Yes Yes Yes
Round timer/odometer Yes Yes Yes
       
  Outdoor Recreation Features
Available Outdoor Recreation Profiles Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical
Point-to-point navigation Yes Yes Yes
Bread crumb trail in real time Yes Yes Yes
Back to start Yes Yes Yes
TracBack® Yes Yes Yes
UltraTrac mode Yes Yes Yes
Around Me mode Yes Yes Yes
Elevation profile Yes Yes Yes
Distance to destination Yes Yes Yes
Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert Yes Yes Yes
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner Yes Yes Yes
Trail run auto climb Yes Yes Yes
Vertical Speed Yes Yes Yes
Total ascent/descent Yes Yes Yes
Future elevation plot Yes Yes Yes
Preloaded topographical maps Yes Yes Yes
Downloadable cartography support Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with BaseCamp™ Yes Yes Yes
GPS coordinates Yes Yes Yes
Projected waypoint Yes Yes Yes
Sight 'N Go Yes Yes Yes
Area Calculation Yes Yes Yes
Hunt/fish calendar Yes Yes Yes
Sun and moon information Yes Yes Yes
Dual grid coordinates Yes Yes Yes
XERO™ Locations Yes Yes Yes
       
  Cycling Features
Available cycling profiles Yes Yes Yes
Courses Yes Yes Yes
Bike lap and lap maximum power (with power sensor) Yes Yes Yes
Race an activity Yes Yes Yes
Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal) Yes Yes Yes
FTP (Functional Threshold Power) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Garmin Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map) Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Vector™ (power meter) Yes Yes Yes
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible third-party ANT+™-enabled power meters) Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display) Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar) Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Varia™ lights Yes Yes Yes
Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor) (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors) (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors) (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)
       
  Swimming Features
Available swim profiles Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Swimming/Running
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) Yes Yes Yes
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) Yes Yes Yes
Swim efficiency (SWOLF) Yes Yes Yes
Drill logging Yes Yes Yes
Pool swim workouts Yes Yes Yes
Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) Yes Yes Yes
Heart rate (real-time during rests, interval and session stats during rests, and automatic heart rate download post-swim) (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™) (with HRM-Tri™ and HRM-Swim™)
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