90points

Garmin Fenix 3

22points

Suunto D9tx

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Garmin Fenix 3 vs Suunto D9tx

Garmin Fenix 3
Suunto D9tx
Garmin Fenix 3
Suunto D9tx

Why is Garmin Fenix 3 better than Suunto D9tx?

  • Has GPS
  • Is compatible with Android
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Provides activity reports
  • Has a barometer
  • Has vibrating alerts
  • 97g lighter
    85gvs182g
  • Syncs wirelessly

Why is Suunto D9tx better than Garmin Fenix 3?

  • 100m more water resistance
    200mvs100m
  • 4.2mm shorter
    46.8mmvs51mm
  • Has sapphire glass display
  • 4.2mm narrower
    46.8mmvs51mm
  • Has a removable battery
  • Designed for diving

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Design

1.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.waterproofing maximum depth

100m

200m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.weight

85g

182g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

6.thickness

16mm

17.3mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

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Sensors

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a barometer
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This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

3.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

4.has a compass
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Suunto D9tx

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

5.Has a 3D compass
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3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.

6.Has a cadence sensor
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A cadence sensor measures the revolutions of the pedals on a bicycle. You can monitor your revolutions per minute, i.e. how fast you are pedalling.

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Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
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Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

2.Tracks distance
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Suunto D9tx

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Has a route tracker
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Suunto D9tx

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

4.Measures pace
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Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Suunto D9tx

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

6.Has goal setting
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Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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Suunto D9tx

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Has Bluetooth
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Suunto D9tx

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Is compatible with Android
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Suunto D9tx

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

5.Supports ANT+
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Suunto D9tx

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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Suunto D9tx

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Suunto D9tx

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Suunto D9tx

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
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Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Has achievements
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You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

3.Has notifications
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If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

4.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

5.Includes access to online portal
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Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

6.Has inactivity alerts
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Suunto D9tx

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
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This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.

2.Has an altimeter
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Suunto D9tx

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.

3.Has a world timer
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With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

4.Is geocaching friendly
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Suunto D9tx

Geocaching friendly devices enable you to join in the global game of geocaching, hiding and finding treasures.

5.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
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It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.

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