94points

Garmin Fenix 6

74points

Suunto 9

Garmin Fenix 6
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Garmin Fenix 6 vs Suunto 9

Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
94
points
Garmin Fenix 6
74
points
Suunto 9

Why is Garmin Fenix 6 better than Suunto 9?

  • 11h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    36hvs25h
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • Supports ANT+
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  • 1g lighter
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    80gvs81g
  • Detects activities automatically
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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Why is Suunto 9 better than Garmin Fenix 6?

  • 42.01% higher resolution
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    300 x 320pxvs260 x 260px
  • Has sapphire glass display
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  • 15°C higher maximum operating temperature
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    60°Cvs45°C
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has geotagging
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  • 0.4 higher rating on the App Store
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    4.4vs4
  • Has a world timer
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Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressReplacement Quick Fit Titanium Alloy Wri...Replacement Quick Fit Titanium Alloy Wristband Straps for Garmin Fenix 6X/6X Pro Watchbands For Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Watch
aliexpress logo
$64.60
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Carbon G...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Carbon Gray DLC with Black Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$809.99

Suunto 9

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 9 walmartSuunto - 9 GPS Baro Multisport Watch - B...Suunto - 9 GPS Baro Multisport Watch - Black
walmart logo
$599.00

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistance
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

260 x 260px

300 x 320px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.weight

80g

81g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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 barometer
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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.
5.has a compass
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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.
4.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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 (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
4.Automatically syncs
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life with GPS on

36h

25h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
2.battery life

14 days

14 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
3.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
6.has a removable battery
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
2.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
5.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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 notifications
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
2.Has live tracking
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9
You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
3.Has geotagging
Garmin Fenix 6
Suunto 9 (Suunto App)
You can tag your photos/videos at the specific location where you took them. This gives you another way to organise them, and also makes them more discoverable by other people.
4.Ad-free
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9 (Suunto App)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
5.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9 (Suunto App)
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
6.Has period notifications
Garmin Fenix 6 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Suunto 9
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.

Price comparison

Garmin Fenix 6

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Fenix 6 AmazonGarmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS W...Garmin Fenix 6, Premium Multisport GPS Watch, Heat and Altitude Adjusted V02 Max, Pulse Ox Sensors and Training Load Focus, Silver with Black Band
Amazon logo
$599.99
Garmin Fenix 6 aliexpressReplacement Quick Fit Titanium Alloy Wri...Replacement Quick Fit Titanium Alloy Wristband Straps for Garmin Fenix 6X/6X Pro Watchbands For Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Watch
aliexpress logo
$64.60
Garmin Fenix 6 walmartGarmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Carbon G...Garmin Fenix 6 - Pro Sapphire - Carbon Gray DLC with Black Band Included Wearable4U Power Pack Bundle
walmart logo
$809.99

Suunto 9

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 9 walmartSuunto - 9 GPS Baro Multisport Watch - B...Suunto - 9 GPS Baro Multisport Watch - Black
walmart logo
$599.00

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