Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
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Polar RCX3 GPS
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
It tracks how far you travel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
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.
The device can connect to WiFi.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
It can periodically download data on the future position of GPS satellites. This enables it to lock on much faster, so you don’t have to wait around to get a GPS fix.
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.
Garmin Fenix 5 42mm
You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.