36points

Nike+ Sportwatch GPS

61points

Suunto Ambit2

Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
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Nike+ Sportwatch GPS vs Suunto Ambit2

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Suunto Ambit2
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

Why is Nike+ Sportwatch GPS better than Suunto Ambit2?

  • 23g lighter
    66gvs89g
  • Can upload maps
  • 2.9mm thinner
    15.2mmvs18.1mm
  • Has achievements
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • 11.9mm narrower
    38.1mmvs50mm
  • Integrates with social networks

Why is Suunto Ambit2 better than Nike+ Sportwatch GPS?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • 42h longer battery life - GPS
    50hvs8h
  • Has a barometer
  • Has trackback mode
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has multi-sport mode
  • Has a 3D compass

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Design

1.Has a display
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Suunto Ambit2

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

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

50m

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.weight

66g

89g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

5.sweat resistant
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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

6.thickness

15.2mm

18.1mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

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Sensors

1.has GPS
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
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Suunto Ambit2

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.Has a barometer
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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.

4.has an accelerometer
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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.

5.has a compass
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Suunto Ambit2

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

6.Has a 3D compass
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Suunto Ambit2

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.

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Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Has a route tracker
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Suunto Ambit2

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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Suunto Ambit2

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
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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 multi-sport mode
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Suunto Ambit2

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.

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Connectivity

1.Supports ANT+
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

8h

50h

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

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

3.has a rechargeable battery
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Has achievements
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Suunto Ambit2

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

2.Has inactivity alerts
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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

3.Includes access to online portal
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Suunto Ambit2

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.

4.Has a stopwatch
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Integrates with social networks
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Suunto Ambit2

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

6.Has social features
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Suunto Ambit2

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
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Suunto Ambit2

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

2.Can upload maps
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.

3.Has an altimeter
Nike+ Sportwatch GPS
Suunto Ambit2

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

4.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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Suunto Ambit2

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

5.waypoints

0

100

Waypoints are locations or landmarks worth recording and storing in your GPS. These are locations you may later want to return to, for example favorite restaurants, bars etc.

Best

Garmin Fenix 5S Sapphire

1000

6.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
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Suunto Ambit2

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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