84points

Polar M600

48points

Suunto Ambit

Comparison winner
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit
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53 facts in comparison

Polar M600 vs Suunto Ambit

Polar M600
Suunto Ambit
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit
84
points
48
points

Why is Polar M600 better than Suunto Ambit?

  • Is compatible with Android
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Provides activity reports
  • Syncs wirelessly
  • Has vibrating alerts
  • Measures pace
  • Has goal setting
  • Has silent alarm

Why is Suunto Ambit better than Polar M600?

  • 42h longer battery life - GPS
    50hvs8h
  • Has a barometer
  • 90m more water resistance
    100mvs10m
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a compass
  • Has a 3D compass
  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
  • Has a cadence sensor

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

2.sweat resistant
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

3.Has a display
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

4.waterproofing maximum depth

10m

100m

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.

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Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

5.thickness

15mm

18.1mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

6.height

45mm

50mm

Best

Leikr

40.4mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

3.Has a barometer
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

6.Has a 3D compass
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.

3.Has a route tracker
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.Has goal setting
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

4.Is compatible with iOS
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

5.Supports ANT+
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

2.Has silent alarm
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

3.Acquires GPS faster
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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.

4.Has inactivity alerts
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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

5.Includes access to online portal
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

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 a stopwatch
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Miscellaneous

1.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

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