84points

Polar M600

0points

Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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Polar M600 vs Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)
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Why is Polar M600 better than Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)?

  • Is compatible with Android
  • Has vibrating alerts
  • Has goal setting
  • Has silent alarm
  • Tracks elevation
  • Acquires GPS faster
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Tracks your sleep

Why is Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR) better than Polar M600?

  • 17h longer battery life - GPS
    25hvs8h
  • 40m more water resistance
    50mvs10m
  • 0.6mm thinner
    14.4mmvs15mm
  • Has a compass
  • Has a 3D compass
  • Has sapphire glass display
  • Has stroke recognition

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

2.Has a display
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

3.sweat resistant
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

4.waterproofing maximum depth

10m

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

5.resolution

240 x 240px

128 x 128px

Best

Suunto 9

300 x 320px

6.thickness

15mm

14.4mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

3.has an accelerometer
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

5.Has a 3D compass
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 gyroscope
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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.Measures pace
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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.Has goal setting
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

4.Is compatible with iOS
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

5.Has WiFi
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

8h

25h

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

2.Has silent alarm
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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 Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

5.Has notifications
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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.

6.Includes access to online portal
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

2.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Polar M600
Suunto Ambit3 Sport Sapphire (HR)

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

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