64points

Suunto 5

73points

Suunto 9

Suunto 5
Suunto 9
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Suunto 5 vs Suunto 9

Suunto 5
Suunto 9

Why is Suunto 5 better than Suunto 9?

  • 15h longer battery life - GPS
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    40hvs25h
  • 15g lighter
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    66gvs81g
  • 1.1mm thinner
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    15.7mmvs16.8mm
  • 4mm shorter
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    46mmvs50mm
  • 4mm narrower
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    46mmvs50mm
  • Has a gyroscope
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  • 2mm narrower band
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    22mmvs24mm
  • 20.9% less body volume
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    33.22cm³vs42cm³

Why is Suunto 9 better than Suunto 5?

  • 2.02x higher resolution
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    300 x 320pxvs218 x 218px
  • Has a compass
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  • Automatically syncs
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  • 50m higher waterproof depth rating
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    100mvs50m
  • Has sapphire glass display
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  • Has inactivity alerts
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  • Has a touch screen
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  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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Price comparison

Suunto 5

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5, Lightweight and Compact GPS Sp...Suunto 5, Lightweight and Compact GPS Sports Watch with 24/7, Activity Tracking and Wrist-Based Heart Rate - All Black
Amazon logo
$214.98
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9, GPS Sports Watch with Long Bat...Suunto 9, GPS Sports Watch with Long Battery Life and Wrist-Based Heart Rate, Barometer, Black
Amazon logo
$499.00
Suunto 5 AmazonGarmin 010-02064-00 Instinct, Rugged Out...Garmin 010-02064-00 Instinct, Rugged Outdoor Watch with GPS, Features GLONASS and Galileo, Heart Rate Monitoring and 3-Axis Compass, Graphite
Amazon logo
$213.95
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto Spartan Sport (Wrist - Hr), Black...Suunto Spartan Sport (Wrist - Hr), Black
Amazon logo
$283.18
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO PM-5 Clinometer
Amazon logo
$154.17
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 7, GPS Sport Smartwatch with Wear...Suunto 7, GPS Sport Smartwatch with Wear OS by Google - Black
Amazon logo
$464.97
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO SS011104010 PM-5/66 PC Opti Clino...SUUNTO SS011104010 PM-5/66 PC Opti Clinometer
Amazon logo
$145.25
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto Traverse Alpha - Foliage
Amazon logo
$272.17
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Includ...Suunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Included Wearable4U Power Pack (Black Steel)
Amazon logo
$329.00
Suunto 5 AmazonGarmin fēnix 5s, Premium and Rugged Smal...Garmin fēnix 5s, Premium and Rugged Smaller-Sized Multisport GPS Smartwatch, Sapphire Glass, Rose Gold/White
Amazon logo
$339.99
Suunto 5 walmartSuunto Clipper L/B NH Compass
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$4.05

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.resolution

218 x 218px

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
Suunto 5
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

66g

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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
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.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Suunto 5
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.
6.has a compass
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Has a route tracker
Suunto 5
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.
4.Measures pace
Suunto 5
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports ANT+
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.Is compatible with iOS
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Suunto 9
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

14 days

14 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery life with GPS on

40h

25h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3.has a battery level indicator
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Has a solar power battery
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Can upload maps
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
3.Has a stopwatch
Suunto 5
Suunto 9
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has silent alarm
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
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
Suunto 5
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.Has geotagging
Suunto 5 (Suunto App)
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.
2.Android app size

37MB (Suunto App)

37MB (Suunto App)

The app requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
3.Supports routes
Suunto 5 (Suunto App)
Suunto 9 (Suunto App)
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
4.iOS app size

303MB (Suunto App)

303MB (Suunto App)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
5.Ad-free
Suunto 5 (Suunto App)
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.
6.Syncs to the cloud
Suunto 5 (Suunto App)
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.

Price comparison

Suunto 5

ProductStorePrice
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5, Lightweight and Compact GPS Sp...Suunto 5, Lightweight and Compact GPS Sports Watch with 24/7, Activity Tracking and Wrist-Based Heart Rate - All Black
Amazon logo
$214.98
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 9, GPS Sports Watch with Long Bat...Suunto 9, GPS Sports Watch with Long Battery Life and Wrist-Based Heart Rate, Barometer, Black
Amazon logo
$499.00
Suunto 5 AmazonGarmin 010-02064-00 Instinct, Rugged Out...Garmin 010-02064-00 Instinct, Rugged Outdoor Watch with GPS, Features GLONASS and Galileo, Heart Rate Monitoring and 3-Axis Compass, Graphite
Amazon logo
$213.95
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto Spartan Sport (Wrist - Hr), Black...Suunto Spartan Sport (Wrist - Hr), Black
Amazon logo
$283.18
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO PM-5 Clinometer
Amazon logo
$154.17
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 7, GPS Sport Smartwatch with Wear...Suunto 7, GPS Sport Smartwatch with Wear OS by Google - Black
Amazon logo
$464.97
Suunto 5 AmazonSUUNTO SS011104010 PM-5/66 PC Opti Clino...SUUNTO SS011104010 PM-5/66 PC Opti Clinometer
Amazon logo
$145.25
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto Traverse Alpha - Foliage
Amazon logo
$272.17
Suunto 5 AmazonSuunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Includ...Suunto 5 Multisport Watch G1 with Included Wearable4U Power Pack (Black Steel)
Amazon logo
$329.00
Suunto 5 AmazonGarmin fēnix 5s, Premium and Rugged Smal...Garmin fēnix 5s, Premium and Rugged Smaller-Sized Multisport GPS Smartwatch, Sapphire Glass, Rose Gold/White
Amazon logo
$339.99
Suunto 5 walmartSuunto Clipper L/B NH Compass
walmart logo
$4.05

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