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Suunto Ambit
Suunto Ambit
Top 51%838 points
Top 51%
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Suunto Ambit review: 34 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Suunto Ambit
62% have it

2. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
50h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

3. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Suunto Ambit
59% have it

4. weight

78g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

5. Has a barometer

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.
Suunto Ambit
38% have it

6. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
3 days
Casio STB-1000: 730 days

7. Has a route tracker

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.
Suunto Ambit
34% have it

8. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Suunto Ambit
95% have it

9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Suunto Ambit
86% have it

10. thickness

18.1mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

11. has an accelerometer

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.
Suunto Ambit
39% have it

12. Has trackback mode

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Suunto Ambit
19% have it

13. waterproofing maximum depth

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.
100m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

14. Supports ANT+

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.
Suunto Ambit
27% have it

15. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Suunto Ambit
76% have it

16. Has a 3D compass

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.
Suunto Ambit
22% have it

17. battery life in training mode

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
15h
Casio PRO TREK PRW2500T-7: 3600h

18. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Suunto Ambit
48% have it

19. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Suunto Ambit
92% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Suunto Ambit
76% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Suunto Ambit
90% have it

22. Tracks elevation

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
Suunto Ambit
43% have it

23. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Suunto Ambit
78% have it

24. Informs about the risk of thunderstorms

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.
Suunto Ambit
9% have it

25. Includes access to online portal

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.
Suunto Ambit
65% have it

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