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Suunto Ambit

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Suunto Ambit review: specs and price

Suunto Ambit
Suunto Ambit
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Suunto Ambit

Why is Suunto Ambit better than the average?

  • Longer battery life - GPS
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    50hvs17.78h
  • More water resistance
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    100mvs72.22m
  • Higher maximum operating temperature
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    60°Cvs56.05°C
  • Shorter
    50mmvs52.46mm
  • Lower potential operating temperature
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    -20°Cvs-13.99°C

Design

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

Suunto Ambit
2.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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

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4.lighter
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Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

78g

5. more water resistance
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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

100m

6.thinner
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Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

18.1mm

Sensors

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

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

Suunto Ambit
3.has an accelerometer
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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
4.Has a barometer
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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
5.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

Suunto Ambit
6.Has a 3D compass
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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

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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2.Has a route tracker
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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
3.Has trackback mode
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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
4.Tracks elevation
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It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

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Connectivity

1.Supports ANT+
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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

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

Best

Tech4o Traileader Jet

730 days

3 days

3. longer battery life - GPS
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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

50h

4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Suunto Ambit
5. longer battery life in training mode
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With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

Best

Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

3600h

15h

Features

1.Includes access to online portal
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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
2.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
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It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

Suunto Ambit
3.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Suunto Ambit
4.Has social features
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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.

Suunto Ambit
5.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
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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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Miscellaneous

1. more waypoints
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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

100

2. more USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus Sapphire Edition

1

1

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