48points

Suunto Ambit

26points

Suunto Core

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31 facts in comparison

Suunto Ambit vs Suunto Core

Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core
48
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26
points

Why is Suunto Ambit better than Suunto Core?

  • Has GPS
  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Has a route tracker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an accelerometer
  • Tracks distance
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has trackback mode

Why is Suunto Core better than Suunto Ambit?

  • 15g lighter
    63gvs78g
  • 3.6mm thinner
    14.5mmvs18.1mm
  • 1mm shorter
    49mmvs50mm
  • Has a world timer
  • Has a removable battery
  • 1mm narrower
    49mmvs50mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

2.sweat resistant
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

3.Has a display
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

4.weight

78g

63g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

5.waterproofing maximum depth

100m

30m

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

6.thickness

18.1mm

14.5mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

3.has an accelerometer
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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 Ambit
Suunto Core

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.has a compass
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

6.Has a 3D compass
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Has a route tracker
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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.

3.Has trackback mode
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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

4.Tracks elevation
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

Connectivity

1.Supports ANT+
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Includes access to online portal
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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.

2.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

It can provide you with information about the likelihood of a thunderstorm. This could be very useful to plan your day.

3.Has a stopwatch
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Has a world timer
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

5.Has social features
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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.

6.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Suunto Ambit
Suunto Core

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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