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Suunto Ambit2 S

Suunto Ambit2 S
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Suunto Ambit2 S review: specs and price

Suunto Ambit2 S

Why is Suunto Ambit2 S better than the average?

  • Battery life with GPS on
    50hvs17.56h
  • Height
    50mmvs53.09mm
  • Maximum operating temperature
    60°Cvs56.74°C
  • Lowest potential operating temperature
    -20°Cvs-13.4°C

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

2.sweat resistant
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

3.Has a display
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

4.waterproofing maximum depth

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.

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Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

5.weight

89g

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Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

6.thickness

18.1mm

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Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

3.Has a barometer
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.

4.has an accelerometer
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.

5.has a compass
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

6.Has a temperature sensor
Suunto Ambit2 S

With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Suunto Ambit2 S

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Suunto Ambit2 S

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
Suunto Ambit2 S

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
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Suunto Ambit2 S

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 multi-sport mode
Suunto Ambit2 S

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.

Connectivity

1.Supports ANT+
Suunto Ambit2 S

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 Ambit2 S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

50h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

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3.battery life

3 days

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

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730 days

4.battery life in training mode

15h

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

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Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

3600h

5.has a rechargeable battery
Suunto Ambit2 S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Includes access to online portal
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.Has a stopwatch
Suunto Ambit2 S

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

3.Has social features
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an altimeter
Suunto Ambit2 S

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.

2.Has trackback mode
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

3.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
Suunto Ambit2 S

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

4.waypoints

100

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.

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Garmin Fenix 5S Sapphire

1000

5.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Suunto Ambit2 S

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.

6.USB ports

1

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

Best

Polar M200

1

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