Suunto Ambit2Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
Top 41%107 points
Top 41%
Top 42%105 points
Top 42%
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Has a heart rate monitor
Has multi-sport mode
Is dustproof and water resistant

Suunto Ambit2 vs Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR): 45 facts in comparison

1. weight

9g lighter.
89g
Polar RCX3 RUN: 33g
80g
46
0

2. thickness

2.6mm thinner.
18.1mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm
15.5mm
43
0

3. 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 Ambit2
26% have it
38
0

4. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
32% have it
38
0

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 Ambit2
39% have it
38
0

6. 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 Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
33% have it
37
0

7. 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 Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
56% have it
36
0

8. Provides activity reports

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.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
39% have it
35
0

9. 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 Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
18% have it
35
0

10. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
50h
Garmin Fenix 2 Special Edition: 50h
25h
34
0

11. 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 Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
21% have it
33
0

12. Has an alarm clock

It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
76% have it
32
0

13. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
32% have it
32
0

14. Has multi-sport mode

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.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
28% have it
31
0

15. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
28% have it
31
0

16. 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 Ambit2
9% have it
29
0

17. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
48% have it
29
0

18. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
60% have it
29
0

19. 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.
50m
Casio PRW2500-1: 200m
50m
29
0

20. Has notifications

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.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
19% have it
29
0

21. 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 from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
38% have it
29
0

22. height

0mm shorter.
50mm
Leikr: 40.4mm
50mm
28
0

23. Has a stroke counter for swimming

The device uses arm movement sensors to count the number of strokes when swimming.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
23% have it
28
0

24. Has an altimeter

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.
Suunto Ambit2
19% have it
28
0

25. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
80% have it
28
0

26. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
86% have it
28
0

27. Has a temperature sensor

With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
Suunto Ambit2
11% have it
28
0

28. Has social features

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 Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
65% have it
27
0

29. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
91% have it
27
0

30. width

0mm narrower.
50mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm
50mm
26
0

31. Provides the sunrise/sunset time

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.
Suunto Ambit2
17% have it
26
0

32. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
77% have it
26
0

33. Has stroke recognition

It can automatically detect which type of swimming stroke you are performing during your workout. This is better for serious swimmers and saves you having to manually adjust your data later.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
15% have it
26
0

34. Tracks elevation

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
Suunto Ambit2
41% have it
26
0

35. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
95% have it
26
0

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