62points

Suunto Ambit2

58points

Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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Suunto Ambit2 vs Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

Why is Suunto Ambit2 better than Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)?

  • Has a barometer
  • Supports ANT+
  • Tracks elevation
  • Has an altimeter
  • Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
  • Has a temperature sensor
  • Provides the sunrise/sunset time

Why is Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR) better than Suunto Ambit2?

  • Has Bluetooth
  • Syncs wirelessly
  • 9g lighter
    80gvs89g
  • 2.6mm thinner
    15.5mmvs18.1mm
  • Is compatible with iOS
  • Has notifications
  • 150 more waypoints
    250vs100
  • Has stroke recognition

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

2.Has a display
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

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.

Best

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

4.sweat resistant
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

5.weight

89g

80g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

6.thickness

18.1mm

15.5mm

Best

Motorola MOTOACTV

9.6mm

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Sensors

1.has GPS
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

6.Has a 3D compass
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

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Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

2.Tracks distance
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Has a route tracker
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

4.Measures pace
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Has Bluetooth
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Is compatible with iOS
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

4.Supports ANT+
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

50h

25h

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

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

3.has a rechargeable battery
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Has notifications
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

2.Includes access to online portal
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

3.Has a stopwatch
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Has social features
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

2.Has an altimeter
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

3.Informs about the risk of thunderstorms
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

4.waypoints

100

250

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

5.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Suunto Ambit2
Suunto Ambit3 Sport (HR)

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

1

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

Best

Polar M200

1

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