Suunto Traverse Alpha
Suunto Traverse Alpha
Top 21%1,345 points
Top 21%
Top specs and features

Suunto Traverse Alpha review: 53 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
62% have it

2. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
15h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

3. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
23% have it

4. 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 Traverse Alpha
57% have it

5. 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 Traverse Alpha
40% have it

6. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
36% have it

7. weight

75g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

8. 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 Traverse Alpha
38% have it

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
31% have it

10. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
14 days
Casio STB-1000: 730 days

11. Can upload maps

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
26% have it

12. resolution

128 x 128px
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F10: 300 x 320px

13. 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 Traverse Alpha
33% have it

14. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
34% have it

15. 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 between vertical and horizontal positions.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
38% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
86% have it

17. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
95% have it

18. thickness

15mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

19. 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 Traverse Alpha
19% have it

20. 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 Traverse Alpha
27% have it

21. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
37% have it

22. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
16% have it

23. 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.
100m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

24. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
30% have it

25. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Suunto Traverse Alpha
77% have it

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