Outdoor Functions: GPS - full-featured GPS (SiRFIV v2.2); adjustable GPS fix rate (1 s, 60 s); location in multiple coordinate systems; waypoint and route navigation; find back; track logging, viewing and sharing (in movescount.com); Point of Interest (POI) creation; route planning (in movescount.com). Altimeter - barometric altitude; GPS corrected barometric altitude (FusedAlti); total ascent/descent; vertical speed; altitude graph. Weather - barometric pressure and graph; temperature; sunriset/sunset (Suunto App); storm alarm (Suunto App); tide information (Suunto App). Training and Sports Functions: Training - GPS-based speed, pace and distance; real-time, average and maximum heart rate; calories; heart rate limits; heart rate graph in real time; peak training effect and recovery time; manual and autolaps; chrono; countdown timer; interval timer; GPS track analysis (in movescount.com); heart rate zones (in movescount.com); EPOC & V02 max values (in movescount.com). Multisports - swapping of sport while logging and exercise; preconfigured multisport modes; sports comparison (in movescount.com); post-analysis of multisport exercise by sport (in movescount.com); interactive map and charts by sport/section of an exercise (in movescount.com); ANT+ and Suunto ANT support for PODs (ANT+ Certified). Running - responsive running pace/speed (FusedSpeed); running cadence with Foot POD (purchase separately); lap comparisons by each kilometer/mile (in movescount.com); Ghost Runner (Suunto App); Marathon End-time Estimator (Suunto App). Cycling - multiple Bike POD support (Suunto ANT/ANT+); bike power (W), average and maximum; bike power 3s, 10s, 30s; bike lap and lap maximum power; power distribution and graphs (in movescount.com); peak power curve for peak power outputs (in movescount.com). Please note, Bike Power requires use of optional ANT+ bike power sensor. Swimming - swimming time by pool length, lap, total; swimming pace and distance; swimming stroke rate, count and type; automatic intervals; dynamic lap table with strokes, pace and durations (in movescount.com). Suunto Apps - 1000s of free Suunto Apps for outdoors and training; up to 50 Apps pre-configurable in watch; logging of all App values for post-analysis; Suunto Apps creation with chrono, GPS, HR, weather and altitude data as well as running, cycling, swimming data and rich math functions, if/then logic, sound, backlight, etc. General: time, date, alarm, dual time; multiple UI languages (EN, DE, ES, FI, FR, IT, NL, PT, SV); GPS timekeeping; positive/negative display switch; user-adjustable backlight; versatile button lock; low battery indicator; metric and imperial units; power save modes; adjustable recording of HR and baro/alti (1s, 10s); data transfer and charging with USB cable; watch settings and customisation (in movescount.com); advanced post-analysis of exercise (in movescount.com); training logbook with story and image support (in movescount.com); new functionalities with software upgrades (in movescount.com).
Customer reviews for Suunto Ambit2 Sapphire GPS Watch with HRM
Review 1 for Suunto Ambit2 Sapphire GPS Watch with HRM
It was bought:Online
An excellent activity and everyday watch
Posted08 June 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Comfortable, Lightweight, Looks great
It is a great tool for activities. I mostly do mountain running and trekking and is excellent for both. GPS is accurate and fast, using the heart rate provides plenty of information for training and the live navigation on pre-loaded routes is very useful for unknown places. There are plenty of other features like the automatic altitude calibration when GPS is on. Battery lasts more than enough for everyday training and longer races. A very important characteristic for me is that maybe other watches do more or less the same but this one can actually be worn as an everyday watch. It looks very nice and it is not huge (depending on taste). So no more changing watches for activities and remembering to take the training watch when for travels etc. So far it seems the perfect combination.
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