Suunto Ambit3 Vertical GPS Watch

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Description

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A robust GPS watch for alpine missions or swimming lengths at the pool. With access to both GPS and GLONASS networks, the Ambit3 offers fast and accurate GPS signals. Sophisticated elevation features display current and remaining elevation on routes created using Suunto Movescount. Bluetooth Smart compatibility syncs to your smartphone to display call and text alerts. Stellar swim features include: time by pool length, laps, pace and underwater heartrate when paired with an optional Smart Sensor. Looking to brave a tri? Multisport functionality lets you accurately track different activities without ending one session to start another.

  • Durable crystal glass face.
  • Bluetooth Smart compatibility communicates with paired smart devices while removing signal interference.
  • Cycle features include speed, average, and multiple bike POD support (Bluetooth Smart).
  • Swim features include time by pool length, lap and total; pace and distance; stroke rate, count, type and efficiency (SWOLF); and automatic intervals.
  • Run features include cadence, pace, and average pace.
  • FusedAlti technology combines barometric pressure and GPS data to provide exceptionally accurate elevation data.
  • Glonass and GPS satellite compatible.
  • Displays current elevation vs. total route elevation.
  • Haptic alerts.
  • Optional Smart Sensor (not included) displays heart-rate metrics.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Running
  • Fitness and training
  • Swim training
  • Climbing
Face material

Polycarbonate is inexpensive and light, with good clarity and wear-resistance. Mineral crystal glass offers greater clarity and significantly greater wear-resistance. Sapphire crystal is better still for clarity and wear-resistance.

Mineral crystal glass
Wrist strap material Silicone
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

IP X8
Dimensions 5 x 5 x 1.5cm
Snooze No
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

Yes
12/24 hour format Yes
Interface USB and Wireless
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

No
Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

No
Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

No
Programmable workouts

Want an easy jog? A fast-paced ride? A workout with lots of variety to keep you on your toes? With programmable workouts you can tailor your training to match whatever you are looking for on a particular day.

Advanced
New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Yes
Heart rate monitor No
Distance/time alarm Yes
Floats No
Interval training Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Yes
Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

No
Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

No
Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
Battery life 10-100 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Yes
Waypoints

Waypoints consist of a standard set of coordinates (two for land, three for air or space) that identify a specific physical location. A route is navigated between two or more waypoints.

100
Metric/imperial units format Yes
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Sold separately
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.

Yes
Basemap

A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

No
Tide tables No
Battery power indicator Yes
Data card Not accepted
Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Sold separately
Lap history

Automatically records up to specified number of laps.

1000
Touch screen No
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

No
Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Yes
Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Yes
Workout history Yes
Wireless sync Yes
Button lock Yes
Batteries Lithium-ion (included)
Routes 100
Haptic feedback Yes
Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

No
Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Yes
Replaceable wrist strap Yes
Pace alarm

An alarm that notifies you if you vary from a pre-set pace.

Yes
ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

No
Made in Finland