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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  Best Buy Award 
Price $278.94 at Amazon$599.98 at Amazon$365.36 at Amazon$419.30 at Backcountry
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Pros GPS-enabled, decent accuracy, great graphs, fitness tracker, great display, built-in flashlight modeGreat battery life, accurate tracking, easy to useTracks many activities, easy to use, stylish, comfortableTouch screen, many features, consistent altimeter, clear graphsLong battery life, durable aluminum finish, great fit, precise, easy-to-use interface
Cons Very poor battery life, poor wrist bandExpensive, slightly bulkyShorter battery life, less accurate GPSShort battery life, inaccurate step counterAltitude and barometric graphs are sub-par, no GPS, lag on button presses
Bottom Line We like the climb and descent graphs and appreciate the display but it's not worth the terrible battery lifeFilled with features and an impressive battery life, this watch is an all-around winnerThis model can track all your mountain activitiesThe Baro is a watch for the techy fitness-trackerThis Best Buy Award winner is a great choice for someone who wants a classic altimeter at a comparatively reasonable price
Rating Categories Suunto Traverse Coros Vertix Garmin Forerunner 935 Suunto 9 Baro Suunto Core Alu
Altimeter Accuracy (30%)
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9
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8
Battery Life (20%)
3
9
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9
User Experience (20%)
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6
Features (15%)
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Comfort And Fit (15%)
6
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Specs Suunto Traverse Coros Vertix Garmin Forerunner... Suunto 9 Baro Suunto Core Alu
GPS? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Dimensions (Inches) 1.97 x 1.97 x 0.65” 1.85 x 1.85 x .61" 1.85 x 1.85 x .55 2.03 x 2.03 x 0.67 " 1.93 x 1.93 x 0.57”
Type of Battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Rechargeable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Watch battery
Battery Life (w/o GPS) 14 days 45 days 2 weeks 14 days 12 months
Battery Life w/ GPS on 10, 15, 100 hours (based on settings) 60hrs up to 24 hrs regular GPS, up to 60 hrs in Ultratrac w/o hr tracking 7 days No GPS
Altitude Range -1640 - 32,805ft (-500m - 9999m), profile graph None provided None provided -500 - 9999 m -500 - 9000 m
Altitidue differential? Yes None provided Yes Yes Yes
Elevation interval 1m/3ft None provided 1m/3ft 1ft 1m/3ft
Barometer Yes, barometric graph Yes, barometric graph Yes, barometric graph Yes Yes
Barometric Recording Interval & Time (for the graph) Every 15 minutes for 24 hours Every 10 min, 24 hours Every 30 minutes, 24 hours 10 seconds, 24 hours Every 30 minutes, 24 hours
Barometric Pressure Range 950 - 1,060 hPa (28.05 - 31.30 inHg) None provided 920 - 1,080 hPa (27.13 - 31.85 inHg) Information pending 920 - 1,080 hPa (27.13 - 31.85 inHg)
Storm Alert Alarm? Yes No No Yes Yes
Compass Yes, tilt adjustable Yes Yes Yes, tilt adjustable None
Time Features Digital (12/24 hr format), stop watch, count down Digital, stopwatch, timer Digital (customizable faces), stop watch, GPS time, countdown timer Digital (customizable faces), stop watch, GPS time, countdown timer Digital, dual world times, stopwatch, countdown timer
Time Alarm Yes, one daily alarm Yes, 10 daily alarms Yes, 10 daily alarms Yes Yes
Thermometer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Temperature Resistance Range High: -20C to 60C/-4F to 140 F -4 to 140F (-20 to 60C) -20° C to +60° C (-4F - 140F) -20° C to +60° C -20° C to +60° C (-4F - 140F)
Water Resistance Yes, 100 meters Yes, 150 meters Yes, 50 meters Yes, 100 meters Yes, 100 meters
Interchangeable straps? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Types of bands and material Silicon Silicone Silicone (leather options, as well) Silicone Silicone
Bluetooth connection? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
GPS, GLONASS, both? Both Both Both GPS No GPS
Apps Suunto MovesCount Yes, Coros app Garmin Connect Suunto MovesCount n/a
Charging Type Specialized cord specialized cord Specialized cord Specialized cord Battery
Warranty Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (1 year) Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (2 years)
Other Cool Features Bluetooth (3 m range) sunrise/sunset, sleep tracking, VO2 max sunrise/sunset, sleep tracking, VO2 max, etc. Activity monitoring, heart rate monitor, notifications, moon phases, points of interest, sleep tracking sunrise/sunset
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