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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award  
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Pros Tons of features, easy to read and useComfortable, high quality, easy-to-use, highly accurate, GPS, many features, rechargeable batteryTouch screen, many features, consistent altimeter, clear graphsLong battery life, durable aluminum finish, great fit, precise, easy-to-use interfaceAmazing features, long battery life for GPS watch, awesome display, easy-to-use, colorful and clear font
Cons Very expensive, short battery life, heavy on wristThicker profile, short battery lifeShort battery life, inaccurate step counterAltitude and barometric graphs are sub-par, no GPS, lag on button pressesNot the most accurate altimeter, poor battery life in comparison to non-GPS, lacks comfort
Bottom Line A top-of-the-line watch that does way more than measure altitude.The Sunnto Ambit3 Peak is the Editors' Choice because of its fantastic accuracy, reliability, and great features.This is an all-star watch for those who keep to the front country.This Best Buy Award winner is the best option for those looking for a classic altimeter watch at an affordable price.This watches is one of the best multi-sport fitness based watches available but the altimeter function is just average.
Rating Categories Fenix 5X Plus Sapphire Suunto Ambit3 Peak 9 Baro Titanium Suunto Core Alu Garmin Fenix 3
Altimeter Accuracy (30%)
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7
Battery Life (20%)
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Ease Of Use And Interface (20%)
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Features (10%)
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Display Quality (10%)
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Comfort And Fit (10%)
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Specs Fenix 5X Plus Sapphire Suunto Ambit3 Peak 9 Baro Titanium Suunto Core Alu Garmin Fenix 3
GPS? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Dimensions (Inches) 2.01 x 2.01 x 0.69” 1.97 x 1.97 x 0.71” 2.03 x 2.03 x 0.67 " 1.93 x 1.93 x 0.57” 2.01 x 2.01 x 0.69”
Type of Battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Watch battery Rechargable lithium ion battery
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