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Pros Great 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 interfaceComfortable, high quality, easy-to-use, highly accurate, GPS, many features, rechargeable battery
Cons Expensive, slightly bulkyShorter battery life, less accurate GPSShort battery life, inaccurate step counterAltitude and barometric graphs are sub-par, no GPS, lag on button pressesThicker profile, short battery life
Bottom Line Filled 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 priceThis watch is accurate and reliable with an excellent set of features
Rating Categories Coros Vertix Garmin Forerunner 935 Suunto 9 Baro Suunto Core Alu Suunto Ambit3 Peak
Altimeter Accuracy (30%)
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7
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Battery Life (20%)
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User Experience (20%)
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Features (15%)
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Comfort And Fit (15%)
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Specs Coros Vertix Garmin Forerunner... Suunto 9 Baro Suunto Core Alu Suunto Ambit3 Peak
GPS? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Dimensions (Inches) 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” 1.97 x 1.97 x 0.71”
Type of Battery Rechargeable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Rechargable lithium ion battery Watch battery Rechargable lithium ion battery
Battery Life (w/o GPS) 45 days 2 weeks 14 days 12 months 30 days
Battery Life w/ GPS on 60hrs up to 24 hrs regular GPS, up to 60 hrs in Ultratrac w/o hr tracking 7 days No GPS 20, 30, or 200 hours
Altitude Range None provided None provided -500 - 9999 m -500 - 9000 m -500 - 9999 m
Altitidue differential? None provided Yes Yes Yes Yes
Elevation interval None provided 1m/3ft 1ft 1m/3ft 1m/3ft
Barometer Yes, barometric graph Yes, barometric graph Yes Yes Yes
Barometric Recording Interval & Time (for the graph) Every 10 min, 24 hours Every 30 minutes, 24 hours 10 seconds, 24 hours Every 30 minutes, 24 hours Every 15 minutes, 24 hours
Barometric Pressure Range None provided 920 - 1,080 hPa (27.13 - 31.85 inHg) Information pending 920 - 1,080 hPa (27.13 - 31.85 inHg) 950 to 1060 hPa (28.05 to 31.30 inHg)
Storm Alert Alarm? No No Yes Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes Yes, tilt adjustable None Yes
Time Features 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 Digital, stop watch, countdown timer
Time Alarm Yes, 10 daily alarms Yes, 10 daily alarms Yes Yes Yes, one daily alarm
Thermometer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Temperature Resistance Range -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) -20° C to +60° C
Water Resistance Yes, 150 meters Yes, 50 meters Yes, 100 meters Yes, 100 meters Yes, 100 meters
Interchangeable straps? Yes Yes Yes No No
Types of bands and material Silicone Silicone (leather options, as well) Silicone Silicone Elastomer
Bluetooth connection? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
GPS, GLONASS, both? Both Both GPS No GPS GPS
Apps Yes, Coros app Garmin Connect Suunto MovesCount n/a Suunto MovesCount
Charging Type specialized cord Specialized cord Specialized cord Battery Specialized cord
Warranty Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (1 year) Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (2 years) Limited Warranty Period (2 years)
Other Cool Features 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 notifications, points of interest, recovery time estimator,
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