Suunto Introduces Next-generation GPS Sports Watches and Renewed


Suunto, a global leader in precision instruments, has finally unveiled its much awaited next-generation GPS sports watchSpartan Ultra—and a revamped, which now features traceable heatmaps for determining and following the world’s best routes across more than two dozen sports as well as Smart Training Insights.

Suunto Spartan Ultra watches are hand-made in Finland and built to last in any conditions. Water resistant to 100 meters, the watches sport an extremely durable color touch screen with a wide viewing angle and great visibility in bright sunlight. The watch is built with a glass fiber reinforced polyamide casing, sapphire crystal glass and a grade5 titanium or stainless steel bezel. For your multisport adventures, Suunto Spartan Ultra offers guided route navigation, barometric altitude with FusedAlti™, a digital compass, as well as a competitive battery life.

Suunto Introduces Next-generation GPS Sports Watches and Renewed

With GPS, FusedSpeedTM, heart rate measurement and in-built accelerometer, it accurately tracks your training and provides versatile insights on your progress for a multitude of sports.  It  offers  dozens of preset sport modes, e.g. for triathlon, swimming, cycling, running, adventure racing, and snow sports – including modes for specific types of training, racing and activities.

In addition, the Spartan Ultra monitors your overall activity 24/7, with daily and weekly steps, calories and active time. Pair the watch with Suunto Movescount App to get smart mobile notifications. The watch will also keep you up to date on your personal bests by sport.

The Suunto Spartan Ultra collection includes four models: Spartan Ultra All Black Titanium, Spartan Ultra Stealth Titanium, Spartan Ultra White and Spartan Ultra Black—each available with or without Suunto Smart Sensor for heart rate monitoring. The RRP price of the Suunto Spartan Ultra Titanium will be $799 and Suunto Spartan Ultra $699. (Prices with a HR sensor are $50 higher.)

Suunto Introduces Next-generation GPS Sports Watches and Renewed

On the other hand, the new features sports-specific heatmaps based on millions of user-generated activities (“Moves”), allowing anyone to benefit from the power of the Suunto community to find the best places to train and new areas to explore. The service renewal also introduces a new simplified, yet enriched user interface with a responsive design optimized for mobile experience, allowing full use of the with any mobile device. Enjoy clear infographics, prominent visuals and your own activity feed to collect all your important content in one place.

Further details of the product will be released in July 2016.  The watches will become available in August, and the solution will continue to grow in functionality via SW, service and application updates during the remaining year.