New Suunto gets smart about outdoor sports tracking

Suunto’s new GPS sports watch built for the outdoors brings big battery life, but it also has some interesting smarts on board to make sure your GPS tracking will always go the distance.

Suunto promises you can get anywhere from 25 hours all the way up to 120 hours with GPS in use with three different battery modes (Performance, Endurance and Ultra) to choose from. To put that into perspective, Garmin’s Fenix 5 can deliver up to 75 hours in its UltraTrac GPS mode, which reduces sampling rate and leans more on the accelerometer motion sensors to help track distance without hammering battery life. Read More