19 května 2016

New Suunto Traverse Sapphire Black continues Suunto design heritage

The Suunto Traverse collection grows today with a new Sapphire Black watch. The newest addition to the Suunto Traverse family takes durability a step further with its sapphire crystal glass. On the inside, the Sapphire Black contains the trusted set of outdoor features and easy navigation functions introduced in the Suunto Traverse product line last fall.

Suunto Traverse Sapphire Black“The all black watches, such as Suunto Core All Black, are legendary Suunto designs and we wanted to continue this fine tradition in the Suunto Traverse family by introducing the Traverse Sapphire Black. For this special version, we wanted to add also sapphire crystal glass, which amounts to its robustness, creating a bold, stealth-like look for the watch”, explains Suunto Industrial Designer, Tuomas Reivo.

Versatile outdoor features and GPS/GLONASS navigation

Suunto Traverse watches are easy to use with a quick access to key features. The watches support both GPS and GLONASS satellite navigation systems. Follow your progress en-route with key statistics such as altitude and distance, and save points of interest along the way. The automatic breadcrumb trail ensures you can re-trace your steps when needed.

Altitude, vertical speed and total ascent are measured accurately with FusedAlti™, where barometric pressure information is combined with satellite altitude. Alerts, such as storm alarm, are made noticeable by vibration, keeping noise disturbance to a minimum. To find your essentials or check a map in the dark, the backlight of Suunto Traverse can be activated in an extra bright flashlight mode.

All Suunto Traverse watches are tested according to military standard (MIL-STD- 810G) and are designed and hand built in Finland.

Suunto Traverse Sapphire Black is available from May 19th in the webshop and with select retailers, the RRP is 499 €. For more information, visit

About Suunto

Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Enve.

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