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Suunto Ambit2 R Black Suunto Ambit2 Sapphire
Weight 70 g / 2.47 oz 92 g / 3.25 oz
Bezel Material: Plastic Steel
Lens material: Mineral Crystal Sapphire Crystal
Case material: Polyamide Polyamide
Strap material: Elastomer Elastomer
Declination correction adjustable -

GENERAL

Water resistance 50 m (according to ISO 6425) 100 m (according to ISO 6425)
Battery life in time mode 14 days 30 days
Battery type rechargeable lithium-ion rechargeable lithium-ion
Firmware upgradable
Time, date
Alarm clock 1 daily alarm 1 daily alarm
Dual time
GPS timekeeping
Countdown timer
Stopwatch timer
UI languages EN, DE, ES, FI, FR, IT, NL, PT, SV EN, DE, ES, FI, FR, IT, NL, PT, SV
Backlight LED LED
Configurable backlight brightness / mode brightness / mode
Button lock customizable customizable
Invert display
Display type matrix matrix
Display resolution 128 x 128 128 x 128
Battery indicator percentage / icon percentage / icon
Metric and imperial units

CONNECTIVITY

Data transfer USB cable USB cable
Connectivity (between devices) Suunto ANT, ANT+ Suunto ANT, ANT+
Compatible with Movescount

SUUNTO APPS

Compatible with Suunto Apps
Max. nr. of apps per sport mode 5 5
Logging of app specific metrics
Most recommended apps by activity
Create own metrics with advanced formulas
Chrono, GPS, HR, weather and altitude data yes, excluding weather
Running, cycling, swimming data yes, excluding cycling power/swimming
Rich math functions, if/then-logic, sound, backlight, etc.

COMPASS

Digital compass
Tilt compensation full full
Direction scale degrees / mils degrees / mils
Needle north indicator north indicator
Bearing lock with orienting indicator
Compass accuracy
Compass resolution

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating temperature -20° C to +60° C / -5° F to +140° F -20° C to +60° C / -5° F to +140° F
Storage temperature -30° C to +60° C / -22° F to +140° F -30° C to +60° C / -22° F to +140° F
Recommended charging temperature 0° C to +35° C / +32° F to +95° F 0° C to +35° C / +32° F to +95° F

GPS TRACKING & NAVIGATION

Satellite systems GPS GPS
GPS recording rate 1, 5, 60 s 1, 5, 60 s
Battery life (GPS active) 8, 12, 25 h 16, 24, 50 h
Coordinate systems WGS84 Hd.d°
WGS84 Hd°m' s.s''
WGS84 Hd°m.m
UTM
MGRS
British (BNG)
Finnish (ETRS-TM35FIN)
Finnish (KKJ)
Irish (IG)
Swedish (RT90)
Swiss (CH1903)
UTM NAD27 - Alaska
UTM NAD27 - Conus
UTM NAD83
New Zealand (NZTM2000)
WGS84 Hd.d°
WGS84 Hd°m' s.s''
WGS84 Hd°m.m
UTM
MGRS
British (BNG)
Finnish (ETRS-TM35FIN)
Finnish (KKJ)
Irish (IG)
Swedish (RT90)
Swiss (CH1903)
UTM NAD27 - Alaska
UTM NAD27 - Conus
UTM NAD83
New Zealand (NZTM2000)
Waypoint and visual route navigation
Max. nr. of Points of Interest (POIs) 100 100
Find back
Track back
Track logging, viewing and sharing * i
* available In Movescount.com
Route planning * i
* available In Movescount.com
Route points per route / POIs in watch 1000 / 100 1000 / 100

ALTIMETER

GPS altitude
Altitude graph
Total ascent/descent GPS based air pressure based
Vertical speed GPS based air pressure based
Altitude difference yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Log recording rate 1, 10 s 1, 10 s
Resolution 1 m 1 m
Range -500 - 9000 m -500 - 9000 m
Barometric altitude -
Combined GPS and barometric altitude (FusedAlti™) -
Automatic alti/baro profile -

SPEED AND DISTANCE

Distance based autolaps
Log recording rate 1, 10 s 1, 10 s
GPS Speed and distance Integrated Integrated
Foot POD support Suunto Foot POD / ANT+ Suunto Foot POD / ANT+
Bike POD support - Suunto Bike POD / ANT+

HEART RATE

RR interval
Heart rate in beats per minute
Heart rate in % of max hr
Real-time average and max heart rate
Heart rate limits
Heart rate zones * i
* available In Movescount.com
EPOC & V02 max values * i
* available In Movescount.com
Heart rate graph in real time
Calories
Peak Training Effect
Recovery time
Real time EPOC yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Log recording rate 1, 10 s 1, 10 s

TRAINING, PLANNING & ANALYSIS

Chrono
Laps > 1000 > 1000
Autopause
Autoscrolling of exercise displays
Memory left indicator
Speed and heart rate-based guidance during exercise
Interval timers
Fitness test yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Training plans downloadable from Movescount
Log summary on the watch with lap details
Customizeable sport modes and displays 10 modes / 8 displays per mode 10 modes / 8 displays per mode
Training analysis* i
* available In Movescount.com
Training logbook with story and image support * i
* available In Movescount.com
GPS track analysis* i
* available In Movescount.com
Compatible with online sports communities i
*Available in Movescount.com
- Strava, TrainingPeaks, MapMyFitness and others i

For availability information www.suunto.com/software-updates

RUNNING

Running pace
Suunto FusedSpeed™
Average pace in real time
Running cadence watch or Foot POD watch or Foot POD
Foot POD calibration manual or GPS manual or GPS
Average stride length yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Ghost Runner yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Marathon End-time Estimator yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Lap comparisons by kilometer/mile * i
* available In Movescount.com

CYCLING

Cycling speed based on GPS
Average speed in real time based on GPS
Hill incline in real time yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Multiple Bike POD support -
Bike Power (W), average and maximum (with power sensor) - ANT+
Bike Power 3s, 10s, 30s (with power sensor) -
Bike Lap and Lap Maximum Power (with power sensor) -
Power distribution & graphs * (with power sensor) i
* available In Movescount.com
-
Peak Power Curve for peak power outputs * (with power sensor) i
* available In Movescount.com
-
Normalized Power (Suunto Apps / TM by Training Peaks) - yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Aerodynamic drag in real time (with power sensor) - yes** i
** available as Suunto Apps
Cadence POD Support - Suunto Cadence POD / ANT+

SWIMMING

Openwater swim pace and distance
Pool swim pace and distance -
Swimming time by pool length, lap, total -
Swimming stroke rate, count and type -
Swim styles detection with personal style teaching -
Stroke efficiency (SWOLF) -
Automatic intervals -
Dynamic lap table with stroke, pace and duration * i
* available In Movescount.com
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WEATHER

Sea level pressure -
Seal level pressure graph -
Weather trend indicator -
Temperature -
Temperature display range - -20° C to +60° C / -4° F to +140° F
Sunrise/sunset times -
Automatic alti/baro profile -
Storm alarm -
Tide information - yes**
Pressure resolution - 1 hPa / 0.03 inHg
Temperature resolution -
Max weather recording length - past 26 hours

MULTISPORTS

Change sport mode during exercise -
Preconfigured multisport modes -
Multisport exercise summary -
Post-analysis of multisport exercise by sport * i
* available In Movescount.com
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