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Suunto Ambit

We have collected and analyzed 10 expert reviews and 24 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 88/100 and users rate it 94/100. The average review date is Jul 17, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 488931 reviews from other GPS. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Mar 20, 2019.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Suunto Ambit from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on People really like the screen and design. The performance and durability also get good views, but many are critical about the price.

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This summary is based on the products: Suunto Ambit HR GPS Speed & Distance Outdoor Sports WatchSuunto Ambit HR GPS Speed & Distance Outdoor Sports Watch

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (

Suunto Ambit In-Depth Review


The is the first GPS device out on the market that's very clearly targeted at ultra runners – and those wanting to go long distances for a long time, upwards of 50+ hours. Additionally, the device claims smoothed GPS paces using a new ‘FusedSpeed'...

– Hardened and ruggedized watch ; – Display technology clean and easy to read, even at night ; – Very clean and easy to use integration with Movescount site ; – Fully waterproofed unit, no issues with water while swimming ; – GPS data appears to be...

– No workout support ; – ; Added in Firmware Update ; – No interval support (Nov ’12 firmware added barely functional interval timer) ; – No pre-defined course/track support with waypoints ; – ; .

Apr, 2012

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Suunto Ambit review


The Suunto Ambit is the latest sports watch with GPS built in

Rugged styling ; GPS accuracy ; Apps

Epic price ; Weedy battery ; Complexity

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (

Suunto Ambit


An outdoorsy “watch” with a wealth of dedicated apps

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof up to:3937


Display Type:Dot-matrix

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y
Number of Waypoints:100

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60


Barometric altimeter:Y
Built-in distance meter:Y
Clock mode:12h/24h
Electronic compass:Y
Heart rate-based calorie computation:Y
Languages support:German, Dutch, English, Spanish, FIN, French, Italian, Portuguese, SLV


Battery low indication:Y
Battery Type:Built-In
Rechargeable battery:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):1.97 x 1.97 x 0.713