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Suunto Ambit

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Suunto Ambit. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and design are generally positive. The performance and durability are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Suunto Ambit is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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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 Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The performance and durability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the price.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Sep, 2017

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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

Expert review by: Ray Maker (

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

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof up to:100


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):50 x 50 x 18.1