In any event — naming semantics aside, the Suunto 5 is simply a Suunto 9 with a smaller battery, no compass, and no barometric altimeter. Actually, there are technically three other tiny itty bitty tweaks — and one of them favors the cheaper unit. But more on that later.
Hot Offers - Watches Suunto remains at the forefront of innovation in the sports industry and is a leading designer and manufacturer of dive computers, sports watches, heart rate monitors and precision instruments. At the core of Suunto's values is their design, performance technology and craftsmanship.
Established as a company in by the founder Tuomas Vohlonen, Suunto can now lay claim to be one of the oldest sports instrument companies in the world. There are many different sports watch brands today, with just as many claims to how well they work and the features they can offer.
Only one brand can lay claim to creating the first outdoor adventure watch and the world's first watch with a GPS built in and that is Suunto.
Buy with confidence in knowing you are buying a brand with years and years of experience. Suunto offers watches for sports, adventure and fitness training Suunto M Series - affordable sports watches for the fitness enthusiast offering real time heart rate monitoring and a range of advanced training and coaching features.
Suunto Core Series - the award winning Suunto Core range of adventure watches offer advanced features like an altimeter, barometer, compass and even storm warnings.
The Suunto Ambit is the ultimate in multisport and outdoor sports watches.
Let us know if there something it can't do. Sports Band or Sports Watch? Which one is right for me. This is difficult to know. Each has a place and we sell a lot of both of these types of products. Sports watches a generally more accurate at heart rate monitoring as many use a heart rate strap, have the ability to cross over into many more sports and activities and are considerably more durable.
Added values - Many of the big name brands come with very good deals in terms of accessories and other high value products in their purchase prices. Including accessories for running, cycling, swimming etc. You can get a lot of the performance and features of the more expensive sports watches for much lower prices, so take a good look around.