New Suunto Firmware

Suunto 5 Review appNew firmware updates for all the latest Suunto watches are announced today. There is a staged rollout but most of you should be able to get them now.

There is nothing that particularly stands out other than Galileo support being added for the Suunto 9. We’ve know for a long time that the Sony GPS chip contains Galileo support so this is no big surprise to see that Suunto have enabled it for us to use. I have some tentative plans to test Galileo BUT not for a while #BusyBusy.

There is also a new Triathlon Race with Power sport profile which shows power on the bike leg. I’m not sure if you can also show running power (I think NOT) in the run leg and these profiles are not customisable. This sport profile WAS available a couple of weeks ago on the Suunto 5 (review ed here). I’m still somewhat amazed that Suunto support sport profiles like cheerleading but do not support duathlon, pool triathlon, duathlon brick or cross triathlon. FYI: Triathlon mode customisation IS on the roadmap for future inclusion, no date given (Source: Suunto).

Details furhter below after the pretty picture. Everyone loves a pretty picture.

 

2.8.24 – Suunto 9

Staged release starting June 18, 2019 

This update brings new features, added performance enhancements as well as some fixes (we’ve highlighted a few below) 

New Features: 

  • Galileo support is now available and can be activated from the navigation menu 
  • New sport modes: Mountain biking Enduro, Mountian biking Downhill with vertical laps that calculate your downhills automatically and also Triathlon Race with Power. 
  • In watch guidance tips to help get the best performance from your watch 
  • Pool swimming now has new pace clock screen face 

Enhancements and Fixes: 

  • Disable breadcrumb screen from sport mode options 
  • Improvements to auto laps functionality  
  • Additional bug fixes and performance improvements 

2.8.24 – Suunto 3 Fitness

Staged release starting June 18, 2019 

This update brings new features, added performance enhancements as well as some fixes (we’ve highlighted a few below) 

New Features: 

  • In watch guidance tips to help get the best performance from your watch 
  • Pool swimming now has new pace clock screen face 

Enhancements and Fixes: 

  • We fixed some bugs to make your Suunto 3 Fitness experience better

2.8.24 – Suunto Spartan

Staged release starting June 18, 2019

This update brings new features, added performance enhancements as well as some fixes (we’ve highlighted a few below)

New Features:

  • New sport modes: Mountain biking Enduro, Mountian biking Downhill with vertical laps that calculate your downhills automatically and also Triathlon Race with Power. 
  • In watch guidance tips to help get the best performance from your watch
  • Pool swimming now has new pace clock screen face
  • Time of Day is now shown on sport mode screens (Suunto Spartan Trainer)

Enhancements and Fixes:

  • Disable breadcrumb screen from sport mode options
  • Improvements to auto laps functionality
  • Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

2.8.24 – Suunto 5

Staged release starting June 18, 2019 

This update brings new features, added performance enhancements as well as some fixes (we’ve highlighted a few below) 

New Features: 

  • New sport modes: Mountain biking Enduro, Mountian biking Downhill with vertical laps that calculate your downhills automatically and also Triathlon Race with Power. 
  • In watch guidance tips to help get the best performance from your watch 
  • Pool swimming now has new pace clock screen face 

Enhancements and Fixes: 

  • Disable breadcrumb screen from sport mode options 
  • Improvements to auto laps functionality  
  • Additional bug fixes and performance improvements 

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