Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 BARO – Some Best-GPS tracks

Some of you have asked for some more ‘best quality’ GPS tracks from the Suunto 9 BARO (non BARO version also available). Please note that my understanding is that Sony+Suunto are tweaking the GPS algorithms. I’m using Firmware v2.1.42 which is likely to be superceded in the released firmware. Some of the following images may,…

Suunto 9 BARO – Breaking FusedTrack

The new Suunto 9 BARO (non BARO version also available) showcases Suunto’s new FusedTrack feature. Here’s how it works and it only works for running: GPS positions are sampled infrequently (Endurance Mode 60 secs & Ultra Mode 120 secs). Between those points the Suunto 9’s motion sensor provides inputs to a directional algorithm to joint…

Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Garmin Fenix 5 – Poor Connectivity and GPS Accuracy

I was looking at the new beta firmware for the Fenix 5 and noticed two very highly viewed threads on the garmin.com forum. Those are some serious levels of interest: >50,000 views of ANT+ connectivity issues and >107,000 people further interested in GPS accuracy. Edit: Doesn’t quite match the F3HR altimetry (yet) I would hope…

Polar M460 Cycling Detailed Review

May 2017 : Cycling/Running/Triathlon ‘Watches’: Current Models and expected replacement dates. Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, TomTom

V1.3 – 23rd May 2017 – This is an old version >> – latest version for current month HERE.<< This is my opinion of current & future devices across the GPS running/cycling market. Updates to this will be issued as and when information emerges which may include rumors, although note well that any information provided to me…