The new Suunto Vertical GPS adventure watch takes everything that was great about the 9 Peak Pro and makes it better. A larger face and display, longer battery life, dual-band satellite positioning, and solar charging lead the list of new features, it delivers advanced tracking and more detailed mapping while doubling the time between charges.
It’ll be available in two models – Titanium with solar charging, and stainless steel without solar – with 60 to 500 hours of battery life under normal usage tracking workouts and activities and continuous heart rate monitoring. But, if you’re completely underutilizing it as just a watch, the solar-equipped model could go up to a full year. Mapping, Routing & Modes
The Suunto Vertical comes with free access to global maps, which will be easy to see with the larger 1.4″ full color screen. And there’s 32GB of storage so you can load a lot of territory for offline viewing.
Three different map styles more clearly show the terrain and routing, depending on the area and situation, and all three are downloaded with any map area you load onto the watch. At launch, offline maps will not show all of the road names, but that’s something they’re working on.
The companion app makes it easy to create routes, and both it and the watch will shows trails, contour lines and water. The Vertical’s touchscreen combines with the buttons to scroll, pinch & zoom for full functionality, even with gloves. Creating a route
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