SUUNTO Core All Black Military Men’s Outdoor Sports Watch

SUUNTO CORE ALL BLACK MILITARY MEN'S OUTDOOR SPORTS WATCH

SUUNTO is a Finnish brand based in Vantaa with a great reputation for watchmaking. They focus on making watches for people who love to be involved in outdoor activities and still want to track their exercise and share key information that will make you spend more time outside to use it to the fullest.

Since 1936, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers, and sports instruments employed by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to overcome new territory.

Their offerings differ from mainstream watches as they provide features like the compass, altimeter, barometer, weather trend graph, and storm alarm, etc that made them incredibly popular with people who love to go outside to enjoy nature. 

The Suunto Core All Black Military Men’s Outdoor Sport watch is an attractive and comfortable watch that won’t let you down with all the incredible features to ensure that you are safe whether you are up a mountain or skiing down one. So it is the best shot at survival out there.

SUUNTO CORE ALL BLACK MILITARY MEN’S OUTDOOR SPORTS WATCH PRODUCT REVIEW

The Suunto Core watch is a stylish accessory with a range of useful features. It is an overpriced watch that has a lot in it and still looks great when worn on the wrist. The watch is designed to determine and give accurate and excellent information on the weather. 

Product Features

  • Storm alarm
  • Weather trend graph 
  • Compass 
  • Altimeter,
  •  Barometer 
  • Sunrise and sunset times for over 400 locations
  • Multilingual menu (EN, FR, DE, ES)
  • Water-resistant up to 100 feet: It’s waterproof, so you are safe to take it wherever you are going.
  • There are both a stopwatch and timer which will help when using it to exercise.
  • A built-in thermometer makes it easy to check the temperature wherever you are.
  • The battery life is excellent at a year-long, and it is cheap to replace when it wears out.
  • It’s easy to lock with the one-touch function.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • Measurements: 49.1 x 49.1 x 14.5 mm / 1.93 x 1.93 x 0.57 “
  • Weight: 64 g / 2.26 oz
  • Bezel Material: Aluminum
  • Glass material: Mineral crystal
  • Case material: Composite
  • Strap material: Elastomer
  • Backlight : electro-luminescent
  • Configurable backlight: activation: 1 button, all buttons:

This watch has been in the market for some time now and one of the key selling points for this watch is the barometer. The barometer works by reading pressure and can forecast what is to come through the pressure status in your location. It is easy to use and navigate all from the watch face. 

Important features like the compass, altimeter, and barometer including the weather graph and an intelligent storm alarm which recognizes any drop in the air pressure and makes you aware of when a storm is brewing or notify you of approaching storms so you can predict the weather and take precautions before it hits.

It has a smart look and sporty features that are expected to be on a smartwatch but it does not have a GPS, although this would, of course, drain the battery if there was rather it has an altimeter tracks your vertical movement and will enable you to traverse your location with the aid of a map. The amazing thing about this altimeter is that it can work up to an altitude of 9000m so that you can explore anywhere and not get lost. Altimeter displays current elevation, shows ascent or descent, and records the session. This keeps the watch working anywhere even if you get on the slopes, trek across the forest, hike up a mountain, or even find yourself off the beaten track in a sheltered area.

The watch will log all your altitude gains and losses on a graph. The weather trend graph can cover up to seven full days which is a fantastic way of checking out a week in the outdoor activities like hiking or skiing and it can also measure the barometric history of your environment for the last three to six hours, this will give you a precise prediction of what weather is to come. It also provides you with sunrise and sunset times for over 400 locations, which helps you to take cover wherever you are in the world.

The watch screen is split. You can tell the time as well as access the barometer, altimeter, and alarms that you can personalize to help you navigate your adventures. It has three alarms that you can set on the track of what you are up to and let you know when you have hit certain altitudes. If you remember to set your location, then the watch will even let you know when to expect the next sunrise or sunset.

It has a water-resistant up to 100 feet, so it is waterproof and you can take it anywhere though it cannot handle as much depth as other watches, it is a suitable choice for most environments. It is worth bearing this in mind, however, if you are planning on any deep ocean expeditions. 

The screen is easy to read but if too dim it could do with brightening up. It has a compass ring around the face that points the way wherever you take it.  The battery life is excellent at a year-long, that is, it can last for an entire year and it is very cheap to replace when it is bad or worn out.

With a compass ring around the face you will be able to find your way wherever you take it. The screen is easy to read, and the watch battery lasts for an entire year before you need to think about replacing it.

Suunto Core can track both weather and sun for you, it has a built-in thermometer that makes it easy to check temperature wherever you find yourself.

Operating temperature: 20 ° C to + 60 ° C / 5 ° F to + 140 ° F;

Storage temperature: 30 ° C to + 60 ° C / 22 ° F to + 140 ° F

It can predict the sunrise/sunset times for over 400 locations and this will help you stay safe and plan your activities properly.

The stopwatch measures time. Its resolution is 0.1 seconds. To use the stopwatch you will select the stopwatch view in the time mode and start, stop And restart the stopwatch with start-stop and keep + pressed to reset the stopwatch.

COMPATIBLE PRODUCTS

1. Suunto Core vs Suunto Vector

Both Suunto models have a barometer,  compass, and altimeter for tracking elevations.  The Suunto has a weight of 54g and a thickness of 15.3mm with a width of 51.4mm and a height of 51.4mm. Unlike the Suunto core, the vector has a battery level indicator.

So the Suunto core is 0.8mm thinner, 2.4mm shorter,  2.4mm narrower than Suunto vector. 

The Suunto vector lacks a world timer and does not provide sunrise and sunset time.

2. The SUUNTO CORE White Crush versus the Suunto core all black

The Suunto Core white Crush has a Composite solid case back with a white silicone strap. Rotating black PVD stainless steel bezel. A digital dial type of a Quartz movement. It Scratch resistant mineral crystal. The Case size is 49.1 mm with a  thickness of 14.5 mm. Water-resistance is at 30 meters / 100 feet. It is an outdoor sports watch with dynamic design powered by adrenalin. It is of a variety of colors that you choose to reflect your style and wrap around your wrist the smooth and light silicone strap Shinto core crush. an altimeter.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Bezel material: Steel
  • Glass material: Mineral crystal
  • Case material: Composite
  • Strap material: Silicone
  • Weight : 83 g / 2.93 oz
  • Water resistance: 30 m
  • Battery type CR2032
  • Languages EN, DE, ES, FR
  • Backlight electro-luminescent
  • Configurable backlight activation: 1 button, all buttons

Pros

  • Storm alarm and weather trend graph for accurate weather predictions
  • Compass, altimeter, and barometer included
  • Sunrise and sunset times for over 400 locations

Cons

  • The strap may be tight and snap after short-term use
  • Battery life is not the best

However, in terms of comfort and design, with some reviews gotten from our customers,  they have claimed that the strap is quite tight-fitting and is prone to snapping after even short-term use.  It is also not the most durable in terms of its battery life, with some customers claiming it only lasts around 1-2 months.

Conclusion

When it comes down to deciding if this is the watch for you, then it is worth considering if you would forego the GPS and accept the altimeter which is a great way of tracking your vertical movement, where you are going, and with the barometer that tells the trend in air pressure and a compass that points the way.

It’s an attractive and comfortable watch that won’t let you down. With all the great features it makes it worth serious consideration when you decide to get a new watch.

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