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  • With advanced outdoor and multisport functions, the GPS-enabled Ambit3 Peak guides you every step of the way with the data you need to progress and stay informed on your quest
  • Wirelessly connects to your iPhone® or iPad®; use the free Suunto Movescount App to adjust the watch on the go and visually enrich, relive and share your adventures
  • Route navigation; compass; FusedAlti™ altitude; sunrise / sunset; temperature
  • Activity-based recovery time; speed / pace / distance; Bluetooth® Smart bike power support; tracks multiple sports in 1 log
  • Timing and GPS satellite data stay up to date when you're on the go
  • Use your phone as second watch display and take photos while in motion that show your current speed and distance; see calls, messages and push notifications on the watch
  • Create a Suunto Movie of your adventures and training with 3D map, key metrics and images; upload and share your movements instantly
  • Up to 50 hrs. battery life with GPS


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Best Use Multisport
Customization Data Fields, Apps
GPS/Satellite Detectable Yes
Interval Training Yes
Pedometer Type Digital 3-axis Accelerometer
Tracks Calories Burned Yes
HRM Included/Integrated Yes
Heart Rate Sensor Type Chest Strap
Average Heart Rate Yes
Heart Rate Target Zone(s) Yes
Pool Lap Recognition Yes
Stroke Recognition Yes
Water-Resistant Depth 100 meters
V02 Max Estimate Yes
Recovery Advising Yes
Altimeter Pressure-based
Compass Yes
Preloaded Map None
Programmable Routes Yes
Number of Routes 50
Number of Waypoints 100
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Time Display Yes
Illumination Backlight
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Average Battery Life 200 hrs (1 min GPS interval); 20 hrs (1 sec GPS interval); 30 days (watch mode)
Data Exchange Bluetooth
Smart Device Notifications Yes
Compatible Fitness Accessories Foot Pod, Cadence Sensor, Heart Rate Monitor, Power Meter
Included Fitness Accessories Heart Rate Monitor
Gender Unisex
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice upgrade from Ambit2 I own a Suunto Ambit2, which I had been very happy with, but couldn’t resist upgrading to the Ambit3 Peak. A heart rate monitor that works when swimming and the ability to connect via my iPhone are two features that are just too cool to do without. I like being able to change the settings on my sports modes from my iPhone without having to wait to connect with my computer. I also like using the Movescount app as a second screen for the watch, particularly when cycling. The watch is mostly the same physically as the Ambit2. However, I think the Ambit3 strap is more supple. Because the Ambit3 no longer has ANT+ support, I cannot use my Suunto foot pod or cycling cadence pod. For running cadence, the watch's cadence from the wrist works fine. For cycling cadence, I purchased a bluetooth Wahoo pod online which has yet to arrive. Not sure if Suunto will offer its own pods or not.
Date published: 2014-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Suunto nailed it with the Ambit3. I can't say enough how great this watch functions. I returned a different GPS watch for this one and couldn't be happier. Does everything it says it is supposed to and is very easy to use. - Option packed and fully customizable. - Setup through the MovesCount app is so much better than pushing little buttons. - Display is super easy to read and backlight is bright even at 50%. - Syncs effortlessly with MovesCount. - Battery life is awesome. I used it during a three-week trip in Nepal and never worried about the battery life. I tracked moves for about 5-6 hours each day plus a couple of climbs. The battery never dipped below 50% and I only had to top it off a few times the whole trip. - GPS is accurate and acquires signal very quickly. No waiting to start a run or to get moving on a climb while you freeze because the watch is searching. The only problem I had was the altimeter being off because I was too lazy to set references. But, even those are easy to plug in if you're inclined to do so.
Date published: 2014-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ambit 3 Peak Sapphire - Happy with it! Nice looking and solid watch, does what the specs say it will do, and very precise and accurate when using GPS. I have had it for about two weeks and have used it mostly for cycling, mountain biking, backpacking, and mountaineering. It works! My only complain (not about the watch) is that I can’t find in the manual how the recovery time is calculated.
Date published: 2014-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gold Standard I have owned a Fenix2, Fenix3 and Spartan Ultra, but the Ambit 3 is the "Gold Standard" in my book. Rock Solid dependability, bullet-proof build, best GPS accuracy bar none, great battery life, rugged good looks. Many of the new watches lure us with color displays, touch screen, and 50,000 functions. At the end of the day, those don't really contribute a whole lot, other than to an extreme price tag. Well done, Suunto.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The GPS function is spot on. After using Polar HRM products for years I switched to the Suunto Ambit3 Peak in July 2015. I can now track my speed and distance on all my sea kayaking and wilderness canoeing adventures. I have found the GPS unit to be highly accurate. I'm not a professional athlete, just and aging fitness enthusiast. As winter approaches I will also be using the Ambit to monitor my XC ski workouts. It's a highly versatile device for tracking just about all you physical activities.
Date published: 2015-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome watch! Suunto got it right with this watch! Built to last, sapphire doesn't scratch, long battery life! Super accurate GPS! Comes with preset exercise modes, but you can make your own and customize the screens to show you all the info you want. Worth the price! HR works great! Movescount works sweet too!
Date published: 2014-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Question not a review Could not figure out how to post just a question in that section. Is this device compatible with Android phones?
Date published: 2015-10-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Extremely unhappy I expect great things from Suunto, especially if its a $600 GPS watch. Well, in this case it doesn't deliver, what so ever. The GPS is completely off. Oh, it has the general location down, but that's about it. when I go to movescount to see my route, its much so off, its useless. So far my Iphone 5 does a better job. I've emailed support, maybe there is something they can do, but I have my doubts.
Date published: 2015-05-18
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Is this watch capable to send GPS location information using Bluetooth to Geotag capable camera, so my picture will include GPS location information within them?

Asked by: Walkers
I have had this watch for a year, and I've dug pretty deep into the functions. Short answer, NO. Better answer: Use an exercise function, and hit LAP when you take a pic. Then look at your lap location on the map online in Movescount, the partner web app that shows you your route. GPS coordinates are recorded constantly, so it'll be easy to trace. Time of day on the pic will correlate exactly with the lap time, so you'll know the GPS location you're at at the exact time the pic was taken (assuming your watch and camera are sync'd). Hope this helps.
Answered by: paulanddebbiebozich
Date published: 2015-09-20

Does the Suunto Ambit3 Peak capture nightly sleep data, and/or the number of steps taken in a day? 

Asked by: MichelleS
The Ambit3 Peak Sapphire GPS Multifunction Heart Rate Monitor does not monitor sleep or count steps.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-04-29

I need to double check the model #, is it SS020673000 or not? Thanks.

Asked by: StarQ
Yes, that is the model number for this Ambit3 Peak Sapphire.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

Suunto site indicates the Ambit 3 Peak can monitor heart recovery time; however, the REI site indicates the contrary. Which is correct?  Can the screen color be changed to white or black? Which watch band is more durable: silicon or rubber?

Asked by: Ed T
The Ambit3 series will have heart rate recovery mode. We will update the specs on
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-07-10

Does this watch provide a latitude and longitude position feature ?

Asked by: PaulWeber45
The watch does show latitude and longitude.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

Does this come with the heart rate monitor?

Asked by: Kd8eup
The heart rate monitor is included with the watch.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-07-10
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