Suunto, the corporate that specialises in sports activities watches, has introduced the Suunto 7 at CES. It’s just like different Suunto wearables however updates the formulation with the newest Snapdragon Put on 3100 processor and Google’s Put on OS software program.

It combines all of Sunnto watches’ common wonderful sport and exercise monitoring modes into an app, permitting you extra entry to the Put on OS platform, fairly than operating on Suunto’s personal working system. Like most Put on OS gadgets, it’ll work with Android or iOS.

The wearable has an RRP of $479 USD and packs in a handsome OLED show in a polyamide casing with chrome steel bezel for a little bit of aptitude. There are 5 color choices all with 24mm straps and 50m water resistance.

It guarantees 12 hours of steady GPS monitoring, which is nice should you’re an extended distance or endurance sportsperson.

Suunto is a competitor to manufacturers like Garmin and Polar in providing sports activities watches applicable for something from informal operating to coaching for triathlons. By providing a smartwatch with Put on OS, it seems to be like Suunto is making an attempt to interrupt into the market dominated by merchandise just like the Apple Watch – wearables that may observe your health to a excessive stage but in addition function effectively as on a regular basis smartwatches with notifications and app administration.

Apple Watch does this much better than even the attest model of Put on OS in our eyes, however this watch may work should you want correct, dependable health monitoring but in addition need regular smartwatch issues – should you use Android, that’s.

The Suunto 7 is accessible for pre-order now direct from Suunto.