Suunto Ambit 2 vs Suunto Ambit3 Run HR

Suunto Ambit 2 Suunto Ambit3 Run HR

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR tracks heart rate
External HR Monitor Yes Yes
VO2 Max No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR tracks the maximum consumption of oxygen per minute
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR tracks and measures your steps
Pace Yes Yes
Speed Yes Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes NoSuunto Ambit 2 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting No NoBoth don't have goal setting
Inactivity Alert No NoBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Navigation Yes YesBoth have GPS navigation on board
Compass Yes YesBoth have a compass on board
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No NoBoth don't have reminder
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
Temperature Yes No
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Suunto Ambit3 Run HR make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR can notify you who is calling
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control No NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration30 days14 daysSuunto Ambit 2 battery life is about 2.1 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Ratingn/a5 ATM
Weight89 grams72 gramsSuunto Ambit3 Run HR is 17.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD Screen Yes
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution 128 x 128 pixels 128 x 128 pixels
Color Display No No
Touch Screen No No


Android No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows No YesSuunto Ambit3 Run HR allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
Social Features No YesYou can integrate Suunto Ambit3 Run HR with social networks and share information


Bluetooth No YesOnly Suunto Ambit3 Run HR has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Suunto Ambit 2 has ANT+ wireless technology
Buy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

Suunto Ambit 2

Suunto Ambit3 Run HR