Suunto Zoop Novo vs U8

Suunto Zoop Novo U8

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity No YesU8 tracks your activity
Calories No YesU8 provides estimated calorie burned data
Sleep No YesU8 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't monitor heart rate
Distance No YesAccurate running or walking distance tracking with U8
Steps No YesU8 has built-in pedometer to count steps
Stairs / Floors No YesU8 has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting No NoBoth don't have goal setting
Inactivity Alert No YesU8 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compass No NoBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesU8 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
Temperature Yes Yes
ReportsActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, U8 make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesU8 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No YesU8 allows control smartphone music player
Call Control No YesU8 allows you control phone calls
Camera Control No YesU8 has a smartphone's remote control function
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration720 days6 daysSuunto Zoop Novo battery life is about 120.0 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Rating80 m (ISO 6425, EN 13319)n/a
Weight120 grams44 gramsU8 is 76.0 g lighter

User Interface

Display YesLCD Screen
Display Sizen/a1,48 inches
Screen Resolution 49 x 22 pixels 128 x 128 pixels
Color Display No Yes
Touch Screen No Yes


Android No YesU8 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS No YesU8 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoSuunto Zoop Novo compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No YesU8 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoSuunto Zoop Novo allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
Social Features No NoBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth No YesOnly U8 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+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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