Suunto is proud to announce the Ambit has been named Gear of the Year 2012 by Men’s Journal Magazine. The annual award is given to gear that stands above the hundreds of products tested by the magazine each year.
Among other features, Men's Journal chose the Ambit for its above-the-bar functionality and abuse-ready frame.
"Since it’s packed with an accelerometer, a 3-D compass, and an altimeter and built to be abused, the Suunto Ambit is aimed at high-altitude, hard-charging trail runners, climbers and hikers. In the field, its GPS repeatedly locked in quicker than that of comparable watches, and its accelerometer was responsive and accurate. The recovery-time calculator is cool, too." - Men's Journal
The Ambit 3D GPS watch also features two software upgrades that unlock technical features based primarily off of consumer feedback making it the only watch on the market that allows you to have access to new features without having to buy a new watch.