I thought it might be useful to have a roundup of recommendations so everything is in one place, and so we have a nice record of speculations… In alphabetical order of manufacturer. Manufacturer Device Current Speculation Garmin Fenix Don’t buy – this is very old Garmin Fenix 2 Don’t buy – Fenix 3 is now… Read Article →
Apparently coming 7th June, but Gigathlon starts on the 10th so may be then since that’s a huge race sponsored by Suunto. This may be the “Ambit 4” we’ve been waiting for coming this year! Suunto have gone a little fruity with their names recently so it’s plausible they might move away from Ambit. This… Read Article →
FCC https://fccid.io/INW – Polar https://fccid.io/RYP – Suunto https://fccid.io/IPH – Garmin https://fccid.io/S4L – TomTom Google Images Garmin Images Polar Images Suunto Images Trademarks Polar Suunto Garmin
Well, there is the second round screened watch we predicted last week. Garmin released the 735XT today, a triathlon focussed watch in the same oHR body as the 235 running watch.
Well this is a little interesting. Suunto are asking for feedback on Facebook (quoted below). The interesting part is that if you remove the line about diving we could almost be talking about an Ambit 4 which would feature a depth guage and watersports (SUP?). If that’s the case then they’ve hit the one limitation… Read Article →
Finally some evidence! Garmin have some FCC filings in which are under confidentiality until 10/06/2016 – that’s 10th June for our American friends. https://fccid.io/IPH Device IDs are: A02933 (Rectangle face, long thin and vertical) A02784 (Round face) AA2784 (Round Face) So, this could be a Swim 2 and a Fenix 4 or it could be… Read Article →
Ok so I have no direct proof, but DCRainmaker tweeted this weekend that someone on his flight was wearing an unreleased and unannounced sports watch. He also implied that he has one for testing in a reply to comments. I wouldn’t expect a Fenix 4 at this point but we are expecting a 920XT replacement… Read Article →