Suunto has announced a new flagship watch, the Suunto 9 Peak, the thinnest, most powerful and uncompromisingly durable watch in the brand’s history. Inspired by the award-winning Suunto 9 Baro, the Suunto 9 Peak is designed for adventures and peak experiences, in a sleek form factor that fits seamlessly on the wrist for ultimate comfort. Tested in the harshest conditions, the Suunto 9 Peak boasts up to 170 hours of GPS recording capacity in Tour mode, blood oxygen measurement, a full battery charge in one hour and built to match users’ high expectations for a sports wearable companion, training tool and adventure partner.
“When we design a new watch, we start by assessing the desired user experience and combine that with our latest technology developments. We found that many people wanted all the features of the Suunto 9 Baro, but in a smaller, streamlined form factor, without compromising on battery life or the feature set. Our team of designers and engineers worked closely together to develop Suunto 9 Peak as an answer to this need,” says Heikki Norta, Suunto’s president. “Building on our heritage of 85 years crafting products for adventure, we are proud to release this watch with a new minimalistic Nordic design.”
The Suunto 9 Peak comes with all the industry leading features the Suunto 9 family is known for, including 80-plus sport modes like running, hiking, mountain biking, skiing and swimming, customizable screens to show the most relevant data for your exercise, an intelligent battery management system, accurate wrist-based heart rate monitoring, in-depth weather insights and expansive on-watch navigation capabilities.
All-new features for the Suunto 9 Peak include:
• Minimalistic Nordic design, which is 37% thinner and 36% lighter than the award-winning Suunto 9 Baro
• Blood oxygen level measurements to help determine acclimation levels at higher altitudes
• Automatic backlight intensity adjustment depending on lighting conditions
• Faster charging: 100% battery in 1 hour
• Improved watch strap with new metal fastening pin
• Added watch face that showcases weekly training metrics and inspires new routines
The Suunto app integrates with the Suunto 9 Peak, enabling users to effectively plan routes with sport-specific heatmaps and popular starting points, which can be built and transferred to the watch for offline navigation. The mobile app allows user to discover new locations, create points of interest and a look back on previous adventures with personal heatmaps. Also, the sync speed between the Suunto 9 Peak and the Suunto app is now doubled with Bluetooth 5, the latest iteration in Bluetooth technology.
The Suunto 9 Peak will be available in two different styles with four nature inspired colours:
Granite Blue Titanium and Birch White Titanium, made with sapphire glass and grade 5 titanium £629 and All Black and Moss Gray, made with sapphire glass and stainless steel