Suunto’s first Wear OS smartwatch is taking on Garmin with outdoor offline maps

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You’ve probably never heard of Suunto unless you’re a die-hard fitness watch enthusiast, but the company’s latest wrist-worn gadget might have a larger audience than before. It seems to be the first smartwatch the company’s offered, its first Wear OS watch, and a watch that attempts to make Google’s smartwatch operating system more outdoorsy than ever before.

It’s called the Suunto 7, and it sounds like it’s a multisport watch that could theoretically be the best of both worlds, with the GPS tracking, offline outdoor maps, heart rate sensors, an altimeter, sleep tracker, and (70-plus) exercise modes you’d expect from a Garmin-style fitness watch. There are also the standard benefits of Google’s Wear OS like summoning Google Assistant,…

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