Suunto has been gradually refining the Spartan line of watches over the years. The Suunto 9 is the companies latest top of the line watch, and they have made some very competitive improvements
I made no secret of the fact that in my mind the Suunto Spartan was a bit naff. The Suunto Sport HR, was a little bit less naff, with optical HRM. So is third time the charm for the Suunto Spartan range? Let’s see what the Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR has to offer!
Has a year of further firmware development and new hardware in the form of optical heart rate monitoring made the Suunto Spartan into the watch we had always dreamt of, or it all spec sheet and no substance?
I’ll be honest, the Suunto Spartan has been a watch I have been aching to get my hands on. My own regular watch is the Garmin Fenix3, but I always keep an open mind to potentially purchasing a replacement device. The Suunto Spartan is a device which visually, and on paper at least, looked like it…