Summary: I have had this watch for almost 5 years now. Why only 2 stars for a watch I have kept that long? Because I spent too much money on it not to get some use out of it. The reason for the low rating is because the compass feature gives lots of false readings or shuts off completely.
Summary: So, I'm about to buy this item when it becomes a Lightning Deal tonight. Having said that, I would like make this one small correction to the description's error regarding "true" altimeter range. While the watch's own internal clockwork (get it?
screens scratch ridiculously easily, the product isnt actually water resistant even though ...
Matty b, Amazon
9 July 2015
Summary: I bought a Suunto Vector watch a number of years ago. After only 18 months the screen went blank. New battery obtained on the advice of Suunto technical department.... no change, still blank screen. It would have cost me to send it back for 'assessment' ...
Summary: Worked fine fore a few years, but kept getting moisture under the glass. The compass was never very accurate, and the same for the barometer. The compass ring was snapped off rather quickly, and wasn't well designed.
Had this watch for 5 years and two combat deployments ...
30 May 2015
Summary: Had this watch for 5 years and two combat deployments to the Hindu Kush. the seal got loose and moisture started coming in and Suunto repaired it within a week and sent it back its on my wrist as i type this review and will be until it disintegrates
the altimeter works pretty darn well (utilized to determine altitude while hiking 13
17 April 2015
Summary: Bought this watch in 2003 or 2004 and have worn it nearly everyday since. It's 100% water proof (I've been swimming, snorkeling, bathing, etc. with it numerous times), the altimeter works pretty darn well (utilized to determine altitude while hiking 13,000 and 14.000 ft mountains and ends up pretty...
Watch is nice looking. Has a lot of great features
18 February 2015
Summary: Watch is nice looking. Has a lot of great features. But two significant issues - first, the watch lost time. Not a lot, maybe a second every few days, but if that's an issue, then pay attention.