Coros is shortly increasing its lineup of health watches, including its fourth watch in lower than two years. The corporate first debuted the entry-level Tempo in early 2018 and adopted that with the triathlete-focused Apex in late 2018. After releasing its first journey watch, the Vertix, early in 2019, the corporate is again within the information with its newest watch, the Apex Professional. The Apex Professional builds upon the success of the Apex, however extends the battery life by 14% and provides new elevation options for hikers and climbers.
The Apex Professional might carry the Apex title, however the watch borrows closely from the Vertix journey watch. The Apex Professional has a scratch-resistant sapphire glass show and a titanium bezel that may stand as much as abuse. Identical to the Vertix, the Apex Professional additionally has 1.2-inch, 240 x 240 sunlight-readable show. The show is packaged right into a 52mm casing which is barely bigger than the 49mm Vertix. Now the biggest watch in Coros’s lineup, the Apex Professional provides aluminum into its design making it lighter (59g) than the Vertix (76g) and competing journey watches from Garmin and Suunto.
The similarities between the Vertix and the Apex Professional don’t finish there. The Apex Professional has the identical pulse oximeter which debuted within the Vertix earlier this 12 months. Not like different manufacturers that use the heartbeat oximeter for sleeping, the heartbeat oximeter within the Apex Professional is used primarily for altitude acclimation. Designed for high-altitude athletes, the corporate’s new Altitude mode displays blood oxygen ranges each hour and can warn you if it’s good to head again right down to a decrease elevation. Adventurers can activate this characteristic when the necessity it and switch it off once they head again to decrease floor.
Coros is understood for its excellent energy administration, so it’s not stunning that the large promoting characteristic of the Apex Professional is its mind-blowing battery life. On a full cost, the Apex Professional can final a whopping 40 hours in full GPS mode, which is a 14% improve over the unique Apex. It additionally boasts of a 100 hours of monitoring within the power-saving UltraMode, which dials down the GPS and coronary heart price monitor to maximise battery life. Excellent battery life isn’t restricted to endurance actions, it additionally applies to day-to-day actions. Much like Coros’s different watches, the Apex Professional can go a full month of standard use while not having to cost. Maintain observe of that charging cable since you’ll go so lengthy between fees that you could be overlook the place you left it.
The brand new Coros Apex Professional will probably be accessible in black with a black band or silver with a inexperienced band. You possibly can pre-order now on Coros’s web site and the watch will begin transport on September 26. The Apex Professional is priced at $500.