Suunto Vector

The first watch to combine multiple extra bits of information (and a barometer). (Photo: Courtesy of Suunto)

The original smartwatch. Before the Vector, there were watches that could tell you the temperature, watches that featured a compass, and watches that could measure altitude. The Vector, unveiled in 1998, was the first to do all three (and added a barometer), becoming the alpinist’s timepiece of choice and paving the way for modern multitasking wrist jewelry.

From Outside Magazine, August 2015
Filed To: Watches
Lead Photo: Courtesy of Suunto
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