Make & Model - Suunto Core All Black
Bezel Diameter - 1.93 in
Band Material - Elastomer
Power Type - Battery (replaceable)
Runtime - unlisted
Weight - 2.26 oz
Water Resistance - 30m
MSRP - $299
URL - http://www.suunto.com
Standout Features - Altimeter, barometer, compass Storm alarm
Depth meter for snorkeling/diving
Another company with a great reputation with sportsmen and survivalists is Suunto. These watches are worn by combat troops worldwide, which should attest to their durability. The Core series of watches aren't the new kids on the block; they've been fine tuned over the years to provide rugged and reliable service in various environments. Its mineral glass crystal is scratch resistant, and its battery is easily user replaceable without special tools.
Pros: Functionality, tough build, no special tools required for battery replacement
Cons: This black-face version can be hard to read in certain light, even with its backlight on. Price.