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Soleus GPS Timepieces: Compact and Packed with High Performance GPS Technology

27th Sep 2012
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With marathon running in the city becoming an increasingly popular citizen sport in Singapore and other major Asian cities, devices that use GPS technology to accurately track speed and distance are in hot demand. One essential function aspiring runners need is accurate distance ran. Runners training on familiar routes would be able to gauge their distance, although it is almost always a surmise. However, when it comes to exploring unfamiliar routes, it is all the more essential to have a compact performance GPS watch so as to accurately measure the distance that one has run.

Soleus, introduces its new range of premier quality compact and high performance GPS timepieces for professional and casual runners in Singapore.

Soleus GPS watches boast high-sensitivity GPS receiver technology, synced with Google Maps, that accurately tracks speed and distance. In comparison to other GPS watches in the market, Soleus GPS watches offer a more compact, ergonomic design that sits lightly on the wrist – an essential feature for any running watch. Yet, all models are packed with high performance features such as current and average pace readings, calories burned and data-upload capabilities.

Soleus GPS 2.0 – High Performance GPS Technology

The Soleus GPS 2.0 offers GPS watch essentials of distance, pace or speed, time and calorie counter, as well as 100-lap data storage and a 1/100 chronograph. With the interval timer feature, you can set up to five individual training timers for your workouts, and then transfer the run data via USB to Soleus software to track your training accurately and efficiently.

Soleus GPS 2.0- Comes in Black/White(left) and Black/Red/White(right)

Soleus GPS 2.0- Comes in Black/White(left) and Black/Red/White(right)

The battery life is eight hours in continuous GPS mode. With the GPS mode off, the watches will function like regular sports watches, making them suitable for both professional and casual active lifestyle consumers.

The watch face features a large viewing area and sizeable digits so that viewing data while on the go is easy. Tipping the scales at just 2 ounces, it is the most compact and lightweight GPS watch in the market today.

Key Features of Soleus GPS 2.0 watch

  • GPS: High-sensitivity receiver
  • Distance: Current and total in Miles or Kilometres
  • Pace/Speed: Current and average
  • Interval Timers: Set up to 5 individual timers
  • Data Upload/ Storage: USB upload cable and 100 lap memory/30 hours/30 data files
  • Calories Burned: Current and total calories burned
  • Chrono: 1/100-second resolution
  • Water-Resistance: 3 ATM (not recommended for swimming)
  • World Time: 106 cities covering all time zones
  • Rechargeable Battery: USB rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery Life: 8 hours in continuous GPS mode
  • Night Mode: 10-second back light function
  • Weight: 2 ounces

The Soleus GPS 2.0 watch is priced at S$279 (before GST), making it a great value, high performance GPS watch for the Singaporean runner.

Soleus GPS 3.0 – High Performance GPS and Heart Rate Monitor Technology

The Soleus GPS 3.0 watch includes all the same features as the Soleus GPS 2.0 watch, but with the addition of a heart rate monitor, complete with chest strap transmitter.

With the Soleus GPS 3.0, you also get the massive benefit of heart rate data to give your workouts an extra dimension. This is especially useful during trail running, where you are exploring new, unfamiliar territory, and you need to know the level your heart is working at. The watch functions as a virtual coach by informing you when to safely step up the pace or whether there’s a need to slow down.

Soleus GPS 3.0- Comes in Black/Sol (left), Fabric Heart Rate Monitor Chest Strap (right)

Soleus GPS 3.0- Comes in Black/Sol (left), Fabric Heart Rate Monitor Chest Strap (right)

Key Features of Soleus GPS 3.0 watch

  • GPS: High-sensitivity receiver
  • Distance: Current and total in Miles or Kilometres
  • Pace/Speed: Current and average
  • Auto-Lap: Miles or Kilometres (inc 1⁄2)
  • Data Upload/ Storage: USB upload cable and 100 lap memory/30 hours/30 data files
  • Calories Burned: Current and total calories burned
  • Chrono: 1/100-second resolution
  • Water-Resistance: 3 ATM (not recommended for swimming)
  • World Time: 106 cities covering all time zones
  • Rechargeable Battery: USB lithium-ion
  • Battery Life: 8 hours in continuous GPS mode
  • Weight: 2 ounces
  • Night Mode: 10-second back light function
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Fabric Chest Strap

The Soleus GPS 3.0 watch is priced at S$369 (before GST), and it is a must-have GPS/Heart Rate Monitor watch for the more serious Singaporean runner.

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