The Coros Apex 2 Pro is a durable and feature-rich smartwatch that is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. The watch is constructed with a Grade 5 titanium bezel, making it resistant to salt water, marine atmosphere, and a variety of corrosive media at temperatures below 300°C. The back cover is also made of titanium, while the front is protected by a sapphire glass lens.
One of the standout features of the Apex 2 Pro is its long battery life. The watch has a claimed GPS battery life of 75 hours, which is reduced to 45 hours in All Systems On mode. With daily training sessions, the watch can last at least a couple of weeks. Additionally, the Apex 2 Pro can provide accurate GPS data thanks to its dual-frequency chip.
The Apex 2 Pro also features a variety of sensors that are perfect for trail runners, including a barometric altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, thermometer, pulse oximeter, and electrocardiogram sensor. These sensors are especially useful for runners who train at altitude. Additionally, the watch has many sports modes such as multi-pitch climbing, whitewater, speed surfing, windsurfing, snowboarding, XC skiing, and ski touring.
The watch also has a brand new wrist optical heart rate sensor with a five-LED system and four photodetectors, protected by a scratch-resistant cover. The algorithm has also been improved to remove more interference and noise so the watch can provide better heart rate readings. The watch also comes with a global offline landscape and topographical maps and navigation with checkpoint support.
The Apex 2 Pro is a rugged and feature-rich smartwatch that is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. The watch is not as premium as the Garmin Enduro 2, however, it is half the price of the Enduro 2. The Apex 2 Pro is designed for ultra-marathon runners and is well-suited for runners who prefer to train and race off the beaten track. Overall, the Coros Apex 2 Pro is a great option for people on tighter budgets who are looking for a durable and feature-rich smartwatch for outdoor activities.