Coros Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro Pack of Big Upgrades Running Watches

GPS watches are as common in the running world as a sturdy pair of shoes or comfortable split shorts. With mapping technology to keep us on track and multiple sensors to measure our heart rate, pace and more, these digital behemoths continue to bridge the gap between technology and training, all with the aim of ‘improve performances.

However, for so much technology built into every watch face, inaccuracies still occur, which is why some choose to forgo digital readouts and operate without their support. Coroscreators of our favorite watch for trail running, aims to make you rethink your workout clothes with the release of the all-new Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro. Featuring state-of-the-art sensors, key battery upgrades and more, these outdoor GPS watches are sure to solidify any preconceptions about training with a running watch.

“We know this is the most anticipated product launch in Coros history, but we believe it was worth the wait,” said Lewis Wu, CEO of Coros Wearables. “Our development team has worked diligently to find the best material and corresponding design to provide our users with the highest possible precision in these new watches.”

What’s new on the Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro?

Coros’ latest wearables are iterations of the brand’s popular Apex range, but with key upgrades to help improve your coaching and data logging. One of the biggest improvements is the new optical heart rate sensor that allows for 24/7 monitoring and unparalleled accuracy. This can be ideal for aerobic workouts, as you fine-tune your pace and breathing to achieve peak performance.

Coros has also significantly improved the battery life of the Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro compared to the original Apex line. You can now run in standard full GPS mode for up to 45 hours with the Apex 2 and a staggering 75 hours with the Apex 2 Pro.

The Coros Apex 2 features a 1.2-inch sapphire crystal touchscreen and up to 45 hours of GPS battery life.

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The battery isn’t the only boosted feature in these all-new watches. Designed for a more durable construction, the Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro feature a grade 5 titanium bezel and a sapphire crystal dial offering a full tactile experience. According to Coros, only the original Apex Pro offered touchscreen capabilities, but only for maps and data fields. This particular upgrade really sets these new watches apart and brings them in line with some of today’s watches. best smart watches.

Finally, the latest Coros GPS watches also have music capabilities, allowing you to turn your watch face into a music player by loading your favorite tracks and podcasts directly onto the device. According to the brand, the Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro are not capable of supporting music streaming services at the moment, but there are plans to roll out this feature sometime in 2023.

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The Coros Apex 2 Pro features a larger 1.3-inch sapphire glass touchscreen, along with longer battery life and more internal storage space.

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How do the Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro differ?

The two main differences (apart from the price, naturally) between the Apex 2 and the Apex 2 Pro are in their respective size, battery life and internal storage space. The Apex 2 Pro is a larger watch face at 1.3 inches as opposed to the 1.2 inch profile of the Apex 2. Additionally, the battery life of the Apex 2 Pro the trumps that of the Apex 2 – 75 hours of full GPS versus 45. Finally, for storing music and maps, the Apex 2 Pro has more memory at 32GB, while the Apex 2 only has 8 GB of internal storage.

The Apex 2 Pro also stands out from the crowd thanks to its All Systems Frequency GNSS chipset to help reduce GPS reflection from steep walls. Other than that, both watches feature the same data tracking features and capabilities, allowing athletes to truly unleash their potential, regardless of budget or taste.

Where to buy the Coros Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro

As of today, the Coros Apex 2 and Apex 2 Pro are available online, as well as through select specialty retailers and international distribution partners. The Apex 2 is available for $399, while the larger and more powerful Apex 2 Pro costs $499.

Thanks to these latest watches, as well as the recent release of the Pod 2, it looks like Coros is really hitting its stride in terms of high-end workout wear. We’re curious to see just how effective and influential this brand new batch of Coros tech is, so stay tuned for more as we hit the streets with these awesome new tools.

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