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My collection of GPS sports watches continues to grow, and it currently includes a Coros Vertix 2. One of the primary reasons I keep a Coros watch around is because I can count on Coros keeping it updated for years, including support for unexpected features.
The latest updates will be available this week for the Coros Pace 2, Apex Pro, Vertix, and Vertix 2. The Coros smartphone app also receives a couple of updates to improve the Coros experience. The Coros Apex Pro and Vertix were released three years ago and will be receiving nearly all of the key updates. I've tested out a few of these features using a beta release of the software on my Vertix 2.
The major updates for the four Coros watches include:
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Since I've only been able to test out the new firmware for a couple of days, I will need more testing to see how the REM sleep tracking compares to other wearables I am testing. In addition, the adjusted run pace will be interesting to compare with Strava's calculations.
Which of these new features/improvements mean the most to you?