COROS: VERTIX GPS Adventure Watch

COROS Launches the Most Powerful GPS Watch Ever Built

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Building on the success of its award-winning APEX, COROS introduces the VERTIX GPS Adventure Watch.

COROS Wearables Inc., makers of endurance sports wearables, announce the biggest product launch in company history with the introduction of the VERTIX GPS Adventure Watch. According to COROS, VERTIX is the longest-lasting, most powerful watch ever built and will help make those big backcountry adventures safer and more efficient for all big mountain explorers.

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  • Extended 45 days of battery life in regular use and 60+ hours of battery life in full GPS mode, giving it nearly twice the battery life of the next most powerful watch on the market.

  • Innovative Altitude Mode – meant for the mountains – with 24/7 blood oxygen monitoring, altitude performance assessment, and built-in alert system to notify the user when they are safe to resume climbing.

  • Industry-leading low-temperature performance - Works down to -4°F/-20°C with less than a 30% depreciation in battery performance. Extreme temperature testing showed 21 hours of battery in GPS mode at -22°F/-30°C.

  • Four color options including the unique “Ice-Breaker” model with a clear casing that lets the user see inside the unit.

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For the last several months, VERTIX has been tested by a variety of outdoor explorers in various conditions.

Additional VERTIX features and specs:

  • Titanium frame and bezel with Sapphire Glass screen

  • 150-meter waterproof – the only GPS watch with this rating

  • 150 hours of battery life in UltraMax GPS mode

  • Navigation with easy to use zoom in/out via Digital Knob

  • Detailed training metrics and performance evaluations

  • Barometric Altimeter for precise altitude readings

  • Oximeter to measure blood oxygen levels

  • 76g – the lightest watch in its class


“As someone who is personally passionate and who aspires to train for big mountain expeditions, I could not be more excited to bring VERTIX to those who share my love for the outdoors,” said Lewis Wu, CEO of COROS. “VERTIX is the longest lasting, most powerful and incredible GPS watch ever built and will make adventures safer and more efficient for all explorers.”

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Started by a group of passionate individuals with a shared interest in bridging sports and technology, COROS products empower explorers and athletes worldwide by providing more inspiring experiences under extreme conditions. It is in our heart to incorporate the most innovative technology into the outdoor sports world and design the best products for explorers and athletes around the globe.

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The watch will be available for purchase on COROS and at select running and outdoor specialty retailers.