back to article Sparks and recreation: TomTom's stealth wearable success

Last year, TomTom shipped half a million fitness and sports watches, more than any Wear smartwatch vendor can boast – but short of the 10 million fitness bands Fitbit shifted. Today at IFA it launched a new range of sporty watches. The Spark range has more in common with Pebble – low cost, durability, longevity – than the …

  1. Baudwalk

    Looks like a variant...

    ...of their Runner watch.

    As GPS watches go, a very nice budget choice, IMHO.

    But I wouldn't recommend buying it on-line without testing it on your wrist.

    The curve down to the D-pad didn't fit me. For that reason I went for Garmin's Vivoactive.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Excellent

    That's enough storage to go for a run accompanied by Beethoven's 5th Piano Concerto. Dragging that joanna along was killing me, and I could hardly keep up with the orchestra

  3. Gordon 10 Silver badge

    3gb?

    That's pants in this day and age.

    1. AbelSoul
      Trollface

      Re: 3gb?

      How long do you usually take for a run?

  4. Medixstiff

    I'm surprised that Polar hasn't got something out yet.

    With all the HRM patents they have, they are in a perfect position to make their own unit. Especially if they partner with someone to lessen and R&D costs and also have a ready made distribution channel.

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