Product Comparison: Suunto D4i Novo vs Mares Smart


General Specifications
Brand
Suunto
Mares
Model
D4i Novo
Smart
Origin
Finland
Italy
About the Products
Suunto has launched new color versions of the popular dive computer Suunto D4i. The product features stay the same, but they now come in fresh new colors and design.The new-look Suunto D4i is available in black, white, blue and lime.
What happens when you add the superior sharpness of segmented characters, clarity of a perfectly laid-out display, and top it off with ergonomic advantages of two buttons? You get Smart, probably the smartest computer on the market.
Key Specs
Type
Watch
Watch
Algorithm
RGBM
Mares-Wienke RGBM
Operating Modes
Air, Nitrox, Free, Off
Free, Air, Nitrox, Watch
Depth Limit
328 ft.
492 ft.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Suunto D4i Novo Dive Computer
  • I have a small wrist so I use the smaller of the two bands that it comes with and have no issues.
  • Very light, can be used in daily life, too, included free dive and Nitrox mode
  • All the functions your would need for scuba and freediving diving are here.
  • The dive log is clear and the dive mode is also clear and friendly to beginner
  • For freedivers it's realy nice and usefull device with many alarms in depth.
Mares Smart Wrist Dive Computer
  • I bought this as an intermediate level dive computer for someone special. He loves to wear it as a generic watch as well as using it for diving.
  • I'm a new diver and bought this for a trip to Key Largo. It worked great. Fairly easy to use and not too bulky.
  • Extremely intuitive and easy to use. Much smaller than I expected. I ended up wearing it most all day every day without even thinking to take it off.
  • I love the backlit feature and the ease of changing from Air to Nitrox mode.
  • Not much larger than a large watch. Definitely much much better than a hockey puck.
Size & Weight
Height
1.91 in.
1.97 in.
Width
1.72 in.
1.97 in.
Depth
0.63 in.
0.7 in.
Weight
3.25 oz.
3 oz.
Features
Display
1.2" matrix display
1.25" matrix display
Backlight
Yes
Yes
Altitude Options
Up to 10000 ft
Up to 12100 ft
Logbook Memory
140 hours
40 hours
Audible Alarms
Yes
Yes
Battery Type
CR 2450
CR 2450
Battery Life
1.5 years
2 years
Extras
Optional wireless air integration, Innovative apnea timer for freediving, Built-in dive planner
Full featured nitrox dive computer with two gas capability, Bottom timer mode with resettable average depth, Adjustable unit of measure
What customers say about "Features"
Suunto D4i Novo Dive Computer
  • Without directions I was easily able to switch between Air/ Nitrox, and time time changes.
  • I purchased the sensor separately and it accurately displayed my air. Easily synched up to the sensor without me having to do anything so that was a bonus too.
  • I found it easy to read below and above the surface.
  • Displays are easy to read and there are a lot of features.
  • It was easy to set the nitrox percent, so this became more usable on a week long live aboard trip recently.
Mares Smart Wrist Dive Computer
  • Two button operation is very intuitive, display is easy to read, reasonably good watch functionality
  • A mid level device that is backlit, easy to read, costing less than 1/2 others -- easy to program and software can be updated readily
  • The sound beep alarm when acending too fast can easily be heard. The display is easily visible under water.
  • It really helped with my ascents by slowing me down, and keeping me at the proper depth.
  • Nitrox compatable is nice. I've used it on 40+ dives and it's awesome.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
649.95 $


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