COROS Launches Next Generation PACE 2, and Largest Software Enhancement to Date
August 25, 2020
Building on its inaugural watch franchise COROS introduces the PACE 2 Premium GPS Sport Watch along with Stryd Power Integration and a more robust training platform
Tustin, CA, August 25, 2020 – COROS Wearables Inc., makers of premium endurance sports wearables, announced today the first hardware update in the brand’s history with the introduction of the PACE 2 Premium GPS Sport Watch. According to COROS, PACE 2 will debut with several new and expanded features at a price point that exposes the brand to a broader audience of runners and fitness athletes.
Exciting features of the new premium GPS watch, include:
- The lightest GPS watch of its size on the market – 29g with the new COROS Nylon band.
- 30 Hours of Battery Life in Full GPS Mode – a 20% increase from the original PACE
- New Strength activity mode with built in “rep” auto detection
- Built in Power metrics from the wrist plus native and complete integration with Stryd power meters.
- Custom Training mode – expanding the user’s ability to create cardio interval workouts along with custom strength workouts with more than 200 pre-loaded exercises
PACE 2 along with the new Stryd integration and proprietary wrist-based power readings have been tested by a variety of runners and fitness enthusiasts in various conditions and settings. The watch will be available for purchase on coros.com and through select partners in the US, Canada, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australia. Upon release, users will be able to download power-based training plans to try for themselves on their new watch.
Additional PACE 2 features and specs:
- 5x faster processor than the original PACE
- 4x more storage, 5x more memory than the original PACE
- 60 hours of battery life in UltraMax GPS mode (a 20% increase)
- COROS Digital Dial for one finger control
- First of its kind Track Run mode
- Detailed training metrics and performance evaluations
“With a more advanced hardware design, PACE 2 will broaden the brand’s reach to even more performance driven customers” said Lewis Wu, CEO of COROS. “New software features and other characteristics of PACE 2 make it the ideal training tool for road and track athletes, triathletes, gym goers and so many more.”
Shipping will begin on or before Friday September 4th in 2 colors – Dark Navy, and White each available with a silicone or nylon band. Suggested retail price remains $199.99 USD.
COROS also announced today the introduction of three significant new software features – wrist-based power, native and complete Stryd power meter integration and an enhanced training platform which now includes the ability to create and share multi week training programs. These new features will be available via firmware update for the VERTIX, APEX Pro and APEX models. “More and more runners are incorporating power into their training and Stryd compatibility has been one of the most requested updates by our users. COROS has a reputation for listening to our customers and bringing them the features they demand, and we are excited to meet the needs of our community with today’s update,” said Wu. The COROS partnership is the only native and complete integration of the Stryd platform with any wearables brand. These new features will provide the user with additional workout customization, plus added content from the web along with the ability to share with friends and training partners all at no additional cost.
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COROS is a performance sports technology company that helps athletes train to be their best. For COROS it’s all about the outdoors, mountains, and a passionate active lifestyle. We combine high grade hardware with innovative technology to provide endurance athletes with the gear they rely on in the world’s most extreme environments. Advanced technology with an efficient and intuitive user experience is at our core – when you use a COROS product, you know you are getting a tool that has been designed, tested and perfected for the athlete, by the athlete. COROS users have set World Records and been to the highest point on earth, pushing our products to the extremes. At COROS, creation and innovation are never ending. Our customers, the athletes make COROS – be a part of our community @COROSGlobal on Facebook and Instagram.