What we like Class-leading water resistance to 10ATM (100m depth) with a complete high quality build elsewhere. Better sync options with iPhone and bespoke tracking apps for surf and snow sports including Surfline integration for wave forecasting.What we don't likeBattery life, as usual for Android Wear watches, lets it down but was expected given the features available. No heart rate monitoring available. Screen isn't the easiest for viewing on-the-move.The bottom lineThe NIXON MISSION SS is a proper tough cookie. It's built to last and is smart enough to fulfil every surf and snow sports enthusiast's needs and then some. The latest Android Wear 2.0 software has better integration for iPhone users and the Surfline sync is fantastic. A great chunky sports watch that if you're happy to overlook battery life is a fantastic addition to your timepiece collection.
As a dual-citizen of the UK and Australia, and a former long-distance runner, Mark focuses his energy on athlete sponsorship and brand partnerships at nightslides.com, writing about how competing at the highest level in extreme sports affects mental health.