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COROS UPDATE // AUGUST 2023

COROS UPDATE // AUGUST 2023

Rollout Schedule for Updates

August 21st

  • iOS and Google Play store app update will begin for the following watches: VERTIX 2, APEX 2, APEX 2 Pro
  • Within 72 hours of the initial rollout, the app update will be automatically pushed to users with the watches listed above
  • On August 21st, iOS users with the VERTIX 2, APEX 2, and APEX 2 Pro will be able to manually update their app in the app store. Android users will need to wait for the rollout to be complete as this function is not supported through the Google Play store

August 28th

  • iOS and Google Play store app update will begin for the following watches: APEX Pro, VERTIX 1, PACE 2
  • Within 72 hours of the initial rollout, the app update will be automatically pushed to users with the watches listed above
  • On August 21st, iOS users with the APEX Pro, VERTIX 1, PACE 2 will be able to manually update their app in the app store. Android users will need to wait for the rollout to be complete as this function is not supported through the Google Play store

Key Updates

Create Your Own Watch Face

Elevate your look with the COROS app. Go analog, or digital. Pick a personal photo or choose from our collection.

Statistics Summary Page

Maximize your training insights, choose a date range, filter by activity type, and quickly view your Threshold Heart Rate Zone Distribution to ensure your training was where you intended it.

Workouts for Trail Running

Create a workout for your trail runs, including setting elevation gain as a target goal.

New Watermark Image Sharing

Share your achievements and motivate others with new customizable watermark images. Upload a personal photo and overlay your training data for a quick visual summary of your workout.

Turn-by-Turn Navigation

*BETA

Save any route in the COROS app and sync it directly to your watch to be notified of upcoming turns on your route automatically.

  • There will be a limited number of available testing slots based on the workload our support/product teams can handle (~500 users).
  • COROS Users can apply to join >>HERE<<
    • Feedback on the Turn-by-Turn experience will be reported via this Google Form until October, 2023.
  • We expect the public beta to run 3-6 months, and once it is ready we will push to all global users with an update.

Even More Updates

  • Easier Route Sharing: Share and send routes to others over text messages and social media. Select the link to open the route and view data like elevation, distance, waypoints, and more.
  • Strava Notes Sync: Automatically upload your Training Load and Base Fitness to your Strava activities. You can use this feature to look back at previous workouts to view past fitness trends and compare to your current training on similar workouts or training builds.
    • This can be enabled once you have connected your Strava to your COROS app.
  • Accessible RHR Data: Resting Heart Rate during the day will now be predicted based on sleep heart rate, which will provide an automatic way to get your RHR data.
  • Favorite Locations: Create favorite Locations on the Explore page for quick access when creating new routes. Before drawing a route, click the location and edit and name the location directly.
  • Merge points on custom routes: Merge "start" and "end" points on your routes created on the Explore page. Merge the points in the upper right corner to the left of the bottom button.
  • Stryd Next-Gen Metric Support: View STRYD's new features of "Impact Loading Rate" and "Lower Body Stress Score" will be displayed in your COROS App.

General Release Notes

  • Navigation Failure notice: "Navigation failure" notification when trying to load and start a route and the user is more than 500km away from the starting point. This notification will be in place of continuous "GPS searching".
  • WiFi: Improved Wifi connection to speed up the installation of firmware updates.
  • Aesthetics: The color of HRV icon on the APP side and on the watch are now aligned.
  • Extended Activity Recording option: Previously, the longest activity you could record was 200 hours. Additionally, that was the maximum number of hours users could record on their watch before syncing to the COROS App. This has been extended to 1200 hours.
  • Edit missed workouts: Users will be able to delete custom training workouts from their calendars if they missed them and they were not completed.
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