By Ashraf Khader

Suunto Launches New Dive Computer – the D5

Suunto has unveiled the D5 – a new easy-to-use dive computer for entry level divers with a full colour display and an interchangeable strap.

The brand launched the product at the DEMA show in Las Vegas this week.

Suunto D5The D5 promises a clear, high contrast colour screen and simple-to-use system so divers can focus on their underwater adventures. Wireless capability plays a key role for this dive computer, as users can take wireless tank pressure readings by pairing with the Suunto Tank POD. You can also connect wirelessly to the Suunto app to upload dive information and share experiences with friends.


Suunto D5It features three buttons to easily switch between views and settings, a rechargeable battery, a stainless steel bezel and reinforced composite case. Weighing in at 90g, the D5 has a playful side, as it also allows divers to change the look of their dive computer with a range of silicone and leather straps that can be changed with a quick release system. 

Key features:

  • A full colour (MIP) display with LED backlight
  • Water resistance: 100m
  • Choose from four dive modes: Air, Nitrox, Freedive and Gauge
  • Wireless tank pressure readings with Suunto Tank POD
  • Vibration and sound alarms
  • Tilt compensated 3D digital compass
  • Compatible with the Suunto app and Suunto DM5
  • Rechargeable battery
  • User-updatable software
  • 18 languages

The D5 is available in four colours (black lime, all black, white and black) and is set to go on sale early in 2019.