Great compass, bad backlight

Reviewed by CampLisbon from Lisbon, NH on Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Large face for sure, and I have large wrists and like large watches. Thats okay.

Minus one star for the very inconvenient 2 second backlight: not long enough to take a compass reading in the dark.
Minus half a star for the temperature reading that is wildly inaccurate unless I leave the watch sitting in the shade, off my wrist for 10 minutes.
Minus half a star for directions/instructions which were just... WRONG. Well luckily the watch only has 4 buttons so I was able to set the alarm and other functions on my own.
Minus half a star because the huge plastic face is going to become very scratched in a short period of time... this is clearly a backpacker's watch, why not make the face a little smaller and inset for a bit of protection?

But... I am keeping this watch because I love the compass, I like the extra snap on the wrist band that keeps everything in place, I light that it is lightweight for such a large watch, and I like the price.

PS, as discussed below, yes this watch shows the date and the temperature on the home screen, you just use the "start" button to toggle between the two.
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