Some very interesting news from Polar with their latest cycling watch. Looks like the quality Polar products are finally getting to the right place in the market. More info to follow.
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We’re finally proud to announce that the long-awaited Polar V650 cycling computer is now available!
This high-end cycling computer with a modern design will meet the needs of all devoted cyclists. With the help of the integrated GPS you can follow your ride on 2.8” color touch screen and track your speed, distance or even route. During your ride, you can easily switch between views by swiping the display. To enhance safety and visibility of the cyclist, the LED light situated in the front of the device will automatically turn on during low-light conditions.
When used with the Polar H7 Bluetooth Smart heart rate sensor you’ll get the benefits of Polar Smart coaching features. You know on which intensity you train on and what kind of an effect it had on your training. And wait, there’s more! Polar V650 is compatible with Polar’s Bluetooth Smart cycling speed and cadence sensors. Support for the Bluetooth Smart cycling power feature will be available mid April 2015.
Polar V650 can be used together with the Polar Flow web service to plan and analyze your rides. The Flow app for mobile devices will be available on a later date. We promise to keep you posted on this, so stay tuned!
Feature highlights include:
- Altitude data with a built-in barometric pressure sensor
- inclinometer, temperature
- real-time VAM and altitude compensated kcal
- Polar Bluetooth Smart heart rate, bike speed, cadence and power support (later 2015)
- future-proof software that is easy to update or upgrade at home via the Internet to make sure it always contains the latest improvements
- 12-hour battery life in training mode
- charging and data transfer with standard micro USB cable
- display view customization and creation of 4 bike profiles
The suggested retail price is €219,90 and €269,90 when the set includes a heart rate sensor.
Check availability from the official Polar web store of your region!
As an icing on the cake – We’re proud to announce that Polar V650 has been awarded with the iF Design Award 2015 . iF Design Award is one of world’s reputable design awards representing excellent design and outstanding design achievements. This year the iF design awards ceremony will be at Münich on the 27th of February
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