Polar M460 GPS Bike Computer

Comparison: Polar M460 vs. M450 vs V650

Polar’s recently announced M460 offers a refresh of the previous version..the M450. Polar also have the more expensive navigational bike computer in their range…the V650. Taking out the navigational side of things all the units have quite similar functionality. Polar are sticking with the BLE only world of communication with sensors. This restricts the ability…

Polar Intrigue or Polar Opposite? Strava?

It’s rare that a firmware update is intriguing. Welcome; perhaps. Tardy; perhaps. Feature-full; perhaps. But ‘intriguing’, c’mon! Polar’s M450 is ‘preparing for upcoming software releases’ (below). I’m not sure why the firmware couldn’t be released at the same time as the ‘upcoming software releases’. Presumably this upcoming stuff will be on Flow? It could be on…

Polar M450 Unboxing, Box Contents, Weights, Dimensions & Installation

This is part of the main review for the Polar M450 which just covers the less interesting unboxing, contents, weights, dimensions & installation of the components. Go back to the main article ———————————————————————————————— The box is nice looking and everything comes well packed. We get our first glimpse of the M450 Cycling Computer. As a…

Polar M450 – Detailed Review

The Polar M450 is similar to it’s larger sibling, the V650; except it is about 20% cheaper. Notably, in that comparison, the M450 only really lacks a larger screen and navigation/mapping. This seems to be the makings of a cunning Pre-Christmas plan to re-take the cycling-computer market by storm ie sell a feature-packed and excellent device for a bargain price. That’s…

Polar M450 Racing In Yorkshire

Well, not quite racing but going fast anyway. Speed was beside the point. The Polar M450 was nicely picking up my ANT+ power meter signal from the Favero bePro via the 4iiii Viiiiva V100 after yesterday’s little test to prove it could work. All fine and dandy. The GPS tracking compared to a map was…

Review – Polar M450

Polar made a big mistake with the M450. They got the price wrong. Instead of £120 it should be more like £210*. Someone mixed the digits up, heads will roll 🙂 It’s designed for a cyclist who wants to train, race and who probably knows what a power meter is. It supports GPS, HR, power and cadence.…