Polar M430 Detailed Review stryd footpod

|FIRMWARE | Polar M430 gets continuous heart rate

Polar have delivered on the promise to implement continuous heart rate (optical) in today’s firmware of v1.1.4. Alongside this the FLOW app gives you the all day view of that data. There are also minor improvements to show you sleep continuity and the new ability to ‘rate’ your sleep. This is nice, non-sporty information to…

Polar OH1 and adapter review to follow

| OPINION | Polar OH1 – Oh WOW ! or Oh NO !

  Polar have just announced their new Scosche RHYTM+ competitor. It’s called the OH1. IN A SENTENCE Apart from the lack of ANT+ support, Polar appear to have nailed this sub-market with a VERY LARGE nail. Nice Job. I first covered this a few months ago (here) when it was officially registered with the FCC…

Polar V810 / V850 | for 2018 |

The V810 (V850) replacement for Polar’s successful V800 triathlon watch has been semi-confirmed for Spring 2018 by Stan Brajer, SVP Sales and Marketing (Polar, US) Source: Interview at http://www.babbittville.com/radio/ just after 11 minutes I think it will be reasonable to expect a high-res colour screen and 6-LED oHR. but what else? thoughts (here) and below if you want…

Polar M430 Detailed Review stryd

Polar M430 – Initial thoughts on Accuracy

The M430 looks pretty good so far. It’s predominantly a running watch that you can use for other sports and for general fitness use. It’s very similar to the best-selling M400 (2014) but with some noteworthy additions that I’ll go through in detail another time. The OPTICAL heart rate uses Polar’s top-end sensor (as on the…