The Polar M430 is an update to the excellent Polar M400 running watch, with the inclusion of heart rate monitoring on the rear. So now that optical HRM has trickled down to the mid levels of Polar’s portfolio, what’s the M430 like out on the run?
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For 2017 the Polar M460 receives a small spec bump from the original Polar M450. But Polar clearly shows that tight dimensions and even tighter pricing doesn’t mean you have to skimp on features. Plus if you ice the cake with Strava Live Segments, you might have a winning device! Continue Reading →
Polar have made a BIG decision. Bringing in Android Wear as the core operating system for the Polar M600. Yes, they have applied their own tweaks to the top of the system, but is the M600 a true Polar?. Has Polar sold out? Or with one product release have they catapulted themselves over their rivals? Let’s find out! Continue Reading →
Small and mighty. That might be a good over view of the Polar M450 when you look at it on paper. A shrunken version of the highly successful Polar V650. But does that loss of the touch screen hamper the Polar M450 at £114, when the Polar V650 is available for at slightly more for £157?
Polar Loop 2: A small product part of a bigger eco-system. The tech world broadly seems to divide into two product types, stand-alone devices and ecosystem builders. Something like the Wahoo TICKR X is a good example of a stand-alone product, while the Polar Loop 2 falls into the latter category. So is the Polar Loop 2 for you? Continue Reading →