Garmin Forerunner 230 vs Polar M400

Full Comparison

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Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230Polar M400Polar M400
Screen resolution
215, 180
128, 128
Touchscreen
noNo
noNo
Colour screen
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230Polar M400Polar M400
Gender
Men's, Women's
Men's, Women's
Colour of product
Black, Purple, White, Yellow
Black, Blue, Pink, Red, White

Features

Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230Polar M400Polar M400
Heart Rate Monitor
HRM chest strap included, Support for HRM chest strap
Support for HRM chest strap, HRM chest strap included
Water resistant
yesYes
yesYes
Waterproof depth
1,968.50 in
1,181.10 in
Fully Waterproof
yesYes
yesYes
Alarm
yesYes
yesYes
Calorie counter
yesYes
yesYes
Date display
yesYes
yesYes
Display light
yesYes
yesYes
Pedometer
yesYes
yesYes
Sleep reading
yesYes
yesYes
Speedometer
yesYes
yesYes
Stopwatch
yesYes
yesYes
Timer
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230Polar M400Polar M400
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Garmin Forerunner 230Garmin Forerunner 230Polar M400Polar M400
Battery type
Li-Ion
CR2025
Battery life (running)
16 h
8 h
Battery life (standby mode)
35 day
24 day

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