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Polar V800 HRM

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User ratings:
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4.3 out of 5
36 user ratings
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4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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Editorial reviews:
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3 editorial reviews
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Pros

  • very well-executed and incrementally improved
  • Recovery plot is a very useful feature of Polar Flow
  • the tool works quite well and is very easy to use

Cons

  • only uploads to Polar Flow
  • Polar is not working on a successor
  • watch a bit too bulky to wear sleeping

Key specs

  • 128, 128 px
  • no
  • no
  • Men's, Women's
  • Built-in, HRM chest strap included, Support for HRM chest strap
  • yes
  • yes

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Polar V800 HRM - Pros & Cons

Polar V800 HRM

Pros

  • very well-executed and incrementally improved
  • Recovery plot is a very useful feature of Polar Flow
  • the tool works quite well and is very easy to use
  • Backcountry & Competitive Cyclist offer free 2-day shipping
  • V800 is really at its best while running
  • very smooth and yet at the same time responsive
  • gps track is excellent
  • V800 has great support for the Stryd footpod
  • elegant and has outstanding GPS Accuracy
  • The display is clear and full of essential training data for each discipline
  • delivers a pleasing feeling of permanence and heft

Cons

  • only uploads to Polar Flow
  • Polar is not working on a successor
  • watch a bit too bulky to wear sleeping
  • inability to see your watch while in aero position is a letdown
  • bugs section does not include features simply missing or not planned
  • no turn-by-turn navigation facility
  • Slightly tricky to scroll through options on the watch itself
  • a poor substitute
  • the V800 is having at the bridge
  • This is not as good as some other devices
  • uses some visual tricks to appear smaller than it is

Polar V800 HRM - Technical Overview

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30 m
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79 g

Polar V800 HRM - Full Specifications

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Display
Screen resolution128 x 128 px
Touchscreenno
Colour screenno
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Silver
Protection featuresWater resistant
Waterproof depth30
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Connectivity
Bluetoothyes
Bluetooth version4.1
GLONASSno
GPSyes
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Dimensions
Gender
  • Men's
  • Women's
Weight2.79 oz
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Features
Heart Rate Monitor
  • Built-in
  • HRM chest strap included
  • Support for HRM chest strap
Calorie counteryes
Alarmyes
Altimeteryes
Barometeryes
Date displayyes
Display lightyes
Pedometeryes
Sleep readingyes
Speedometeryes
Stopwatchyes
Temperature sensoryes
Timeryes
Vibration alarmyes
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Power
Battery typeLi-Ion
Battery life (running)50.0 h
Battery life (standby mode)30.0 day

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