Thursday, April 6, 2017

New Polar M430 - GPS Running Watch with Accurate Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor

Polar has announced its latest running watch, the new Polar M430 GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate, the much-awaited successor to the Polar M400  with some improvements. The Polar M430 is the ideal for serious runners aiming to reach their personal best. It has Polar’s proprietary wrist-based heart rate technology.

The M430 improved features includes waterproof, built-in GPS, a six-LED heart rate sensor and better indoor activity tracking. The new accelerometer and algorithms have also been tweaked for more accurate indoor sessions. When paired with Polar Flow, Polar M430 is transformed into a reliable running coach that can provide personalized feedback, an adaptive training plan, and live guidance for athletes during various stages of their training sessions.

Polar M430 - GPS Running Watch Summary
  • Designed for serious, goal-driven runners
  • Integrated GPS, wrist-based heart rate and 24/7 activity and sleep tracking
  • Waterproof (WR30)
  • 8 hours of training with GPS and optical heart rate, fully charged
  • Successor to the award-winning Polar M400 GPS running watch
  • Works with Polar Flow, the free fitness and training app and web service
  • Comes with Polar Smart Coaching features, such as the Running Program
  • Price: $229 / 229 €
  • Shipping starts in May
About the design, it is fully waterproof and features a lightweight, breathable wristband and vibration alerts. Polar M430 comes in dark grey, white and orange, features the same 5-button design as Polar M400, suited for easy handling in difficult conditions. The black-and-white screen is easy to read even direct on sunlight.

Polar reckons you'll get about that the 240 mAh battery will last for 30 hours when using the low-powered GPS, and lasts up to 20 days with moderate use. The Polar M430 will start shipping in May at $229 / 229 € price tag. Pre-orders will soon be open.

Source | Polar

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