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Polar M430

Polar M430
alaAverage 4.2

91 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Polar M430. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Healthcare for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The usability is also appreciated, whereas there are some negative reviews about the design. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, reliability

design

On average, users rate this product 89/100 and experts rate this product 80/100.

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Expert review by: Kieran Alger (techradar.com)

Polar M430 review

 

Simple, smart and effective

Good battery life ; Easy to use ; Reliable and accurate

Annoying charging lead ; Not the best looking ; Some smartphone syncing issues

A highly capable tool for goal-driven runners, the Polar M430 takes nearly all the best bits from the best-selling M400, adds solid wrist-based heart rate tracking, better GPS, sleep tracking and smartphone notifications to create one of the best...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Victoria Song (pcmag.com)

Polar M430

 

The Polar M430 is a great fitness tracker for runners, but a bit too pricey and sporty for more casual use.

Built-in optical heart rate monitor and GPS. Tracks indoor activity. Vibration alerts for push notifications. Thin, perforated strap.

Sporty design and colors not for everyone. Can't swap bands. Slow syncing and unintuitive app design.

If you're a regular runner or training for a marathon, the Polar M430 is a solid tracker. It has a comfortable, breathable band, its screen is easy to read outdoors, and Polar emphasizes helpful stats for runners like heart rate, distance, and splits....

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Ray Maker (dcrainmaker.com)

Polar M430 In-Depth Review

 

It's been a few months since Polar first announced the M430, which builds upon their previously popular M400 GPS watch aimed primarily at the running crowd. While the M430 is a modest upgrade to the M400, it does bring with it features that enable it...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Hands-on: Polar’s M430 GPS watch with optical HR

 

Today Polar announced their latest wearable, the M430. This unit follows in the footsteps of the by adding in an optical heart rate sensor as well as a handful of other small (but desired) features. While this watch lineage has previously been somewhat...

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Grey / White
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof:Y

Display

Backlight:Y
Display Resolution:128 x 128

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y

Memory

Internal Memory:8

Packaging Content

Chest strap:N

Performance

Activity monitoring:Y
Altimeter:Y
Auto training program adapting:Y
Automatic daily activity detection:Y
Barometric altimeter:Y
Built-in distance meter:Y
Call notifications:Y
Calories burned:Y
Clock mode:12h/24h
Distance system of measurement:Imperial, Metric
Distance traveled:Y
Distance travelled:Y
Fitness test:Y
Heart rate monitor:Y
Heart rate-based calorie computation:Y
Interval training:Y
Keypad lock:Y
Languages support:CHI (SIMPL), CZE, DAN, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, FIN, French, Italian, JPN, NOR, POL, Portuguese, RUS, SWE, TUR
Motivating feedback:Y
Personal goals:Y
Quality of sleep:Y
Race predictor:Y
Recommended activity:Cycling, Rowing, Running
Recovery advisor:Y
Recovery time suggestion:Y
Running dynamics:Y
Smart notifications:Y
SMS notifications:Y
Stopwatch:Y
Training effect measurement:Y
Training program duration:105
Training programming:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y

Power

Battery Capacity:240
Battery life (GPS mode):8
Battery life (power save mode):30
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery Type:Built-in

Software

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8\nMac OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.8

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness:1.2
Weight:51