91points

Garmin Fenix Chronos

84points

Polar M600

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Garmin Fenix Chronos vs Polar M600

Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Why is Garmin Fenix Chronos better than Polar M600?

  • Has a barometer
  • Has achievements
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a 3D compass
  • Has a compass
  • Has an altimeter
  • Has a cadence sensor
  • Has a world timer

Why is Polar M600 better than Garmin Fenix Chronos?

  • 21.2% higher resolution
    240 x 240pxvs218 x 218px
  • Acquires GPS faster
  • 4mm shorter
    45mmvs49mm
  • Compatible with heart rate monitors
  • Has WiFi
  • 8.33% bigger screen size
    1.3"vs1.2"
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • 13mm narrower
    36mmvs49mm

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Design

1.Has a display
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.waterproofing maximum depth

100m

10m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

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200m

4.resolution

218 x 218px

240 x 240px

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300 x 320px

5.sweat resistant
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.thickness

15mm

15mm

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9.6mm

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Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

4.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.has a compass
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

6.Has a 3D compass
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.

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Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

2.Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

4.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

6.Has goal setting
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Is compatible with Android
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Polar M600

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

5.Supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

13h

8h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

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50h

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.battery power

180mAh

500mAh

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Polar M600

500mAh

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Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Has achievements
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

3.Acquires GPS faster
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

It can periodically download data on the future position of GPS satellites. This enables it to lock on much faster, so you don’t have to wait around to get a GPS fix.

4.Has notifications
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

5.Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

6.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has trackback mode
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.

2.Has an altimeter
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.

3.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

4.Has a world timer
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Polar M600

With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

5.Is geocaching friendly
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

Geocaching friendly devices enable you to join in the global game of geocaching, hiding and finding treasures.

6.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Garmin Fenix Chronos
Polar M600

It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.

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