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Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
Top 51%821 points
Top 51%
Top 56%732 points
Top 56%
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
Top specs and features

Garmin Forerunner 235 vs Polar M430: 31 facts in comparison

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
62% have it

2. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
25% have it

3. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
59% have it

4. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
36% have it

5. weight

9g lighter.
42g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g
51g

6. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
32% have it

7. resolution

2.36x higher resolution.
215 x 180px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px
128 x 128px

8. has an accelerometer

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.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
39% have it

9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
86% have it

10. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
95% have it

11. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
30% have it

12. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
37% have it

13. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
76% have it

14. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
92% have it

15. Measures pace

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.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
70% have it

16. battery life in training mode

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
11h
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7: 3600h
30h

17. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
90% have it

18. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
76% have it

19. Has inactivity alerts

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
19% have it

20. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
71% have it

21. Has notifications

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.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
23% have it

22. Locates your phone

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
12% have it

23. Detects activities

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
5% have it

24. Tracks your sleep

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
9% have it

25. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Garmin Forerunner 235
Polar M430
58% have it

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