58points

Polar M400

49points

Polar M430

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Polar M400 vs Polar M430

Polar M400
Polar M430
Polar M400
Polar M430
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49
points

Why is Polar M400 better than Polar M430?

  • Provides activity reports
  • Has a route tracker
  • Syncs wirelessly
  • Has trackback mode
  • Acquires GPS faster
  • Tracks elevation
  • Has a stopwatch
  • Includes access to online portal

Why is Polar M430 better than Polar M400?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Is compatible with Android
  • Has vibrating alerts
  • 6g lighter
    51gvs57g
  • 22h longer battery life in training mode
    30hvs8h
  • Detects activities
  • Has notifications
  • Is compatible with Mac OS X

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

2.sweat resistant
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

3.Has a display
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

4.resolution

128 x 128px

128 x 128px

Best

Suunto 9 Baro

300 x 320px

5.weight

57g

51g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

Sensors

1.has GPS
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

3.has an accelerometer
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.

4.Has a cadence sensor
Polar M400
Polar M430

A cadence sensor measures the revolutions of the pedals on a bicycle. You can monitor your revolutions per minute, i.e. how fast you are pedalling.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Polar M400
Polar M430

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.

3.Has a route tracker
Polar M400
Polar M430

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
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.Has goal setting
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Polar M400
Polar M430

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
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

4.Is compatible with iOS
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

5.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Polar M400
Polar M430

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

6.Is compatible with Windows
Polar M400
Polar M430

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Polar M400
Polar M430

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

8h

8h

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

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

3.battery life in training mode

8h

30h

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

Best

Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

3600h

4.has a rechargeable battery
Polar M400
Polar M430

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

2.Acquires GPS faster
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.

3.Has inactivity alerts
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

4.Includes access to online portal
Polar M400
Polar M430

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

5.Has a stopwatch
Polar M400
Polar M430

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Has notifications
Polar M400
Polar M430

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Polar M400
Polar M430

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

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