Polar RCX5 BIKE
Polar RCX5 BIKE
Top 78%379 points
Top 78%
Top specs and features

Polar RCX5 BIKE review: 21 facts and highlights

1. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
59% have it

2. weight

46g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

3. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
95% have it

4. thickness

11mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

5. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
86% have it

6. waterproofing maximum depth

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.
30m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

7. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
76% have it

8. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
92% have it

9. 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.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
70% have it

10. 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.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
71% have it

11. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
90% have it

12. height

46mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

13. Includes access to online portal

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.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
65% have it

14. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
78% have it

15. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
58% have it

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
26% have it

17. Has a cadence sensor

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.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
23% have it

18. width

41.3mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

19. Has a wind speed sensor

A wind speed sensor is useful in activities such as cycling or watersports.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
2% have it

20. Has a dedicated bike mount

With a dedicated bike mount you can attach the device to your handlebars, making it easier to see and to change the settings.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
7% have it

21. Has social features

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.
Polar RCX5 BIKE
65% have it

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