Polar RCX5 GPS
Polar RCX5 GPS
Top 72%463 points
Top 72%
Top specs and features

Polar RCX5 GPS review: 20 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Polar RCX5 GPS
62% have it

2. 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 GPS
59% have it

3. weight

46g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

4. Can upload maps

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Polar RCX5 GPS
27% have it

5. has a battery level indicator

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

6. Has a display

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

7. thickness

11mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

8. 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

9. Tracks distance

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

10. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

11. 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 GPS
70% have it

12. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Polar RCX5 GPS
48% have it

13. 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 GPS
71% have it

14. 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 GPS
65% have it

15. Has a stopwatch

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

16. height

46mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

17. Tracks steps taken

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

18. width

41.3mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

19. has a removable battery

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

20. 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 GPS
65% have it

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