Polar V800
Polar V800
Top 32%1,159 points
Top 32%
Top specs and features

Polar V800 review: 41 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Polar V800
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 V800
57% have it

3. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
50h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

4. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Polar V800
23% have it

5. Provides activity reports

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.
Polar V800
40% have it

6. weight

79g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

7. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Polar V800
36% have it

8. Has a barometer

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.
Polar V800
38% have it

9. Has vibrating alerts

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Polar V800
31% have it

10. resolution

128 x 128px
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F10: 300 x 320px

11. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
30 days
Casio STB-1000: 730 days

12. Has a route tracker

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.
Polar V800
33% have it

13. thickness

12.7mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Polar V800
86% have it

15. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Polar V800
95% have it

16. Has trackback mode

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.
Polar V800
19% have it

17. 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

18. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Polar V800
37% have it

19. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Polar V800
16% have it

20. Has multi-sport mode

Multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling and swimming. This is ideal for those who need to change quickly between different activities, eg. triathletes.
Polar V800
28% have it

21. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Polar V800
30% have it

22. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Polar V800
77% have it

23. 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.
14h
Casio PRO TREK PRW2500T-7: 3600h

24. 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 V800
70% have it

25. Has inactivity alerts

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Polar V800
18% have it

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