Polar IgnitePolar Vantage MPolar Vantage VPolar Vantage V2
Tech specs 
Size43 x 43 x 8.5 mm
S: wrist circumference 130-185 mm
M/L: wrist circumference 155-210 mm
46 x 46 x 12.5 mm
S: wrist circumference 130-175 mm
M/L: wrist circumference 140-210 mm
46 x 46 x 13 mm
S: wrist circumference 130-185 mm
M/L: wrist circumference 155-210 mm
47 x 47 x 13 mm
S: wrist circumference 120-190 mm
M/L: wrist circumference 145-215 mm
MaterialGlass fiber reinforced polymer case. Stainless steel bezel & button.Glass fiber reinforced polymer case. Stainless steel bezel, buttons and buckle.Extremely strong stainless steel case. Glass fiber reinforced polymer back cover.full aluminium case and comfortable silicone wristbands
ChargingUSBCustom USB cable for charging and data synchronization.Custom USB cable for charging and data synchronization.Custom USB cable for charging and data synchronization.
Battery165 mAh Li-pol battery. 230 mAh Li-pol battery.320 mAh Li-pol346 mAh Li-pol battery
Battery lifeBattery life up to 7 h in training mode (GPS and wrist-based heart rate), up to 5 days in watch mode with continuous heart rate tracking.up to 30 h in training mode (GPS and wrist-based heart rate). Watch mode with heart rat: up to 5 days.up to 40 h in training mode (GPS and wrist-based heart rate). Watch mode with heart rat: up to 7 days.up to 40 h in training mode (GPS and wrist-based heart rate). Watch mode with heart rat: up to 7 days. 100 hours with power saving options.
Water-resistance30 metres (WR30)30 metres (WR30)50 metres (WR50)100 metres (WR100)
Weight35 g with wristband, 21 g without wristband.45 grams66 grams52 grams
SensorAccelerometer, Heart rate sensor, built-in GPSGPS/GLONASS, accelerometer, heart rateGPS/GLONASS, accelerometer, heart rate, barometerGPS/GLONASS, accelerometer, heart rate, barometer, ambient light sensor (ALS), compass
DisplayGesture-activated color touch display (IPS TFT) with ambient light sensor (ALS). Always-on option in training mode. Resolution 240x204. Dragontrail glass lens.Always-on colour display. Hard-coated PMMA laminated lens.Always on color touch display. Laminated Gorilla glass lens with anti-fingerprint coating.Always on color touch display. Laminated Gorilla glass lens with anti-fingerprint coating.
Screen size43mmSize 1.2”, resolution 240 x 240.1.2”, resolution 240 x 240.1.2”, resolution 240 x 240.
ColorsWhite, yellow, and black wristband optionsBlack, White, RedBlack, White, OrangeBlack and Black, Silver & Grey Lime, Black and Green
OtherPLATFORM: Propriatory
PROCESSOR: N/A
MEMORY: N/A
CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth Low Energy.
PLATFORM: Propriatory
PROCESSOR: N/A
MEMORY: N/A
CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth Low Energy.
PLATFORM: Propriatory
PROCESSOR: N/A
MEMORY: N/A
CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth Low Energy.
PLATFORM: Propriatory
PROCESSOR: N/A
MEMORY: N/A
CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth Low Energy.
Activity tracking 
StepsYesYesYesYes
DistanceYesYesYesYes
Calories burnedYesYesYesYes
ActivityYesYesYesYes
FloorsYesYesYes
SleepYesYesYesYes
Heart rateYes (Polar Precision Prime)Yes (Polar Precision Prime)Yes (Polar Precision Prime)Yes (Polar Precision Prime)
Stress & recoveryYesTraining Load Pro (cardio load, muscle load, perceived load)Training Load Pro (cardio load, muscle load, perceived load) / Recovery ProTraining Load Pro (cardio load, muscle load, perceived load) / Recovery Pro
Pulse Ox
Respiration rate
UV exposure
Skin temperature
Galvanic skin response
Hydration level
Calorie intake
GPSYesYesYesYes
Running featuresRunning Power from the wrist, speed, distance, cadence, altitude, HRmax, Heart Rate zones, Speed/Pace zones, Power zones, ZonePointerRunning Power from the wrist, speed, distance, cadence, altitude, HRmax, Heart Rate zones, Speed/Pace zones, Power zones, ZonePointer, Orthostatic TestRunning Power from the wrist, speed, distance, cadence, altitude, HRmax, Heart Rate zones, Speed/Pace zones, Power zones, ZonePointer, Orthostatic Test
Swimming featuresDetects your heart rate, swimming style, distance, pace, strokes and rest times. Distance and strokes get tracked also in open water swimming.Detects your heart rate, swimming style, distance, pace, strokes and rest times. Distance and strokes get tracked also in open water swimming.Detects your heart rate, swimming style, distance, pace, strokes and rest times. Distance and strokes get tracked also in open water swimming.
Other - supports over 100 different sports
- Nightly Recharge™ – See how well you recover from your day during the night.
- FitSpark™ daily training guide – Get ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, readiness and training history.
- Serene™ breathing exercise – Relax your body and calm down your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise.
- supports over 130 different sports
- Nightly Recharge™ – See how well you recover from your day during the night.
- FitSpark™ daily training guide – Get ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, readiness and training history.
- Serene™ breathing exercise – Relax your body and calm down your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise.
- supports over 130 different sports
- Nightly Recharge™ – See how well you recover from your day during the night.
- FitSpark™ daily training guide – Get ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, readiness and training history.
- Serene™ breathing exercise – Relax your body and calm down your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise.
- supports over 130 different sports
- Nightly Recharge™ – See how well you recover from your day during the night.
- FitSpark™ daily training guide – Get ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, readiness and training history.
- Serene™ breathing exercise – Relax your body and calm down your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise.
- Hill splitter
- FuelWise
- Route planning and turn-by-turn guidance powered by Komoot
- Leg Recovery Test, Running Performance Test, Cycling Performance Test
- Energy sources
Non-fitness functions 
Smartphone notificationsYesYesYesYes
On-board music storageSmartphone music controls
Connected pay
LTE
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