Garmin Fenix 2 vs Polar A360

Garmin Fenix 2 Polar A360

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$11995
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesPolar A360 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesPolar A360 tracks heart rate
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps No YesPolar A360 has built-in pedometer to count steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No YesPolar A360 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has GPS support
Navigation Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has onboard GPS navigation
Compass Yesn/aGarmin Fenix 2 has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
Temperature Yes No
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration35 days12 daysGarmin Fenix 2 battery life is about 2.9 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight85 grams317 gramsGarmin Fenix 2 is 232.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.20 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 70 x 70 pixels n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes YesBoth compatible MAC OS X laptops and PCs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Fenix 2 has ANT+ wireless technology
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