Garmin Fenix 2 vs Polar A370

Garmin Fenix 2 Polar A370

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$9120
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesPolar A370 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesPolar A370 has built-in heart rate monitor
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps No YesPolar A370 has built-in pedometer to count steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No YesPolar A370 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 YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
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 NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have 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 days4 daysGarmin Fenix 2 battery life is about 8.8 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight85 grams37 gramsPolar A370 is 48.0 g lighter

User Interface

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

Compatibility

Android Yesn/aGarmin Fenix 2 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No YesPolar A370 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 allows you to locate your phone
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 Non/aBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC Non/aBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yesn/aOnly Garmin Fenix 2 has ANT+ wireless technology
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