Garmin Fenix 3 HR vs Polar Loop

Garmin Fenix 3 HR Polar Loop

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$5997
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR tracks heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Garmin Fenix 3 HR provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesPolar Loop provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No NoBoth don't have reminder
Stopwatch Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Garmin Fenix 3 HR make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR can notify you who is calling
Music Control Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR allows control smartphone music player
Call Controln/an/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/an/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/an/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration14 days6 daysGarmin Fenix 3 HR battery life is about 2.3 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable Batteryn/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight86 grams38 gramsPolar Loop is 48.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLED Lights
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/an/a
Touch Screenn/an/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No YesPolar Loop compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoGarmin Fenix 3 HR compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No YesPolar Loop allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes NoSelect Garmin Fenix 3 HR if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Fenix 3 HR has ANT+ wireless technology
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