Garmin Forerunner 220 vs Polar FT60

Garmin Forerunner 220 Polar FT60

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$22999
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 220 tracks your activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No NoBoth don't monitor sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesPolar FT60 has the heart rate monitoring sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 220 tracks and measures your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Polar FT60 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesPolar FT60 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/a NoBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesPolar FT60 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/a NoBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No NoBoth don't have phone notifications
Caller ID No NoBoth don't show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Controln/a NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/a NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/a NoBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration42 days365 daysPolar FT60 battery life is about 8.7 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight41 grams20 gramsPolar FT60 is 21.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/a No
Touch Screenn/a No

Compatibility

Android Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 220 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 220 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Macn/a YesPolar FT60 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 220 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windowsn/a YesPolar FT60 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Featuresn/a NoBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 220 has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fin/a NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 220 has ANT+ wireless technology
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