Garmin Forerunner 225 vs Polar FT4

Garmin Forerunner 225 Polar FT4

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$12500
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
Distance Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 provides running or walking distance tracking
Steps Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 tracks and measures your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 225 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 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 Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity

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/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

Duration28 days365 daysPolar FT4 battery life is about 13.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight54 gramsn/a

User Interface

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

Compatibility

Android Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 225 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 225 has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 225 has ANT+ wireless technology
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