Garmin Forerunner 620 vs Polar Loop

Garmin Forerunner 620 Polar Loop

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$5623
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity No YesPolar Loop tracks your activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesPolar Loop tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 620 tracks heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps No YesPolar Loop has built-in pedometer to count steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have 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 Forerunner 620 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 No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, Sleep

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

Duration42 days6 daysGarmin Forerunner 620 battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable Batteryn/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight44 grams38 gramsPolar Loop is 6.0 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 No NoBoth don't compatible with 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 No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Forerunner 620 has ANT+ wireless technology
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