Garmin Vivosmart HR+ vs Polar A370

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ Polar A370

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$9645$11913Garmin Vivosmart HR+ is 120% cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Vivosmart HR+ counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Polar A370 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesPolar A370 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 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 NoBoth don't have reminder
Stopwatch No YesPolar A370 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID No YesPolar A370 can notify you who is calling
Music Control Yes NoGarmin Vivosmart 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

Duration5 days4 daysGarmin Vivosmart HR+ battery life is about 1.3 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight31 grams37 gramsGarmin Vivosmart HR+ is 6.0 g lighter

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 Yesn/aGarmin Vivosmart HR+ is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone No YesPolar A370 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin Vivosmart HR+ allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No YesPolar A370 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/an/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 Vivosmart HR+ has ANT+ wireless technology
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