Polar A300 vs Polar FT4

Polar A300 Polar FT4

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$17999$14889Polar FT4 is 120% cheaper

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes NoPolar A300 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesPolar FT4 has the heart rate monitoring sensor
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes NoAccurate running or walking distance tracking with Polar A300
Steps Yes NoPolar A300 tracks and measures your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoPolar A300 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Yesn/aPolar A300 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoPolar A300 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Polar A300 make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoPolar A300 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control Yesn/aPolar A300 allows you control phone calls
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration26 days365 daysPolar FT4 battery life is about 14.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating3 ATMn/a
Weight48 gramsn/a

User Interface

Display Yes Yes
Display Size64x28 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a


Android Yes NoPolar A300 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoPolar A300 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoPolar A300 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoPolar A300 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoPolar A300 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoPolar A300 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Yesn/aYou can integrate Polar A300 with social networks and share information


Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Polar A300 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+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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