Polar A300 vs Suunto Ambit2 S

Polar A300 Suunto Ambit2 S

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes NoPolar A300 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't monitor heart rate
External HR Monitor Yes No
VO2 Max No YesYou can monitor your VO2 max with Suunto Ambit2 S
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes NoPolar A300 has built-in pedometer to count steps
Stairs / Floors No YesSuunto Ambit2 S has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Suunto Ambit2 S provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoPolar A300 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Polar A300
Inactivity Alert Yes NoPolar A300 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No YesSuunto Ambit2 S has GPS support
Compass No YesSuunto Ambit2 S has 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 YesSuunto Ambit2 S has a 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 Yes NoPolar A300 allows you control phone calls
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration26 days14 daysPolar A300 battery life is about 1.9 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating3 ATMn/a
Weight48 grams72 gramsPolar A300 is 24.0 g lighter

User Interface

Display YesLCD Screen
Display Size64x28 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display No No
Touch Screen No No


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 YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features Yes NoYou 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 YesOnly Suunto Ambit2 S has ANT+ wireless technology
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