Polar FT4 vs Suunto M5

Polar FT4 Suunto M5

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$11273
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No NoBoth don't have sleep tracking
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
Distance No YesSuunto M5 measures your walking and running stride lengths
Steps No NoBoth don't have steps counting feature
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesSuunto M5 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Polar FT4
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in 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 YesSuunto M5 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivityActivity

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

Duration365 days365 daysBoth are the same battery life
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/a40 grams

User Interface

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

Compatibility

Android No NoBoth don't compatible with Android devices
iOS No NoBoth don't compatible iOS devices
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 No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth No NoBoth don't have Bluetooth
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No YesOnly Suunto M5 has ANT+ wireless technology
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Polar FT4

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