Polar RS300X vs Suunto M5

Polar RS300X Suunto M5

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price
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 built in heart rate sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes NoPolar RS300X counts your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Polar RS300X provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes YesBoth can help with smart coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Polar RS300X
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoPolar RS300X has GPS support
Compass Non/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 Playback Non/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 Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/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
Weight181 grams40 gramsSuunto M5 is 141.0 g lighter

User Interface

Display YesLCD Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a

Compatibility

Android No NoBoth don't compatible with Android devices
iOS No NoBoth don't compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoPolar RS300X compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoPolar RS300X allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoPolar RS300X allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/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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