Polar V800 vs Suunto Ambit2 S

Polar V800 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 V800 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't track 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 V800 has built-in pedometer to count steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth count your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach Yes NoPolar V800 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Polar V800
Inactivity Alert Yes NoPolar V800 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Compassn/a YesSuunto Ambit2 S has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No NoBoth don't have reminder
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Polar V800 make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoPolar V800 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Controln/a NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/a NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/a NoBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration2 days14 daysSuunto Ambit2 S battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP RatingWR30n/a
Weight79 grams72 gramsSuunto Ambit2 S is 7.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution 128х128 pixels n/a
Color Display No No
Touch Screen No No


Android Yes NoPolar V800 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoPolar V800 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoPolar V800 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoPolar V800 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoPolar V800 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Featuresn/a NoBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Polar V800 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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