Polar Vantage M vs Virgin Pulse Max Buzz

Polar Vantage M Virgin Pulse Max Buzz

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoPolar Vantage M has built-in heart rate monitor
VO2 Max Yes NoPolar Vantage M shows the maximum volume of oxygen you can consume per minute
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoPolar Vantage M counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Polar Vantage M provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoPolar Vantage M provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Polar Vantage M
Inactivity Alert Yes NoPolar Vantage M helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoPolar Vantage M has GPS support
Glonass Yes No
Compass Yes NoPolar Vantage M has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoPolar Vantage M has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control No NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration30 hour7 days
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP RatingWR30IP67
Weight45 gramsn/a

User Interface

Display YesOLED Screen
Display Size1.2 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 240 x 240 pixels n/a
Color Display Yes No
Touch Screen No No


Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoPolar Vantage M compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoPolar Vantage M compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoPolar Vantage M allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoPolar Vantage M allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features No NoBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
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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