Polar Vantage V vs Suunto 3 Fitness

Polar Vantage V Suunto 3 Fitness

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
VO2 Max Yes YesBoth show how well your body uses oxygen
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Pace Yes Yes
Speed Yes Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes NoPolar Vantage V counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach Yes NoPolar Vantage V provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Yes NoPolar Vantage V helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoPolar Vantage V has GPS support
Glonass Yes No
Compass Yes NoPolar Vantage V has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoPolar Vantage V has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch No YesSuunto 3 Fitness has a 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


Duration40 hourn/a
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP RatingWR303 ATM
Weight66 gramsn/a

User Interface

Display Yes Yes
Display Size1.2 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 240 x 240 pixels n/a
Color Display Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes No
Gorilla glass Yes No*Specialized toughened glass: thin, light and damage-resistant


Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoPolar Vantage V compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoPolar Vantage V compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoPolar Vantage V allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoPolar Vantage V 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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