Owning a watch is something that most of us do, but how many of us see the watch as more than just a timekeeping device? For folks who lead an extremely active life, and would like to measure their physical activity and performance, the name of Polar certainly comes to mind. This time around, the Polar Vantage V will gather more than four decades of expertise in the fitness arena by Polar in order to be the most advanced multisport watch to date. All of the cutting edge sport technologies are crammed into a sleek, durable design, delivering an extremely effective coach and athlete interaction.
For starters, the Polar Vantage V will boast of Polar’s Precision Prime wrist-based fusion heart rate technology in addition to the new wrist-based running power. Specially developed for athletes and coaches who want nothing more than the highest level of sport performance, the Polar Vantage V will arrive with exclusive Smart Coaching features including Training Load Pro and Recovery Pro. Not only that, it has a new Polar Coach interface that will make life easier than ever before.
Needless to say, the Vantage V is also waterproof so that it can keep up with the paces you put it though, while sporting GPS capability in addition to an always-on color touch screen display. This will offer the most accurate data across a more than 130 sport profiles, while extreme fitness buffs can enjoy an ultra-long battery life with up to 40 hours of non-stop training.
As for the aforementioned Polar Precision Prime, it offers a new level of heart rate accuracy and reliability. This proprietary wrist-based heart rate technology will feature unique sensor fusion technology and a customized smart algorithm in order to deliver a new standard for wrist-based accuracy. The Polar Vantage V is now available for pre-order with an asking price of $499.90, arriving in shades of black, white, and orange as well as medium and large sizes.