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Polar FT1

Polar FT1
alaScore 75

249 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the memory and price. There are some less positive reviews about the design.

usability, price, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Activity/Fitness Trackers the Polar FT1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 61 user reviews of Polar FT1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: POLAR FT1 Heart Rate Monitor

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Polar FT1 Review


Polar FT1 review by ConsumerSearch. Pros and cons on this Polar Heart Rate Monitor with user reviews and ratings.

Easy to use

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Good reports from the gift receiver


I bought this as a gift for my sister who is starting running, with an aim to competing in the future. She has found it very easy to use and that it does what it promises, and is confident that it'll help her in her training and focus for future...


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best purchase bought


this is brilliant for people having cardio exercises,like me.has made my life alot less worrying

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Ok for the price


I've used this about 4 times so far.....i'm not fully convinced! It tends to stay at one heart rate & suddenly goes up to a level which i know is incorrect because i'm still warming up! Once it's had a chance to settle, it seems to work ok. I find the...

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Does what is says


Second one I have had . Better fitting strap than the previous one.

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Ideal first HRM


Very reliable heart rate monitor, ideal for beginners

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Straightforward Device but good quality


Built to a high standard this Polar monitor gives me all the info I need. Yes if you are more of a perfectionaist, then downloading it to a PCor more memory would be great, but it's great for me. Added bonues (don't know if it's particular to Polar...

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Did exactly what I wanted


After reading the reviews, I decided to purchase the F1, it was just what I needed to help with my Interval Training at the gym, works well with the cross training equipment too.

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Monitors heart rate and is compatible with our tunturi treadmill. No fancy functions, but that 's not what we needed it for.

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Easy to use


I purchased this after reading several user reviews and am not disappointed. It took me a few minutes to work out how to use which for a gadget phobe like me was pretty quick. Provides a useful guide to average and max heart rate and time spent...