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Polar FT80

Polar FT80
alaScore 70

123 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews of Polar FT80. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other GPS Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS Watches the Polar FT80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Polar FT80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Polar FT80 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other GPS Watches on Amazon.co.uk.

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Polar FT80 Heart Rate Monitor and Sports WatchPolar FT80MG1 Black Heart Rate Monitor

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Polar FT80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Polar FT80 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS Watches on Amazon.com.

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2016

Expert review by: Mathew Honan (wired.com)

Brainy Trainer: Workout Monitor Tells You When to Chill

 

The secret to a hard body isn't just working harder, it's also knowing when to give it a rest. Polar's FT80 heart rate monitor helps you find that elusive edge

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor - Pocket-lint

 

The Polar FT80 heart rate monitor "training computer" comes in at the top of the range of generalist fitness devices offered by Polar. Here we test the

Simple to use, STAR training programme keeps you in check, very conformable, useful for those weight training

Cost, lack of access to data, synchronisation with polarpersonaltrainer.com not as open as we'd like

The Polar FT80 does perform very well as a training partner and coach through STAR, which will guide you in your exercise to keep you working at the right intensity. Of course the strength training aspects will only apply to some, and the premium for...

Sep, 2009

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (trustedreviews.com)

Polar FT80 + G1 Fitness Computer

 

Is the Polar FT80 the ultimate training companion? Riyad certainly thinks so.

I've been using Polar heart rate monitors for years, but calling the FT80 just a heart rate monitor is like calling the McLaren F1 just a car. What Polar has created is a product that's truly worthy of the Fitness Computer moniker. The level of...

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

Dedication best describes those who are seriously into their training. FT80 is the most dedicated training partner for the most devoted fitness enthusiasts. This intelligent training computer helps you achieve maximum efficiency and reach your workout targets for both cardio and strength training, plus its stylish design is comfortable during a hot workout or in everyday use. Innovative Strength training guidance feature helps you have a fitter body. New Polar STAR training program gives you weekly training targets, adapts to your training habits to guide you without being too strict and allows you flexibility during the week. Fitness test measures your aerobic fitness at rest in just five minutes. FT80 shows you the calories burned. Number of Exercise Files (with Summaries) - 100 Watch Features - Dual Time Zone Time of Day (12/24h) with Alarm And Snooze Date And Weekday Indicator Low Battery Indicator