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Polar FT80

Polar FT80
alaScore 79

119 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of Polar FT80. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Polar FT80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Mathew Honan (

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

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Riyad Emeran (

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

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor


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 standard FT80, although it also is available with the G1 GPS module for speed and distance tracking,...

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 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

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


Color of product:Black
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof up to:1968.5




Memory capacity:100


Alarm clock:Y
Built-in distance meter:N
Clock mode:12h/24h
Fitness test:Y
Foot pod:Y
Heart rate monitor:Y
Heart rate-based calorie computation:Y
Languages support:German, English, Spanish, FIN, French, Italian, Portuguese
Recovery time suggestion:Y
Training programming:Y


Battery low indication:Y
Battery Type:CR2025
Number of batteries supported:1

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