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Polar Pacer Pro

Polar Pacer Pro
alaScore 97

5 reviews

Jul, 2022

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Polar Pacer Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the price and design are generally positive. The performance and battery also get good reviews, but the reliability and usability get less positive opinions.

portability, battery, performance, design, price

usability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Polar Pacer Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matthew Miller (

Polar Pacer Pro review: An affordable sports watch built for runners | ZDNet


The Polar Pacer Pro will help you train to achieve your goals while avoiding injuries.

Light weight for 24/7 wear ; Tactile buttons ; Improved color display ; Excellent battery life ; Full featured Polar Flow service

Limited smartphone notifications ; Smartphone app still needs work ; Charging connection can slip off

May, 2022

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (

Polar Pacer Pro


The Polar Pacer Pro is pitched at runners, but it's definitely a multi-sport watch that will appeal to swimmers, cyclists and triathletes too.

Slim, lightweight design ; Snappier performance than other Polar watches ; Lots of useful training tools and insights

Battery life drain outside of tracking ; Unattractive black bezel ; Smartwatch features aren’t fantastic

The Polar Pacer Pro is pitched at runners, but it’s definitely a multi-sport watch that will appeal to swimmers, cyclists and triathletes too. Add in some of Polar’s best software features – brought over from its pricier Vantage and Grit X watches –...

May, 2022

Expert review by : Matt Kollat (

Polar Pacer Pro review: A blast from the past


The Pacer Pro feels familiar and reliable but Polar needs to try harder if it wants to keep up with the ever-increasing competition

Screen is visible in broad daylight ; GPS picks up comparatively fast ; All the tests from the Vantage V2 are present (minus the Orthostatic test) ; New Walking test is unique to the brand ; Works well as a cheap(ish) multisport watch

Design and UI feel dated ; Battery life is not mind-blowing ; It's not as 'cool' as other watches in 2022

The Pacer Pro is an old school fitness wearable that heavily relies on people knowing and loving Polar's design and user interface. In this day and age, boasting about memory in pixel screen and 5-day battery life is also questionable. However, the...

May, 2022

Expert review by : Becky Wade Firth (

The Polar Pacer Pro is the best new smartwatch for performance-driven runners


It's everything I want in a running watch.

Brilliant display ; Lightweight and comfortable ; Integrated barometer ; Faster processor ; Improved GPS and heart rate tracking ; Long battery life

Some of the training tools and recovery insights are a little gimmicky

The Polar Pacer Pro is the best new running watch on the market, with everything you need to set, chase, track, and analyze your goals.

May, 2022

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