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FT1 FT2 FT4 FT7 FT40 FT60 FT80 RS100 RS300X RS400 RS800CX RCX5
BODY MEASUREMENT FEATURES
Price  $53.00 $65.00 $79.00 $92.00 $145.00 $195.00 $274.00 $106.00 $125.00 $179.00 $379.00 $249.00
Overview  First step into training Achieve fitness goals Fitness improvement Fitness and cross training Clear training guidance Weekly training program Strength training guidance Basic heart rate and timing Speed, distance and heart rate Advanced running features Maximum optimized performance Optimized athlete training
Automatic age-based target zone    bpm bpm/%     bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/%/% HRR bpm/%
Avg & Max Heart Rate of Training Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Avg & Max Heart Rate of each lap               Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Heart Rate  bpm bpm bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/%/% HRR bpm/%
HR-based target zones with visual and audible alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hrmax      user set user set user set user set user set age-based user set/age-based user set/age-based/Polar Fitness Test-based user set/age-based/Polar Fitness Test-based user set/age-based/Polar Fitness Test-based
Manual target zone   bpm  bpm  bpm Yes(upper limit)  bpm bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/% bpm/%/% HRR bpm/%
Polar EnergyPointer       Yes                
Polar Fitness Test           Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polar OwnCal - calorie expenditure     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polar OwnCode - coded transmission Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polar OwnOptimizer - personal training status                   Yes Yes  
Polar ZoneOptimizer - personalized sport zones                       Yes
Polar OwnZone            Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Polar Strength Training Program             Yes          
Polar STAR Training Program           Yes Yes          
Polar OwnRelax - relaxation text             Yes          
Polar Sport Zones                 Yes Yes Yes Yes
R-R Intervals / Online HR Variability                     Yes  
Training load - available via polarpersonaltrainer.com       Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes  
RECORDING FEATURES
Combined Training Files                     Yes  
Adjustable recording rate                   1s, 5s, 15s, 60s    
Memory Left Indication                   Yes Yes Yes
R-R Recording                     Yes  
Totals     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Training files (with summaries) 1 1 10 99 50 100 100 1 16 99 99 99
Weekly History       Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
TRAINING FEATURES
Automatic Lap Recording                 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Display Zoom                 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Graphical Target Zone Indicator     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
HeartTouch - button-free operation of wrist unit Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Interval Trainer Guided Workouts - heart rate/pace/distance                 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Laps               99 99 99 99 99
Sport Profiles                       Yes
Time and Distance Based Interval Timers                 Yes Yes Yes  
User Configurable Displays               1 line 2 lines all lines all lines all lines
ZoneLock         Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
ZonePointer         Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes
WATCH FEATURES
Backlight Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Date and weekday indicator Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Display text  English English English, German, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian English, German, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian English, German, Spanish, and Italian English, German, Finnish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian English, German, Finnish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian English English, German, French, and Spanish English, German, French, Spanish English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian English, German, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian
Dual Time Zone     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes
KeyLock     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Low Battery Indicator     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Stop Watch             Yes         Yes
Reminders                   Yes Yes Yes
Time of Day (12/24h) Yes Yes Yes(with alarm and snooze)  (with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze)   (with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze) Yes(with alarm and snooze) Yes (with alarm and snooze)
User Replaceable Battery     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes
Water Resistant 30m 30m 30m 30m 30m  30m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 30m
Battery Life 2 Years 2 Years 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 8 months 2 Years 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 8-11 months
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