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Polar Vantage V2 GPS Performance and Navigation: Florence Again

Back to Polar with the Vantage V2, back to the question of GPS accuracy and navigation performance. How good is the GPS? How useful is the navigation?

What to Make of the Polar Vantage V2

With the Vantage V2, Polar has released a new top-of-line watch. There are reviews and discussions giving heated opinions and decisive verdicts galore. Let’s look at this premium…

Polar GPS Comparison: Vantage V vs. Grit X in Florence

The Polar Grit X is said to have a better GPS antenna setup (and the Vantage V2 should have the same), not just new software, over the Vantage…

How to Create Routes for Polar Grit X (or Vantage V)

Polar is one of those companies that are not big on route creation – but that’s fitting, given their focus on training aspects. With the Grit X as…

What You Need to Know about Polar Grit X Navigation

The Grit X as Polar’s outdoors-focused watch comes with improved navigation, mainly through the turn-by-turn directions made possible by the integration with Komoot… and if that sounds a…

Why (Not) Get the Polar Grit X?

The Grit X is the newest – for later reference: released April/May 2020 – outdoor-oriented, multisport watch from Polar. It is quite interesting that Polar expands into the…

Polar Grit X Update: FW 1.2.5

July 1, 2020, first firmware update for the Polar Grit X

Interval Training Data from Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V

After an easy first run, just to get started, and a first look at Hill Splitter‘s working, now for some high-intensity intervals.

Polar Grit X: A Closer Look at Run Data with Hill Splitter

For the Polar Grit X as outdoor-focused watch, one of the major (new) features is the Hill Splitter function, meant to track and help analyze uphill and downhill…

Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V: Let’s Head for the Hills

The Polar Grit X is made for the outdoors, especially for the mountains. After a look at a quick first run on the flats, then, I also went…