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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…

First Polar Grit X vs. Vantage V Comparison Results

Polar coming out with a new outdoors watch meant that I wanted to try that out – and here I’m starting with results, comparing between Polar Grit X…

Daily Tracking Comparison Data: Garmin Forerunner 945 vs. Polar Vantage V

One more for general activity and sleep comparisons, this time with Garmin vs. Polar, Forerunner 945 vs. Vantage V…

Polar Vantage Software Roadmap

Firmware updates for the Polar Vantage series:

Sports Watch Performance: Winter Hiking in the Mountains

My “I’ve got to get out”-overnighter in the mountains led me into wintry mountains – and to GPS tracks from Coros Apex, Suunto 9 Baro, Polar Vantage V,…

Suunto 9, Polar Vantage V, Coros Apex Comparison: Prague Marathon

In this third installment of my series comparing the GPS performance of different sports watches, I ran in the Prague Marathon.