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Polar Vantage V2

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Accelerate Price £400 RRP £449

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When only the gold standard will do, reach for the Polar Vantage V2. Everything you could want from a fitness tracker is in the Vantage V2. It’s incredibly accurate, super lightweight and highly durable, all wrapped up in a sleek and stylish design.

  • 40 hour battery life in training mode and 7 days with just continuous heart rate tracking
  • Water resistant to 100m (Suitable for swimming)
  • 52g including the wrist strap

Where precision and performance meet, the Polar Vantage V2. For a long time, the Polar Vantage V has been for us the pinnacle of wearable tech. It was accurate and reliable. while all wrapped in a sleek and lightweight package. Polar has been working hard over the last year to create an even better model. The Vantage V2 has the same stand-out feature set as its predecessor, but with some nifty updates.

Updates and Changes

  • Vantage V2 GPS battery life matches the 40-hours found on the V, but also offers a 100-hour low-power mode that’s missing on the original Vantage.
  • Recovery Pro, running performance, cycling and leg recovery tests.
  • Music controls.
  • Weather updates, also found on the Grit X.
  • Improved mapping feature with turn by turn navigation

The key for a GPS watch is consistent accuracy, reliability and then post session metrics. The Vantage V2 manages this with integrated GPS, compass and barometric altitude sensor so you know how far and fast you have run, always. The Vantage V2 also use Running Power, another great way to monitor your training load as well as pace session from a fixed effort. The calculation is done with Polar’s proprietary algorithm, and it is based on your GPS and barometer data.

When it comes to heart rate tracking the Vantage V2 has a few different options to choose from. Polar’s Precision Prime advanced wrist-based heart rate sensor tracks heart rate from the wrist. This innovation combines optical heart rate measurement with other sensor technologies in order to rule out motion artefacts that might disturb the heart rate signal and produce unreliable readings. Alternatively, connect an external sensor such as the Polar H10 strap for unparalleled accuracy, great if you are running in cooler climate when you might be wearing the watch on the top of a sleeve.

Then head over to Polar Flow, the hub for all your post session analysis.

Full features include

  • Advanced wrist-based heart rate, Polar Vantage V2 tracks heart rate with the Precision Prime™ sensor fusion technology.*
  • Ultra-long Battery Life, Polar Vantage V2 gives you even up to 40 hours of continuous training time. The multiple power save options boost the battery life all the way up to 100 hours.
  • Integrated GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS with assisted GPS for fast fix times. Integrated compass and barometric altitude.
  • Colour Touch Display, 1,2” always-on sunlight-readable colour touch display. Laminated Gorilla glass lens with anti-fingerprint coating.
  • Running Performance Test, The Running Performance Test helps you keep track of your progress and personalise your heart rate, speed and power zones.
  • Cycling Performance Test, The Cycling Performance Test allows you to personalise your power zones and tells you your personal functional threshold power. A power meter required.
  • Training Load Pro™, helps you see how much you’ve been training lately and how your training sessions strain the different parts of your body.
  • Recovery Pro™, tells you whether your body is ready for training and offers you recovery feedback right on your watch. A Polar heart rate sensor required.
  • Leg Recovery Test, The test tells you whether your legs are ready for high intensity training in just a couple of minutes without any specialist equipment – all you need is your watch.
  • Nightly Recharge™, recovery measurement shows you how well you recover from the demands of your day during the night.
  • Route planning with Komoot, Plan your route on Komoot, import it to your Polar Vantage V2 and let the turn-by-turn guidance take care of navigation for you.
  • Music controls and other smartwatch features, Easily navigate around your playlist and adjust volume straight on your watch. You also get a weather forecast and push notifications to your watch screen.
  • Running Power, Get more comprehensive insight into the intensity of your running sessions.
  • Sleep Plus Stages™, Follow your sleep stages and get insights to your sleep quality.
  • FuelWise™ smart fuelling assistant, Learn to refuel and maintain adequate energy levels during your long sessions.
  • Hill Splitter™, Offers you detailed data about your performance on the uphill and downhill sections of your session.
  • FitSpark™ training guide, Polar Vantage V2 and the FitSpark™ training guide offer you ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, fitness level and training history.
  • Strava Live Segments, Make your runs and rides more exciting with Strava Live Segments. Get alerts about nearby segments, see real-time performance data during a segment and check your results right after you finish.
  • Free Running Programmes, Get a personal and adaptive training plan that fits you and your goals.
  • Sport profiles, Polar Vantage V2 supports over 130 different sports. Add your favourite sports to your watch in Polar Flow and customise what you see on your watch during each sport.
  • Energy Sources, See how your body uses different energy sources during a training session. Polar Vantage V2 divides your energy usage into carbs, proteins and fats.
  • Swimming metrics, Polar Vantage V2 automatically detects your heart rate, swimming style, distance, pace, strokes and rest times. Distance and strokes get tracked also in open water swimming.
  • Serene™ breathing exercise, Relax your body and calm your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise.
  • Running Index, Get an estimate of your running VO2max and see how your running performance is developing.