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Polar M430 review

£123.00 Typical price

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Key features

The Polar M430 GPS smartwatch has a wrist-based heart-rate monitor, built-in GPS and 100 sport profiles, ranging from yoga to martial arts. Aimed at those wanting to track their fitness activities, it comes in a variety of bright colours and has a large rectangular screen. But is it comfortable and does it track accurately? We challenged this smartwatch on the treadmill and on a 5km outdoor run, so read on for our full review to find out how it performed.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What can it do?
  • What's the setup like?
  • What's it like to wear and use?
  • How accurate is it?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

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We have tested 61 smartwatches and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 12 Best Buys.
Range of Smartwatch scores
  1. 44%
    Lowest score
  2. 69%
    Average score
  3. 83%
    Highest score
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