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Polar M600 and Android Wear 2.0 | Schedule and details

February 14, 2017

Edit 2: The update has now started to roll out. It will roll out gradually within a week to all users. Read more.
Edit: Updated the roll out to April.

The biggest update to Google’ smartwatch OS, Android Wear 2.0, is coming to Polar users. Polar M600 owners will get the update this spring.

When exactly is Android Wear 2.0 coming to the Polar M600?

The Polar M600 update will roll out during April. We’ll communicate the details later. More details on how to get the update.

Polar M600 and Android Wear 2.0 – What’s new?

What’s not new? This is the most important update to Android Wear to date.

The latest Android Wear update enables both Android and iOS users to access the Google Play store via the watch, download apps and operate them directly on the Polar M600.

Polar M600 will have Google Assistant (available in select languages) built-in. Users can also:

  • customize watch faces
  • receive calendar notifications
  • read and reply to texts
  • scroll through social media feeds

The Polar M600 update also includes an improved user interface, a newly designed watch face and additional languages including Turkish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish.

The best Android Wear smartwatch for running

This review calls Polar M600 the “best option for runners” out of all the Android Wear smartwatches.

We agree that Polar M600 really is a capable sports watch at its core – suitable not only for running but also for a wide variety of sports endeavours.

Polar M600

The waterproof Polar M600 is an Android Wear™ smartwatch designed to suit an active lifestyle without compromises – a sports smartwatch from the smart sports watch people.

Starting from $329.90 / 349,90 €

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In the spring, we’ll introduce swimming metrics for the Polar M600. The watch will offer new indoor swimming metrics such as distance and pace, as well as strokes per minute and strokes per pool length. Polar M600’s latest metrics will even determine whether a swimmer is swimming freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke or butterfly.

Polar M600 features Polar’s proprietary 6-LED optical heart rate technology and industry-leading heart rate algorithms. These advanced technologies deliver incredible accuracy, stability and reliability that distinguish Polar from every alternative on the market.

*Android, Android Wear, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google.