BETHPAGE, NEW YORK – October 15, 2019 – Polar, the leader in wearable sports and fitness technology for over 40 years, announces a new round of updates for Polar Vantage V and Vantage M multi-sport watches, as well as a new blue wristband option and a black copper colorway for Vantage M. Available today, the new firmware update introduces:
In addition to new feature additions, Polar has also added Galileo and QZSS satellite system support, manual stride sensor calibration as well as Zone Lock, which supports heart rate, pace, and running and cycling power. Since the products’ initial release, Polar has continued to make GPS enhancements that improve performance and data accuracy. For added convenience, the Vantage watches also offer inactivity alerts, a constant backlight for easy viewing during training, and a fitness test that can now be performed via the watch’s wrist-based heart rate monitor.
Polar also introduces a new blue wristband color for Vantage M and Vantage V. Both Vantage V and Vantage M are available for purchase with the blue bands, for $499.95 and $279.95, respectively. For those looking to update their Vantage watches, individual blue silicone bands are available in size M/L for Vantage V priced at $39.95 and Vantage M, priced at $24.94. On October 16th, a black copper version of the Vantage M will also be available at polar.com.
In December, Polar will release a 5.0 update that includes Strava Live Segments support for Vantage V, as well as Race Pace and FitSpark for Vantage V and M.
For over 40 years, Polar has been the innovator of sports technology, helping athletes and coaches achieve peak performance. Polar began with heart rate monitoring, but has since expanded into multiple training solutions for elite athletes, coaches and active fitness enthusiasts. Polar remains the trusted performance partner due to our accuracy, reliability and superior experience. Polar’s award-winning product range includes pioneering sports wearables that work elegantly with Polar training apps and cloud services.
Headquartered in Finland, Polar is a privately held company that operates in more than 80 countries. Polar products are sold through over 35,000 retailers globally. For more information, please visit polar.com.
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