Polar M430 Advanced Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate and GPS

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Polar M430
Advanced Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate and GPS

The new Polar M430 is a triple threat, integrating state-of-the-art running metrics, advanced GPS and the freedom of optical heart rate technology - the ultimate training partner for runners who demand more.

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Designed for Performance

Polar M430 Features

Polar M430 - Designed for Performance

Wrist-based heart rate

You demand accuracy when you run. Get it with Polar’s proprietary heart rate algorithm and 6 LED optical sensors built into the watch.

No chest strap required

Enjoy the comfort and freedom of strap-free running without compromising the accuracy of your heart rate data.

Run anywhere, with accuracy

The M430 harnesses the latest in GPS and accelerometer technology to track your speed, distance and pace whether you’re running indoors or out.

Smart Coaching

Training hard is good, training smart is better. Polar’s scientifically-validated Smart Coaching delivers the tools you need to achieve your goals with efficiency and precision.

Extend your battery life

Endurance matters. That’s why the M430 offers multiple GPS recording options for extended battery life, capable of up to 30 hours of training time.

M430 Additional Features

Chase your destiny

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5-minute Fitness Test

All you need is 5 minutes and a place to rest to take this test. Developed in conjunction with leading researchers, Polar’s wrist-based Fitness Test determines your current fitness level. Establish your baseline and measure your progress using Polar M430’s optical heart-rate technology. More ›

Running Program

Train for a running event with a personal and adaptive training plan in Polar Flow. Choose from four different targets, 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, and get a training plan that fits you and your goals. More ›

Running index

To be your best, running efficiently is key. Polar’s exclusive Running Index interprets your speed and heart rate data, then delivers easy to understand insights about your current condition, likely race finish times and more. More ›

Training Load

Shows you how your training affects your body and helps you compare the load of different sessions. Monitor your load continuously to recognize your personal limits and adjust training intensity and duration accordingly. Available on Polar Flow. More ›

Recovery Status

Shows you the time necessary for recovery before the next training session. Available on Polar Flow. More ›

Training benefit

Need some motivating feedback after your workout? Polar’s Training Benefit immediately explains what type of physiological benefit you gained from your training. More ›

Smart calories

Nutrition and training go hand-in-hand. The M430 tells you exactly how many calories you’ve burned so you can effectively refuel and recharge. More ›

24/7 activity tracking

It’s what you do in between training sessions that can make or break your next run. The M430 records your steps, distance, calories burned, and sleep so you can measure how the rest of your day impacts your running performance.

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Performance wristband

Details matter when performance is on the line. Our wristband has been redesigned to deploy lighter material, a softer feel, and superb breathability to cradle the wrist 24/7.

Timing features

The M430 boasts a portfolio of timing features, including interval timers, stopwatch, and finish time estimator. Now athletes and coaches get everything they need right on the wrist.

Sleep analysis

Sleep is vital to your recovery and performance. Polar Sleep technology automatically detects the timing, amount, and quality of your sleep. Because it’s what you do in the off hours that can make or break your next session.

Do more than run

With over one hundred different options to choose from, Polar makes it easy to pick the right sports profile for every training session.

Smart notifications

Connect via Bluetooth Smart to see notifications from your mobile phone directly on the screen of your M430.

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Measurements

Weight51 g
Thickness12 mm
Display size128 x 128 px high resolution display

Tech

  • Integrated GPS with SiRFInstantFix™ satellite prediction technology
  • 6 LED optical heart rate sensor
  • Activity sensor
  • Manual and auto laps
  • Vibra alert
  • Waterproof (suitable for swimming)
  • 8 MB Flash memory
  • Rechargeable 240 mAh lithium polymer battery
  • Battery duration: Up to 8 hours of training time with GPS and optical heart rate and up to 30 hours of training time with low power GPS mode

Connectivity

  • Custom USB cable for data sync with PC or Mac
  • Bluetooth Smart with mobile and sensors
  • Polar Flow web service compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.8, or later, and PC Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, or later
  • Polar Flow mobile app compatibility
  • Updatable software
  • UI languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Polish, Russian, Turkish, Czech, Indonesian
 

Match the Polar M430 to Your Style

Available in three sporty colors.

Polar M430 is available in three sporty colors

Free app and web service

Polar Flow — achieve more

Polar Flow

Track your activity, analyze your progress and achieve more with Polar Flow – the complete fitness and training platform available on desktop and mobile.

Training

See all your training data, analyze your performance and follow your progress. Analyze quickly in the app and in depth in the web service. Plan your workouts, follow your recovery or set up a training program for a running event.

Activity

Track your daily activity and sleep, see your daily, weekly and monthly summaries and learn about the health benefits of your daily choices.

Get connected

Link your Polar Flow account to third party services, such as Strava, MyFitnessPal or TrainingPeaks. Share your training data with your coach or PT with Polar Coach, Polar’s free online tool for coaches.

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