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Polar M430


Running watch Polar M430 with GPS

With wrist-based heart rate, advanced running features and Polar Running Program, Polar M430 is a top-level watch for runners who want more.

Designed for Performance

Advanced but also straightforward - for all levels of runners.

Wrist-based heart rate

No chest strap needed: Polar M430 gets your heart rate from your wrist easily, accurately and reliably.

Run indoors and out

When outside, integrated GPS has your pace, distance and altitude covered. When indoors, it’s the wrist movements that capture your pace and distance.

Polar Sleep plus™

Sleeping well is key to your well-being, recovery, and improved results – no rest, no gain. Polar Sleep Plus™ equips you with tools to sleep better every night.

Advanced running features

For a nice smooth path towards your running goals. Train right and follow your progress.

Train for a running event

Running Program offers you a personal and adaptive training plan that fits you and your goals.


Follow your Running Index to keep track of how your running performance develops.

Fitness test made easy

The Polar Fitness Test is now easier than ever thanks to wrist-based heart rate.

Polar Flow – the home of your data

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

You can also automatically sync your training data to other services such as Strava or TrainingPeaks.


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

Activity & Sleep

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

Features and technical specifications


Feature highlights

Running Program
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. Read more

Running Index
Running Index

See how your running performance develops. Read more

Fitness test with wrist-based heart rate

All you need is 5 minutes and a place to rest to take this test. Developed in conjunction with leading researchers, Polar’s Fitness Test determines your current fitness level and allows you to measure your progress over time. Read more

Training Benefit
Training Benefit

Get motivating feedback immediately after training, describing the physiological benefit you gained from your training. Read more

Training load
Training Load

See how your training affects your body and compare the load of different sessions. With Polar’s unique Training Load calculation, you’ll know exactly how hard you trained and how much recovery time you need to be ready for your next session. Available on Polar Flow. Read more

Recovery status
Recovery Status

See how long you’ll need to recover before your next training session. Available on Polar Flow. Read more

Other Smart Coaching features

Continuous heart rate
Continuous Heart Rate

Get a comprehensive view on how your heart behaves during your day with 24/7 heart rate monitoring. Read more

Activity guide
Activity Guide

See how active you’ve been during the day and get practical guidance for reaching your daily activity goal. Read more

Activity benefit
Activity Benefit

Get feedback on your daily, weekly and monthly activity. See how your active choices help you stay healthy. Read more

Smart calories
Smart Calories

Keep track of the calories you’ve burned. You’ll be able to see the calories burned during each training session and for the whole day. Polar’s continuous heart rate measurement combined with 24/7 activity tracking makes sure your calorie burn is measured accurately and reliably. Read more

Sleep Plus
Sleep Plus

Sleep is vital to your recovery and performance. Polar Sleep Plus™ 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. Read more

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