30 June 2020: Almost one year after the announcement, Polar Unite Watch released today without a critical feature that makes it inferior to Fitbit Charge 4 and you will miss this feature if you are an outdoor enthusiast.
Features Of Polar Unite
The Polar Unite is an entry-level smartwatch with all the essential features under an attractive price tag of 170$. There is a noticeable difference in design but have all the features of Polar Ignite except in-built GPS.
Probably, by taking off onboard GPS, Polar managed to slash the price by $50. Unless you are not a regular outdoor runner or cyclist, it does not affect you much.
When we look into its design, the Polar Ignite has a rounded black touch screen display. This nice-looking smartwatch has only 32-gram weight.
Also, the silicone strap with a slip buckle makes it possible to wear comfortably on your wrist for uninterrupted activity tracking throughout the day. The strap comes in four different colors; Polar Unite Black, White, Pink, and Blue.
Polar Unite has an advanced heart rate tracking sensors called Polar BLE heart rate sensors that accurately track your heart rate throughout various workouts.
As in Fitbit Charge 4, it also divides the heart into different heart rate zones and clearly displays the heart rate zones on your wrist. It gives you a clear picture of your workout intensity.
So if you have Polar Unite on your wrist, then there is no more guesswork during your activities.
The Polar Unite has an automatic workout coach called Fitspark that can provide on-demand personalized workout plans for your workout needs. It ensures that you are not over workout beyond your level of fitness.
A night of good sleep is essential for people who care about their health and fitness. The Polar Unite comes with sleep monitoring that can track your sleep stages and give you a deep insight into your sleep stages.
Besides, it has a feature called Night Recharge that assesses your recovery after each day’s workout and also assesses how well you are prepared for the next day’s activities.
Other Features includes;
- Smartphone Notifications: Get all your essential notifications such as call, SMS, and other social media notifications on your wrist.
- Multiple watch faces.
- It comes with 100+ Sport modes.
- Calorie Tracking.
- Wrist-based heart rate monitoring.
- Guided deep breathing exercises.
Polar Unite Spec
|Dimensions||43.4 x 43.4 x 10.4 mm|
|Case Material||Glass fiber reinforced polymer case|
|Wrist band Material||Silicone strap with slip buckle|
|Band Size||Small and Large(130-210mm)|
|Water Resistance||Up to 30 Meters|
|Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitoring||Yes|
|Sport Modes||Over 100+Sport Modes|
|Fitness Test||5 Minutes Fitness Test available|
|GPS||Connected GPS(Lack in-built GPS)|
|Watch Faces||Supports Multiple watch Faces|
Besides, it does not need you to have a smartphone or tablet to set up and use Polar Unite watch. But you will have some restrictions if you use this smartwatch without a smartphone. For example, you won’t be able to store your Fitness data for long on this device if you use it without a smartphone.
Where to Buy and Price?
The brand new Polar Unite is available at the official Polar Store now. So if you are looking for an entry-level smartwatch, then the Polar Ignite Would be the right choice for you.