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Best Polar A370 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals & Sales 2021:

2017 summer vintage at Polar. After the A360 connected bracelet, it is the turn of the A370 to make its appearance on the shelves and on our wrists. Launched at € 200, it marks its difference in particular by measuring the heart rate continuously, where the A360 does it only during training or on-demand.

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The Finnish Polar is not resting. After its multisport watch  M430 (received 5 out of 5 stars during our test), it’s time for a new connected bracelet, the A370. After the Polar Loop bracelets that target a less sporty clientele, it’s time for an activity sensor offering advanced features. Standing out from its little brother A360 by its continuous heart rate monitoring – and not only during a sports session. The A370 is sold at the same price on the manufacturer’s site: € 200. Strange… On traditional commercial sites, however, we find the A360 from 139 €. The A370 is therefore the cream of the crop for activity trackers. We check what he has in his stomach

Best Polar A370 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals & Sales 2021

1. Polar A370 Fitness Tracker with 24/7 Wrist Based HR

POLAR A370 Fitness Watch with 24/7 Wrist Based Heart Rate, Black
  • Continuous heart RATE - have the A370 intelligently Track your heart RATE through the twists and turns of everyday life.
  • Assisted GPS - Use your phone's GPS to Track speed, distance and route ; Get notifications for incoming calls, messages, social media and calendar appointments right on the screen of your Polar A370.
  • Improved sleep analysis - get the valued insight you need to get a good Nights rest ; The wristbands are made of a soft material and come with a secure buckle.

2. Polar A370 Fitness Tracker Watch

Polar A370 Fitness Tracker - White
  • 24/7 companion with continuous heart rate tracking and a detailed overview of your daily activity
  • Polar sleep plus tracks your sleep and gives you valuable sleep insights
  • The Polar A370 makes HR based training fun, convenient and easier than ever, it guides you through your workouts and gives you instant feedback after you finish

3. Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor for Men and Women , ANT + Bluetooth, ECG/EKG – Waterproof HR Sensor with Chest Strap (NEW)

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Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor Chest Strap - ANT + Bluetooth, Waterproof HR Sensor for Men and Women (NEW)
  • WORKS WITH EVERYTHING: Polar HRM works with many sports and smart watches (Polar, Garmin, Apple, Suunto, etc.), Polar Beat, fitness apps such as Strava and Nike, and ALL HRM compatible Cardio Equipment
  • SUPREME ACCURACY: Widely recognized for its top precision by many sources, Polar H10 is the most accurate heart rate sensor in Polar’s history. Polar H10 provides top quality heart rate measurement and it's the choice of many pro athletes.
  • CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth, ANT+ and 5 kHz provide an excellent variety of connection options (e.g. with Peloton). You can use Bluetooth and ANT+ connections simultaneously as well as two Bluetooth connections simultaneously.

4. Polar Ignite – Advanced Waterproof Fitness Watch (Includes Polar Precision Heart Rate Integrated GPS and Sleep Plus Tracking)

Polar Ignite - GPS Smartwatch - Fitness watch with Advanced Wrist-Based Optical Heart Rate Monitor, Training Guide, Waterproof
  • BECOME YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL: Polar Ignite, a sports smartwatch for women and men who want to push their limits the right way. Perfect for gym, group and team exercise, swimming, running, cycling, walking.
  • SLIM DESIGN OPTIMIZED FOR 24/7 WEAR: Your new-generation smart workout partner with a 1-button interface includes such essentials as a wrist-based OHR monitor, speed, distance and route tracking with integrated GPS, calorie counter, color touch display.
  • NIGHTLY RECHARGE: Nightly Recharge measures how well your body recovers from the day stress during the night.

5. Polar Vantage V – Premium GPS Multisport Watch for Multisport & Triathlon Training (Heart Rate Monitor, Running Power, Waterproof)

Polar Ignite - GPS Smartwatch - Fitness watch with Advanced Wrist-Based Optical Heart Rate Monitor, Training Guide, Waterproof
  • BECOME YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL: Polar Ignite, a sports smartwatch for women and men who want to push their limits the right way. Perfect for gym, group and team exercise, swimming, running, cycling, walking.
  • SLIM DESIGN OPTIMIZED FOR 24/7 WEAR: Your new-generation smart workout partner with a 1-button interface includes such essentials as a wrist-based OHR monitor, speed, distance and route tracking with integrated GPS, calorie counter, color touch display.
  • NIGHTLY RECHARGE: Nightly Recharge measures how well your body recovers from the day stress during the night.

Ergonomics

The hallmark of Polar is well and truly there: the A370 adopts the manufacturer’s fairly sporty design codes. This new connected bracelet takes the form of an electronic module with a large color touch screen with a display surface of 1.2 x 2.6 cm. Set with a metallic finish on each side, the module fits into a silicone strap available in different colors: ruby, petrol blue, night blue, black, ivory and orange.

It is possible to replace the bracelet or to enhance your sports outfit with another color for 25 €. We regret that a more elegant bracelet, like a leather model, is not available to shine in the evening

The module is not very practical to insert into the bracelet and the latter is not necessarily easy to close. In question, two small elastic links which, if they ensure good wearing safety, are not frankly ergonomic. 

Waterproof (up to -30 meters), the A370 is recharged using a simple micro-USB cable. The socket on the back of the bracelet thus has a small protective cover which, too, is not the most joyful in use. It is even possible that it will come off and be unable to find out.

The A370 has a two-diode cardio sensor that measures the heart rate continuously, even at rest. A button on the left side of the sensor “wakes up” it, but it also comes on when the bracelet is turned towards the gaze.

The daily sensor

No sooner had we started the procedure for pairing the A370 with our iPhone 7 Plus than the sensor was already in the pairing phase. Installation concerns, Polar does not know! Nice to wear, even if its very “sporty” bracelets do not make it so discreet on the wrist, the sensor is pleasant on a daily basis. 

We navigate in menus by dragging the index from bottom to top on its screen. The settings, the evaluation of the heart rate, the choice of training (Running, Cycling, Other indoor sport, Other outdoor sport) are successively displayed. There is also a summary of the current day of activity, with, when activated, the percentage of activity already performed, the minimum and maximum heart rates recorded.

Depending on the activity chosen, the A370 teams up with its partner smartphone to use its GPS signal. Too bad the bracelet does not integrate its own GPS chip; you, therefore, have to run or cycle with your mobile on your body to benefit from complete calculations and evaluations. 

What nevertheless benefit from the notifications that will be displayed on the screen – very readable and that’s a plus of the A370: SMS, emails, calendar alerts are manifested by vibrations – their display can be deactivated. Note that it is also possible to deactivate – probably for the sake of energy saving. The continuous heart rate calculation is directly from the bracelet screen. 

Amusing, among the A370’s display choices, the hour display with large vertical numbers also acts as an activity gauge; the numbers fill with blue as your progress against your goals. It will be recalled here that Polar activity sensors index their activity target on the level of fitness declared (in the Polar Flow app) of their user. This is based on three levels: beginner confirmed or expert.

The interface

Among the rare brands with Garmin to offer a mobile interface and a Web interface, Polar offers serious tools on both sides to discover. But also better understand his activity days, prepare and analyze his physical training, as well as his nights of sleep. To find out more, we invite you to find our comments developed in our review of the Polar M400 watch 

More graphical and much more detailed, the Polar Flow web interface allows you to truly judge the relevance of continuous heart rate measurement. Enough to monitor and better understand its recovery phases.

Autonomy

Announced up to 3 days with continuous heart rate calculation and notifications activated, up to 4 days with continuous heart rate but without notifications, the autonomy of the Polar A370 bracelet generally fulfills its promises and even goes a little of the. We have noted that when the sensor battery becomes weak, the screen lighting naturally decreases. A good way to identify that you have to go and recharge your batteries

CONCLUSION

Suffering from no real defect – if not its bracelet a little badly done – this activity sensor is to advise anyone who wants to take charge of his health and monitor his physical activity with attention. We really appreciate its possibility of tracking heart rate continuously. Despite the manufacturer’s efforts in this area, the assessments of the quality of our sleep remain insufficient.

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