Polar Vantage M2 Full Specifications, Features and Price

$298.00

  • Release date:: March, 2021
  • Display:: 1.2 inches, Transflective LCD
  • Body:: Silicone, Glass fiber reinforced polymer
  • Battery Life:: 7 days
  • Compatibility:: Android and iOS.

EDITOR’S RATING

Design:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Battery:4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Fitness tracking:4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Features:3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Price:3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)
Average:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)

Last updated on November 29, 2021 9:54 pm
Compare

Description

Polar Vantage M2 full specifications and features – The Vantage M2 is a durable multisport GPS smartwatch. It succeeds the Vantage M and comes with new features such as a longer battery life, the ability to control music on your phone, and a few other features.

The Vantage M2 comes in a reinforced glass polymer case with a bezel made of stainless steel, while the straps come in silicone. It has a 1.2 inches display size that is powered by LCD. It doesn’t support touchscreen but, it’s still easy to navigate with 5 physical buttons. It has a waterproof rating of 3ATM which represents waterproof up to 30meters. You can wear the Vantage M while swimming in a pool or to shower, but this is not recommended to wear to the sea.

The Vantage M2 comes with lots of activity tracking features. It’s equipped with a heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, and inbuilt GPS. As a result, it can track your daily activities such as steps, calories, sleep, heart rate, pace, routes, and other advanced fitness metrics such as training load and more.

You will also be able to receive notifications from your phone on the Vantage M, while the battery life is up to 7 days and up to 40hrs with continuous GPS usage.

Polar Vantage M2 Features

FEATURESPOLAR VANTAGE M2
DESIGN AND DISPLAY
Case MaterialGlass fiber reinforced polymer case
Silicone straps
Weight45.5g
(including straps)
Waterproof Rating3ATM
Display Size1.2 inches
TouchscreenNo
SMARTWATCH FEATURES
Music Control
The Watch will connect to the music app on your phone, so you can easily control your music without having to take out your phone.
Yes
Notifications
The watch will vibrate when there is a new notification from apps on your phone. Although, you can't reply to notifications from watch.
Yes
Watch Face Color Themes
Watch face can be changed to your preferred color theme.
Yes
Weather
This feature will show you the current weather info and a 2-day forecast straight on your watch.
Yes
Location CoordinatesNo
Sunrise, Sunset and Twilight TimesNo
ACTIVITY TRACKING
Breathing Exercise
This app can help you reduce stress by guiding you through a breathing session.
Yes
Nightly Recharge
This feature looks at how you slept and how your autonomic nervous system (ANS) calmed down during the early hours of the night. It compares both of these components to your usual levels and evaluates your Nightly Recharge status.
Yes
Daily Activity Tracking
Tracks your sleep, heart rate, calories, steps, activity time and alert.
Yes
ADVANCED ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES
FitSpark
It offers you daily ready-made workouts that match your recovery, fitness level and training history.
Yes
Hill Splitter
This feature tracks your performance on the uphill and downhill sections of your training session. You get detailed data about the elevation profile of your session, and you’ll be able to compare hill stats between different sessions
No
FuelWise
Will help you learn to refuel during a longer session in a way that suits you best.
Yes
Training Load ProYes
Running Program
Choose one of four events, 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, and get a comprehensive training plan that fits you and your goals.
Yes
Recovery ProNo
Measure Cadence, Speed and DistanceYes
Route Planning and Turn-by-turn Guidance Powered by Komoot
Plan routes on Komoot’s navigation and route planning app and sync them to your Polar product for detailed turn-by-turn route guidance.
No
Route Guidance
Guides you along routes that you have recorded in previous sessions or routes that other Polar Flow web service users have recorded and shared.
No
Route Import
Allows you to import new routes to Polar Flow web service from other services that support GPX or TCX files.
No
Heart rate, HR max and HR zonesYes
Power Zones
Monitors your training intensity in cycling and running, and to achieve optimal effects out of your training.
Yes
ZoneLock/ZonePointer
ZoneLock will allow you to target and lock a specific training zone during your training session, while ZonePointer shows whether you are inside a pre-set or desired target zone.
Yes
Supports Strava Live Segments
Supports Strava that allows you to see real-time performance data during a segment and check your results right after you finish
No
Orthostatic Tests
Analyzes how you recover from intensive, frequent training and optimize your training to prevent overtraining. H9/H10 heart rate sensor required
No
Polar Fitness Test
Allow Polar Index to evaluate your maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) to know what aerobic fitness level you are compared with people of the same age and gender.
Yes
Running Index
Estimates your maximal aerobic running performance as a theoretical VO2max value in ml/min/kg. A higher reading indicates that you have better cardiorespiratory/aerobic fitness.
Yes
Leg Recovery Test
Tells you whether your legs are ready for high intensity training in just a couple of minutes without any specialist equipment
No
Running Performance Test
Helps you keep track of your progress and personalize your heart rate, speed and power zones.
No
Cycling Performance Test
Helps you follow your progress, allows you to personalize your power zones and tells you your personal functional threshold power. A compatible power meter required.
No
Smart Calories
Calculate the number of calories burnt based on your individual data.
Yes
Energy Sources
See how your body used different energy sources during your training session
Yes
Back to Start
Directs you to your starting point in the shortest distance possible, as well as shows the distance to your starting point.
Yes
Track BackNo
Route and elevation profilesNo
Altitude, Ascent/Descent
Shows your current altitude and to determine altitude-related conditions. Your current altitude is shown as meters/feet
Yes
Sport Profiles
Choose the sport relevant for your training from over a hundred Polar sports with sport-specific reports
Yes
Multisport Training
Allows you to do multiple sports in one training session and seamlessly switch between sports without interrupting the recording of your training.
Yes
Race Pace and Speed/Pace
Allows you to set a target speed/pace for a certain distance, while you can view your speed/pace on the device. You can also set a target based on your speed/pace training zones.
Yes
Training Targets
Allows you to create training targets in Polar Flow and save them to your training diary or as favorites for later use.
Yes
Training History and Training Diary
Training history will allow you see your past training history while training diary will allow you to easily follow up on your past training and activity as well as your planned training sessions ahead.
Yes, in mobile app
Interval Timers
This feature allows you to do interval training that can help you to know when it’s time to switch from a harder to a lighter training and vice versa.
Yes
Laps (Manual and automatic)
This feature will allow you to setup laps manually on the go as you train. You can also set your automatic laps in the Polar Flow web service based on a certain time frequency or distance.
Yes
Tap Gestures
Tapping the display during training takes a lap, changes the training view, or turns on backlight.
Yes
Autostop/Start
If autostop/start is enabled, your watch will automatically start or stop the recording as you start or stop moving during training.
Yes
Barometric sensorNo
CompassNo
Heart Rate Sensor Mode
This will allow you to use wrist unit to track your heart rate and transfer live heart rate data to other Polar products, such as cycling computers, or to compatible gym equipment, apps and other devices via Bluetooth.
No
POLAR FLOW WEB SERVICES
Running Index Analysis
This feature lets you see how your running performance is developing. Based on your long-term progress, Running Index analysis predicts your event finish times for 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon runs.
Yes
Diary
This will allow you to follow your training, activity and progress in the Polar Flow web service. You can see your data in a daily, monthly or weekly view. The Diary data includes e.g. completed training sessions and plans, test results and your daily activity.
Yes
Map View
This gives you a map view of your training route in the Polar Flow web service when GPS is used. From the map, you can examine your training data in further detail.
Yes
Relive
This will create a video that presents your previous training routes and allows you to see the highlights of the session. The video will be available in the Polar Flow web service and you can share it with your friends and contacts in the Polar Flow community.
Yes
Instant Activity and Training Analysis
This will gives you an instant, visual summary of one training session or your activity in the Polar Flow app. You can then follow your activity in daily, weekly or monthly view.
Yes
Advanced Activity and Training Analysis
This allows you to easily analyze every detail of your training and long-term physical activity in the Flow web service, you will also get a deeper insight into your training analyses.
Yes
Training Analysis
This will create a detailed training target in the Flow web service. You can then save them to your training diary or as favorites for later use and sync them to your training computer.
Yes
Sport Profile Settings
This will allow you to choose the sport relevant for your training from over a hundred Polar sports with sport-specific reports.
Yes
Progress Flow-up
This feature offers a practical tool to follow your development with reports and graphs over longer periods.
Yes
DATA TRANSFER
Training history export (from polarpersonaltrainer.com to Polar Flow)No
Komoot CompatibilityNo
Data Export
Allows you to manually export data of your training session to third party apps and services as TCX, GPX or CSV files. You can also zip the files for faster download.
Yes
BATTERY LIFE
GPS Power Saver Mode
This will allow you to save the battery life of your watch during long training sessions by adjusting the GPS interval from 1 second to 30 or 60 seconds. A longer interval gives you more recording time, while a shorter interval allows you to record more detailed data.
Yes
Training Time With Power Save OptionsUp to 100hrs
Normal Training TimeUp to 40hrs

Pros

  • Rugged and durable design.
  • A comprehensive activity tracker.
  • Up to 7 days long battery life.
  • Very lightweight at 28.5 grams.

Cons

  • Lacks microphone and loudspeaker.
  • Lacks NFC for non-contactless payment.
  • Lacks onboard music storage.
  • Somewhat bulky.
  • Lacks ambient light sensor

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Polar Vantage M2

Device type

Gender

Release date

March, 2021

Predecessor

Polar Vantage M

Successor

Versions

BODY

BODY

Dimension

46 x 46 x 12.5 mm

Weight

(45.5g with straps), (excluding straps), 28.5g

Shape

Circular

Case material

Glass fiber reinforced polymer

Strap material

Silicone

Bezel material

Stainless steel

Strap size

130-175 mm (small size), 140-210 mm (large size)

Screen protection

Water resistance

Durability test

Swim-proof

Color

Black/gray, Champagne/gold, Copper/brown, Gray/yellow

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.2 inches

Display type

LCD, transflective

Display resolution

240 x 240 px

Pixel density

282.8 PPI

Always on

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

5 Physical buttons

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Bluetooth calling

No

GPS

A-GPS, GLONASS, GPS, QZSS

NFC

Wi-Fi

No

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

Memory card slot

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

Band

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Calls alert

Email alert

Event reminder

Third-party apps alert

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

Bluetooth music

Loudspeaker

Microphone

Camera

Radio

SENSORS

SENSORS

Accelerometer

Altimeter

No

Ambient light

Barometer

Compass

ECG

Gyroscope

HRM

Pulse oximeter (SpO2)

No

Thermometer

Other sensors

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

Blood Pressure

Calories

Distance

ECG tracking

Heart rate monitoring

Sleep tracking

Steps

Stress

Yes

Incidental fall detection

Menstrual cycle

VO2 Max

Swim-tracking

Underwater heart rate tracking

On-screen workout

Sport modes

Yes

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

non-removable Lithium-polymer

Battery capacity

230mAh

Battery life

Continuous GPS tracking: 40hrs, Smartwatch mode: 7 days

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging time

1-2 hours

Solar power

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Chipset

CPU

GPU

Operating system

Proprietary OS

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Polar Flow app

Compatibility

Android, iOS

Payment system

Interchangeable strap

,

Voice command

Find my phone

Box content

Charger, Manual, Polar Vantage M2, Straps

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Polar Vantage M2 Full Specifications, Features and Price”