Polar has launched two new sports activities GPS smartwatches, as two of its extra inexpensive units get a makeover.

The Polar Vantage M2 is a reimagining of its mid-range operating watch, and delivers a number of the options from its high-end units.

And the Polar Ignite 2 provides greater battery life, and ups longevity to twenty hours of GPS coaching or 5 days of smartwatch consumer – whichever comes first.

Polar Ignite 2

Polar launches Ignite 2 and Vantage M2 in sports watch shake-up

A significant a part of the brand new Polar Ignite 2 is a visible overhaul. A glitzy Swarovski model joins new colours, and an engraved bezel provides a dose of favor.

It is available in pink, blue, champagne (gold) and black. The Ignite 2 has at all times been aimed (not unique) at ladies, greater than the remainder of the Polar vary – however it doesn’t maintain again on a giant spec sheet.

The Ignite 2 gives GPS monitoring, 100 sport profiles, in-depth sleep and restoration information and FitSpark exercise recommendations – in addition to the Weekly Abstract characteristic of your efforts. Naturally, coronary heart charge is a giant a part of the piece, and it additionally options guided respiratory modes, too.

The Ignite 2 has a price ticket of £199.99 and goes on sale in April.

Polar Vantage M2

Polar launches Ignite 2 and Vantage M2 in sports watch shake-up

The Polar Vantage M2 is geared toward severe runners, and the characteristic set is geared in the direction of goal-based coaching. It sits beneath the Vantage V2, which is without doubt one of the most data-heavy sports activities watches available on the market.

The Vantage M2 brings the FuelWise characteristic from the GritX out of doors watch, serving to customers gasoline for coaching runs and races, alerting you when to tackle meals and liquid.

That joins the adaptive operating coaching plans and Coaching Load Professional evaluation of your exercises, which places the Vantage M2 above the Ignite 2 for these significantly devoted to operating, and getting probably the most from their physique.

The Vantage M2 nonetheless packs in the identical FitSpark prompt exercises, sleep and nightly recharge monitoring and optical HR sensor from the remainder of the line-up.

The Vantage M2 is about to value £269.99 when it goes on sale, and is already obtainable to pre-order.