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Polar Grit X Full Specifications and Features

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The Grit X is the latest wearable from Polar, it’s a rugged and durable device certified with MIL-STD-810G that ensures it can withstand harsher temperature, humidity, and drop. Just like the Vantage series and Ignite, the Grit X is fitness-focused and even more equipped to track your active life comprehensively with additional activity tracking features like Hill Splitter, FuelWise, and a handful of other new features.

Polar Grit X Full Specifications

 Polar Grit X
polar grit x full specs

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Battery:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Features:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Price:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device namePolar Grit X
Device typeFitness/Sport Smartwatch
Predessesor__
Successor__
Released dateApril, 2020
Ideal forMen

DISPLAY

Display typeMIP transflective LCD
Display size1.2 inch
Display resolution240 x 240 pixels
Pixel density__
Input typeTouchscreen
5 physical buttons
Always-onYes

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension47 x 47 x 13 mm
Weight64 grams
(including straps)
Casing materialStainless steel/
Glass fiber reinforced polymer back
Strap/band materialSilicone
Bezel MaterialStainless steel
Strap size22mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 10ATM (MIL-STD-810G)
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Black
Gray
White

MEMORY

RAM__
Internal storage__
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothYes
Bluetooth callingNo
Wi-FiNo
NFCNo
GPSGPS/GLONASS/GALILEO/QZSS/A-GPS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNo
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingYes
Preloaded maps_
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon modeYes
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingNo

MEDIA

AudioNo
Music streamingNo
Bluetooth musicNo
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse Ox.No
ECGNo
Thermometer_
Other sensors--

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)_
Chipset_
CPU_
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 346mAh
Battery lifeGPS and wrist-based heart rate: 40 hrs
Watch mode with heart rate: Up to 7 days
Charging typeUSB cradle
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeYes
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control camera_
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text response_

MISC

Payment systemNone
Compatibility Android and iOS
Companion appPolar Flow app
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 22mm
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Polar Grit X
Straps
USB cradle
Quick start guide
NOTE: We can't guarantee that all the information on this table are 100% correct. Read full disclaimer. Please, report an error.
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Polar Grit X Features

  1. Design – Sturdily Built
  2. The Grit X has a sophisticated design and it does look very stylish as well. It has a stainless steel case with reinforced glass fiber polymer for the back, yet quite lightweight at 64g. While the screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass(unverified version) and the finely crafted bezel makes it charming. The 1.2 inch MIP LCD touch display is always-on with anti-fingerprint coating and it’s s quite slim at 13mm. Straps are available in silicone which is soft and comfortable to wear all day long.

  3. 1 Week Long Battery Life
  4. The battery life of the Grit X is very impressive, you get about 40hrs long battery life with continuous GPS and heart rate tracking, while on normal mixed usage, it keeps you going for about 7 days.

  5. A Comprehensive Activity Tracker
  6. Just as mentioned earlier, the Grit X is fitness-focused and well equipped to track your active life comprehensively. It comes with an inbuilt GPS, altimeter, heart rate sensor, and accelerometer which enables it to track your heart rate, sleep stages, swimming activities, fitness level, calories, and more. Grit X will also give you information about the weather so you can plan well. Moreover, it features some new features such as turn-by-turn navigation, Hill Splitter that gives you performance data on your uphill and downhill activities, and FuelWise that gives recommendations to help you refuel better.

    Below are some of the activity tracking features of the Grit X,

    Activity Tracking FeaturesGrit X
    Swimming Metrics
    Polar Grit X automatically detects your heart rate, swimming style, distance, pace, strokes and rest times. Distance and strokes get tracked also in open water swimming.
    Yes
    Fitness Level Test
    Test your fitness level easily in just 5 minutes without breaking a sweat.
    Learn more
    Yes
    Breathing Session For Stress Management
    Relax your body and calm down your mind with the help of a guided breathing exercise
    Yes
    Complete Sleep Monitoring
    Tracks your complete sleep cycle including stages and time spent in each.
    Yes
    Training Benefits
    Get motivating feedback immediately after training describing the effect of the session. Learn more
    Yes
    Weather Update
    Check current weather info and a 2-day forecast straight on your watch
    Yes
    Continuous Heart Rate Tracking
    Tracks your heart rate continuously to give you a comprehensive view of how your heart behaves during the day as well as calories.
    Yes
    Track Calories
    Know exactly how many calories you’ve burned based on your weight, height, age, gender, your individual maximum heart rate (HRmax) and how hard you’re training.
    Yes
    Running Program
    Get a personal and adaptive training plan that fits you and your goals.
    Learn more
    Yes
    Route Planning With Komoot
    Plan your route on Komoot, import it to your Polar Grit X and let the turn-by-turn guidance take care of navigation for you.
    Yes
    Route Guidance
    Upload your route to your Polar Grit X and stay on the right path with real-time guidance.
    Yes
    Running Index
    Get an estimate of your running VO2max and see how your running performance is developing.
    Yes
    Training Load Pro
    Quantify the strain of your training session and see how your training strains the different parts of your body.
    Yes
    Hill Splitter
    Get detailed data about your performance on the uphill and downhill sections of your session
    Yes
    FuelWise
    Learn to refuel and maintain adequate energy levels during your long training sessions.
    Yes
    FitSpark Training Guide
    Polar Grit X and the FitSpark™ training guide make sure you’re prepared for your pursuit to conquer the trails with ready-made daily workouts that match your recovery, readiness, and training history. Learn more
    Yes
    Energy Sources
    See how your body uses different energy sources during a training session. Polar Grit X divides your energy usage into carbs, proteins and fats.
    Yes
    Running Power
    Get more comprehensive insight into the intensity of your running sessions.
    Learn more
    Yes
    Recovery Pro
    See how recovered your body is and get recovery feedback. Learn more
    No
    Strava Live Segments
    Make your runs and rides more exciting with Strava Live Segments. Get alerts about nearby segments, see real-time performance data during a segment and check your results right after you finish.
    Yes
    Multisport Training
    It allows you to do multiple sports in one training session and seamlessly switch between sports without interrupting the recording of your training.
    Yes
    Inbuilt GPS/QZSS/GLONASS/A-GPS/GALILEO
    Built-in GPS provides accurate speed and distance measurement for a range of outdoor sports, and allows you to see your route on the map in the Polar Flow app and web service after your session.
    Yes
  7. Notifications

Although Grit X lacks Wi-Fi, it’s equipped with Bluetooth that enables notification features. It’s able to notify you when there’s a new message on your phone so you don’t miss important updates.

Pros

  • Lightweight design.
  • Long battery life.
  • A comprehensive activity tracker.
  • Easy to read display outdoors.

Cons

  • Lacks onboard music storage.
  • Lacks both mic and speaker.

Polar Grit X Review

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