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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

  

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device name
Device type
Predessesor
Successor
Released date
Ideal for

DISPLAY

Display type
Display size
Display resolution
Pixel density
Input type
Always-on

BODY

Shape
Dimension
Weight
Casing material
Strap/band material
Bezel Material
Strap size
Screen protection
Water resistant/Protection
Swim-proof
Color(s)

MEMORY

RAM
Internal storage
Memory card slot

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth
Bluetooth calling
Wi-Fi
NFC
GPS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology
SIM
Band

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alert
SMS alert
Calls alert
Event reminder
Weather
Third-party apps

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apnea
Sleep tracking
Steps
Floors climbed
Heart rate monitoring
Calories
Distance
Stress
VO2 Max.
Blood oxygen
Blood pressure
Menstrual cycle tracking
Swim tracking
Under-water heart rate tracking
Preloaded maps
On-screen workout modes
Triathlon mode
ECG Tracking
Preloaded sport modes
Safety tracking

MEDIA

Audio
Music streaming
Bluetooth music
Radio
Loudspeaker
Microphone
Camera

SENSORS

Accelerometer
Barometer/Altimeter
Heart rate monitor (HRM)
Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient light
Pulse Ox.
ECG
Thermometer
Other sensors

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)
Chipset
CPU
GPU

BATTERY

Type of battery
Battery capacity
Battery life
Charging type
Charging time
Battery saver mode
Solar power
Rapid charging

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/Date
Stopwatch
Alarm

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control camera
Music control
Find phone
Text response

MISC

Payment system
Compatibility
Companion app
Customizable watch face
Interchangeable band
Voice command

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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.

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