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Polar H7i

Polar are about to release a new HR sensor by the look of it, the H7i. It’s waterproof to 30m so likely to replace the H7. This could be a sign of imminent v800 successor too, since these sort of

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Polar at Kona

Polar have just put out a tease about v800, lava fields and palm trees. Hopefully this means a new watch coming soon 🙂 Since I posted this (hastily from the phone) I looked up Kona 2016 and that’s not until

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Monthly Roundup June 2016

I thought it might be useful to have a roundup of recommendations so everything is in one place, and so we have a nice record of speculations… In alphabetical order of manufacturer. Manufacturer Device Current Speculation Garmin Fenix Don’t buy

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Evidence…

FCC https://fccid.io/INW – Polar https://fccid.io/RYP – Suunto https://fccid.io/IPH – Garmin https://fccid.io/S4L – TomTom Google Images Garmin Images Polar Images Suunto Images Trademarks Polar Suunto Garmin

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New watch coming!

Ok so I have no direct proof, but DCRainmaker tweeted this weekend that someone on his flight was wearing an unreleased and unannounced sports watch. He also implied that he has one for testing in a reply to comments. I

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New Polar incoming?

OK so I was wrong about the Garmin. Again. However, Polar have been teasing about the Boston Marathon and have a big update for v800 GoPro integration coming. DCRainmaker also teased about a Polar update coming tomorrow in his weekly

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Garmin at Sea Otter

Ok, so we’ve been expecting an Edge 820 and an Edge 1010 for a while. As I noted the other day Garmin just discounted some older units. Now… Garmin have TWO stands at Sea Otter! This is it kids, this

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Polar M400.Next

Recommendation: Buy the M400, don’t wait if you need a watch Expected Late summer 2016 seems most likely. History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Features Likely Optical

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Polar M400

Recommendation: Buy with caution History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Notes This watch is an excellent running watch and activity tracker. Although it lacks many of the

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What we’re expecting, and when

Multisport Year <Devices 2016 Polar v800.next Suunto Ambit 4 Garmin Forerunner 930XT 2017 Fenix 4 Epix 2 Cycling Year <Devices 2016 Garmin Edge 820 2017 Garmin Edge 1010 Running Year <Devices 2016 Polar M400.Next 2017 Ambit 4R

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