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Polar V800 connects with GoPro HERO5 and Stryd

Polar V800 GPS multisport watch

Heart rate monitor pioneer, Polar, has announced the latest update to its signature multisport watch. The company’s Polar V800 now features GoPro HERO5 connectivity and running power metrics via Stryd. Polar V800 is available now for US$499.95 in black or red.

GoPro updates:

  • Relive training sessions and operate basic commands on GoProHERO 5
  • Easier to operate the camera during an adventure and add highlights of training sessions directly onto videos
  • Connect the Polar V800 to GoPro HERO5 via Bluetooth to change the camera’s mode, start and stop video recording and take photos, all via Polar V800
  • View photo and video resolution information on Polar V800, as well as video field of view and frames per second.

Stryd compatibility:

  • Features Stryd running power sensor compatibility with Polar V800, giving athletes access to running power metrics to help analyze and develop their running performance
  • Provides metrics including power, form power, elevation, cadence, ground contact time, vertical oscillation, leg stiffness, pace and distance
  • View power data in real time on the Polar V800, and analyzed after a training session on Polar Flow to make it actionable

Headquartered in Finland, Polar is a privately held company that operates in more than 80 countries. Polar products are sold through over 35,000 retailers globally.

www.polar.com

 

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