Women's Heart Rate Monitor Watch

Polar F4 Women’s Heart Rate Monitor Watch (Blue Ice) Review

Polar F4 Women's Heart Rate Monitor Watch (Blue Ice)Polar F4 Women’s Heart Rate Monitor Watch is Polar’s first women’s monitor watch. It feature s a new slim design and equipped with innovative training features which are efficient in helping you toward your exercise goals.

It has all the necessary features in monitoring heart rate which are packed in a smaller and stylish women’s watch.

Features

Zone Pointer: Polar F4 features audible and visible display monitor of your heart rate. It shows the target heart rate zone and displays where the current heart rate is within that zone.

Polar OwnCal: This heart rate monitor displays the amount of energy expenditure in one session of exercise. It also shows the kilocalories that you accumulated in several sessions of exercise. It allows you to get daily or weekly exercise programs considering calorie expenditure.

Due to Polar OwnCal’s feature of tracking both the accumulated kilocalories and energy expenditure, it allows you to achieve short-term goal as well as long-term goal.

Fitness Bullets: The monitor displays bullet for every 10 minutes that you spend training or exercising in your target heart rate zone. Time and Target Zone works by calculating the time of the total amount of exercise that you spent in your personal target zone.

Combining this feature with the Total Exercise Time is very efficient in determining your exercise program’s effectiveness.

Other Features

  • Display of heart rate, exercise time, and average heart rate
  • 24-hour clock with day/week indicator
  • Stopwatch
  • Large easy-to-read display with split screen
  • One-year average battery life
  • Water resistant to 30 meters (100 feet)
  • Color: Ice Blue
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.1 x 3 inches
  • Weight: 1 pound

Note: Polar Heart Rate Monitor watches are precision instruments. It is recommended that changing the battery and any other necessary service be done by authorized Polar Service Center. Purchase includes warranty of 90 days for repairs and 6 months warranty on batteries.

Disclaimer
This Heart Rate Monitor watch is not a medical device so it is not intended for use in any medical or monitoring application on patient. Consulting a physician before engaging in any physical activity is a recommended.

Below are the pros and cons of the Polar F4 Watch as described and experienced by its users.

Users’ Positive Comments

  • This watch provides accurate numbers regarding the burned calories.
  • You can use this watch while swimming as it is waterproof.
  • It is very easy to set up and lets you get the most of your workouts.
  • It asks for your weight, height and gender and then it calculates your calories burned basing on your data making it more reliable than estimates from most pedometers and gym equipments.
  • My personal trainer recommends this watch and though you may see flashier and more attractive monitors, they will not be as reliable as this watch.
  • The chest band is comfortable to wear that you forget you have it on.
  • It works great, easy to set up and transmits your heart rate to gym equipment.
  • This monitor is accurate. The elliptical machines at gym overestimate calories burned by approximately 30% and treadmill underestimates by 40%.

Users’ Negative Comments

  • Changing the weight on the watch is tedious as you have to go all the way up to 300 and start over again at step 1.
  • After a couple of uses, the heart rate seemed to stick in one place no matter how hard I exercised and adjusting the chest monitor didn’t help.
  • This watch gives erratic heart rate ratings.
  • Despite the waterproof specification, this watch doesn’t resist water at all.

Customers’ Ratings
5 Stars 46%, 4 Stars 35%, 3 Stars 5%, 2 Stars 8%, 1 Star 6%

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