Advanced Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate and GPS
The new Polar M430 is a triple threat, integrating state-of-the-art running metrics, advanced GPS and the freedom of optical heart rate technology - the ultimate training partner for runners who demand more.
Designed for Performance
Polar M430 Features
Wrist-based heart rate
You demand accuracy when you run. Get it with Polar’s proprietary heart rate algorithm and 6 LED optical sensors built into the watch.
No chest strap required
Enjoy the comfort and freedom of strap-free running without compromising the accuracy of your heart rate data.
Run anywhere, with accuracy
The M430 harnesses the latest in GPS and accelerometer technology to track your speed, distance and pace whether you’re running indoors or out.
Training hard is good, training smart is better. Polar’s scientifically-validated Smart Coaching delivers the tools you need to achieve your goals with efficiency and precision.
Extend your battery life
Endurance matters. That’s why the M430 offers multiple GPS recording options for extended battery life, capable of up to 30 hours of training time.
See M430 in action.
M430 Additional Features
Chase your destiny
5-minute Fitness Test
All you need is 5 minutes and a place to rest to take this test. Developed in conjunction with leading researchers, Polar’s wrist-based Fitness Test determines your current fitness level. Establish your baseline and measure your progress using Polar M430’s optical heart-rate technology. More ›
Train for a running event with a personal and adaptive training plan in Polar Flow. Choose from four different targets, 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, and get a training plan that fits you and your goals. More ›
To be your best, running efficiently is key. Polar’s exclusive Running Index interprets your speed and heart rate data, then delivers easy to understand insights about your current condition, likely race finish times and more. More ›
Shows you how your training affects your body and helps you compare the load of different sessions. Monitor your load continuously to recognize your personal limits and adjust training intensity and duration accordingly. Available on Polar Flow. More ›
Shows you the time necessary for recovery before the next training session. Available on Polar Flow. More ›
Polar’s new, proprietary sleep intelligence system gives you a comprehensive overview of your sleep by monitoring your movement with extreme precision. Polar Sleep Plus™ provides feedback to help you achieve your best night’s sleep.
Need some motivating feedback after your workout? Polar’s Training Benefit immediately explains what type of physiological benefit you gained from your training. More ›
Nutrition and training go hand-in-hand. The M430 tells you exactly how many calories you’ve burned so you can effectively refuel and recharge. More ›
24/7 activity tracking
It’s what you do in between training sessions that can make or break your next run. The M430 records your steps, distance, calories burned, and sleep so you can measure how the rest of your day impacts your running performance.
Details matter when performance is on the line. Our wristband has been redesigned to deploy lighter material, a softer feel, and superb breathability to cradle the wrist 24/7.
The M430 boasts a portfolio of timing features, including interval timers, stopwatch, and finish time estimator. Now athletes and coaches get everything they need right on the wrist.
Sleep is vital to your recovery and performance. Polar Sleep technology automatically detects the timing, amount, and quality of your sleep. Because it’s what you do in the off hours that can make or break your next session.
Do more than run
With over one hundred different options to choose from, Polar makes it easy to pick the right sports profile for every training session.
Connect via Bluetooth Smart to see notifications from your mobile phone directly on the screen of your M430.
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- Integrated GPS with SiRFInstantFix™ satellite prediction technology
- 6 LED optical heart rate sensor
- Activity sensor
- Manual and auto laps
- Vibra alert
- Waterproof (suitable for swimming)
- 8 MB Flash memory
- Rechargeable 240 mAh lithium polymer battery
- Battery duration: Up to 8 hours of training time with GPS and optical heart rate and up to 30 hours of training time with low power GPS mode
- Custom USB cable for data sync with PC or Mac
- Bluetooth Smart with mobile and sensors
- Polar Flow web service compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.8, or later, and PC Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, or later
- Polar Flow mobile app compatibility
- Updatable software
- UI languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Polish, Russian, Turkish, Czech, Indonesian
Match the Polar M430 to Your Style
Available in three sporty colors.
Free app and web service
Polar Flow — achieve more
Track your activity, analyze your progress and achieve more with Polar Flow – the complete fitness and training platform available on desktop and mobile.
See all your training data, analyze your performance and follow your progress. Analyze quickly in the app and in depth in the web service. Plan your workouts, follow your recovery or set up a training program for a running event.
Track your daily activity and sleep, see your daily, weekly and monthly summaries and learn about the health benefits of your daily choices.
Link your Polar Flow account to third party services, such as Strava, MyFitnessPal or TrainingPeaks. Share your training data with your coach or PT with Polar Coach, Polar’s free online tool for coaches.