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Polar, the Finnish company known for its heart-rate monitors and running watches, has a new running watch, the M430. The Polar M430 replaces the company's M400 running watch, which places it smack in-between the M200 running watch and the M600 smart watch.
The M430 packs GPS and an optical heart-rate monitor with six LEDs into a waterproof body -- that's rated up to 30 meters (with a 3 ATM rating). Despite the "running watch" label, the M430 can be used to map bike rides and other activities as well as running routes. It can also track steps, distance, calories burned and sleep, as well as display notifications from your phone.
Other key features are:
The Polar M430 comes in dark gray, white and orange, and will begin shipping in May 2017 for $229 or £200. That converts to about AU$335, with an Australian price yet to be announced.
Will the Polar M430 be one of our best fitness trackers? Until we can get our hands on one to test, we won't know. But check back soon for full specs and our review.