NEW IN October 2018: This cardio best watches under 200 is designed to follow you on your sports outings and optimize your performance, beat your records and reach your goals thanks to numerous monitoring tools. A Training Load Pro function also avoids overtraining. Thanks to Polar Flow, you can analyze your performance. Its brand new optical sensor with 9 LEDS and 4 sensors is very precise and works in the most difficult conditions, including underwater! It offers more than 130 sports. It has an activity monitoring function including a sleep analysis (time and quality). Compact and light, it is perfect for running. Its autonomy of 30 hours is rather comfortable. For a more chic look, you can change the strap. A relatively complete multisport watch in terms of tracking training, in particular for running and a finally reliable optical sensor. Available in a more complete version adapted to triathlon (Polar Vantage V).
Pros: New ultra-precise optical sensor, long battery life, athlete tracking functions and performance optimization.
New in 2018, the Coros Apex is a fine and light multisport and triathlon watch with titanium or ceramic bezel, sapphire glass, 2 case sizes and advanced tools for running, swimming (swimming and sea), rolling or practicing triathlon for a competitive price. It carries all the useful tools: GPS, optical cardio on the wrist operating underwater, barometric altimeter, gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, color screen. It offers many tools: guided training, physiological measures (VO2max, stamina, recovery, etc.). It monitors activity 24 hours a day (steps, calories, climbs, sleep, etc.). Its autonomy is remarkable (up to 100 hours in GPS mode and 30 days in watch mode for the large model). Works indoors (carpet, spinning). Attention, requires a Smartphone (no PC / web app).
A triathlon watch rivaling that of the leaders for an affordable price. Its autonomy is excellent and reliable GPS measurements.
The most: affordable price, long battery life, external ANT + sensors (speed, cadence, power, cardio belt), route calculation even when the GPS signal is weak, smart notifications, waterproof 100m.
Detailed review of the Coros Apex. Our opinion.
Evaluates acclimatization at altitude
NEW 2019, the Coros Vertix is a multisport outdoor watch designed for outdoor, mountain, mountaineering but also triathlon. It withstands extreme conditions (-30 / + 70 ° C and 150 m in diving). Its digital crown allows use with gloves. Its bezel and case back are made of titanium (ultra-light) and its sapphire crystal covered with a layer of synthetic diamond. Its instruments, including an oximeter, assess acclimatization at altitude and indicate if you can continue to climb safely. It offers advanced tools (guided training, physiological measurements, endurance assessment, race time prediction, etc.). It predicts the weather and warns of thunderstorms. It has GPS, optical cardio on the wrist running underwater, barometric altimeter, oximeter, gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, thermometer. It monitors activity 24 hours a day (steps, calories, climbs, sleep, etc.). Its autonomy is unequaled to this day (150h in GPS mode and 45 days in watch mode). Attention, requires a Smartphone (no PC / web app).
A watch offering quality materials, record autonomy, good reliability of GPS measurements and new tools for the high mountains
The most: Record autonomy, assesses acclimatization to altitude, external ANT + sensors, route calculation even when the GPS signal is weak, smart notifications, waterproof 150m.
Detailed review of the Coros Vertix. Our opinion.