Polar has introduced two new smartwatches in its lineup. This time in the affordable price range. The Polar Pacer & Polar Pacer Pro offer plenty of new features at a good price point. Both watches share the same design, except the latter comes with more features. The Pro version also has a barometer function. They come in a round display with two physical buttons on the left side and three on the right side. With the lightweight 40g weight, you can carry it anywhere easily.
The display is protected by Corning Gorilla glass 3 version on its 1.2-inch display. Both watches don’t offer a touchscreen, so you have to be dependent on a physical button. It is a surprise in today’s smartwatch competition, but it is what it is. In the normal mode, Polar Pacer & Pacer Pro will run for 100 hours, and in GPS mode, battery power will reduce to 35 hours. The company says the backlight is 10x more efficient to save energy.
The Pacer Pro model includes a barometer, a running workout, hill splitter, route navigation, Strava Live Segments, and a few watch faces. The normal Pacer will be available for $199.95 in the US, and $299.95 for the Pro model. You can choose your favorite color from the four given color options. It supports Bluetooth 5.1 version, and you can pair it with Android or Apple devices.