New ​Polar Vantage V Titan brings titanium case for lighter build

New updates will look to make the Vantage V a serious contender
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Polar has sneaked out an update to its Vantage V sports watch – and the Polar Vantage V Titan adds a new lighter build, which the company says makes it the lightest running watch on the market.

The headline change is the use of titanium and the Polar Vantage V Titan – which actually belies its name – is 7g lighter than the original. It also comes with new strap options, with a two-colour premium wristband. “Titan” is etched onto the case – and there’s a protective layer on the screen, as well.

You’d really be hard pressed to tell the difference from the standard Vantage V at first glance, but, if you’re wooed by a premium feel, then it will cost you an extra $100.

Polar is progressing its new sports watch line-up slowly, and the Vantage V is the top model of the range, next to the significantly cheaper Vantage M. It impressed us in our reviews with the accuracy of its heart rate sensor.

Interestingly, it’s not just shiny titanium models, either, with the company scheduling a bunch of updates to the Vantage range to drop in the latter half of the year.

Update 4.0, scheduled to drop in October 2019, will bring a fitness test, heart rate zone locks. And in December 2019, Update 5.0 will offer deeper Strava integrations.


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