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Polar H7 Heart Rate Sensor Heart-rate monitor

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy was measured against a highly accurate electrocardiograph; the higher the accuracy score, the more often the monitor displayed the same heart rate as the reference did.

 /  5
Ease of use and features

Ease of use and features

Ease of use includes features, clarity of instructions, and convenience as judged by panelists who used the devices.

 /  5
Sport versatility

Sport versatility

Sports versatility indicates whether a model is difficult or easy to use for all or most sports.

 /  5

About

The Polar H7 Heart Rate Sensor is part of the Heart-rate monitors test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Heart-rate monitors models like the H7 Heart Rate Sensor are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Accuracy Accuracy was measured against a highly accurate electrocardiograph; the higher the accuracy score, the more often the monitor displayed the same heart rate as the reference did.

Ease of use and features Ease of use includes features, clarity of instructions, and convenience as judged by panelists who used the devices.

Sport versatility Sports versatility indicates whether a model is difficult or easy to use for all or most sports.

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