Polar Unite Smartwatch, Light, Loaded – Review of Features

Polar Unite Smartwatch, Light, Loaded – Review of Features

Recently Polar added a new fitness smartwatch in their collection. A wearable with a simple, minimalist design, Polar Unite smartwatch. The description simple doesn’t stop on the design only, its UI and features are programmed for new users.

Giving it a simple approach in using the device. The simplicity don’t mean, that it lack some health and fitness functions. Rather it is packed with different functions in a light and sleek body.

It has a single physical button that works as a power/ home button. The body of the device weighs 32 grams only, this is made possible due to the glass fiber reinforced polymer case.

With regards to the strap, you have the option to pick from silicone, textile or the classic corporate look leather strap. All of the strap features a snap and slip, making it east to change or replace the strap.

Polar Unite Smartwatch

The smartwatch sport a color touch screen, IPS TFT. It’s not a full circular display having only a 240 x 204 pixel resolution. I guess this is to give way to its ambient light sensor on the bottom of the display.

Polar Unite Smart Features

The smartwatch has an affordable price with a heart rate tracking. It is able to monitor your HR and analyze it based on the data gathered. Its HR monitor uses a “Precision Prime Sensor”.

It also got an improved sleep monitoring, analyzing your sleep staged. With its “Sleep Plus Stages”. You can make necessary adjustments to have better quality of sleep. The “Nightly Recharge”, provide insights on recovery from stress and training.

FitSpark, if you are into fitness training, this feature will come in handy. Its a training guide for on demand workouts. The feature offers different workouts to choose from. Its a good feature for fitness training providing real time workout guidance.

Aside from the training guide, the Polar Unite supports over 100 different sports. And when you are done with sports activity, you can relax your body with the “Serene Breathing Exercise”, a function for guided breathing.

Other functions included in the device are phone notifications. Get real time alerts on SMS messages, incoming calls, social app notifications.

The Polar Unite smartwatch packs some cool features and functions. With its low price tag, the smartwatch is a great partner for those who are looking for an affordable smartwatch. Loaded with “Professional” fitness functions.

I guess the only issue we think with the smartwatch is the absence of built-in GPS. Its a function that is very important outdoor activities such as walking, running, cycling. Instead of a built-in GPS, the smartwatch rely on connected GPS.

Polar Unite Smartwatch

See the Polar Unite Specifications


Dimensions: 43.4 x 43.4 x 10.4 mm

Weight: 32 g

Body:Glass fiber reinforced polymer case. Stainless steel button.

Display: Color touch display (IPS TFT) with Ambient Light Sensor (ALS), resolution 240×204. Asahi glass lens.

Battery: 174 mAh Li-pol battery. 50 h in training mode ; 4 days in watch mode

Connected GPS: use GPS via your smartphone.

Connectivity: Bluetooth Low Energy

Water Resistant:Water resistant 30 m


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