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Polar Grit X Watch

Polar Grit X Watch

Regular price R 8,995.00 ZAR
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The Grit X is Polar's newly launched (July 2020) multi-sport GPS watch geared towards outdoor enthusiasts. It is a new addition to their range that aims to be rugged and mountain focused ideal for ultra runners or suitable as a top-end watch with a variety of features for runners, triathletes and sports-goers.

Features include:

  • Built-in GPS, compass and altimeter in training mode
  • Hill Splitter - counts your hill ascents/descents automatically

  • FuelWise - nutrition alerts for calories and hydration & post-workout carbs/fats/protein usage estimation

  • 100-hour GPS tracking mode option - power-saving mode which reduces tracking point frequency to increase tracking duration, 40hr on regular mode

  • Weather Widget - shows current weather on the watch

The watch's comprehensive functions further include: Training Load Pro (cardio, muscle and perceived training load), wrist-based heart rate measurement, HR and speed zones, multiple-sport mode (running, cycling, swimming metrics and many more), altitude & ascent/descent, running cadence from the wrist, Polar Flow APP (integrated running program function and running planning), FitSpark™ training guide, Strava Live Segments, route planning and turn-by-turn guidance powered by Komoot and route import, training diary, tap gestures, running Index analysis, map view, phone notifications, sleep Plus Stages.




64 g with wristband, 44 g without wristband.


Extreme high strength stainless steel case (with DLC coating on black color version). Glass fiber reinforced polymer back cover.

GPS & Barometer

Integrated GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS. Assisted GPS for fast fix times. Barometric altitude, incline, ascent and descent.


Bluetooth Low Energy. Custom USB cable for charging and data synchronization. 

Water resistance

Waterproof (WR100)


Durable and comfortable silicone. Compatible with standard 22 mm quick release watch bands.


Always-on color touch display. Laminated Gorilla glass lens with anti-fingerprint coating, protected with forged stainless steel bezel with lugs. Size 1.2”, resolution 240 x 240.


346 mAh Li-pol battery. Battery life up to 40 h in training mode (GPS and wrist-based heart rate) or up to 7 days in watch mode with continuous heart rate tracking. Multiple power save options available.


Time and date. Alarm with snooze.


Compatible with all standard BLE heart rate sensors and running cadence and power sensors as well as cycling speed, cadence and power sensors.


Magnetometer-based COMPASS available in training mode (no GPS needed).

Polar App

Polar's app is called POLAR FLOW, a comprehensive app to analysise running, plan training, share training with your coach or PT, access the free Polar Flow for coaches service, social media sharing highlights. Polar Flow is compatible with: Komoot, Strava, TrainingPeaks, MyFitnessPal, Endomondo, Nike+ Run Club, Discovery Health.



  • Polar Grit X outdoor multisport watch

  • Charging cable

  • User manual

  • Information note