Heart Rate Monitor Comparison

Heart Rate Monitor ComparisonHere is the definitive heart rate monitor comparison for the 37 best heart rate monitors. They’re organised by brand and then within their brands they’re organised from entry level to maximum performance.

Advice:

  1. MSRP stands for manufacturers suggested retail price but you can always get it cheaper so check the current price.
  2. Use the arrows in the top row to sort by column. Eg. Sort by price by clicking the arrow in the price column.
  3. Use search box at top right of table. When you search only rows with that word will appear.
  4. For my best picks – Check out the Best Heart Rate Monitors for 2017 page.

Heart Rate Monitor Comparison

 MonitorUsage IntentStyle TypeData
CaloriesStopwatchWater ResistanceBatteryGPS
Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 305
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
Garmin forerunner 110 Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 110
Running
Chest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
Garmin forerunner 405 Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 405
RunningChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
Garmin forerunner 210 Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 210
RunningChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
Garmin forerunner 310xt GPS Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 310XT
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch50m waterproofRechargeable batteryGPS
Garmin forerunner 610 GPS Heart Rate MonitorGarmin
FR 610
Multisport Chest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
GSI Super Quality Heart Rate MonitorGSI
Super
Quality
All-In-One
General fitness
Running
Chest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch10m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Mio Classic Strapless Heart Rate MonitorMio
Classic
General fitnessStraplessNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch10m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Omron HR 100C Heart Rate MonitorOmron
HR-100C
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadNo caloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Polar FT1 Heart Rate MonitorPolar
FT1
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadNo caloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Polar FT2 Heart Rate MonitorPolar
FT2
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadNo caloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Polar FT4 heart rate monitorPolar
FT4
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Polar FT7 heart rate monitorPolar
FT7
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Polar RS100 heart rate monitorPolar
RS100
RunningChest StrapNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Polar CS200cad Cycling heart rate monitorPolar
CS200cad
CyclingChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatchSplash proofUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Polar RS300X heart rate monitorPolar
RS300X
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
GPS (via add-on
or GPS version)
Polar FT40 heart rate monitorPolar
FT40
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Polar FT60 heart rate monitorPolar
FT60
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Polar FT80 heart rate monitorPolar
FT80
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Polar RS800CX heart rate monitorPolar
RS800CX
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on
or GPS version)
PYLE Sports PHRM38 Heart Rate MonitorPyle Sports
PHRM38
Running
General fitness
Chest StrapNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch10m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Sigma PC15 heart rate monitorSigma
PC15
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Sigma PC9 Women's heart rate monitorSigma
PC9
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Sportline Solo 925 Women's Heart rate monitorSportline
Solo 925
General fitnessStraplessNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Sportline 960 Men's heart rate monitorSportline
Solo 960
General fitnessStraplessNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Sportline 960 Women's heart rate monitorSportline
Solo 960
General fitnessStraplessNo uploadCaloriesStopwatch50m water resistanceNot user replaceable battery
Go to jewelers
No GPS
Suunto M4 Heart Rate MonitorSuunto
M4
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Suunto m4 women's heart rate monitorSuunto
M4
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Suunto M5 Heart Rate MonitorSuunto
M5
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Suunto t3d Heart Rate MonitorSuunto
t3d
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Suunto t4d Women's Heart Rate MonitorSuunto
t4d
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Suunto t6D Heart Rate MonitorSuunto
t6d
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch100m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryGPS (via add-on)
Timex T5G941 Easy Trainer Heart Rate MonitorTimex
Easy Trainer+
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadNo caloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex T5G971 Personal Trainer Heart Rate MonitorTimex
Personal Trainer
General fitnessChest StrapNo uploadCaloriesNo stopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Zone Trainer heart rate monitorTimex
Zone Trainer
General fitnessChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch30m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Ironman Men's Road Trainer heart rate monitorTimex
Road Trainer
General fitness
Multisport

Chest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
100m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Women's Road Trainer Heart rate monitorTimex
Road Trainer
General fitness
Multisport
Chest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
100m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Race Trainer Heart rate monitorTimex
Race Trainer
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
100m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Race Trainer Purple Heart rate monitorTimex
Race Trainer
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
100m water resistanceUser replaceable batteryNo GPS
Timex Global Trainer GPS Heart rate monitorTimex
Global Trainer
MultisportChest StrapUploadCaloriesStopwatch
50m water resistanceRechargeable batteryGPS
A comparison table/database of the best of the best heart rate monitors in the galaxy. It was made to ensure you make the right choice for your needs.