Rated 2 out of 5 by craftybee Only good for 2 years, at best
I received this a couple of years ago as a gift and it worked with only a few hiccups the first 1.5 years. Since then, it has been one problem after another. First, the buttons stopped working. After a few days, they started working again, except one (top right), and the action of each button changed. I could still manage to get my workout done until a few months ago when my heart rate randomly stopped registering for minutes at a time until it wouldn't register at all. I replaced the battery and now it only registers very intermittenly so I no longer have an accurate calorie count. Not happy at all, especially since I stayed with Polar over another brand.
April 25, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Raurunner Used to Love it but now not so much
I bought this item a couple of years ago. For the first 2 years it worked like a charm, then it started malfunctioning. It wouldn't continually keep track of my heart rate. So I replaced the batteries in the watch and chest piece. Worked for a couple of days then started malfunctioning again. So I bought a new chest strap only worked for a day before it started malfunctioning again. Not really sure what to think now. Not very happy with this product now and irritated.
March 31, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Extremely Disappointed Used to Love it but now having problems
I bought my FT4 about 6 months ago. It worked great for about 3 months and then started giving false readings or no reading at all. thought it was the batteries so I changed them out. Worked great for about 2 months and then started to have the same problems. I use this daily, and the last 3 days I haven't been able to use :( ... I have now purchased new batteries again and am waiting for them to come in mail. If I change them this time and it continues I will probably throw this away and buy from another Brand.
March 10, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Maggiebelle Used to love it
When I first got my polar ft4 in March I loved it. It was comfortable and worked like a dream. Then in less than a month the strap battery ran out. I sent it in to be replaced and once I finally got it back it worked fine. Now I have a hard time getting it to continue tracking my heart rate. If I'm running it will work but if I bend over at all it will say check heart rate transmitter, which gets to be pretty annoying.
August 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Angiepon my watch stopped working and died :(
Yesterday I was wearing my clock and it was working normally, after a few minutes the watch turns off. I tried to replace the battery but it is in good condition. What problem may have the watch? I never have hit it. can anyone give me a clue please?
April 9, 2015