Microsoft introduced its Band 2 with 11 sensor and a price of $249
When Microsoft introduced its first smart accessory, expectations were serious. Although it was surprising product, Microsoft Band come with a serious set of sensors, but also rough and rather uncomfortable design. Today, Mictosoft makes another attempt in this product category with the successor of fitness bracelet, which bears the same name.
Microsoft Band 2 looks much better than its predecessor. Smart Band, which receive the most important notifications, measure steps taken, calories burned and sleep quality, the features curved OLED display protected by glass Gorilla Glass 3. Changes in design are welcome, but also make the gadget more ergonomic and more – comfortable to wear. Last year’s model has 10 sensors including heart rate monitor, GPS, UV sensor, gyroscope and accelerometer, and to them Band 2 adds barometer. Through this the Band measures changes in altitude where you are.
The good news is that Microsoft products remain compatible with Android and iOS, and wirelessly synchronize with the application Health. It can track a complete history of your physical exertions, sports exercises, quality of sleep and other factors related to the active part of your life. All information is stored in the cloud, and diligent application creates tables that you can analyze. Band 2 can assist in the exercise, but it can help you be and a better golfer. Yes, the gadget examines the force of impact, trajectory and other factors to give you advice about your game. Microsoft has announced that Band 2 can synchronize with other applications, including MyFitnessPal, Strava, LoseIt, MapMyRun and others.
There is currently no information on the life per charge, but we know that the band will be available from October 30. The price is $249 usd, which is $50 more expensive than the last year’s model.