Microsoft Band Announced for $249.99 price tag. Microsoft Band comes with a special and beautiful Curved Display. This is said to be the next generation fitness tracker from the company. On external the band is sleeker than the original Band.
Microsoft Band has packed with a highly curved, touch-sensitive AMOLED display that comes with a Gorilla Glass 3 protection to prevent scratches and marks. There are wonderful facilities to attain your health and fitness goals.
This device allows you to track your heart rate, exercise, calorie burn, and sleep quality. There are other special options which lets you check email, text and calendar alerts on your wrist. Microsoft Band capable of receiving text message previews and replay with standard quick responses.
Microsoft Band measures 32mm x 12.8mm and gets a Curved AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3. The band made from Thermal plastic elastomer silicone vulcanate (TPSiV) material. Sensors fitted in this band includes Optical heart rate sensor, 3-axis accelerometer/gyro, Gyrometer, GPS, Ambient light sensor etc.
There is also Skin temperature sensor, UV sensor, Capactive sensor,Galvanic skin response, Microphone, Barometer etc. Microsoft Band works at Operating Temperature Ranges -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F). Maximum Operating Altitude is 300m to +4877m for this band. The band supports Bluetooth 4.0.
There are also Haptic vibration motor, Cortana Integration etc. Microsoft Band Supported Devices includes Windows Phone 8.1 update, iPhone: 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, iOS 8.1.2, and many Android 4.3 – 5.0 phones etc. Li -Polymer Battery powers the band and offers 48 hours life. Full charge in less than 1.5 hours.