Microsoft intros upgraded Microsoft Band

Microsoft’s latest fitness wearable, Microsoft Band 2 features a new curved display for a more comfortable fit. The new Microsoft Band tracks your heart rate and activities such as exercise, steps, calories burned and sleep quality using the Microsoft Health app as well as enables you to reply to texts and check emails, notifications and updates via Cortana. The Microsoft Band 2 is priced at USD 249 or around Php 11,500.

Microsoft Band 2 Specs

Band material
Thermal plastic elastomer silicone vulcanite (TPSV)
Display size
1.26 x 0.50 in (32 x 12.8 mm)
Display type
AMOLED
Resolution
320 x 128 pixels
Battery life
48 hours of normal use; advanced functionality like GPS use will impact
Average charge time
Full charge in less than 1.5 hours
Battery type
Li-Polymer
Operating temperature ranges
14° to 104°F (-10° to 40°C)
Maximum operating altitude
-300m to +4877m
Warranty
1-year limited warranty. Additional statutory rights may apply in your country.
Sensors
Optical heart rate sensor
3-axis accelerometer/gyro
Gyrometer
GPS
Ambient light sensor
Skin temperature sensor
UV sensor
Capacitive sensor
Galvanic skin response
Microphone
Barometer
Additional technology
Haptic vibration motor
Connectivity
Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)
Supported mobile devices
Windows Phone 8.1 update2 or later, iPhone: 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, iOS 8.1.2, and Android 4.4 or later phones with Bluetooth
Charge cable connector
Custom charge cable

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