Microsoft also announced Microsoft Band 2, their latest fitness tracker. The wearable boasts a curved screen, and newly added sensors make it more powerful than its predecessor.
Microsoft Band 2 is a versatile fitness tracker and smartband that shows off a curved screen in order to perfectly fit around your wrist, and its metal accents on the sides of the screen add more stylish feeling on the wrist, meanwhile, the wristband is made of thermal plastic elastomer silicone vulcanate for a comfortable wearing experience.
As a powerful fitness tracker, Microsoft Band 2 features optical heart rate sensor, 3-axis accelerometer, gyrometer, skin temperature sensor, UV sensor and more in order to track your heart rate, activities, distance, calories burned, sleep quality and more. And tailored activity tracking identifies your activities and exercises including running, biking, golfing and various workouts. Moreover, built-in GPS records your route for your workout, and integrated barometer record measures elevation gains while you’re running or biking.
In addition to showing you tracking info, the curved 32×12.8mm AMOLED display with 320 x 128 pixels resolution delivers you notifications from your smartphone wireless connected via Bluetooth including calls, texts, calendar reminders, and more, and you can customize which notifications will be displayed on your wrist. Apart from that, built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 48 hours of normal use.
Microsoft Band 2 fitness tracker comes in three sizes and costs $249.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Microsoft Store for its more details.