Microsoft Band: the smart band powered by Microsoft Health

Microsoft Band: the smart band powered by Microsoft Health: Microsoft has propelled a $199 wearable, Microsoft Band, that could change the substance of the wellness tracker and smartwatch market.

A wearable from Microsoft has been normal for a considerable length of time, yet while most were expecting a smartwatch, the Microsoft Band is continuously advertised basically as a wellness gadget.

Why Microsoft's wellness band could be a diversion changer

Microsoft Band specs

  • Battery life: 48 hours 
  • Show: 11 x 33mm, 320 x 106 determination touchscreen 
  • Similarity: Android, ios and Windows Phone 


Application reconciliation: Microsoft Health, in addition to Runkeeper, Myfitnesspal and Mapmyfitness mix.

Price: $199 


Microsoft Band: the smart band powered by Microsoft Health
It has all the standard features you would expect, including a 24 hour heart rate screen, run tracker, step counter, calorie smolder number cruncher and slumber tracker. You can likewise set individual objectives for steps taken and calories smoldered by means of the related Microsoft Health smartphone application, and the Microsoft Band will tell you when you've accomplished them.

It has a 11mm x 33mm full color capacitive touch show (320 x 106 pixel) and can give content, call and email warnings. It likewise has a "Watch Mode", which will make the gadget always show the time and date without pressing any catches.

Taking a gander at these specs, there are clear examinations with Samsung's Gear Fit smartwatch. The Gear Fit has a comparative size screen and screens all the same fundamental wellness capacities, giving a few sorts of wellness notices, in addition to email, call and content alarms. Both additionally have Bluetooth 4 network.

On the other hand, Microsoft Band has a few extra features that different it from the Gear Fit as well as most different wellness wearables available.

Microsoft Band: the smart band powered by Microsoft Health
On the wellness side, the gadget adjusts with workout plans from different exercise centers and wellness distributions and gives you practice prompts amid your work out. It additionally has an UV sensor, so you can check the amount ultra violet light you're being presented to while outside, incorporated GPS tracker and skin temperature screen. The heart rate sensor additionally utilizes optical as opposed to sound information - an absolute necessity have for present day wellness trackers as it gives a more precise beat perusing.

In spite of being known as a wellness wearable, Microsoft Band has a great deal of smartwatch features, including: schedule, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Twitter warnings, a stock quality tracker, climate reports, and Cortana joining, giving your gadget is matching up to Windows Phone 8.1.

This trumps the Gear Fit, which is attached to Android as well as to Samsung telephones, also practically every other smartwatch and wellness band available. Indeed the decently stage nonpartisan Pebble Steel just works with ios and Android, keeping in mind the Fitbit Flex synchronizes with each of the three principle versatile Oses, it doesn't have any of the savvy features of the Microsoft Band.

Microsoft Band: the smart band powered by Microsoft Health
"We are making our first moves to engage individuals to attain more with their wellbeing with the report of Microsoft Health ... furthermore the first gadget to be controlled by [it], the Microsoft Band," Microsoft said in an announcement.


As of now, the $199 (£125) gadget is just accessible in the US, and there is just a set number accessible. PC Pro reached Microsoft to discover when Microsoft Band will be propelling in the UK and the amount it will cost, however the organization declined to remark on any worldwide take off arrangements