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Microsoft Band

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Microsoft Band review: specs and price

Microsoft Band
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Microsoft Band

Why is Microsoft Band better than the average?

  • Battery power
    200mAhvs114.45mAh
  • Thickness
    8.7mmvs10.31mm
  • Width
    19mmvs24.4mm
  • Resolution
    ?

    106 x 320pxvs20.7KP
  • Smaller app size (iOS app)
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    30.1MBvs101.5MB
  • Screen size
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    1.4"vs1.07"
  • Charge time
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    1.5hvs4.47h
  • Higher rating on the App Store
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    4.5vs3.68

Price comparison

Microsoft Band

Buy used:

$78.83

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Band 2 - Medium
Amazon logo
$199.95
Microsoft Band AmazonLETSCOM Fitness Tracker HR, Activity Tra...LETSCOM Fitness Tracker HR, Activity Tracker Watch with Heart Rate Monitor, Waterproof Smart Fitness Band with Step Counter, Calorie Counter, Pedometer Watch for Kids Women and Men
Amazon logo
$28.99
Microsoft Band AmazonSony SWR10 SmartBand Android 4.4 KitKat ...Sony SWR10 SmartBand Android 4.4 KitKat or Later NFC Waterproof IP58
Amazon logo
$24.42
Microsoft Band AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Smartwatch Large, Blac...Samsung Gear Fit2 Smartwatch Large, Black
Amazon logo
$184.99
Microsoft Band AmazonFitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wrist...Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband (Black, Large (6.2 - 7.6 in))
Amazon logo
$79.94
Microsoft Band AmazonGarmin vivofit 3, Activity Tracker with ...Garmin vivofit 3, Activity Tracker with 1+ Year Battery Life, Sleep Monitoring and Auto Activity Detection, Black
Amazon logo
$51.00
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Band 2 - USB Charging Cable
Amazon logo
$5.59
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003)
Amazon logo
$129.99

Design

1.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Microsoft Band
2.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Microsoft Band
3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Microsoft Band
4.thickness
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Best

Misfit Link

3.3mm

8.7mm

5.maximum operating temperature
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The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Best

Fitbit Surge

113°C

40°C

6.width
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Best

Misfit Ray

12mm

19mm

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise. Show more

Microsoft Band
2.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Microsoft Band
3.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Microsoft Band
4.Monitors perspiration
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The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.

Microsoft Band

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
2.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
3.Provides activity reports
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Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
4.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
5.Provides sleep reports
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Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

Microsoft Band
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
3.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Microsoft Band
4.Bluetooth version
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Best

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

5

4

5.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
6.Is compatible with Windows Phone
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It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)

Battery

1.battery life
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With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

2 days

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Microsoft Band
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Microsoft Band
4.battery power
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Best

Garmin Vivofit 3

260mAh

200mAh

5.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Goccia

0.5h

1.5h

Features

1.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

Microsoft Band
2.Has notifications
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If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

Microsoft Band
3.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
4.Has achievements
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You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
5.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)
6.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Microsoft Band (Microsoft Health)

Price comparison

Microsoft Band

Buy used:

$78.83

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Band 2 - Medium
Amazon logo
$199.95
Microsoft Band AmazonLETSCOM Fitness Tracker HR, Activity Tra...LETSCOM Fitness Tracker HR, Activity Tracker Watch with Heart Rate Monitor, Waterproof Smart Fitness Band with Step Counter, Calorie Counter, Pedometer Watch for Kids Women and Men
Amazon logo
$28.99
Microsoft Band AmazonSony SWR10 SmartBand Android 4.4 KitKat ...Sony SWR10 SmartBand Android 4.4 KitKat or Later NFC Waterproof IP58
Amazon logo
$24.42
Microsoft Band AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Smartwatch Large, Blac...Samsung Gear Fit2 Smartwatch Large, Black
Amazon logo
$184.99
Microsoft Band AmazonFitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wrist...Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband (Black, Large (6.2 - 7.6 in))
Amazon logo
$79.94
Microsoft Band AmazonGarmin vivofit 3, Activity Tracker with ...Garmin vivofit 3, Activity Tracker with 1+ Year Battery Life, Sleep Monitoring and Auto Activity Detection, Black
Amazon logo
$51.00
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Band 2 - USB Charging Cable
Amazon logo
$5.59
Microsoft Band AmazonMicrosoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003)
Amazon logo
$129.99

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