Microsoft Band
Top 14%181 points
Top 14%
Has notifications
Number of fitness trackers
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32% of all fitness trackersYes
No
Has notifications
Has goal setting
Has a heart rate monitor
Tracks your sleep
battery life
Yes
Fitbit Surge
Yes
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Microsoft Band: 56 facts and highlights

1. battery life

With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2days
Withings Activité: 365days
64
0

2. Has an alarm clock

It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
Microsoft Band
36% have it
59
0

3. Has notifications

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
32% have it
47
0

4. Has silent alarm

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Microsoft Band
39% have it
46
0

5. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Microsoft Band
39% have it
44
0

6. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Microsoft Band
69% have it
42
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7. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft Band
77% have it
41
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8. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Microsoft Band
34% have it
37
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9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Microsoft Band
23% have it
37
0

10. Tracks your sleep

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Microsoft Band
73% have it
35
0

11. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Microsoft Band
23% have it
35
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12. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Microsoft Band
46% have it
34
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13. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Microsoft Band
56% have it
33
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14. weight

60g
Goccia: 3g
32
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15. Is compatible with Windows Phone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
Microsoft Band
10% have it
32
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16. Compatible with MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.
Microsoft Band
27% have it
32
0

17. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Microsoft Band
71% have it
32
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18. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Microsoft Band
85% have it
32
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19. Bluetooth version

4
Huawei Fit: 4.2
31
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20. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Microsoft Band
46% have it
31
0

21. Provides sleep reports

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
64% have it
31
0

22. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Microsoft Band
78% have it
30
0

23. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Microsoft Band
50% have it
30
0

24. Compatible with RunKeeper

RunKeeper is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.
Microsoft Band
17% have it
30
0

25. Has exercise diary

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Microsoft Band
23% have it
30
0

26. width

19mm
Misfit Ray: 12mm
29
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27. Provides activity reports

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
89% have it
29
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28. smaller app size (iOS app)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
30.1MB
Bowflex Boost: 3.4MB
29
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29. Syncs to the cloud

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
Microsoft Band
39% have it
28
0

30. Compatible with heart rate monitors

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
Microsoft Band
23% have it
28
0

31. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Microsoft Band
65% have it
28
0

32. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Microsoft Band
45% have it
28
0

33. Includes access to online portal

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
Microsoft Band
46% have it
27
0

34. Monitors perspiration

The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.
Microsoft Band
5% have it
27
0

35. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Microsoft Band
86% have it
27
0

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