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Microsoft Band (2015)

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Microsoft Band (2015) review: specs and price

Microsoft Band (2015)
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Microsoft Band (2015)

Why is Microsoft Band (2015) better than the average?

  • Resolution
    106 x 320pxvs24.3KP
  • Smaller app size (iOS app)
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    30.1MBvs78.81MB
  • Screen size
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    1.4"vs1.09"
  • Charge time
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    1.5hvs4.44h
  • Higher rating on the App Store
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    4.5vs3.8
  • Smaller app size (Android app)
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    14MBvs28.1MB
  • Higher rating on Google Play
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    4.5vs3.68
  • Maximum altitude
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    39370feetvs30767.21feet

Price comparison

Design

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

Microsoft Band (2015)
2.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Microsoft Band (2015)
3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Microsoft Band (2015)
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

Microsoft Band (2015)
5.resolution
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Best

Huawei Band 3e

480 x 800px

106 x 320px

6.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

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.

Microsoft Band (2015)
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 (2015)
3.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Microsoft Band (2015)
4.Has a barometer
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This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

Microsoft Band (2015)
5.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 (2015)
6.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Microsoft Band (2015)

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

Microsoft Band (2015)
2.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Microsoft Band (2015)
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 (2015)
4.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 (2015)
5.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 (2015)
6.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 (2015)

Connectivity

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

Microsoft Band (2015)
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 (2015)
3.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Microsoft Band (2015)
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 (2015)
6.Compatible with RunKeeper
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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 (2015)

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 (2015)
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Microsoft Band (2015)
4.battery power
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Best

Amazfit Verge Lite

390mAh

100mAh

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 (2015)
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 (2015)
3.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Microsoft Band (2015)
4.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 (2015)
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 (2015)
6. smaller app size (iOS app)
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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.

Best

Skechers GOwalk

5.5MB

30.1MB (Microsoft Health)

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