Microsoft Band – Fitness tracker compatible with all major mobile device platforms

Microsoft Band fitness tracker

Microsoft has jumped into the bandwagon of wearable band that connects to your mobile devices by officially releasing the Microsoft Band powered by Microsoft Health which is compatible with Windows Phone 8.1, Android and iPhone devices. Just like other fitness tracking bands it keeps a track of your heart rate, calories burnt, sleep quality, GPS run mapping and also provides important notifications like email, messages and incoming calls from your smartphone.

Microsoft Band key specifications:

Microsoft Band fitness tracker

Standout features of Microsoft Band:


It is a voice-assisted buddy that takes notes, sets reminders, gives you driving directions and more. The female voice assistant keeps you abreast all that you need to know or do in daily life routine.

UV monitor

This feature is for people who like to spend most of their time outdoors. The smart UV monitor provides you with real time measurements of UV index so that you can take requisite measures to prevent sun damage to skin.

Advanced technology

The advanced sensors like heart rate sensor and activity mapping helps you stay healthy and more productive in this hectic life schedule.

Cross platform compatibility

The smart band is compatible with any Android, iOS or Windows device meaning that the functionality is extended even further. Having cross platform compatibility also means that Microsoft gives itself a good chance to market across a wider market base.

Interestingly Microsoft Band is up for pre-order right now from the official Microsoft store for the price of $199.99.



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