Microsoft announces new Microsoft Band
Microsoft just announced a new Microsoft Band on a new product release event held in New York today. This new device is the second generation of the smart wearable device since the first generation announced around 1 year back(29 October, 2014).
The biggest change of the new Microsoft Band is that it has a whole new design with curved screen. It now can be better adept to our body structure. In addition to this, there are a few other features as well. Below is a list of the features this new Microsoft Band has:
- Curved OLED screen with Gorilla Glass
- Cortana integration
- 11 sensors including a new barometer
- Can track exercise and sleep quality
- Built-in GPS
- UV Monitoring
- Calorie tracking
- Guided workouts
- Smart notifications
- VO2Max -- Max volumn of oxygen calculation during exercise
The new Microsoft Band will be available on October 30 but can be pre-ordered now. The price is $249. Other details of the new Microsoft Band are to be unveiled later by Microsoft.
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