Good news for US Microsoft fans! The Redmond-based tech giant is offering a tempting discount on the Microsoft Band 2, which is now available for $200 from the company’s own store site. Bear in mind that the offer is unlike those flash sales that last for a day or so. This offer is valid until February 20, but available only in the United States.
The Band 2 from the tech firm is the followup wearable of 2014’s Microsoft Band. The new fitness tracker was launched on October 6, 2015, but fans can now buy the wearable at excellent price with the Valentine’s Day approaching, reports WindowsCentral.
With some recent new upgrades added to the Band 2, the coveted device is quite popular among fans. A few significant apps like the Microsoft Health, add more value to the small device, which is capable of monitoring your weight and showing you results and also counts the number of workouts, etc.
As for the aesthetic details, the band is wrapped in metal and it has Gorilla Corning Glass 3 used for its screen. This ensures resistance to scrapes and scratches. Thumbs up to the OLED display that functions meticulously to the slightest touch! The sensors working at the core of the device include GPS, sleep tracking, UV monitoring, smart notifications, barometer for tracking elevation changes and even calorie tracking. Also, the Band 2 comes with Cortana integration.
So, if you are a fitness enthusiast and want to keep track of your activities like running, golfing, biking, etc., the device will really help you. You can also perform other phone activities on the Band 2 like handling emails, checking calendars and managing call alerts, states Microsoft Store.
Further reports suggest that the battery in the Band 2 can stay alive for almost 48 hours. In addition to this, the battery takes one and half hours to get charged to its full capacity. Additional technology is Haptic vibrator motor.