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Get more from your next hike with the Microsoft Band. Measure fitness metrics like heart rate and calorie burn, monitor elevation changes and, thanks to GPS, record points of interest and track your route. Open the Health app when you get back to receive insights and view your trail on a map.
See how your daily steps and cardio minutes compare with people of your age, gender and BMI with two new profiles in your leaderboard: the median and the top 25th percentile. Measure your efforts against people like you, inspire your competitive streak and use it to drive you towards your goals.
Keep up to speed with what’s important to you with Community Tiles. Get the headlines from the Associated Press, view score updates for your favourite teams across all sports, keep on top of the latest Xbox news and much more besides so you are always in the loop.
Work Towards a Healthier Life
The Microsoft Band can help you reach your health and fitness goals. Fitted with 11 sensors, it tracks your heart rate, calorie burn, steps and sleep quality. This information can be viewed in real time or analysed in detail on the Microsoft Health app or web dashboard where it is converted into easy to understand graphics and delivered with actionable insights.
Stay Informed with Microsoft Health
Set goals, monitor progress through uncomplicated graphics and receive actionable insights about your routines with the Microsoft Health mobile app or web dashboard.
Continuous Optical Heart Rate Monitor
Gain clear insights into your heart health by tracking your heart rate when you are exercising and when you are at rest.
Get a better understanding of your sleep patterns and sleep quality. Track and analyse sleep efficiency, number of wake ups and much more.
Track your weight over time with the Microsoft Health app and get insights into the effects of your exercise regime or lifestyle changes.
Optimise Your Fitness Regime
No matter if you play golf, cycle, run or lift weights, the Microsoft Band helps you track the effects of your workout. Advanced sensors and GPS mapping mean you can gain the insights you need. Guided workouts from experts like Gold’s Gym help you take things to the next level.
Get the data you need to improve your performance. Track heart rate, view lap times, map your run, check calorie burn and more so you can work on increasing your fitness and reducing the gap to your goals.
Advanced sensors track your biking heart rate regardless of whether you are on an indoor or outdoor ride. Get tailored insights into the likes of distance covered, elevation and speed and use them to get closer to your targets.
Gain competitive advantage thanks to the band’s built-in GPS which informs you of the distance to the front, centre or back of the green. The band’s automatic shot tracker also manages your scorecard for you so you can focus on your game.
Workout with the Pros
Follow workouts created by the likes of Men’s Fitness and Gold’s Gym and enjoy the benefits of professional assistance. The band captures your workout data while providing you with clear instructions so you’ll have everything you need to get closer to your goals.
Receive notifications to your wrist and stay up to speed with a glance. See calls, texts, email previews, social updates, calendar alerts and more. You can even issue voice commands to Cortana3 for the easiest way to stay connected on-the-go.
Stay up to Speed
Preview emails and receive calendar alerts direct to your wrist so you can keep up to speed with what’s going on in your life without even taking your phone out of your pocket.
Text from Your Wrist
Read and reply to texts without taking your phone out of your pocket. With the push of a button, issue standard responses like “I’ll call you later” or use the app to create personalised replies. If you own a Windows Phone 8.1, you can reply with a virtual keyboard or dictate your response to Cortana.5
Cortana — Your Personal Assistant
If you have a Windows Phone 8.1, then you can issue voice commands to Cortana and get your band to perform functions like replying to texts and setting reminders.
Set up your band so you only receive the notifications you want. Get text and call alerts or choose to receive weather, finance and social media updates as well. If you want to enjoy some quiet time, simply enable the ‘Do Not Disturb’ function.
Monitor your shares just by glancing at your wrist. Set up a ‘watch list’ in the Microsoft Health app and track selected stocks without removing your phone from your pocket.
Compatible with Windows, iOS and Android
Cross-platform compatibility means you can get the best out of the Microsoft Band on any mobile operating system.
Receive call and voicemail alerts direct to your wrist. Reply with standard responses like “I’ll call you later” at the touch of a button or send personalised messages that you have created on the Microsoft Health app4. For a period of uninterrupted quiet, enable the ‘Do Not Disturb’ function.
Use your band’s stopwatch to keep time of your entire workout, an intense burst within it or lap duration. You can even set timers for power naps so you don’t oversleep.
Get real time weather reports and a 5-day forecast so you can react in the moment and plan for the week ahead just by looking at your wrist.
Keep up to speed with what’s going on in your life with a quick glance at your wrist. See comments, photo notifications and status updates without ever having to use your phone.
Set your Twitter preferences to receive alerts about new followers, tweets, retweets and direct messages.
Tweets, mentions, retweets, messages, new followers. Set your preferences on your phone and see it all on your wrist.
Get the updates you want from channels like Twitter and Facebook by setting your preferences on your phone and syncing with your Microsoft Band.
Pay for coffees without even removing your wallet from your pocket or bag. Just enable your Starbucks Card on the band and have it scanned on your wrist.
Read emails, texts, alerts and notifications when you are on-the-go with Quick Read, a feature that displays scrolling text in a large font so you can stay up to speed without interrupting your flow.
Comfortable, Striking, Advanced
The Microsoft Band helps you reach your targets in style and comfort. Fitted with 11 sensors, the band gives you accurate insights into your exercise regime, lifestyle and sleep habits. A curved screen and bright-coloured display make the band perfect for all week, all weather wear. When twinned with the Microsoft Health app, you will be armed with all the info you need to keep pushing for — and achieving — your goals.
The band’s built-in barometer can identify changes in elevation, making it the ideal tool for cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts who want to gain an even deeper insight into their activities.
Set targets and get the help you need to achieve them with the Microsoft Health App or web dashboard. Track your progress over time and receive actionable insights through uncomplicated, full-colour charts and graphs.
Built-in GPS mapping
Put away your phone or GPS device and concentrate on your golf game or your workout. When you run, bike, or hike, record your route and map it.
Determine if you need sunscreen with a built-in UV monitor that measures the UV index.
Set wellness goals and get actionable insights to help you live healthier. Microsoft Health combines your fitness data with the power of the cloud giving you actionable, personalised insights, empowering you to live healthier and achieve more. Analyse your data in full-color, easily- understandable charts and graphs in the convenient phone app or the robust web dashboard.
Find Your Size
The Microsoft Band is available in 3 sizes to suit virtually all users. To make sure you get the most from your band, it is important to choose the best fit.
Download the size guide and work out which one is right for you.
Set Your Soundtrack
Control your music through your band and find the perfect song to suit your mood with Spotify.
The full-color touchscreen displays the song title and lets you pause and play, skip forward and back, and turn the volume up and down.
Bluetooth connectivity means you can interact with your music apps through your band’s touch display.
Adjust your music settings without ever having to remove your phone from your pocket by using the band’s music controls.
Get deeper into your game with the Microsoft Band and TaylorMade. Find out your distance to the front, back or centre of the green and monitor your strokes, heart rate and calorie burn throughout.
The Hole Ahead
Thanks to its built-in GPS, your band will automatically detect when you have progressed to the next hole and provide you with the distances to the front, back and centre of the green.
Your band tracks every stroke so you can analyse, evaluate and improve your game.
Auto Scorecard Tracking
The Microsoft Band lets you focus exclusively on your game by tracking your scorecard for you.
Continuous heart rate monitor:
Tracks your heart rate, calorie burn, and sleep quality.
Supported mobile devices:
Works with Window Phone, Android™ and iPhone®6
Get actionable insights from Microsoft Health.
Tracking for running, biking, golf, and more.
Email previews and calendar notifications:
Get email, text, calendar, and call alerts on the go.
Eleven sensors, including GPS, UV, and barometer.
Thermal plastic elastomer silicone vulcanite (TPSV)
32mm x 12.8mm
320 x 128 pixels
48 hours of normal use7; advanced functionality like GPS use will impact
Average Charge Time
Full charge in less than 1.5 hours
Operating Temperature Ranges
-10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F)
Maximum Operating Altitude
1 year limited warranty; additional statutory rights may apply in your country
Optical heart rate sensor
Ambient light sensor
Skin temperature sensor
Galvanic skin response
Haptic vibration motor
Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)
Supported mobile devices
Works with Windows Phone 8.1 update, iPhone®: 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, iOS® 8.1.2, and many Android™ 4.3-5.0 phones, with Bluetooth®
Charge Cable Connector
Custom charge cable