Microsoft Band Fitness Tracker

Microsoft has unveiled its response to the recent releases of smartwatches and fitness trackers. The sleek and simple Microsoft Band is powered by the new Microsoft Health software, and is compatible Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The band features standard fitness trackers for steps, calorie burn, sleep quality, heart rate and UV light, but Microsoft also has added smartwatch features like text messaging, call notifications, social media updates and GPS. Furthermore, the battery life is rated at 48 hours, while the durable surface is water-resistant. Priced at $200 USD, the Microsoft Band is now available for purchase at Microsoft retailers and online.