The Microsoft Band 2 just has been presented in some released pictures displaying the future health and fitness tracker’s smooth, new style having a rounded screen. Right before the Microsoft event planned for October 6, where the company is said to display the extremely discussed about Surface Pro 4 and the new smart phone Lumia 950 and its bigger sibling Lumia 950 XL, according to several sources in the tech domain that also shown several photos of the supposedly new Microsoft Band 2.
A brief look at the pictures tells us that the organization has decided to follow in general the previous Band’s style, with just a single main difference. The new Band appears to rock a new rounded screen that can make it a lot simpler for the health and fitness tracking system to surround a person’s wrist, while providing a nice, visual look that was not present in the previous generation.
The pictures also display what seems to present an aluminum frame around the screen, possibly to offer the product a more top quality appearance. It indicates that Microsoft also made the decision to toss in a pair of control buttons on one side of the screen to help customers get around the unit’s pointed display a lot easier. Battery location seems to have been also taken from the edges of the device right beneath it.
There are not many details shared about the Microsoft Band 2, even if reviews declare it is internally named Envoy by those at Microsoft. Sources say this new system will have one main role: the capability to monitor elevation, an option that is good for customers who are going up the stairways or even going up a very high mountain, for example.
It will be delivered with a modified Microsoft Health application. The app allows the Microsoft Band to synchronize with iOS gadgets, Android operating systems or Microsoft Windows Phone systems to present the customer’s necessary data on a single and simple user interface.
The sources in the tech industry also say that Microsoft will produce the second-generation health and fitness tracking systems in way that is more acquirable. The previous Band was usually welcomed by the users and was only sold in the US. Now, the Band 2 is rumored to be available in some European countries, particularly in Italy, France and Germany.
The new device will likely provide the functions available with its forerunner, along with a variety of receptors for calculating health parameters such as pulse rate, body temperature and pressure, as well as monitoring fitness tracks. According to the credible sources that leaked these pics before their scheduled time, the Microsoft Band 2 will also be the happy owner of a high quality, yet minuscule, mic that will be used mainly for dictating short notices via a speech command.
No information has been released on how much this new gadget will cost in stores, but the. Previous device was released at a price of $199, a pretty extreme cost in comparison to other products providing the same performance.
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