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Microsoft Band


Weight (without strap unless stated) 60g (with band)
Form Factor Band
Relative size Slim
Dimensions 3 sizes for 39, 41 or 49mm wrist-height
Build Quality Plastic elastomer
Water / Dust Resistance IP67


Technology TFT
PPI 245
Resolution 320 x 106
Screen Size 1.4″
Colour Brightness Vivid
Outdoor Quality Good
Ambient Light Sensor Yes
Display-On Method Button
Glass TBC (NOT Gorilla Glass)
Bundled Watch Faces 12 ‘wallpapers’

Tech Specs

Processor ARM Cortex M4 MCU
RAM & Storage 64MB storage
Smoothness Smooth
Camera Built-In No

Connectivity & Connection Quality

GSM / Phone No
Bluetooth 4.0
WiFi No
Micro USB Port No


Heart Rate Yes
Pedometer Yes
Others Skin Temp, UV, Galvanic skin response


Interface Methods Power button, action button, touch, voice
Voice control and speakers Microphone, good
Operating System Microsoft proprietary architecture
Bundled Apps Notifications, music, Microsoft Health

Battery & Charging

Battery Type & Capacity Dual 100mAh units, Li-ion
Battery Life – Normal 45
Battery Life – Maximum (unconnected on standby) 65
Charging Method Magnetic connector to charging pics
Time to Full Charge 1hr 25 mins


Operating System Android 4.3+, iOS 7+, Windows 8.1+
Phone Android, iPhone 4S+, Windows Mobile 8.1+

Release details

Date October 2014
Cost £170 / $199