Mi­crosoft Band

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KEY SPEC­I­FI­CA­TIONS • Ca­pac­i­tive 1.4”, 320x106

pixel dis­play • Heart rate sen­sor, ac­celerom­e­ter, gy­rom­e­ter, GPS, am­bi­ent light sen­sor, UV sen­sor, skin tem­per­a­ture sen­sor, ca­pac­i­tive sen­sor and gal­vanic skin re­sponse • THE GOOD • A huge se­lec­tion of sen­sors

and mon­i­tors avail­able • The Mi­crosoft Health app is

a great piece of kit • The Band’s 1.4” screen is a lot bet­ter than you might have ex­pected • THE BAD • For what is es­sen­tially a fit­ness band, the bat­tery life is shock­ingly poor • The de­sign of the Band leaves a lot to be de­sired - it’s in­cred­i­bly un­com­fort­able • IN SUM­MARY As first ef­forts go, it shows prom­ise, par­tic­u­larly the Health app, but the Band it­self has a long, long way to go yet

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