Microsoft to release Band 3 in October
According to the latest rumors, Microsoft is getting ready to unveil the third-generation Band activity tracker with an unconfirmed release set in October.
Evidence of the impending reveal is steadily gathering as the company is already replacing some Band 2 models which suffered from cracking rubber with other made of a more durable material, a precursor to the wearable being pulled from stores.
Microsoft won’t be refilling Band 2 stock anymore because it’s focusing on the third generation wearable which will release this fall. Rumors are spreading fast and they suggest that the device will come with interchangeable bands which will make it more comfortable to wear.
Apple is another smartwatch manufacturer offering its customers the possibility to select their own band, and now it seems that makers of activity trackers are doing the same for their devices. The Fitbit Blaze can be used for fitness tracking and comes with interchangeable bands as well.
The Microsoft Band 2 was released on October 30 and is currently sold for $250 in the US. The device has a capacitive AMOLED display measuring 32 x 12.8 mm which supports a resolution of 320 x 128 pixels. It’s compatible with devices running on Windows Phone 8.1 (Update 2), Windows 10 Mobile, iOS 8.1, Android 4.4 or later through Bluetooth 4.0.
Its list of sensors include an optical heart rate monitor, three-axis accelerometer, gyrometer, GPS, ambient light sensor, galvanic skin response sensors, UV sensor, skin temperature sensor, capacitive sensor and barometer.
RELATED STORIES TO CHECK OUT:
- Fix: Unable to Downgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 Using Windows Recovery Tool
- Microsoft Band 2 gets 30% off, buy it now for $175
- New update is ready for Microsoft Band 2 owners
With the release of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Microsoft announced that anyone still using Windows 10 version 1803 or earlier on non-enterprise licenses […]
Many Windows 10 users reported encountering an error message while trying to connect two computers through Remote Desktop Connection. The rrror message An Authentication Error […]
Microsoft gradually started to release Insider builds from Chromium Edge. The tech giant wants to push more and more users to adopt its new browser. […]