Microsoft Adds Retail Partners for Microsoft Band and Expands Inventory

Posted on March 17, 2015

Microsoft Band

Microsoft has a wearable health tracker device out called Microsoft Band. The wearable had a soft launch late last year. Microsoft is now expanding the inventory for the device in its stores. It will also be selling the gadget at Amazon, Best Buy and Target. Microsoft also announced today that Microsoft Band will be available in the UK for the first time.

The tracker features a 24-hour heart rate monitor. It has a buil-in GPS, UV sensor and a touch screen. Microsoft Band works with an app called Microsoft Health to let you track your fitness goals in real-time. You can track heart rate, steps, calories burned and sleep with Microsoft's wearable. You can also get email and calendar alerts with the device and see incoming calls, Facebook updates and texts.

Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health technology

Microsoft Band costs $199.99. It works with the Windows phone, Android and iOS devices.

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