The new Microsoft Band 2 gives you an opportunity to do what you enjoy doing, and ensures that you do it more often. Running, biking, exercising longer and meeting your health goals with the 2 latest features that have been announced early this week, your fitness goals shall be easier to track.
GPS Power Saver Mode and the Weight-tracking functionality is now available through Microsoft Health App. These are the two features that can maximize your valuable time as well as resources to make sure you can get where you want, and get exactly more of what you need – data! Your wish is our command!
Extended Battery Life with the GPS Power Saver Mode
It is now possible to extend the overall battery life of the new Microsoft Band for up to 4 hours when you are running or biking using GPS. To turn this goal into a reality, we have enabled an advanced feature that allows your Microsoft Band’s GPS sample the location in intervals, instead of doing it continuously, by simply turning on the GPS Power Saver. When GPS Power Saver is turned on, Microsoft Health can still map the route in the mobile app and even in web dashboard. You can finish with full performance summary and final observations, even for longer rides or runs.
Track Weight with the Microsoft Health App
You can now track changes to your body weight and get current approximation of BMI using the Microsoft Health app’s latest weight-tracking feature. If you wish to see how you are approaching towards your goals, it is possible. Simply enter your body weight regularly into the app and view in one or three months charts; or, you can also see the complete history to-date in your Microsoft Health App.