Microsoft Volume Fitness Tracker
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Review: Microsoft Band Fitness Tracker
To be mobile and fit at a higher age, a healthy lifestyle can be very helpful. To implement these perfectly, there are tools. The Microsoft Volume Fitness Tracker is at the forefront. This is because the tracker is made of high quality materials. In addition, the components are reconciled. Through the Fitnesstracker the consumer constantly has an overview of his values.
Usability – simple and fast
No great precautions are necessary to put the fitness strap into operation. That is, the consumer attaches the tape and starts the recording. These are then collected and sent to the Microsoft Health Cloud. It is possible that, via the power saving Bluetooth LE function. The Cloud is available in all popular smartphone operating systems. The Microsoft Health app is available to consumers free of charge at the Google Play Store, Windows Store, or the Apple App Store.
The versions can be iOS versions from 7.1, Android versions from 4.3 and Windowsvesions from 8.1 onwards. Since not all consumers want to work with a smartphone, it is possible to use the Windows version 7 or 8. The data is then forwarded via a USB cable. The basic prerequisite for this is that the consumer must have a Microsoft account.
Flexibility – not an issue
The fitness strap captures many data and calculates the burned calories. That is, the consumer knows at any time, how is his plus. In addition, the tracker counts every step and provides information how well and how long has been slept. In addition, the bracelet captures the steps that the consumer places in the open air. Thus the consumer can individually decide whether a few steps are necessary.
Fitnesstracker – optimal equipment
In order to be able to record the different values, the bracelet is equipped with many sensors. There are nine sensors for this fitnesstracker. In the first place is the motion detector. In addition, the band has a UV eye and a field sensor. The UV eye is responsible for the measurement of solar radiation. In addition, an ambient light sensor is integrated into the band. This ensures that the consumer always has the perfect brightness on the display.
The highlight is the GPS chip. This allows the jogging track to be measured exactly. Even a skin resistance meter does not have to be dispensed with. This ensures that the optical sensor takes up its work immediately when the consumer picks up the fitness belt. There are two buttons on the side of the fitnesstrack. These are turned towards the breast by the consumer. Finally, the capacitive sensor is provided. This is placed in the cover glass.
This takes control of the display. The display of the Microsoft Band Fitness Tracker is 1.4 inches in size and in color. The pixel resolution is 320 x 106 pixels. In addition the band is equipped with 15 colors. The background of the display has 12 wallpaper. This gives the consumer everything razor sharp. The material of the strip is thermoplastics. Thus this is robust and resistant. The coupling of tape and smartphone is quickly completed.
The data exchange also works smoothly. For example, if the consumer modifies the Health App, the tape responds in a matter of seconds. In addition, the tape also reacts quickly when the consumer is still moving. In order to utilize all these data perfectly, it is important for the consumer to wear the fitness strap on the day and at night. Very nice is also that the bracelet is compatible with many fitness apps.
These include, for example, MapMyFitness, Strava, or Runkeeper. In addition, the bracelet is smart enough to turn off notifications when the consumer is asleep. Recording, the device does almost 40 hours. After that it has to go to the charging station.
Creating the Microsoft Volume Fitness Tracker is not a big undertaking. Simply put it around your wrist and close it. With a weight of 200 grams this is also not difficult. The consumer can choose the sizes. The sizes range from 39 to 49 millimeters. The size of the wearer usually depends on the user’s wrist.
The conclusion to the Microsoft Volume Fitness Tracker is clearly defined. Because it is used around the clock, only a purchase recommendation can be pronounced. In addition, the tape has no use traces. As a result, the price / performance ratio is more than balanced.