The new Microsoft Band will be available on October 30, and you'll be able to pre-order it later today for $249.Shown off today at the Microsoft October 2015 Event, the new Band is a wearable for people who want to "live healthier and achieve more." The new design has no rigidity in any direction, no hard edges, and fits nicely around your wrist. The new curved screen is scratch resistant and more responsive to touch.
It has many of the features from the previous Band, as well as a number of new ones.
- Built-in GPS
- Sleep Tracking
- UV Monitoring
- Calorie Tracking
- Guided Workouts
- Smart Notifications
- Cortana Integration
If you're a golfer, the new Band has automatic shot detection, and will generate an automatic scorecard for you at the end of your round.
In addition, Microsoft announced a partnership with the Lose It! nutrition tracker.