Garmin Vivoki vs Microsoft Band 2

Garmin Vivoki Microsoft Band 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeClipWristband
Price$24900
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesMicrosoft Band 2 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesMicrosoft Band 2 tracks heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors No YesMicrosoft Band 2 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Microsoft Band 2 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesMicrosoft Band 2 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No YesMicrosoft Band 2 has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock No YesOnly Microsoft Band 2 has a watch
Alarm Clock No YesMicrosoft Band 2 has a alarm clock
Reminders No YesMicrosoft Band 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No YesMicrosoft Band 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Microsoft Band 2 make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesMicrosoft Band 2 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No YesMicrosoft Band 2 allows control smartphone music player
Call Controln/an/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/an/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/an/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration180 days2 daysGarmin Vivoki battery life is about 90.0 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/an/a

User Interface

DisplayLED LightsOLED Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/an/a
Touch Screenn/an/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No YesMicrosoft Band 2 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No YesMicrosoft Band 2 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No YesMicrosoft Band 2 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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