Jawbone UP3 vs Microsoft Band 2

Jawbone UP3 Microsoft Band 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$24900
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
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 Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach Yes YesBoth can help with smart 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 Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch No YesMicrosoft Band 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, 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

Duration7 days2 daysJawbone UP3 battery life is about 3.5 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight29 gramsn/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 Yes YesBoth compatible with 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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