Microsoft Band 2 vs Sony SmartBand Talk SWR30

Microsoft Band 2 Sony SmartBand Talk SWR30

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$23155
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 NoMicrosoft Band 2 has the heart rate monitoring sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Microsoft Band 2 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoMicrosoft 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 Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yesn/aMicrosoft Band 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yesn/aMicrosoft Band 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes YesBoth allow 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

Duration2 days3 daysSony SmartBand Talk SWR30 battery life is about 1.5 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/a24 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenE-ink 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 NoMicrosoft Band 2 can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 allows you upload and view data on the online 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 YesOnly Sony SmartBand Talk SWR30 has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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Microsoft Band 2

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