Microsoft Band 2 vs Nokia Withings Pulse

Microsoft Band 2 Nokia Withings Pulse

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandClip
Price$23155$11989Nokia Withings Pulse is 190% cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth count your climbing stairs or floors
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 NoOnly Microsoft Band 2 has a watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Microsoft Band 2 make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 can notify you who is calling
Music Control Yes NoMicrosoft 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

Duration2 days14 daysNokia Withings Pulse battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable Batteryn/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes No
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/a8 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED Screen Yes
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 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 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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Microsoft Band 2

Nokia Withings Pulse