Microsoft Band 2 vs Xiaomi Mi Band

Microsoft Band 2 Xiaomi Mi Band

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$44300$995Xiaomi Mi Band is 44.5x 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 NoMicrosoft Band 2 has built-in heart rate monitor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach Yes NoMicrosoft Band 2 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/a YesXiaomi Mi Band helps you stay active with inactivity alert

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 YesBoth have 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 YesBoth show smartphone notifications
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 days30 daysXiaomi Mi Band battery life is about 15.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/aIP67
Weightn/a5 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLED Lights
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 NoMicrosoft Band 2 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/a YesYou can integrate Xiaomi Mi Band with social networks and share information

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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