Microsoft Band vs Pebble Time

Microsoft Band Pebble Time

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$20662
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes NoMicrosoft Band tracks your calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoMicrosoft Band tracks heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Microsoft Band provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoMicrosoft Band provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Microsoft Band
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoMicrosoft Band 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 Yes NoMicrosoft Band has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes NoMicrosoft Band 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 days7 daysPebble Time battery life is about 3.5 times longer
Battery Typen/an/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight60 grams42 gramsPebble Time is 18.0 g lighter

User Interface

Display Yes 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 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoMicrosoft Band compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoMicrosoft Band allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoMicrosoft Band 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 NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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