There are plenty of smart wearable devices on the market capable of tracking activity and showing your notifications. The Microsoft Band is a bit different as it can sync with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. The device is Cortana friendly and plays well with third-party health tracking services such as RunKeeper and MyFitnesspal.
The device monitors your heart rate 24/7 to help you get a better understanding of your peak and resting heart rate, sleep patterns, and calorie burn. It can track your runs and steps. In fact, it has a built-in GPS to track your pace and route. The device can also analyze your sleep. You get guided workouts and the option to challenge yourself on a daily basis. Did we mention that the device also serves as a UV monitor?
The Band not only tracks activity and sleep but also shows notifications. It can serve as a timer and stopwatch. Its battery life is good for 48 hours. Sets you back $199 at this time.