The 2nd gen smartband from Sony goes official it is called the Sony SmartBand 2. This fitness tracker comes with built-in heart rate sensor and with 3 LED notification lights, plus it is water resistant. The price tag has not yet been revealed.

Sony SmartBand 2 is just like other fitness band, it can monitor your steps and sleep pattern. This device is compatible with Android KitKat (4.4.x) + above and iOS 8.2 + above. Weight is just 25 grams and this band is IP68 certified that makes it dust proof and water resistant (immersion beyond 1m up to specified pressure).

SmartBand 2 comes with a wrist strap and core unit. There are 3 colourful LED’s for notifications. This band supports Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy BLE), NFC and also includes a heart rate sensor. The heart rate monitor constantly checks your pulse (stress levels) when you are active or idle.

Sony SmartBand 2 coming soon

This band will vibrate gently when there is any SMS message or a call. Sony SmartBand 2 comes with 58 mAh battery that as per the company gives backup of up to 5 days.

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