image004 (1)Wearable fitness.  In the past couple of weeks alone we’ve seen new devices hits the market from Microsoft and Fitbit…and now there’s a fitness band from Sony.

The SmartBand 2 automatically tracks activity such as walking and running using heart rate and accelerometer readings to gauge your fitness and stress levels….plus will keep an eye on how well you sleep.

Beyond that there’s the expected message, call and social media notifications and the Smartband 2 will even alert you if you stray too far from you android phone.

Sony’s Smartband 2 will set you back just under 200 dollars.  

Tech Specs


  • Android 4.4 and onwards or iOS 8.2
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 Low Energy (BLE)
  • Lifelog
  • SmartBand 2 host app (Android™ or iOS)


  • Power on/off
  • Media remote (tap function)


  • Standard micro USB for charging


  • Up to 2 days
  • Up to 5 days in STAMINA mode with HR measuring turned off


  • 3 LED indicators
  • Notifications
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • NFC
  • Waterproof* IP68


  • Heart rate
  • Accelerometer