In the last few weeks, reports coming from sources with knowledge of the matter have been hinting at an imminent demise of the Band, with many claiming that the company was struggling to clear out inventories of the second generation and then stop sales completely.
No Band 3 â€œthis yearâ€
This is what is happening right now, with Microsoft confirming in a statement there are no plans to launch a new Band this year, while the focus will be switched to the Health platform with support for Windows, iOS, and Android.
â€œWe have sold through our existing Band 2 inventory and have no plans to release another Band device this year. We remain committed to … (read more)