1. El Ox's Avatar

    I currently go for a run with my phone in an armband, using runtastic to track progress. It's a bit bulky though and I'm thinking of getting a Band 2.

    Is it possible to go for a run with the band and have it tracking without needing to carry the phone as well? And then when home sync with phone

    11-01-2015 12:18 PM
  2. 6029KingStephen's Avatar
    RumoredNow likes this.
    11-01-2015 12:25 PM
  3. DroidUser42's Avatar
    Absolutely! As long as you don't want any music on your run.
    11-01-2015 03:14 PM
  4. El Ox's Avatar
    Great! Does it have any limitations? i.e. length of time it can store data for? For example, running is fine because i'm out for an hour or so, but would it handle me going out for 8 hours on a bike and then coming home to sync?
    11-02-2015 08:12 AM
  5. d0m1's Avatar
    The only limitation is battery life, depends if you turn on GPS during your workout..
    11-02-2015 08:24 AM
  6. El Ox's Avatar
    OK, thanks. I'll be using GPS, so as long as it can last a few hours it'll be great!
    11-02-2015 09:26 AM
  7. RumoredNow's Avatar
    For 8 Hours of active Bike Tile + GPS, I'd try a full, fresh charge and see what drain you get over the course of 3 or 4 trials.

    I'd be interested to see the results for a baseline.
    11-02-2015 09:52 AM
  8. El Ox's Avatar
    Took me a while to reply here, but I've been testing battery life!

    I get around 48 hours out of the watch on standard use. With GPS tracking I get ~2 hours standard use (before turning on GPS) & 4 hours with GPS tracking on. when the battery goes flat all data is saved so no tracking is lost.
    01-04-2016 05:39 AM

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