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We May See A Microsoft Wearable In Weeks

Moto 360 flagship smartwatch by Motorola

Microsoft is preparing to launch a fitness wearable in the next few weeks, sources say. 

According to Forbes’ covert sources, the new gadget will take the form of—what else?—a smart watch that tracks the wearer’s heart rate. The major advantage of this offering, anonymous sources say, is a battery life that extends more than two days.

This smart watch offering could put Microsoft ahead of Samsung and Motorola, whose competing smart watches—the Galaxy Gear and Moto 360—have a battery life of about 24 hours. Since the watch will allegedly be launching before the 2014 holiday season, it will also have an advantage over the Apple Watch, which has been delayed until next spring.

See also: What You Can Do With The Apple Watch

This offering would mark Microsoft’s first foray into the world of smart watches.

Photo of Moto 360 via Motorola

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