In early May, Microsoft launched a $75 discount for the Microsoft Band 2, taking the wearable device's price from $250 down to $175.

The 30 percent discount was also applied to the Microsoft Band 2 between February and late March. The $175 price for the device may have proven to be a popular one, which could explain why Microsoft brought the deal back in early May.

The popularity of the deal, which ended on May 21, looks to be continuing, as Microsoft has reinstated the offer as of May 29 and is extending the promotion to July 9.

The extended deal will give customers more time to think of acquiring the Microsoft Band 2 for $175 instead of $250. Customers who already availed of the offer also get another chance at buying more units of the device as gifts for their family and friends.

The offer can be availed of through Microsoft's online store, where the extension of the deal is stated. The Microsoft Band 2 can also be purchased for $175 on Microsoft's retail stores in the United States, as well as through certain third-party sellers such as Best Buy and Amazon.

There is no indication from Microsoft that the price cut will be permanent, though if the popularity of the $175 price continues, that move remains a possibility. At the very least, a further extension of the offer could happen.

The AMOLED display of the Microsoft Band 2 measures 1.26 inches by 0.50 inches, and its battery life lasts up to 48 hours on a single charge with normal use. The wearable device contains several sensors, including an optical heart rate sensor, a three-axis accelerometer, a gyrometer and a UV sensor.

The Microsoft Band 2 also comes in three different sizes, ensuring that customers will get a good fit on the device for wrists measuring as thin as 5.7 inches to as thick as 8.5 inches.

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