Motorola has announced the highly expected successor to their popular Moto 360 smartwatch. With two optional sizes and its interchangeable bands, undoubtedly the new Moto 360 will fit more users.
The new Moto 360 followed the main style of its predecessor, but the crown has been moved from the 3 o’clock to the 2 o’clock position in order to prevent it from being pressed by mistake.
Unlike the original Moto 360’s integrated design of watch case and band, the new smartwatch features newly added lugs plus various bands in stainless steel and genuine leather in order to meet different senses of style and fit for different occasions.
And its quick-release design lets you effortlessly swap your band, and three sizes include 42mm case, 46mm case and 42mm case for women, so you can easily find the most suitable model and style, meanwhile, Moto Maker customization platform allows you to customize your Moto 360 to your exact specifications including case sizes, finishes, bezels and bands.
The new Moto 360 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor and comes with 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM for fluent operation experience. The 46mm model has a 360×330 233ppi 1.56″ IPS screen, and the 42mm model comes with a 360×325 263ppi 1.37″ IPS screen. Each screen shows you time, date and info from your connected smartphone, and lots of virtual dials make the info more vividly display on the smart watch.
Moreover, the new Moto 360 also features built-in fitness tracker with heart rate monitor that can track your daily activity, heart rate, and calories burned, and show you the info via Moto Body app and help you improve your health. In addition, other features also include WiFi connectivity, IP67 water resistance, wireless charging and ambient light sensor. The 46mm Moto 360 has a 400mAh battery that lasts up to 2 days of mixed use, while the 42mm model’s 300mAh battery offers up to 1.5 days of usage.
The new Moto 360 has been available for preorder. The prices range from $299.99 to $429.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Motorola for its more details.