Motorola Smartwatch GPS

The new edition has two sizes, including smaller one for the female audience; They will also offer later another model with integrated GPS.

A year after the first version , Motorola renovated in Berlin, in the anteroom of the IFA, its commitment to smartwatches round screen with a new edition of Moto 360, which now come in two sizes. The largest is similar to the original (with an area of 46 mm) but thinner, with 11.4 mm thick, similar to Huawei Watch and the brand new Samsung Gear S2. The second size is smaller: the diameter of the screen is 42 mm.

The other change is in the system attachment straps, now external; belts are 22 or 20 mm, depending on the size of the computer screen, and Motorola will offer multiple choices in colors and materials through its Moto Maker service . It also changed the position of the control button, 45 degrees, such as the Huawei Watch, although no new features added.

These watches are approximately between 300 and 429 dollars in the United States (and can be purchased). For reference, the original Moto 360 was priced at $ 300 when it was released and today sells for $ 150, the same price as Asus confirmed today for ZenWatch 2 , which will be available in October.

In both cases the black band remains at the bottom of the screen, where the ambient light sensor is according Motorola and allows the display bezel is less. In fact, the company has the best relationship between screen and frame market: 71% of the front screen is.

This clock runs Android Wear 1.3 (compatible with Android 4.x with the iPhone ) and updates the hardware that had the Moto 360 Original by one similar to having teams Huawei, Asus, LG and Samsung: a Snapdragon 400 chip, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory, and includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and be waterproof and dustproof (IP67). It also keeps the heart rate sensor and adds a second microphone for voice commands.

According to the company, the largest model has a range of 2 days, while the smallest enables constant use of 1 day and a half; in both cases it is loaded with the same system battery charge by contacting the previous model.

Motorola also said a new model, the Moto 360 Sport, will come later, with a design of plastic, silicone strap and an integrated GPS, while adding a different conventional 360 screen, which the company enhances its visibility to sunlight.