Motorola recently updated and launched the new Moto 360 2nd generation. While everyone loved the circular design of the Moto 360 launched last year, it was not the most perfect smart watch out there. It lacked the finesse when it came to pure hardware capabilities and was available in just one size that did not suit everyone. That said, it lead the smart watch design language that everyone seems to follow.
The new Moto 360 collection comes with more styles, more features and more battery as compared to the earlier variant. This time though the Moto 360 collection is specifically designed for men, women and fitness enthusiasts. There are two case sizes”a 46mm design (Like the Moto 360 1st Gen) or 42mm for a sleeker & more elegant look and different materials like horween leather and aircraft-grade 316L stainless steel, thereby offering a wide variety of customisation options.
Powered by latest iteration of Android Wear, the Moto 360 2nd generation can be paired with both Android (Jellybean 4.3 and above) and iPhones (iPhone 5 and above). Both the case size variants are powered by Snapdragon 400 SOC coupled with 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. Features also include Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Vibration/Haptics engine, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG) and IP67 dust and water resistance. There are dual mics for voice commands and voice replies to text.
Both these variants are also powered Backlit LCD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Connectivity is powered by Bluetooth® 4.0 Low Energy & Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. The Mens 42mm and Women feature a 300 mAh battery unit while the Mens 46mm has a 400 mAh battery unit. These still charge through a wireless charging dock that we all love.
Motorola will be introducing 2 variants exclusively for women: a distinctive rose gold with blush leather and natural metal. While the men’s variants will be available in cognac, black leather and black metal with belt sizes – Mens 42mm: 20mm band, Mens 46mm: 22mm band and Womens 42 mm:16mm band. The Moto 360 2nd gen collection will be available only on Flipkart and Myntra, starting at INR 19,999.
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