Last month, Motorola launched its Moto 360 (2nd Gen) smartwatch exclusively via Flipkart and Myntra. Now a month later, Motorola is moving away from its exclusive partnership, and has made its debut on Amazon India as well. The prices of the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) start at Rs 19,999 and goes all the up to Rs 23,999. Also Read - Motorola Moto E40 budget smartphone launched in India with a price under Rs 10,000Also Read - Motorola Moto E40 India launch set for today at 12PM, price likely to be under Rs 15,000
The Amazon India listing page mentions that the smartwatch will be in stock on January 8 and will ship in four to seven business days after that. The smartwatch is available in two sizes for men – 42mm and 46mm. The (42mm) Leather and Rose Gold variant is priced at Rs 19,999, the Metal variant is priced at Rs 22,999 whereas the (46mm) Black variant is priced at Rs 23,999.
The Moto 360 (2nd Gen) comes with a slightly better design. The flat tire display still remains, but the physical power button has been moved slightly upwards from the 3 o clock to the 2 o clock position. It also features traditional lug mounts, giving users a chance to effortlessly replace the watch straps.
Motorola Moto 360 (2nd Gen) specifications and features: On the specifications front, the 42mm variant features a 1.37-inch backlit LCD display running at a resolution of 360 325 pixels and pixel density of 263ppi. On the other hand, the 46mm variant features a 1.56-inch Backlit LCD display running at a resolution of 360 330 pixels and pixel density of 233ppi. To keep scratches at bay, the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The smartwatch is powered by Qualcomm s 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 305 GPU paired with 512MB of RAM. The smartwatch also includes 4GB of internal storage with connectivity options such as Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g.
With the second-gen smartwatch, Motorola claims to have improved the battery life as well. The 42mm variant houses a 300mAh battery (good enough for up to 1.5 days of mixed use with Ambient display off), whereas the 46mm variant houses a slightly larger 400mAh battery (good enough for up to two days of mixed use with Ambient display off).
Motorola has also loaded a host of sensors such as accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and a heart rate sensor. The Moto 360 (2nd Gen) is also IP67 certified, which makes it resistant to dust and water. The smartwatch runs on Android Wear OS and works with Android as well as iPhone with limited compatibility.