Motorola took the wraps off the new Moto 360 smartwatch at IFA 2015 in Berlin earlier this year. Three months on, the company has sent out invites for an event in Delhi on December 1, where it is expected to launch the smartwatch. Also Read - Moto G60S, G50 5G and Edge 20 Lite coming soon: More Motorola midrange phones for 2021?Also Read - Motorola Defy 2021 rugged phone with 48MP camera, IP68 rating announced
Motorola couldn t have been clearer about its intentions for December 1. The invite comes with a tagline Focus and Prioritize, where the alphabet O in both the words is represented by the Moto 360 s watchface.
Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 at IFA in two sizes for men 42mm and 46mm – that come with a choice of either a 20mm and a 22mm watch band respectively. There is also a 42mm variant for women, which comes with a thinner a 16mm band.
The overall design remains much the same with the flat tire display. Small changes include the physical power button moving from the 3 o clock to the 2 o clock position. Furthermore, the smartwatch now also includes traditional lug mounts to give users a chance to change the watch straps. Motorola also claims better battery performance when compared to last year’s Moto 360.
New Motorola Moto 360 specifications and features: The 42mm variant features a 1.37-inch display at a resolution of (360×325 pixels) at 263ppi, while the 46mm variant features a slightly larger 1.55-inch display at a resolution of (360×330 pixels) at 233ppi. Both the displays are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Under the hood is a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor with Adreno 305 GPU and 512MB of RAM. It also features 4GB of RAM, and connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. The 42mm variant features a 270mAh battery, while the 46mm variant features a 375mAh battery.
It also includes sensors like Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, and Gyroscope, a heart rate sensor, and IP67 dust and water resistance.
At IFA, Motorola also unveiled a variant for sports enthusiasts, called Moto 360 Sports. The Sport edition features a rubber body with built-in GPS, heart rate sensor, and an AnyLight Display, which is legible under bright sunlight as well. It will be interesting to see if Motorola launches this variant in India next week.