MOTO 360(2015) MAKES IT’S WAY TO INDIA FOR RS 19,999.
Motorola has launched the Moto 360 2015 in India. The Android Wear smartwatch will be available for purchase from later today, and is priced at ₹19,999 ($300). Being a fashion accessory, the smartwatch will be up for sale at e-commerce retailer Flipkart as well as its fashion subsidiary, Myntra.
Lenovo-owned Motorola first unveiled the smartwatch September at the sidelines of IFA 2015 in Berlin. The second-generation Moto 360 smartwatch comes in two sizes and is less bulky than its predecessor. Designed for both men and women, the wearable device comes in 46mm design and 42mm design for men, while for women it comes in only the 42mm size, which is said to be designed for slimmer wrists.
The company claims that the new Moto 360 has the largest screen-to-case ratio of any smartwatch available today. The Moto 360 (2015) is built out of aircraft-grade 316L stainless steel, with Corning Gorilla Glass protecting the screen from scratches. The smartwatch is also IP67-certified, making it dust and water resistant.
As for other specifications, the Moto 360 (Gen 2) comes in two screen sizes: 1.37-inch (of screen resolution 360×325 pixels and a 263ppi pixel density), and 1.56-inch (of screen resolution 360×330 pixels and a 233ppi pixel density). The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, which comes paired with Adreno 306 GPU clocked at 450MHz. The smartwatch has 4GB of inbuilt storage, and 512MB of RAM.
The 42mm variant of the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) comes with 300mAh battery, which as the company claims could last up to 1.5 days of mixed use with Ambient off. The 46mm variant comes with 400mAh battery, which could last up to 2 days with ambient off, and a full day with ambient kept on. It supports both Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. Among the sensors, it comes loaded with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a gyroscope, apart from a vibration and haptics engine. It also has an optical heart rate monitor (PPG).
Would you buy one? Dou you like the Moto 360(2015)?