The Moto 360 is the smartwatch every Android has been waiting for. It is the best Android wear smartwatch out there. It is the first round-faced Android Wear watch and it is Stunning.
All the square-faced smartwatch out there have a digital watch look and feel to them, which is not a bad thing but the Moto 360 has a more conventional and elegant look to it, which makes it match the expectations of a wristwatch.
This is a big and thick watch, but it is surprisingly light compared to its size, which is good news. The Moto 360 has a 1.56-inch 320×290 display, which means 205 ppi, and it has a 46mm diameter watchface. The 320 mAh battery will get you about a day of mixed usage, 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM is pretty standard, as is the vibration motor included for notifications. You can charge the Moto 360 wirelessly; just place the watch on the charging dock and it starts charging.
Moto 360 offers wake-on-wrist-flick, automatic voice response via “Ok Google” command, and activity tracking. It’s compatible with any Android phone or tablet running Android 4.3 or higher, and it has IP67 dust and water resistance for splash and rain protection, and submersion of up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. It has a Gorilla Glass screen.
You can order the Moto 360 via Google Play Store for $249.99. Two new metal band options will be available later this fall, with the price rising to $299.99. And the metal band options will be on sale for $79.99 when they launch. At the same time, leather bands will also go on sale as official Motorola accessories for $29.99.
With just a day’s battery life, Motorola has disappointed with the battery of this watch. But other than that Moto 360 is the best Android Wear smartwatch right now. If you are planning to buy a smartwatch then Moto 360 is the one.
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