The much-anticipated Motorola smartwatch Moto 360 specifications and price details have surfaced online inciting excitement among fans.
American popular e-commerce site, Best Buy briefly listed the yet-to-be announced Moto 360 and once the word got out into the Internet, the webpage was pulled down. However, by then many tech blogs had taken a snapshot of the page revealing features and price of the Motorola device.
According to the listing (courtesy, Droid-life), the upcoming Moto 360 is said to be priced $249.99(around €187/₹15,250) and boast of 1.5-inch back-lit LCD screen with 320x290p resolutions and comes protected with Gorilla Glass 3 shield.
Other stipulated specifications include Google Android Wear OS, Texas Instruments based CPU, 512MB RAM, Li-ion battery,
Moto 360 will also boasts of value-added features such as water-proof certifications (can withstand underwater for up to 30 minutes), stainless steel case, built-in optical heart-rate monitor, pedometer, voice-activated command response system, vibration alert , Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi.
Though there is no conclusive proof to authenticate the specifications of Moto 360, the price-tag ₹249.999 is in line with the past rumours and even the released Android Wear OS based devices - Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch prices too fall in the same range [Read full report, here].
More conclusive news is expected to come next month, as Motorola has confirmed to host an event at Chicago, USA on 4 September. The e-press invite sent to certain sections of media has hinted that the company is most likely to launch four devices – Moto X+1, G2 , Moto 360 and a Bluetooth-based ear-phone [Read full report here].
Company has even demoed the Moto 360 at the recently-concluded Google I/O 2014.
Leaked Specifications of Motorola Moto 360:
|Model||Motorola Moto 360|
|Display||1.5-inch circular backlit LCD screen with 320x290p resolutions, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 205 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Google Android Wear|
|Compatibility||Devices with Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS and later|
|Processor||Texas Instruments CPU|
|Add-ons||Water-proof certifications (can withstand underwater for up to 30 minutes), stainless steel case, built-in optical heart-rate monitor, pedometer, voice-activated command response system, vibration alert, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi|
|Dimensions||45.72 x 45.72 x 10.16 mm|
|Price||$249.99 (around €187/₹15,250)|