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Will Motorola make you stop and look at the Moto 360


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As Smartwatches are being unveiled all over the place over the pass few months, but none has garnered so much enthusiasm as Motorola’s Moto 360. When you compared to the almost retro square watches on offer from the Sony Smartwatch 3 and Asus ZenWatch, for example, but the Moto 360’s lovely round face is the epitome of class.

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The Moto 360 was the only round smartwatch around until LG popped up to steal Motorola’s thunder with the LG Watch R. With the Motorola smartwatch has a bigger touchscreen than LG’s model, at 1.5in compared to 1.3in, but it has a slightly lower resolution, with 320×290 pixels rather than 320×320 for the LG G Watch R.

Motorola has left a small bar at the bottom of the watch face for the smartwatch proximity sensor. This turns the display on when you look at the watch, so you don’t have to tap the screen or press the crown to activate it.

The watch is 46mm diameter is similar to that of bigger fashion watches available, but its 49g weight and with a leather.

The Moto 360 has a IP67 rated, so is impervious to dust and can survive in one metre of static water for up to 30 minutes, and has a built-in pedometer and optical heart-rate sensor. The Moto 360 is a TI Omap 3 processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage.

What is the price and when will it be available

  • Gray leather and black leather
  • Starting from £199.00
  • Available from O2, Tesco, Amazon and John Lewis from early October
Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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