Sunday, September 07, 2014

Motorola Launches Moto 360, Moto X (2nd Gen) & Moto G (2nd Gen)

Motorola released the much awaited smartwatch - Moto 360 and 2nd generation Moto X & Moto G at IFA 2014.

Moto 360

Moto 360 is the first smartwatch to boast the round format instead of the rectangle one which makes it the most wanted. Its no doubt that Moto 360 is going to sell like hot cakes.

Powered by Android Wear, Moto 360 is compatible with Android devices running Android 4.3 or higher. If you want to know whether your device is compatible with Android Wear, head over to from your phone.

Moto 360 has a 1.56" backlit Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 320 x 290 pixels giving it a pixel density of 205 ppi. It has Ti OMAP 3 processor, 4GB internal storage + 512 MB RAM.

It has a 320 mAh battery which Motorola says lasts a full day of mixed usage. Moto 360 has built-in sensors like the Pedometer and Optical Heart Rate monitor (PPG).

Moto 360 is available to purchase in the US for $249 from the Motorola Store & will be available later this month in other countries. In India, Moto 360 will be available through Flipkart later this month.

Moto X (2nd Gen)

Motorola's flagship phone just got better. The new Moto X has a 5.2" 1080p Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display with a pixel density of 424 ppi.

Moto X now has a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor and Adreno 330 GPU.

The camera on the new Moto X is a 13 megapixel shooter and boasts some new features, like 4K capture, voice control, and a mode that takes multiple exposures and automatically selects the "best" shot.

Moto G (2nd Gen)

The new Moto G has a bigger 5" IPS LCD display (720 x 1280 pixels), front facing stereo speakers and removable back panels (Motorola Shells) & a SD card support. The rest of the specifications are same as the previous Moto G.

Moto G is available to purchase for $179.99 in US and for ₹12,999 in India (through Flipkart).

Moto Accessories

Motorola also announced new accessories for Motorola devices which are coming soon.

Moto Hint is a bluetooth adapter which sits in your ear and you can make calls, listen music, give voice commands etc.

Power Packs are smart power banks which charge your phone and also locate your phone by ringing it. You can also locate the power pack with your phone.

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