Moto 360 2nd gen launched in India, prices start at Rs. 19,999

Motorola has launched the Moto 360 2nd gen Android wear smartwatch in India. Announced first at IFA 2015 in September, it offers improved design, enhanced battery life and features a women's edition.

Designed for both men and women, the Moto 360 comes in two sizes- 46mm and 42mm for men, while for women it comes only the 42mm size, which is said to be designed for slimmer wrists. The smartwatch is available in a total of five variants – two leather straps and three metal straps. Women can choose from two variants  – rose gold with blush leather strap and natural metal. The men's variants are available with choices of cognac, black leather and black metal.

Motorola claims that the 2nd gen Moto 360 has the largest screen-to-case ration of any smartwatch available today. It is built out of aircraft-grade 316L stainless steel, with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartwatches are also IP67 certified making them dust and water resistant. In water in can withstand immersion up to 1 metre for 30 minutes. 

The 2nd gen Moto 360 comes in two screen sizes- 1.37-inch (42mm) (360 x 235 pixels) and 1.56-inch (46mm) (360 x 330 pixels) and is powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor paired with Adreno 306 GPU and 512MB RAM. On-board storage is 4GB. It runs Google's Android Wear. The 42mm variant of Moto 360 packs 300mAh battery which can last up to 1.5 days of mixed usage with Ambient off. The 46mm model comes with 400mAh battery which can last up to 2 days with ambient off, and a full days with ambient kept on. It supports Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11 b/g connectivity and comes loaded with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor and gyroscope. It also has an optical heart rate monitor. Other features include dual-microphones and Wireless charging.

The Moto 360 2nd gen is priced at Rs. 19,999 for the 42mm gold with leather band version, while the metal band version costs Rs. 22,999. The 46mm metal band version is priced at Rs. 23,999. They will be available exclusively from Flipkart and Myntra starting today at 7:30pm.

Kaiser Bey
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Moto 360 2nd gen launched in India, prices start at Rs. 19,999 Moto 360 2nd gen launched in India, prices start at Rs. 19,999 Reviewed by Kaiser on 12/01/2015 05:10:00 PM
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