Motorola Moto 360 (second gen) to launch in India on 1 December

The successor to the original Motorola Moto 360 comes in a slimmer package and in a total of three variants.

Motorola has set the date for the launch of its much-awaited successor to the original smartwatch, the Moto 360 (2015). The date is set for the 1 December and Motorola has already pushed out media invites for the same.

The successor to the original Moto 360 was announced back at the IFA Berlin. The smartwatch comes in a slimmer package and in a total of three variants, all of which are expected to be announced on 1 December.

Other changes on the new 2015 Moto 360 include the button being shifted to the 2 o’clock position, while colour options now include gold, shiny chrome and metallic black finishes. The display now occupies 71.1 percent of the front face. Other Moto customisations include Live Dials, a feature that gets you quick access to apps directly from the watch face much like the complications feature on the Apple Watch.

The three variants of the Moto 360 2015 include a men’s version in (42 mm and 46 mm), a woman’s variant (42 mm) and the Sports variant that has been designed for fitness users. Price for the first two are expected to start from $299 (approximately Rs 20,000) all the way up to $499 (approximately Rs 34,000).

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