Moto 360 2

The New Moto 360 is now available

The leading brand Motorola has recently came up with its all new design the New Moto 360 with the 2015 edition. This device is all set to capture the market with its all new and improved design. Experts have also mentioned that such device is going to appear as the best android wear that is loaded with high end functions which will keep the potential users attracted for a long time. But the question is that how this smartwatch will negotiate with the increasing rate of competition that has become quite apparent for the wearable market? It is believed that such device will come with impressive upgrades than the previous model. It appears to be a better and more advanced one at first sight!

What is the release date and what price potential buyers can expect?

The New Moto 360 2 has been announced  on the 2nd of September, 2015  is already available in US from the Moto Maker. The price for this smartwatch starts at 300 dollar US dollars for its basic model and can rise to 450 US dollars for the expensive version.

Design and build

It’s the New Moto 360 which comes in two different sizes like 42mm as well as 46mm. The prime idea behind the announcement of these two different sizes is to cater both men and women who are looking for the best smartwatch in the market. Motorola as a leading brand has really worked hard on the New Moto 360 to assign a new design for it. It’s the 2015 model that looks more fashionable with comparison to the previous one. The most notable change they have assigned is that physical button which has moved from the mark of 3 o’ clock to the position of 2 o’ clock in order to avoid the accidental activation of the device.


Moto 360 2 Display

Motorola has announced this smartwatch with two different displays that comes in two different sizes,  1.37 inch and 1.56 inch. These are LCD displays and equipped with a higher resolution like 360 x 325 as well as 360 x 330. Motorola has also worked on improving the screen reflection.

Moto 360 2 software

The New Moto 360 is coming with the latest android wear software. It’s the latest version of OS that is assigned for New Moto 360. It also comes with an optimized fitness-tracker with three different data sets available on the home screen: heart-rate analysis, pedometer and time.


Stay tuned for the full Moto 360 specs.

Source: Androidpit

The next Moto 360 could cost more than 300 dollars

A Swedish website has just referenced the new Moto 360 2nd gen which gives us an hint on the price of the future Android Wear smartwatch. According to the website, to be taken with a pinch of salt, the new Moto 360 could be sold in 2 different versions,  one a 300 euros and another one at 400 euros.

The Swedish website give us some information regarding the smartwatch.  For instance, the model at 400 euros should have a screen size of 46.5mm (similar to the Motoral 1st gen) along with a cognac-leather wristband.

Moto 360 2nd gen


Bigger screen means bigger size, so we can imagine that the bigger version will sport a bigger battery. Hopefully we will know everything about the Moto 360 2nd Gen during the IFA next month.


Which smartwatch to buy in 2015 : Motorola 360 2, Tag Heuer Carrera, Samsung Gear S2 ?

I wouldn’t say I am a fan of smartwatch, i just owe a Samsung Smartband and recently a LG Urbane. But to honest, I’m following the market, and always open to buy a new smartwatch.  I have been quite impressed by the LG Urbane and Huawei smartwatch at Mobile World Congress this wear and I went for the LG as the Huawei was, and is not yet available.

This wearable market is becoming massive and all the manufacturers are going to show their new toys, so this is what you have or will have in stock in 2015 if you are looking to buy a smartwatch.

Samsung just announced the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 this week along with a teaser for their new rounded smartwatch. Techradar gives us some insight on what to expect from the new Samsung Gear S2. Here the most important features :

  1. Rotating Bezel
  2. We already knew it, but the Gear S2 won’t run Android Wear
  3. Hearth rate monitor
  4. The Gear S2 will also be focused on sport and Fitness
  5. Intuitive interface
  6. S voice feature

We will know more in September 3rd at the IFA in Berlin

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Motorola Moto 360 2

The Motorola 360 is quite a good smartwatch, being the clear leader in total Smartwatch sale in 2014 according to a study written by Canalys . Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo Chairman is going to surf on this success by launching a successor to the original Moto 360. The first rumours states that the Moto 360 2 will feature a 360 x 360 resolution display and is going by the codename Smelt. Here few pictures that have been leaked.

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 Tag Heuer is working closely with Google and Intel for their first smartwatch, the Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01. While all the software side is developed in the Silicon Valley, the rest is built in Switzerland. The Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 will be a true jewel of technology with a lot a built in sensors (steps,calories..), a battery life of around 40h, which is quite compared to what is offered at the moment.

Also, one thing will differentiate this smartwatch from the competition, is it will incorporate interchangeable components that will let you upgrade the Carrera Wearable. We also know the price, $1400, and it will be available in November in the US.


I had the chance to see the Huawei Watch during my stay in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress and was impressed by the quality of the display and « real watch » feeling. We already know a couple of thing about this smartwatch :

  •  AMOLED screen, 1.4 inches at 286ppi
  • Qualcomm processor at 1.2GHz
  • 4 Go internal memory
  • 512 of RAM
  • 300 mAh battery
  • 3 colors: Black, Gold and Silver

You can find all the specs on the official Huawei Watch page.

We still don’t know when the Huawei Watch will be release, but it may be pushed after summer 2015.

Huawei Watch gold    Huawei Watch back    Huawei Watch silver

Asus ZenWatch 2

Asus introduced the ZenWatch 2 during the Computex in Taipei earlier this year. The ZenWatch 2 will have the same curve as the first ZenWatch, but Asus did manage to add some new elements.

  • Android Wear 5.1.1
  • Ecran AMOLED 2.5D, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processeur Qualcomm
  • Certified IP 67
  • 2 sizes : W1501Q = 49 x 41 mm or W1502Q : 45 x 37 mm
  • Wristband 18mm ou 22mm
  • Side bouton

The Pebble Time Steel, a more luxurious version of the Pebble Time, is now available to pre order . What differentiate the Pebble Smartwatch from the rest of the competition ? It’s a smartwatch that contains only the essential features (not saying that in a pejorative way) and that lasts! While the Pebble Time has a battery life of 7 days, the Steel version can last 10 days! This is due to the e-paper display and the less evolved LCD screen.

While the Pebble Time has a battery life of 7 days, the Steel version can last 10 days!

You can find common apps for your Pebble Time Steel and the watch is compatible with IOS and Android. The Pebble Time Steel will cost you $250. It will ship to new buyers in 6 to 8 weeks. All of the color options are still available, including the red-gold combo and the ones with metal bands.

Pebble Time Steel

This article was a non exhaustive list of smartwatches, but there are  much more out there ! so stay tuned for more news