Motorola Mobility is now allowing Indian consumers to celebrate their New Year with its Moto 360 (2nd Gen). The company has announced that users can purchase the smartwatch on Amazon.in. The gadget will be available as Moto 360 Men’s collection only, which indicates that cognac leather, black leather and black metal variant of the watch will be meant for men. Additionally, the large 46mm cognac leather variant is announced for the first time in India, exclusively on Amazon.in with a price tag of Rs. 20,999.
In addition, the standard Cognac leather variant is available at Rs. 19,999, while, the Black leather and Black Metal variants are priced at Rs. 19,999 Rs. 23,999, respectively.
The new Moto 360 (2nd Gen) is compatible with both Android (Android 4.3+) and iOS devices (iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.2+). The company claims that it has improved the battery life in the second generation smartwatch, which can deliver over a day and half of battery life.
Moreover, it has designed the Moto 360 is powered by Android Wear to be water resistant at IP67 certification that withstands immersion in up to 3 feet of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. However, it doesn’t mean that it could be submerged underwater. Motorola warns the users to don’t use it while swimming, or subject it to pressurized streams of water. It also says to avoid exposure of leather band to water and it is not dust proof.
“The smartwatch gives you complete control right from your wrist so you can stay in the moment, without constantly grabbing your phone from your pocket or purse. Get notifications and important information at a glance. Respond to messages with your voice. The new Moto 360’s exclusive Live Dials also make it easier for you to dive in with shortcuts right on the watch face to the apps you use most,” the company said.
“The Moto 360 (2nd Gen) also features Moto Body that helps you lead a healthier lifestyle. Ever wondered how many steps you’ve taken in a day or how many calories that trip up the stairs actually burnt? With Moto 260 (2nd Gen)’s incredibly accurate sensors, so you can track all of this and even your heart rate,” it further added. “Now receive spontaneous notifications throughout the day that keep you informed and motivate you to reach your goals, just like a personal trainer.”