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Moto 360 Sport Review – New Fitness Partner

Moto 360 sport smartwatch was released last month. As the name suggests it’s a sports watch, the company while developing this smartwatch aimed at those who like to be really active in their day to day life. Let’s have a look at what this smartwatch has got. Is it worth buying?

Moto 360 Sport Review – New Fitness Partner

Design and Display

The frame of the smartwatch is made out of single-structure silicon followed by a rubber strap, which is not customizable. The rubber strap is made of special UV coating, which can withstand sweat, and air ventilators are provided on the strap to keep the wrist cool while working out.

Moto 360 Sport Review
Moto 360 Sport Review

The 1.37” LCD display is made using a natural reflective technology, which provides a comfortable vision even in outdoors and low light conditions. As it is a sports watch it will be obviously used roughly, so to avoid the screen from damaging easily it is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The brightness of the screen automatically adjusts according to the conditions using the Ambient light sensors.

Hardware

The wearable runs on the latest Android wear version using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. The performance of the wearable is good with the processor provided. Performing all the basic operations, the wearable can last up to one and a half day once fully charged as it uses a 300mAh battery. The wearable also includes a wireless charging dock. And there is also an optical heart rate sensor which keeps a track of your heartbeats and keeps a track of your walks and climbing altitudes.

The wearable is IP67 dust and water resistant, but this doesn’t mean you can wear this wearable while swimming it can handle only light rain. The wearable comes with 4GB internal storage you can store music and stuff.

Moto 360 Sport Review - Available in three colors; Black, White, Flame Orange.
Moto 360 Sport Review – Available in three colors; Black, White, Flame Orange.
Connectivity

This is the best part of this smartwatch as it is the second Android smartwatch to come with GPS connectivity which is capable of keeping a track of pace and distance while running and is very accurate. And you can stay in touch with your phone if in case it is out of Bluetooth range using the Wi-Fi Connectivity feature of the smartwatch and you can also enjoy wireless music.

Moto 360 sport specs

• Watch case: 45mm diameter
• 1.37-inch 360×325-pixel resolution display (263ppi)
• 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor
• 4GB of internal storage with 512MB of RAM
• 300mAh battery with wireless charging
• Wi-Fi, optical heart-rate sensor, GPS, dual mics
• Splashproof: IP67 rating

The price of the wearable is $299 and is available in three colors; Black, White, Flame Orange. The battery of the wearable could have been a little more improved; otherwise, the wearable is worth buying if in case you are fitness freak as the company is providing some really decent features. Do rate and comment your opinions below.

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