Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch coming this summer with amazing design


Assuming you saw the news that came out a little bit ago with Google's announcement of the Android Wear platform, you may have noticed that the promo videos featured some round smartwatches, which is somewhat odd because almost all smartwatches to date have been square or rectangular. The LG G Watch may be the first Android smartwatch due out, but the Motorola Moto 360 already looks to be the most beautiful.

Motorola has taken the path of little-to-no software enhancements to its Android devices while it is under the umbrella of Google, so it is no surprise to see that the majority of the work with the Moto 360 has gone into the hardware design, which looks absolutely beautiful. From the promo images, the device looks more like a designer wristwatch that happens to have a touchscreen, rather than the majority of smartwatches which tend to be quite obviously smart devices on your wrist. 

The Moto 360 is round and made of what looks to be metal though Motorola just says it uses "premium materials". It will feature swappable wristbands, and could offer metal and leather options for those bands. The Moto 360 is planned for release this summer, and there will be a Google+ Hangout session with the lead designer Jim Wicks tomorrow at 2PM EST (11AM PST). Wicks will go through the design of the device, but it is unlikely that we'll get much in terms of specs or pricing. 


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76 Comments

1. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

SHUT UP AND TAKE MY F***** MONEY

24. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

And this is what we call quality.

73. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Motorola has surely hired a very good design team. First Moto X and now this watch. Beautiful, elegant and sexy.

26. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

The best I've seen so far !

29. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

Shut up and give me your f***** MONEY XD

31. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

I just cracked my monitor throwing my money at it

39. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

You win the internet today I just laughed so hard at this comment.

47. ePoch270

Posts: 193; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

What, did you throw change at it?

51. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

he made it hail

43. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yeah I am glad I didn't get the Galaxy Gear...

46. zennacko unregistered

The new owners will be like: "That's 'Motorola, a LENOVO company' now boys. Bang!"

54. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Looking damn good Moto!!!

2. Achilis

Posts: 65; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

Bring it.....Take my money....

3. nexusdude

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Wow...

4. Fallin

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

Metal band, please!

23. pyro2448

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 18, 2014

if you go to their website it is available and looks FLAWLESS!

30. Fallin

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

I can't wait until they bring this to market. I'm going to pick one up for myself.

25. maherk

Posts: 6891; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I hope they employ the same screen technology they had in the Aura. Thay circular display was a beauty.

28. maherk

Posts: 6891; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

my bad, just refreshed the page and I noticed there is a video showing the concept. Still, I love it, this and the fit will complete my collection.

49. ePoch270

Posts: 193; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

How about easily replaceable choices. Metal gloss, metal matte, leather, protective nylon even?

5. Razrman

Posts: 100; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

That's what I call a nice time piece. Wow. I want one! :)

19. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

this really is a pretty sweet watch

6. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Ok never was into that whole smartwatch thingy, but this one got me doubting my judgement

7. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Finally a smart watch I'm completely interested in. The metal band version is sexy, I'll be checking that out when it hits the stores.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Looks like a normal watch.

9. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

That's the whole point. SMFH!

40. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Depends on perspective. if I wanted a normal watch, I would geta normal watch. I am sure there are many companies which knows about watches more than Moto. If I get a smartwatch, I would want it to look more 'futuristic' and different from other 'normal' watches. But that's my view, others may want the opposite. Doesn't make any of them less relevant.

42. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

but not everyone wants to have a bulky device that calls attention and looks "futuristic" also if you want a regular watch you can get one, but his moto device is not a regular watch by any standart, it just has a simplistic look

44. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

When did I say *everyone* like futuristic things? Can't you read English?? I clearly wrote - "But that's my view, others may want the opposite. Doesn't make any of them less relevant..." Don't be a troll. futuristic doesn't mean it's bulky. Again, read properly. Moto looks like a 'regular' watch to me. I have seen many watches that look like Moto, there are tons (yes tons) of watch brands that make simplistic regular round watches. Don't tell me you never saw a watch with a simple round shape. Don't try to start an argument without any logic.

45. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

I get your point, you missed Mxy's. He was just being negative because it wasn't an Apple device. For this one, I want it to look like a traditional watch personally. The fact it can look like a high end traditional watch but do a lot more is a win in my book.

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