New premium leather bands by DODO, along with a variety of color options, available for Motorola Moto 360

New premium leather bands by DODO, along with a variety of color options, available for Motorola Moto 360
The stylish Motorola Moto 360 is among the more handsome of Android Wearables, aided by a number of attractive wristband options for those that own one.

Those wristbands got some added style with the introduction of some snazzy new leather options from designer outfit DODO. Like many new stylish accessories though, the DODO straps do come at a cost.

Thankfully, these super-nice looking straps do not cost as much as the metal bands that Motorola sells (at $80 apiece). The DODO leather bands are a $60 option, but also add several color choices to the mix. The Pergamena leather bands can be had in blue, green, red, and tan.

The ensemble is quite elegant looking, with some subtle stitch accents, and no color treatment on the skin-facing side of the strap. The new styles augment the readily available $30 leather options that come in black, stone, and cognac colors.

The Moto 360 was already packing a lot of style, the new DODO leather options add to the portfolio.


sources: Motorola via Android Central

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23 Comments

1. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

waiting to see, what Motorola does with its next gen 360!

2. bigmaster

Posts: 198; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

Waiting for the same thing!

3. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

just being curious.... was this article really posted yesterday? 'coz I didn't see this yesterday and I compulsively check PA every few hours... Could anybody answer me please??

4. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

and I add, no name calling and get a life comments please... I just wanna know...

5. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

sorry,,, got my answer...

6. dTone

Posts: 69; Member since: Jan 09, 2015

Depends on PA's and your time zone, your IP location. There's no conspiracy dude ;)

20. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

came to realise that later, thanks dude

7. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Just make this watch compatible with windows phone and I will buy one. It's just stupid they alienate customers just because they are on a different platform.

8. Awalker

Posts: 1977; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

The only way they can make it compatible with Windows phone is to drop the Android Wear OS and come up with something else. That's not going to happen.

9. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So far none of the smartphone OEMS are making a cross OS compatible smartwatch. MS has fitness band with on again/off again availability that's OS agnostic, but no smartwatch. If that's what you're after, try Pebble. As far as alienating customers, the same could be said for any smartphone OEM. Why does Nokia alienate potential customers by not having a true flagship phone with Android and Pureview camera tech? This is how it is.

10. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

This is an accessory. I don't see why it shouldn't work with another OS. As you said, the Microsoft band and pebble do. I just don't like those two. The Moto 360, in my opinion, is the nicest one of the lot.

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It's Android wear. Obviously it works with Android. There's too much differences between OS for there to be one central piece that works with both os.

12. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

But it is a separate app. I still fail to see why it won't work.

14. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Android Wear isn't an app, it's an OS for wearables. Any of the wearables that do have a standalone app for different OSs are limited in functionality.

15. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

But they also don't have the functionality as a smartwatch running Android Wear, Tizen, or Apple's implementation will have. Now if they decided to setup a separate Moto 360 for Windows, like HTC did with the One M8 & W8, then it would work. As far as Pebble, that is a monochrome screen which gives you just the facts. There are no color animations or anything that is tied to any OS, which is why they can make a standalone app that works for it.

18. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

I don't care if it is limited. I just really want one. And a separate app is needed to hook it up to even an android phone. I did my research. And a Moto 360 for windows would be awesome. Again, giving people more options, which is always good.

21. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

OK, here's the deal. Android Wear, an OS, is installed on the Moto 360. The Android Wear app, is what you have to install on your Android phone to make them work together. An app for Windows would do no good. Why? Because the OS on the 360 is an Android based OS. To make it work, you'd need a Windows OS on the the 360. This isn't the same as Pebble that is OS agnostic. Android Wear is designed only to work with other devices running Android, that have the Android Wear app installed. But Android Wear OS and the Android Wear app are not the same thing. You're arguing with me, but I'm just telling you how it is. If I was wrong, you'd be running a Moto 360 on your Windows device, wouldn't you?

13. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Dude most of companies don't care for WP when it comes to smartwathes. You people live in a dream land. With 3% marketshare it would be really stupid to waste tons of money for a cross platform OS that of those 3% 0.1% might buy. The best thing to do as a developer or OEM right now is to make android wear or for iOS.

16. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

I don't live in dreamland. I just fail to see why these things can't be cross platform. They just alienate other customers that aren't going to switch OSs for a watch. And again, why does this only work on android. It may run android wear, but a separate app is needed to run it, making known it is not a part of the OS.

17. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I'm sorry to say, but he's right. If there is a smartwatch compatible with WP on the horizon, it'll be made my Microsoft.

19. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

I really don't care if it is made by MS. If it is nice and has the same functionality (there will be differences, of course.), I will get it. It is just I didn't like anything else but the Moto. It actually looks like a watch. The other, in my opinion, look like a screen with a band attached

22. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

OK, I'm done with this. This isn't any different than someone asking why can't I get a Camaro with a Ford motor from the Chevy factory. You know why, because that's how it is. Wish in one hand, crap in another, see which gets filled first.

23. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

And my guess is the two main reasons for why Motorola isn't offering a Windows option besides low marketshare is that Microsoft so far doesn't have a full smartwatch OS (the only wearable they have so far is a fitness band) and their history of litigation with Microsoft. The latter is probably also why they have never offered a phone or tablet running WP. You may point to the same thing with Apple and Samsung, but that's where Apple's higher market share comes into play. Losing out on supplying components for Apple would be a big hit. It wouldn't bankrupt them, but it's big enough that they can overlook the legal fracas for the money they will make. With Motorola and Microsoft, it's another story. They also had court cases that ran for years, but Windows Phone's lower market share makes offering a Windows compatible device less enticing. Even if every WP user bought a Windows Moto 360, it'd probably still be much less than the amount they'll sell to Android users. So besides low profitability and Microsoft not having a full smartwatch OS to put on there, they would also be helping their competitor and former courtroom adversary. Not much of an enticement.

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