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Moto 360 (2nd Gen) Smartwatch now available in Malaysia

China-based Lenovo, which bought the Motorola phone business from Google in 2014, has launched the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) smartwatch in Malaysia.

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Available globally since late last year, the second generation 2015 version of the Moto 360 comes in Classic and Sport Edition.

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Moto 360’s case design now features lugs specifically tailored for men and women, and polished bezels in new styles. With new quick-release bands, users can easily swap between leather and metal bands in seconds. The Moto 360 (2nd Gen) watch case come in different sizes. Women can get a 42mm case for a sleeker & more elegant look while men can opt for the 46mm version.

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On the other hand, the new Moto 360 Sport edition is designed to give the training information users need without having to bring their phone on a run. Moto 360 features on-board GPS to track speed, distance and pace. It also features Motorola’s AnyLight hybrid display, a new technology that makes it easy to use the watch indoors or out; an LCD display that combines a traditional backlit transmissive screen with a front lit reflective technology.

Specifications of the Moto 360 ( 2nd Gen) smartwatch:

Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Backlit LCD
Mens 42mm and Womens: 1.37” (35mm), 263ppi (360 X 325)
Mens 46mm: 1.56” (40mm), 233ppi (360 X 330)

Watch case dimensions
Mens: 46mm diameter by 11.4mm high
42mm diameter by 11.4mm high
Womens: 42mm diameter by 11.4mm high

Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU (APQ 8026)
Adreno 305 with 450MHz GPU

Sensors
Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Vibration/Haptics engine

Battery
Mens 42mm and Womens: 300mAh – Up to 1.5 days of mixed use with Ambient off. Up to a full day of mixed use with Ambient on.
Mens 46mm: 400mAh – Up to 2 days of mixed use with Ambient off. Up to a full day of mixed use with Ambient on.
Wireless charging with charging dock included

Memory
4GB internal storage + 512MB RAM

Connectivity
Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g

Microphone
Dual digital mics

Availability and pricing
The Moto 360 is now available in four variants:

  • 42mm Women’s Rose Gold – RM 1,499
  • 42mm Unisex’s in Black – RM1,399
  • 46mm Men’s in Silver – RM1,599
  • Moto 360 Sport in Black – RM1,399

All four variants are available now at SenQ, Urban Republic and Thunder Match stores nationwide, as well as online at Lazada Malaysia.

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