Motorola working on Moto 360 successor codenamed “Smelt”?

Last month, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing accidentally leaked a photo that showed a possible Moto 360 successor. Today, some more information about the Moto 360 successor has surfaced.

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A popular app developer” recently had an unknown Motorola-made Android Wear device connect to his Android developer console. The location of the ping came from Mundelein, a city which is actually not too far from Motorola’s HQ in Chicago, thus increasing suspicion and speculation that the device could be an upcoming wearable. The name of the device is not revealed and has the codename “Smelt” . It is said to be running on Android 5.1. with a display resolution of 360×360 which is a slight increase over the Moto 360 which has a 320×290 display. The processor is said to be “armeabi-v7a”, which also seems like a codename.

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Previously leaked photos had suggested that there will be two different sizes for the Moto 360 successor and there is a possibility that is might support normal watch straps.

[Update] – The Moto 360 successor “Smelt” has been spotted on Weibo with a new image that shows the physical button is situated in the center. Also as per the image the straps of the watch look like they need to be inserted and are not attached to the metal frame.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+