Motorola Moto 360 2nd gen vs Motorola Moto 360 1st gen – What’s different?

Lenovo announced the second generation Moto 360 at its dedicated press event during the on-going IFA trade show in Berlin. The smartwatch build on the features that were offered by its predecessor and runs on Android Wear.


The newest Moto 360 carries the same design language as that of the first generation. So, how’s the new model different? Well, we have complied and tabulated the hardware specifications of both the versions to make things easier for you.

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Motorola Moto 360 (2nd gen) Motorola Moto 360 (1st gen)
Dimensions 46mm diameter by 11.4mm high 46mm diameter by 11.5mm high,49 grams
Display 1.56-inch display Corning Gorilla Glass 1.56-inch display Corning Gorilla Glass
Processor Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor with Adreno 305 GPU TI OMAP™ 3 Processor
Storage 4GB internal storage 4GB internal storage
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Vibration/Haptics engine Pedometer, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG)
Operating System Android Wear Android Wear
Battery 400mAh 320mAh
Colours Customizable using Moto Maker Dark stainless steel case, Black Horween® leather band
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy
Other Features IP67 dust and water resistant IP67 dust and water resistant

Author: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

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